Press Room

Thank you for your interest in the High Desert Museum. For press and media inquiries, please contact Heidi Hagemeier, director of communications, at 541-382-4754 ext. 166 or contact us.

2021 Press Releases

  • June 30 – Annual “Art in the West” Exhibition and Online Silent Auction Highlights Work of Acclaimed Artists from Across the West – More
  • June 16 – High Desert Museum Annual Fundraiser High Desert Rendezvous Returns on August 28 – More
  • June 3 – Raptors of the Desert Sky Flight Program Returns Saturday, June 5 – More
  • May 18 – High Desert Museum Recognized as a 2021 Recipient of Nation’s Highest Museum and Library Honor – More
  • May 13 – Artist and Entomologist Join Forces for New, Original Exhibit “In Time’s Hum” – More
  • May 13 – Prescribed Burn Slated for High Desert Museum – More 
  • April 19 – R.E. Jewell Elementary School Students to Open Exhibit at the High Desert Museum in “Kids Curate” – More
  • March 18 – High Desert Museum Named Finalist for 2021 IMLS National Medal for Museum and Library Service – More
  • March 15 – High Desert Museum Offers Special Wildlife Programs, Extended Hours for Spring Break – More 
  • February 25 – High Desert Museum to Grow Mission with Major $6 Million Gift – More
  • February 19 – See into Extraterrestrial Rocks in New High Desert Museum Exhibit “Cosmic Microscapes” – More
  • February 12High Desert Museum Access Programs Made Possible in 2021 by Mid Oregon Credit Union – More
  • February 10 – Interior of High Desert Museum Reopens Friday – More 
  • January 6 – High Desert Museum Now Accepting Submissions for the 2021 Waterston Desert Writing Prize More