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What’s Happening at Charleston Marine Life Center During COVID-19 Shutdown?

What’s Happening at Charleston Marine Life Center During COVID-19 Shutdown?

Thu, Apr 30, 2020

Thu, Apr 30, 2020

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Many of our followers were curious as to what the animals were up to at Charleston Marine Life Center during the COVID-19 shutdown. Even though these amazing creatures miss their public visitors and school groups, it looks like they’re doing just fine. ...

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Coos Bay Local Spotlight - Egyptian Theatre

Coos Bay Local Spotlight - Egyptian Theatre

Thu, Apr 23, 2020

Thu, Apr 23, 2020

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You don't need to travel across the world to visit a historical Egyptian landmark, there's one right downtown! This month's local spotlight is highlighting one of Coos Bay's most treasured sites, the Egyptian Theatre, a cultural icon of the area since its doors first opened in 1925. In that time it's become the place to go for movies, live music, and events....

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Twelve Things You May Not Have Known About the Coos Art Museum

Mon, Apr 20, 2020

Mon, Apr 20, 2020

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Without question, one of the best kept secrets on Oregon's South Coast is the Coos Art Museum (CAM). For nearly 50 years, CAM has been a vital part of the state’s cultural landscape providing countless opportunities for the many extraordinary artists living in our region. ...

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Experience something new on the Southern Oregon Coast during the Live Culture Coast

Experience something new on the Southern Oregon Coast during the Live Culture Coast

Wed, Oct 2, 2019

Wed, Oct 2, 2019

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Live Culture Coast, beginning October 18th, celebrates the wonders of Oregon's South Coast. Residents and visitors can register for over 90 hand-on experiences focused on art and culture, food and farms, and people and places all along the Oregon Southern Coast....

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2019 Oregon Coast Music Festival is An Exciting Blend of New Artists and Familiar Sounds

2019 Oregon Coast Music Festival is An Exciting Blend of New Artists and Familiar Sounds

Tue, Jul 9, 2019

Tue, Jul 9, 2019

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The 2019 Oregon Coast Music Festival line-up blends concerts from a variety of genres ranging from American standards, modern folk, musical theatre, blues, indie, classical, jazz and so much more....

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New U.S. Coast Guard Exhibition Opens at the Coos History Museum

New U.S. Coast Guard Exhibition Opens at the Coos History Museum

Wed, Jul 11, 2018

Wed, Jul 11, 2018

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U.S. Coast Guard: Through the Eye of the Artist, featuring fifteen works of art by 11 United States Coast Guard artists – more than half of whom are from the West – will be on view at the Coos History Museum from July 19 through September 16, 2018. The exhibit will open with a free, family friendly ceremony on Thursday – July 19, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The public is welcome to attend and tour the museum exhibit, free of charge....

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Your Guide to the Arts & Culture on the Coast

Your Guide to the Arts & Culture on the Coast

Fri, Jun 1, 2018

Fri, Jun 1, 2018

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Our unique setting on Oregon's South Coast has been a source of inspiration to artists and performers from all over the world. Not only are we home to the Coos Art Museum, a cultural haven since 1966, the towns of Coos Bay, North Bend & Charleston are home to renowned festivals, events and spaces that celebrate the arts, theatre and music....

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Coos Art Museum Joins List of Blue Star Museums

Coos Art Museum Joins List of Blue Star Museums

Tue, May 29, 2018

Tue, May 29, 2018

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Coos Art Museum is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense....

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Traveling Exhibit Honoring Native Americans in the Armed Forces now open at Coos History Museum

Traveling Exhibit Honoring Native Americans in the Armed Forces now open at Coos History Museum

Wed, Mar 21, 2018

Wed, Mar 21, 2018

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Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces, a traveling exhibit produced by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, is now open at the Coos History Museum. ...

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New Coos Art Museum exhibit features "All Things Salmon"

New Coos Art Museum exhibit features "All Things Salmon"

Tue, Oct 3, 2017

Tue, Oct 3, 2017

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The Coos Art Museum has announced their upcoming exhibition of contemporary art, All Things Salmon, will open October 13th. The exhibition highlights the significance and influence salmon has had on society and culture throughout history. ...

