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Events are free with regular museum admission of $5 per adult, $2 per student, and children under 8 are free.

Events are always free for museum members.


Black Fashionista!
Thursday, March 5, 6:00 - 7:00 pm 

Victoria ThomasThe fashion industry, like many industries in the United States, is dominated by White designers. Celebrate the history of Black women fashion designers, their fashion sense, and the celebrities they have styled during the 21st century.

Coffee with the Curator
Saturday, March 21, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Curator Sarah SamsonJoin us for coffee and a behind-the-scenes look at our new exhibit, Sparkle! Curator Sarah Samson will be bringing out objects from the collection that did not make it into the exhibit while offering insights into the exhibit process. Come by to learn more about the exhibit and to share what you know about Renton’s fashion history.


Seattle's Forgotten Serial Killer Book Talk & Signing
Tuesday, March 24, 6:00 - 7:00 pm 

Seattle's Forgotten Serial Killer book coverJoin author and homicide investigator Cloyd Steiger as he uncovers the true crime story of a local murderer and his victims who slipped through the cracks of history. Steiger was a homicide detective with the Seattle Police Department for twenty-two years, and he currently works as the chief criminal investigator for the Washington State Attorney General’s Homicide Investigations Tracking System.


Gender in Sports
Thursday, April 2, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Children playing soccerWhat is the relationship between sports and society? Join the Renton History Museum and Dr. Alyssa Hellrung for a discussion of how sports shape cultural ideas of masculinity and femininity. Dr. Hellrung is a current professor in the Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies department at the University of Washington.

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