Summer Fun is Happening Here!

(A group gets a close-up look at the detail in the original artwork by Justin Favela in the exhibition, Vistas del Cielo | Photo by Todd Cary)

Explore New Exhibition Vistas del Cielo

Imagine strolling through a life-size diorama that takes you on a journey through the world of High Desert vaqueros — Latinx cowboys — brought to life with vibrant piñata paper.

Vistas del Cielo — views from the sky — is now open! Artist Justin Favela shares imagery of Smith Rock and beyond in this new, original exhibition.

Vistas del Cielo
Open through November 26
Free with Museum admission
Visit Today

Free Admission for Fathers

How about a special outing for Dad on Father’s Day? Experience the wonder of the Museum together—it’s free admission for fathers on Sunday!

Father’s Day
Sunday, June 18
Free Museum admission for fathers
Visit the Museum

Where’s the Fox? Check out Desert Dwellers Daily Talk

Our summertime slate of daily talks is back! From Wolves in the High Desert to the Otter Encounter, there’s plenty to experience. And they’re free with admission.

In addition, Gert the gray fox is now one of the animals who at times appears in the daily Desert Dwellers talk. Come by at 3:00 pm to meet species of the High Desert!

Summer Schedule of Daily Talks
Free with Museum admission
Daily Schedule

Juneteenth this Weekend

Bend’s third annual Juneteenth events are this coming weekend, and the Museum will be there! Living history interpreters will share diverse stories from the High Desert, and there will also be a singing performance. The aim of the two-day festival is to provide family-friendly, fun activities while elevating Juneteenth in the community.

The Juneteenth Celebration is being organized by The Father’s Group.

Juneteenth Celebration
Saturday, June 17, 11am-7:30pm
Sunday, June 18, 11am-5:30pm
Free, at Drake Park
Juneteenth Celebration

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *