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Thunder-Egg-Stravaganza 2019

Event Phone: 503-647-2418

Thunder-Egg-Stravaganza is the annual egg hunt at Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals.


Wulfenite Specimens Prepared for Spotlight at the Tucson Show

Rice NW Museum is getting prepped and ready to exhibit at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show in February. In keeping with the show’s theme this year, the Rice NW Museum will be displaying some of its finest wulfenite specimens. Curator Julian Gray began planning the case layout months ago, and he has been working with …

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Donor-Sponsored School Tours Top 1,000 Students for 2018

Nothing fills a museum with energy like school children on field trips. It’s always a pleasure to hear them marvel at our various exhibits of rocks, minerals, fossils, meteorites, gold, and gems. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals is proud to offer financial aid for qualifying schools …

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Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center

The Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center is a multi-use arts and performance  venue in downtown Hillsboro, Oregon. Opened in 2004, it is housed in a red-colored stone building completed in 1949 as a Lutheran church and operated by the City of Hillsboro.