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
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Art Behind Barbed Wire
Northwest Nikkei Museum
Now through 12/31/2013
In recognition of the 70th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066, the Northwest Nikkei Museum presents “Art Behind Barbed Wire: A Pacific Northwest Exploration of Japanese American Arts and Crafts Created in World War II Incarceration Camps.” Read the rest of this article »
First Impressions – Inner Expressions
Northwest African American Museum
Join the NAAM Youth Curators as they celebrate the culmination of a 12-week project inspired by the Northwest Gallery exhibition Xenobia Bailey: The Aesthetics of Funk. The Youth Curators will share their process and perform original spoken word poetry. This project was conducted under the auspices of the 2012 Dr. Carver Gayton Youth Curator Program.
Exhibit opening and student poetry performance takes place April 7, from 1-3 PM. Admission is free. The Northwest African American Museum is located at 2300 S Massachusetts Street in Seattle.
Call for Pullman Porter objects and stories
The Northwest African American Museum is looking for stories, photographs, and objects for a project focused on Pullman Porters who lived or settled in the Northwest. If you were a Pullman Porter, have a family member who was a Pullman Porter or know of someone who was, please contact NAAM’s Curatorial Assistant Chieko Phillips at 206-518-6000 x102 or firstname.lastname@example.org by April 30th for more information.
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 email@example.com.
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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