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As part of August Educator Days, the Japanese American Museum of Oregon is hosting a free museum tour for educators on Thursday, August 11 at 10:30am.
The tour will be tailored to educators to demonstrate what school tours at the museum are like and what resources may be most helpful for the classroom. We request that you RSVP here or call 503-224-1458, but we will welcome any educators who decide to attend, even if it’s last minute!
See below for full details on Educator Week and tours:
Five Portland area historical and cultural museums have collaborated to organize two weeks during the summer for educators to visit for free!
From July 25 – 31 and August 8 – 14, educators who show a valid school ID get free admission into the Japanese American Museum of Oregon, Oregon Jewish Museum, Oregon Historical Society, Lan Su Chinese Garden, and Pittock Mansion.
Each institution has also scheduled an educator focused tour or program each week.
Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
724 NW Davis Street
Hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 11am – 4pm
Contact: 503-226-3600 or Education@ojmche.org
Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Hours: Monday – Saturday, 10am – 5pm and Sunday, Noon – 5pm
3229 NW Pittock Drive
Hours: Wednesday – Monday, 10am – 5pm and Tuesday, 12pm – 5pm
Lan Su Chinese Garden
239 Northwest Everett Street
Hours: Monday – Sunday, 10am – 6pm
Japanese American Museum of Oregon
411 NW Flanders Street
Regular hours: Friday – Sunday, 11am – 5pm
Also available for educators Tuesday-Thursday by appointment: email@example.com or 503-224-1458.
Schedule of Programs
Week of August 8
Tuesday, August 9th
Oregon Historical Society Educator Tour @ 1 pm, with light refreshments afterwards
Thursday, August 11
Japanese American Museum of Oregon Educator Tour @ 10:30am. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
OJMCHE Genocide Speaker Panel @ 1pm, with coffee, tea, and cookies
Lan Su Chinese Garden Educator Tour @2:30pm, with tea and cookies
Friday, August 12
Pittock Mansion Educator Tour @ 9:30am (*This is before the museum opens to the general public)