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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.

Coffee with the Curator
Saturday, March 21, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Postponed: Coffee with the CuratorCHECK BACK FOR RESCHEDULING UPDATES.

Join 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 - 7 p.m. 

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.


What Do Sports Teach Our Kids?
Thursday, April 9, 6 - 7 p.m.

Eric DavisDrawing from sociology, philosophy, and years of studying, coaching, and playing sports, Professor Eric Davis explores their deeper themes. Davis dives into recent sports scandals to understand our relationship to the games we love, and examines the impact, both positive and negative, sports might have on the next generation. This talk is presented in conjunction with the Smithsonian traveling exhibit Hometown Teams, which will open at the Renton History Museum in April.

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