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Congratulations to the Karshner Museum and Center for Culture & Arts for receiving The Golden Apple Award from KCTS 9!

From the KCTS 9 website: 'Puyallup School District’s Karshner Museum and Center for Culture & Arts is one of seven recipients in 2019 and is recognized for its a rich collection of Pacific NW Native and International artifacts. In addition, their programs for elementary school students provide learning opportunities through hands-on activities and the arts show a unique opportunity for students. It’s a jewel that shines more brightly now! The video will be aired during programming starting on September 30, 2019 for a month. The KCTS 9 Golden Apple Awards are made possible through funding from PEMCO Insurance and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.'

KCTS 9 Golden Apple Award
Tacoma Weekly News:

The Karshner Museum and Center for Culture & Arts presents an evening of art, music and theatre exploring the human journey. Migration, and the movement of human groups, immigration and refugees will be examined, stories told, and perspectives talked about. Along the way see a theatrical show, listen to an outstanding trio of musicians, explore art by over 40 artists from Tacoma to New York. The evening events are free to the public
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Puyallup Herald
First-ever 'Who We Are Puyallup' contest announces winners. Don Snowden won second place in the adult art category in the “Who We Are Puyallup” writing, art and film contest for his “scratch-art” portrait of Ezra Meeker, a founding father of Puyallup
 Don Snowden
 Tacoma News Tribune
What does Puyallup mean to you? New art contest wants to know.  It’s the first contest of its kind, based off of the Karshner Museum’s current exhibit, “Who Are We? A Kaleidoscope of Washington,” which celebrates people across the state who’ve made a difference. The exhibit traveled to the museum from the office of Secretary of State Kim Wyman in August
Who We Are Puyallup 
Tacoma News Tribune

Toe-tapping tunes at Saturday's Celtic Highland Festival in Puyallup. The Karshner Museum and Center for Culture & Arts in Puyallup will present a free event, the Celtic Highland Festival from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. The day of family fun includes dance, music, sporting events and craft projects 

Tacoma News Tribune
Tacoma News Tribune
For first time ever, Karshner Museum presents celebration of Latino culture. Children and families will get a chance to explore and learn about Latin culture from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 24), during Día de la Raza, or Day of the People, at Puyallup School District’s Karshner Museum and Center for Culture & Arts. Admission is free.
Tacoma News Tribune
Renovated Karshner Center in Puyallup is still a museum for students - and more. 

From the sidewalk on Fourth Street Northeast in Puyallup, the brick building formerly known as the Paul H. Karshner Museum looks the same as it did before it closed for much of the last two years. But on the inside, the newly renovated Karshner Museum and Center for Culture & Arts boasts a shiny interior with a fresh focus on arts and cultural education.