May
25
Sat
Jane Kirkpatrick Book Signing and Lecture @ Oregon State Hospital Museum of Mental health
May 25 @ 9:00 pm – 10:15 pm

The Oregon State Hospital Museum of Mental Health presents Jane Kirkpatrick to launch her latest novel,

One Glorious Ambition: The Compassionate Crusade of Dorothea Dix.  A portion of the sales of this book will benefit the Museum.

Jun
22
Sat
Public Memorial Service for Dr. Brooks @ St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Jun 22 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Memorial service

A celebration of life for Dr. Dean Brooks will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1444 Liberty St. SE, Salem. The public is invited.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to one of the organizations dear to Brooks’ heart: St. Paul’s Music Ministry; the Oregon State Hospital Museum of Mental Health; Willamette Valley Hospice; and Housing Hope in Washington, a housing program for the homeless and mentally ill.

You can read more about the celebration of life at the Statesman Journal website here.

You can read more about Dr. Brooks here.

Oct
5
Sat
Annual Meeting @ Oregon State Hospital Museum
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Members of the Oregon State Hospital Museum are invited to the museum’s first Annual Meeting. The annual meeting is the membership’s opportunity to vote for Museum leaders and hear about future exhibitions and programs. This event is open exclusively to museum members. For more information about how you can support the museum through membership click here.

The meeting will be followed by the Museum’s First Birthday Party from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

First Birthday Party @ Oregon State Hospital Museum
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us in celebrating our very successful first year. The museum will offer free admission to the exhibits, Saturday, October 5, 2013 from noon to 4:00 pm.