The Northwest’s Ultimate Celebration of Snow Sports to Feature Live Music, Premieres of Top Ski and Snowboard Films, a Local Brew Fest, and Discounted Gear and Apparel. Billed as the “ultimate celebration of snow sports,” the Snowvana ski and snowboard festival will return for its second year at Portland’s Veterans Memorial Coliseum on the weekend of October 20 and 21. Continue Reading
Doors open at 6:30, Lecture at 7 pm. The curator has compiled a selection of movie out-takes especialy for this event. The outtakes include footage of the 1927 Oregon City Ski Club ski trip to Government Camp, the National Ski Championship of 1939, 1953 news reels of the Skiway tram, and the first summer ski camp at Timberline Lodge. Some Continue Reading
Long before the invention of the wheel, humans used skis for winter transportation. The entire history of skiing, including the journey from Scandinavia to the Pacific Northwest, will be on display at the Mt. Hood Museum when the traveling exhibit “Winter Comes: Oregon’s Nordic Ski History,” opens in January. It will be on display through June. Designed and built by Continue Reading
Art show opening displays finalists of the My Mt Hood middle school art contest! Ongoing to May 20th. **TO ENTER CONTEST, go back to home page, CLICK ON MY MOUNT HOOD CONTEST (beneath Gift Shop button).
Steiner Cabin Tour Sold Out Henry Steiner is considered a master of the Oregon Rustic style. He built approximately 100 cabins between 1925 and 1952. Most of his cabins are in the Mount Hood area between Government Camp and Sandy, Oregon. The annual Mt. Hood Museum's annual Steiner Cabins Tour will acquaint visitors with this native Northwest design as well Continue Reading
Join us for the Hawk Migration Festival on Saturday, Sept. 22 at Mt. Hood Museum in Government Camp. The Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum hosts the second annual event in partnership with Hawkwatch International, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Audubon Society of Portland. The family-friendly event includes live raptors, vendor booths, and educational programs and activities. The festival Continue Reading
Social History Happy Hour – “The Continental Divide Trail” Book Presentation by Author Barney Scout Mann
The Mt. Hood Museum presents Social History Happy Hour! Join us December 1st at 7:00 pm for an evening with Author Barney Scout Mann discussing his new book "The Continental Divide Trail: Exploring America's Wilderness Trail". This book explores the 3100 mile trail from Mexico to Canada & Mann will share his experiences in researching and writing the book! Barney Continue Reading
Social History Happy Hour December 29: Mount Hood Movie Outtakes. Presented by Lloyd Musser Social History Happy Hour at the Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum is held the last Saturday of each month, featuring local history topics in a social relaxed social setting. Oregon beer and wine offered, donations accepted, all proceeds benefit the non-profit Museum. Doors Open Continue Reading
Join Mt. Hood Museum curator, Lloyd Musser for a fun SHHH (Social History Happy Hour) presentation featuring the flying bus & other oddities that lurk in the history of Mount Hood! Doors open at 6:30, Presentation 7-8pm Wine, Beer & Soda available for purchase Free event, donations welcome!
February 23, 2019 join Mt. Hood Museum curator, Lloyd Musser & local historian, Brittany Cardarella, for an engaging SHHH (Social History Happy Hour) presentation featuring the best photography in the Mt. Hood Museum collection! Doors open at 6:30, Presentation 7-8pm Wine, Beer & Soda available for purchase Free event, donations welcome!
Once a year, on the first Saturday in March, we can experience skiing the way it was done before there were ski lifts on Mt. Hood with the awesome annual Ski the Glade Event! This year, on March 2, 2019, we can ski from Timberline to Government Camp on the 3-Mile Glade Trail which is opened and specially groomed just Continue Reading