Museums of the Northwest: The Best Collections in Washington, Oregon and Lower British Columbia

Museums of the Northwest: The Best Collections in Washington, Oregon and Lower British Columbia

by Harriet Baskas
     
 
So many museums, so little time! With museum attendance at an all-time high, Harriet Baskas evaluates 300 of the region's most celebrated institutions. Here are fascinating worlds waiting to be explored, like the largest collection of Rodin sculptures, displays of Native American totem poles, and (gulp!) the world's largest hairball. Including 100 photographs, this

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So many museums, so little time! With museum attendance at an all-time high, Harriet Baskas evaluates 300 of the region's most celebrated institutions. Here are fascinating worlds waiting to be explored, like the largest collection of Rodin sculptures, displays of Native American totem poles, and (gulp!) the world's largest hairball. Including 100 photographs, this invaluable resource details museums, galleries, archives, discovery centers, and special exhibits. Appealing to locals and travelers alike, Museums of the Northwest is an exciting new guide to the rich culture, history, and personalities of the Pacific Northwest.

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Booknews
National Public Radio producer Baskas details the region's museums, galleries, archives, discovery centers, and special exhibits and collections. The treatment is much more extensive than , which she wrote with Adam Woog in 1993. The entries include contacts, directions, hours, and price as well as descriptions and impressions. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570611520
Publisher:
Sasquatch Books
Publication date:
05/01/1999
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.79(d)

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