EVENTS & PROGRAMS

Lectures

Ava Milam Clark: Oregon’s Home Economist

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at 10:30 am

Corvallis Museum
411 SW Second St.
Corvallis, OR 97333

 Admission is free for Benton County Historical Society members, and $5 for non-members.

The Benton County Historical Society will host a lecture on June 30 by Kathleen McHugh, titled Ava Milam Clark: Oregon’s Home Economist. Ava Milam started in 1911 as a young professor of domestic science at Oregon Agricultural College (now Oregon State University.) Over four decades, she created the third largest school of home economics in the country, introducing the discipline to women across the globe and integrating science into the home.

Kathleen McHugh, a recent master’s graduate of Oregon State University’s program in History and Philosophy of Science, will present the lecture at the Corvallis Museum.

Corvallis Arts Walk (CAW)

July 21 & Oct. 20, 2022

The Corvallis Museum will be open for the Corvallis Arts Walk from 4-8:00pm on Thursday, July 21, 2022. Come see an exhibition by the Corvallis Modern Quilt Guild. The Guild will have members demonstrating quilting onsite during this special event.

The Corvallis Museum will be open for the Corvallis Arts Walk from 4-8:00pm on Thursday, October 20, 2022. Come see "Fire, Fury & Resilience: Totem Witnesses and Turtle Wisdom" art exhibition by Betty LaDuke.

Family Day at the Museums: Creepy Critters and Furry Friends

July 23, 2022

Enjoy free activities relating to the wild and wooly world of animals, insects, birds, and plants at both the Philomath and Corvallis museums.