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Bring the museum to your classroom free on January 12

Hey teachers–would you like your students to experience the Rice Museum for free from the comfort of your own classroom? On Thursday, January 12, we will be participating in an interactive livestream event through FieldTripZoom. Curator Leslie Moclock will take your students on a tour of our phenomenal collection of petrified wood. You’ll learn all …

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Northwest and American Federation of Mineralogical Societies Event in Albany, Oregon

Oregon state is privileged this year to be honored with the Northwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies Federation Show at the same time as the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies holds their region meeting in Albany, Oregon, July 29-31, 2016. The event is at the Linn County Fair Grounds and Expo Building just off I-5. Presented …

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35th Annual Portland Regional Gem and Mineral Show in Hillsboro

The 2015 Portland Regional Gem Mineral Show Association is the 35th Annual event hosted by the Portland Regional Gem and Mineral Association October 9-11, 2015. This is one of the largest rock, gem, and mineral shows in the Pacific Northwest, bringing together over 40 dealers and hundreds of exhibits. There will be demonstrations, lectures, workshops, …

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July 10: Photomicrography Techniques at Geological Society of Oregon Country Meeting

Julian Gray will be presenting “Digital Specimen Photography for Geologists,” a presentation on macrophotography and photomicrography, the photographing of things at the microscope level. The event will be at the Portland State University as part of the Geological Society of Oregon Country events. Geologists constantly need to depict rocks, minerals, and fossils for presentations and …

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Tualatin Valley Rock and Gem Club 57th Annual Rock and Mineral Show

The Tualatin Valley Rock and Gem Club will be hosting the 57th Annual Rock and Mineral Show on March 13-15, 2015, Friday – Sunday, at the Washington Country Fairplex in Hillsboro, Oregon, near the Hillsboro Airport. The show features a wide range of rocks, minerals, gems, jewelry, fossils, dealers, and supplies, with exhibits, demonstrations, door …

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34th Annual Portland Regional Gem and Mineral Show in Hillsboro

The 2014 Portland Regional Gem Mineral Show Association is the 34th Annual event hosted by the Portland Regional Gem and Mineral Association October 10-12, 2014. This is one of the largest rock, gem, and mineral shows in the Pacific Northwest, bringing together over 40 dealers and hundreds of exhibits. There will be demonstrations, lectures, workshops, …

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Rice Museum Awarded People’s Choice Award for Best Attraction in Washington County

We are honored to announce that the Washington County Visitors Association of Oregon awarded a new “People’s Choice” award to the Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals for best attraction. The award was presented to the museum’s executive director, curator, and board members in an awards luncheon hosted by the Washington County Visitors Association …

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Rice Northwest Museum Honored with Cultural Tourism Award

The Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals is proud to announce receipt of the 2012 Cultural Tourism Award from the Washington County Visitors Association of Oregon. The annuals Stakeholder Appreciation Luncheon and Tourism Awards were held May 11, 2012, and was one of six local businesses honored with Tourism Industry Awards.