Join us on Thursday, September 10, at 5 pm as we welcome historian and author Sarah Baker Munro for a virtual discussion on the history, arts, and crafts of an American icon: Timberline Lodge. Five items from the Timberline Lodge collection are featured in TAM’s exhibition Forgotten Stories: Northwest Public Art of the 1930s. If you haven’t seen the exhibition you can enjoy a virtual tour narrated by Interim Chief Curator Margret Bullock here!
Members: Free | Non-Members $5
About the Speaker:
Sarah Baker Munro has been active with Friends of Timberline since 1975. She co-wrote a catalog of the lodge published in 1977 and authored Timberline Lodge: The History, Art, and Craft of an American Icon, published by Timber Press 2009. She wrote a history on Timberline that was published by Arcadia Press in 2016. In 2004, Sarah co-sponsored a symposium at the Portland Art Museum on Labor Arts and curated an exhibit on the New Deal in Oregon at the Oregon Historical Society.
Sarah graduated from Pitzer College in Anthropology and Art History and completed an MA in Folklore at the University of California at Berkeley. She served as the Director of the Hoover-Minthorn House Museum in Newberg, the boyhood home of Herbert Hoover, 31 st President of the United States from 2012 to 2018.