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ORGANIZATION: Cheney Historical Museum

  • 6 people are interested
Exhibit Prep
Judy and Jennifer choose photos for the marriage exhibit.

We are looking for creative people to create a 21st century local history experience within the walls of our tiny space and beyond. We are looking for new ways to engage in schools and the community.

If you really want to dig in, create something new, gather collaborators, and do something truly meaningful in our community - then the Cheney Historical Museum needs your help.

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About Cheney Historical Museum

Location:

612 3rd Street, P.O. Box 457, Cheney, WA 99004, US

Mission Statement

Sharing and preserving the history of the Marshall, Four Lakes, Cheney, Tyler, and Amber districts of southwest Spokane County in eastern Washington, connecting the past with the present and building a bridge to the future by: a) Engaging the community in preserving our collection, our local history, historic places, and understanding their value; b) Working with organizations, institutions, business, and community to promote our districts' cultural life and heritage; c) Interpreting the history of our districts based on solid research.

Description

Our collection comes from the families, businesses, farms, and organizations in our districts. We actively seek new materials to add to the collection, so that our story may become richer and more complete. We care for these materials through public donations, so they will be available for future generations.

Our exhibits use these materials to engage visitors in our story, and to help young people gain a new perspective and fuel their imaginations. The museum and its programs are operated completely by volunteers and through public donations. We receive no local government funding for our facility or operations.

Programs include having the museum open regular hours, staffed by volun teers to greet and chat with visitors; guiding and engaging students through the museum during field trips; helping researchers look through materials; transcribing and data entry projects.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Community
Education & Literacy
Arts & Culture, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

612 3rd StreetCheney, WA 99004

(47.48975,-117.57576)
 

SKILLS

  • Networking
  • Organization
  • Project Management
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • Variable, 10 hours per week, though not all at the museum. We can discuss how best to work.

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