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The Historical and Mysterious Cemeteries of Coos Country (Part 3)

Sun, Jul 9, 2017

Sun, Jul 9, 2017

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If you have been following the adventures of our guest writer Steven Michael, you know that the Southern Oregon Coast is full of mystery. The beautiful historical cemeteries in and around Coos Country are excellent places to uncover the fascinating history behind the community we are today....

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Coos Art Museum Offers Free Summer Art Cart in the Parks at Three Locations

Coos Art Museum Offers Free Summer Art Cart in the Parks at Three Locations

Fri, Jun 16, 2017

Fri, Jun 16, 2017

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Coos Art Museum is preparing to present its free summer arts program at three locations. The mobile arts activity “Art Cart in the Parks” is designed to augment, enhance and expand the current Free Summer Lunch Program for children at Millicoma School, Boynton Park and John Topits Park. Programs will begin June 19th and run through August 18th. Scheduled times and days are Mondays 11:15 am at Millicoma School, Wednesdays 12:30 pm at Boynton Park and Fridays 11:45 am at John Topits Park. Each program is designed to run for one hour and is completely free to all participants....

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What's Special About The Washed Ashore Sea Life Art Exhibit?

Tue, Feb 7, 2017

Tue, Feb 7, 2017

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Did you know that one of the most powerful and captivating community-driven art projects in our region is just a short day trip away in nearby Bandon, Oregon? The Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea, led by artist Angela Haseltine Pozzi, raises awareness about the problem of plastic pollution in Earth’s oceans. ...

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Catch these winter exhibits at Coos Art Museum before they're gone!

Tue, Jan 10, 2017

Tue, Jan 10, 2017

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Coos Art Museum (CAM) is one of our favorite local places to explore. It might surprise you, but for the last 5 decades, CAM has been an important piece of our state’s cultural landscape providing countless opportunities for the extraordinary artists living in our region. ...

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23rd Annual Maritime Art Exhibition opens at Coos Art Museum

Fri, Jul 8, 2016

Fri, Jul 8, 2016

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The Coos Art Museum will open its 23rd Annual Maritime Art Exhibition in the first floor Maggie Karl Gallery this weekend! The juried exhibition displays maritime-themed artwork by major artists from across the United States. Seventy-six works by forty-four of the nation’s leading maritime artists are featured....

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Free Musical Entertainment is Just Around the Corner!

Fri, Jun 24, 2016

Fri, Jun 24, 2016

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The streets of Coos Bay is about to be filled with music this summer. Not only do we have the Oregon Coast Music Festival July 21st-30th, The World Newspaper and the Coos Bay Downtown Association has announced that the popular lunchtime concert series, "Music on the Corner", will kick off again on July 8th at noon!...

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Two Coos Bay Historical Attractions Featured on KCBY's Western Oregon Living

Tue, Feb 16, 2016

Tue, Feb 16, 2016

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Two of Coos Bay's most treasured landmarks were featured recently on KCBY's Western Oregon Living hosted by Sabrina Reese!...

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Holiday Activities at Coos Art Museum

Wed, Nov 18, 2015

Wed, Nov 18, 2015

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FREE Admission to Coos Art Museum on Saturday, November 28th! On Saturday, November 28, Coos Art Museum will be participating in Small Business Saturday and the Noggin Cider Walk sponsored by the Coos Bay Downtown Association in downtown Coos Bay. In honor of the event the Museum will be open extended hours from 10 am to 4 pm. Thanks to the thoughtful generosity of Checkerberry's Flowers & Gifts and Bay Appliance and TV the Coos Art Museum will be open with FREE admission all day....

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Egyptian Theatre 90th Birthday Celebration!

Mon, Nov 9, 2015

Mon, Nov 9, 2015

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Egyptian Theatre to Host a Series of Events This Week to Celebrate 90th Birthday Coos Bay- On Thursday, Nov. 12th, the Egyptian Theatre Preservation Association (ETPA) will present a "Great Gatsby Gala," to mark the beginning of four days of festivities marking the theatre's 90th birthday....

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Governor Kate Brown to Attend September 9th Grand Opening of Coos History Museum

Thu, Sep 3, 2015

Thu, Sep 3, 2015

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Though the beautiful new Coos History Museum has technically been open for several months, the museum is inviting the public to help celebrate it's official grand opening and a new era of cultural and tourism for Coos Bay's historic Front Street on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Admission will be free all day. A commemoration will officially open the building at noon and Oregon Governor Kate Brown is scheduled to appear at the museum from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m....

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