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October exhibits scheduled at Maryhill Museum


The following programs are scheduled during the month of October at Maryhill Museum of Art:

Saturday, Oct. 3 and

Sunday, Oct. 4 -all day

Car is King and

Maryhill Arts Festival

Celebrate Sam Hill’s love of roads, the automobile, and the arts on Oct. 3 and 4, at Maryhill Museum of Art. Combining two popular events—the Car is King Weekend and the Maryhill Arts Festival – the museum is staging a two-day celebration of creativity in all its forms; from a classic car show, artist booths, food vendors, and hands-on art, to an open drive on the Maryhill Loops Road and a timed hill climb featuring vintage sports cars, the weekend has something for everyone.  All events are FREE on the museum grounds or at Maryhill Loops Road. A full schedule of events is online at: special-events/car-is-king-weekend

Oct.13-15 and Oct. 20-22; times vary

Fall Museum Week: Explore Art at Maryhill – Exploring the Plateau


Area third and fourth graders are immersed in a day of art with hands-on activities, gallery tours, group discussions and all about the American Indians of the Plateau. Program runs from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $3/student; teachers and chaperones are free. Transportation grants may be available. To make reservations call (509) 773-3733 ext. 25 or email

Thursday, Oct. 15,

from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Mostly Grimm: Stories from the Darker Side of the Classics with Will Hornyak.

Get ready for Halloween! Last year’s Tales from the Darkside was so popular we have invited our favorite storyteller Will Hornyak back for a program called Mostly Grimm: Stories from the Darker Side of the Classics. Hornyak will tell the story of The Handless Maiden, one of the darkest of the Grimm tales. This enjoyable evening includes Halloween-themed hors d’oeuvres and wine. Bring a friend because you will need a hand to hold! Just for adults, no one under 16. Cost: $10 members /$12 non-members.

Saturday, Oct. 24, from

10 a.m. to noon

and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Appraisal Fair

Learn more about objects you love, from family heirlooms to garage sale treasures, as leading regional art dealers and appraisers donate their time and expertise in the areas of American Indian art (Arthur Erickson of Arthur W. Erickson, Inc., Portland), collectible and antiquarian books (James Carmin, Portland), fine and decorative arts (Yves Le Meitour of Oregon Historical Gallery, Portland), and jewelry (Ken Apland of Apland Jewelers, Hood River). The opinions and appraisals are informal but always educational. Cost: $10 for the first item; $25 for three (includes free museum admission). Proceeds support Maryhill Museum of Art.


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