museums

Pacific Bonsai Museum

One of the more unusual ways the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II is being marked this summer is with an exhibit of stunted trees. They’re bonsai trees on display at the Pacific Bonsai Museum in Federal Way, Washington.

Emily Schwing / Northwest News Network

Museum curators in the Northwest are now working to update exhibits that focus on the region’s indigenous people. They are trying to do that in a way that both modernizes stories of indigenous people and tells them more truthfully. 

Burke Museum - tinyurl.com/y7ww79t3

Right next door to the current Burke Museum at the University of Washington in Seattle is a much larger building under construction. When it’s complete, it will serve as the new state Museum of Natural History and Culture.

Lori Tobias

A Lincoln County, Ore. nonprofit is ready to launch the next phase of a museum project that seemed almost impossible not so long ago.