Tag: museums

Naval Undersea Museum

Naval Undersea Museum an Undiscovered Gem

It’s one of Kitsap County’s best-kept secrets — a treasure hidden in plain view. The Naval Undersea Museum in Keyport is a trove of artifacts, history and hands-on experiences that tell the stories of the U. S. Navy’s undersea operations. And it’s all … read more

Bainbridge Island Historical Museum

Historic Bainbridge Schoolhouse Lives on as Museum

In the building’s 110-year existence, it has been poked and prodded, repainted, rewired, moved from one end of the island to the other, retrofitted with an annex and lifted to dig a basement to provide climate-controlled storage and more research space. Fittingly, the … read more

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Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

West Sound Museums Offer Free Admission to Military Personnel and Families

Several West Sound museums have joined the Blue Star Museums program to offer free admission this summer to all active-duty military personnel and their families. The program is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of … read more

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

A Cultural Landmark With a Bold Mission

When longtime Bainbridge Island resident Cynthia Sears had a vision a decade ago to build an arts museum on the island, she met a lot of skepticism. Start with a collection, many advised her, and then explore the feasibility of a building. But … read more

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