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April 2019

Oregon Heritage Summit

April 25 - April 26

The 2019 Oregon Heritage Summit will be held in Medford, OR from Thursday, April 25 to Friday, April 26. The theme is “Culture of Board Engagement.” Scholarships to the attend the Summit are available, contact Beth Dehn for details. Beth.Dehn@Oregon.gov or (503) 986-0696. Lane County History Museum staff will attend the 2019 Oregon Heritage Summit and Heritage MentorCorps Meeting partly supported by an Oregon Heritage scholarship. The 2019 Oregon Heritage Summit will focus on the Culture of Board Engagement: what…

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ArtSpark 2019 Gala

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Shedd, 868 High St
Eugene, OR United States

ArtSpark Eugene is a gala event and auction to celebrate art in our schools and most importantly to fundraise for the arts education program. Tickets Required: http://www.artsparkeugene.org LCHM  will be auctioning prints from our photograph collection.

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May 2019

Trivia Night! Wild History of Agriculture

May 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
5th Street Market Public Eateries, 296 E 5th Ave
Eugene, 97401 United States
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Food, Friends, Fun! Compete for the Golden Gnome of (g)Knowledge! Win prizes and glory! Trivia!

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Workshop: Digitizing Archival Materials

May 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lane County History Museum, 740 W 13th Ave
Eugene, OR 97402 United States
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LCHM Digital Archives staff Nick Chase and Stephen O’Brien will teach a workshop on digital scanning photos and photo collections. The workshop covers the basics of using a flatbed scanner to capture print photographs, and alternative capture methods for oversize and unusual materials. In addition to a technical overview, the workshop will touch on project management, photo handling, and archival standards and how to meet them. The workshop is offered as part of LCHM’s partnership with Oregon Heritage MentorCorps. MentorCorps is…

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History Pub: Pioneer Problems: The University of Oregon’s First Statue, 100 Years Later

May 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hop Valley, 990 W 1st Ave
Eugene, OR 97402 United States
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University of Oregon PhD Candidate Marc Carpenter gives a presentation on the history of "the Pioneer" statue, and its meanings past and present. Hop Valley, Doors at 6:00, program at 7:00

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June 2019

50 years of the Oregon Country Fair: Exhibit Reception

June 8 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lane County History Museum, 740 W 13th Ave
Eugene, OR 97402 United States
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OCF exhibit poster

Fifty Years of the Oregon Country Fair celebrates a half century of collaboration, color, and counterculture spirit. Learn about its ties to 1960s political movements and counterculture causes like environmental and anti-commercial enterprises. With a wealth of photographs and archival material from the Oregon Country Fair Archives and artwork from the OCF family, this bright exploration of our recent past is sure to be a trip. OCF is hosting a courtyard celebration of their 50 years. 12:00 to 8:00 pm.…

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July 2019

Trivia: Sports History!

July 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Stop by the 5th Street Market Eateries from 5:30PM – 7:00 PM for an evening of food, trivia, and fun with the Eugene Civic Alliance! Don’t miss this chance to show off your Civic Stadium knowledge!

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History Pub: Myths and Memory in Oregon’s Pioneer Monuments

July 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Viking Braggot Southtowne, 2490 Willamette Street
Eugene, OR 97405 United States
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Dr. Cynthia Prescott will be speaking on “Myths and Memory in Oregon's Pioneer Monuments.” Viking Braggot Southtowne, doors at 6:30, program at 7:30. Cynthia Culver Prescott is associate professor of history at the University of North Dakota. She is the author of Pioneer Mother Monuments: Constructing Cultural Memory (2019) and Gender and Generation on the Far Western Frontier (2007).

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Lane County Fair

July 24 @ 11:00 am - July 28 @ 5:00 pm
Lane County History Museum, 740 W 13th Ave
Eugene, OR 97402 United States
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Eugene Fairgrounds. LCHM has free admission for fair attendees. Hours extended to 11am - 8pm.

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August 2019

OHS Storage Facility Tour

August 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Oregon Historical Society Storage Facility Tour Portland. Arranged through Friends of the Eugene Library Foundation. Led by Executive Director Kerry Tymchuk. Catered lunch. $100. Contact Monica Wilton at mwilton@eplfoundation.org or (541) 338-7018.

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