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Public Reception and Ribbon Cutting Cermony
January 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmFree
Join the Historical Society and special guest Governor Jay Inslee to celebrate the opening of recently renovated galleries in the Great Hall of Washington History. “Shaping a New World” explores Washington’s earliest history through geology, the Clovis people, The Ancient One (Kennewick Man) and more. In “Washington: My Home,” consider your personal story within the context of many diverse journeys to our state; true stories of immigration are told through audio narratives, interactive exhibits, and artifacts. The event is free and begins at 5:00 PM with the award-winning Living Voices performance, Northwest Passages. At 6:00 PM, hear from community partners and special guests, including Governor Jay Inslee, followed by the ribbon-cutting.