OMSI exhibit brings Nelson Mandela’s story to SE Portland

By Alexis Sear / December 13, 2021

Nelson Mandela was a social rights activist and South Africa’s first Black president. He helped campaign peaceful protests against the South African government; just like Martin Luther King Jr. he fought for equality.  Mandela is the subject of an OMSI exhibit now through Feb. 13; reservations are required. Going to OMSI in the early morning,…

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Pixar comes to life at OMSI

By William Farris / March 12, 2019

Without a doubt, Pixar is one of the most well-known and loved movie studios in the world. The company’s movies, shorts and other projects have done much not only to shape computer science but the childhoods of multiple generations. Those two contributions to the world are exactly what the new exhibit at the Oregon Museum…

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A night at the museum

By Matt Rowning / September 29, 2015

You’re in college, admit it: you’re excited that on Oct. 1 you’re going to walk into a dispensary in Portland and purchase marijuana. And after? There’s no need to stay home staring at the television like the stoners of yore. You’re a metropolitan living in America’s most progressive state! Seize the day/night and make a…

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