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Wednesday, December 12, 2018  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Museums

Crosby House Visit the house where this famous entertainer grew up. View approximately 200 items of Bing Crosby memorabilia, including the duplicate Oscar he won in 1944 for “Going My Way.” Hours are weekdays, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Free parking behind the house. 508 E. Sharp Ave. Free. (509) 313-3847.

Flag Museum Collection sponsored by the Sons of the American Revolution and the Fairmount Memorial Association details the history of the American flag, Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Pines Cemetery, 1402 S. Pines Road, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 926-2753.

Human Rights Education Institute “EveryBody: An Artifact History of Disability in America,” display is courtesy of the Smithsonian Institute. It explores themes and events related to the history of people with disabilities in the U.S. and offers a new perspective on American history. Selections on display are from the Virtual Tour online exhibition, a first-of-its-kind image compilation that provides access to objects and stories related to the history of disability that have been collected at the museum for more than 50 years and can be explored at www.everybody.si.edu, through October. 414 W. Mullan Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 292-2359.

Jundt Art Museum, Gonzaga University Outdoor exhibition of 13 sculptures by the late David Hayes, through July 2015. Sculptures are displayed on the grounds of the Jundt Art Museum, near Lake Arthur, and along a small section of the Centennial Trail and the Spokane River on Gonzaga University’s campus. Also: “Amen, Amen: Religion and Southern Self-Taught Artists in the Mullis Collection,” a survey of selected objects from a single private collection in Atlanta, with a focus on images with religious or spiritual subject matter, created by self-taught artists from the American South. Hours are Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., through Jan. 10. 502 E. Boone Ave. Free. (509) 313-6843.

Museum of North Idaho “Power to the Farm” explores how Kootenai Electric Cooperative brought electricity to North Idaho’s rural areas, through October. Hours are Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free Day is Saturday, Oct. 25, and includes admission and parking. 115 Northwest Blvd., Coeur d’Alene. $3/adults, $1/children, $7/family. (208) 664-3448.

Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture “100 Stories – A Centennial Exhibition,” demonstrates the MAC’s role in maintaining, preserving and interpreting the region through themes of the American West. Hours are Wednesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 10 a.m. 2316 W. First Ave. $10/adults, $7.50/seniors, $5/students w/ID. (509) 363-5344. Also: “One Night Art Gallery,” sponsored by the American Composers Forum, features the work of local artists and composers who have partnered to create one-night art galleries in Spokane and Minneapolis, exhibiting work related to the current state of the education system in the United States. These artists hope to spark discussion of charter schools, home schooling, and more generally, whether the current school system works and, if so, for whom? The issues raised by the artwork featured at this event will be discussed in a moderated open forum in each gallery space. 2-3 p.m. open gallery; 3-4 p.m. live performances; 4-5 p.m. discussion of education reform, moderated by Jennifer Garrison Stuber. Artists and composers include Tiffany M. Skidmore, Katherine Kennedy Balfour, Jeffery Kyle Hutchins, Benjamin Klein, Paul Swarzkopf, Rachel Becquer, Debra Fitzsimmons, Mustafa Dedeoglu and Chelsea Cordova. A no-host bar serving local wine and beer will also be available. 2 p.m. Saturday. 2316 W. First Ave. Free. (509) 218-0347.

Spokane Law Enforcement Museum Artifacts, photos, portraits, badges, uniforms and other police mementos. Tuesdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 10 a.m. 1201 W. First Ave. $5/adults, $4/seniors and military, $3/college students, $2/grades 1-12, free/age six and younger. (509) 625-3352.

Spokane Valley Heritage Museum “Felts Field – 1927 National Air Races,” Spokane Valley once hosted the most popular flying event in the nation. Celebrity and military pilots performed death-defying stunts and displayed the latest in flight technology of the time. Hours are Wednesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Call to schedule group tours. 12114 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley. $6/adults, $5/seniors, $4/age 7-17, free/age six and younger. (509) 922-4570.

 

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