AKCHO was established to encourage cooperation among historical organizations and to promote and encourage the study and preservation of the history and heritage of King County through member organizations, individual members, and the community they serve, and to support such preservation efforts through public awareness and understanding of legislative issues.
THE HERITAGE ADVISOR
The newsletter of the Association of King County Historical Organizations
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Meet Me at Higo
Wing Luke Museum
Now through 5/27/2012
A consideration of the Japanese-American experience in Seattle as told through the story of a Japanese-American family and the variety store that they ran in Seattle’s International District through succeeding generations. Read the rest of this article »
Home of Record: Vashon and the Vietnam War
Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Museum
Now through 2/19/2012
This exhibit presents an overview of what was happening on Vashon during the Vietnam Era (1964 to 1975) and the impact of the war on the island. Read the rest of this article »
Washington State Department of Transportation
On December 1, the public is welcome to attend the Grand Opening of WSDOT’s Milepost 31, the project information center for the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement project. Located in Seattle’s Pioneer Square, Milepost 31 highlights the people and projects that have shaped Pioneer Square. Read the rest of this article »
Duwamish Journey with Johnny Moses
Duwamish Longhouse Gallery
Now through 12/31/2011
This is the first gallery showing of the art of noted Northwest storyteller Johnny Moses, who explores the traditional culture and spirituality of the Duwamish. The Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center is located at 4705 W Marginal Way SW, Seattle. For more information visit www.duwamishtribe.org/longhouse.html.
The Aesthetics of Funk
Northwest African American Museum
Now through 5/6/2012
This exhibit features the work of fiber artist Xenia Bailey, who centers on African American visual aesthetics to explore the ways history, memory, style, spirituality and social performance intersect. The Northwest African American Museum is located at 2300 S Massachusetts Street, Seattle 98144.
Space Ages: A History of the Century 21 Exposition Grounds
Seattle Public Library
Now through 9/30/2012
This exhibit traces the transformation of 74 acres from its geologic history to its metamorphosis into a World’s Fair Exposition and the Seattle Center. The exhibit is located on level 8 of the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Avenue, Seattle.
ABOUT THIS NEWSLETTER
Heritage Advisor is published 10 times a year by the Association of King County Historical Organizations as a service to members and those who support its mission. AKCHO was established in 1977 to: encourage cooperation among historical organizations; promote and encourage the study and preservation of the history and heritage of King County through member organizations, individual members, and the community they serve; and support such preservation efforts through public awareness and understanding of legislative issues.
The Heritage Advisor welcomes submissions of news items, calendar items, and opinion columns from AKCHO members, HA subscribers, and readers. Articles are limited to 300 words and they should have a strong relevance to historic preservation and heritage issues in King County, Washington. Submission of an article does not guarantee publication. AKCHO does not pay for published submissions. All articles are subject to review by AKCHO staff. Please send your article within the body of an email (no attachments, please) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
AKCHO welcomes new members year round. Individual memberships are $15. Organization memberships are $35. Join more than 150 individuals and organizations supporting heritage work and historic preservation in King County. For more information and an application form, visit http://www.akcho.org/members.php.
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