Maryhill Museum of Art Announces Plans for First Expansion in 70-Year History


GOLDENDALE, WA.- The Board of Trustees of Maryhill Museum of Art announced plans for a $10 million expansion project to be completed by March 2012. The new 25,500 square foot Mary and Bruce Stevenson Wing, designed by GBD Architects of Portland, will allow Maryhill to meet a number of strategic objectives as it serves growing audiences from throughout Oregon, Washington and around the globe. “Maryhill Museum of Art’s rich history and extraordinary setting make it one of the region’s leading museums and a true gem of the Pacific Northwest. A new wing will allow the museum to thrive now and well into the future,” says Jim Foster, president of the museum’s Board of Trustees. Key features of the new wing include: a dedicated art education center to accommodate Maryhill’s wide range of public programming; a centralized collections suite for improved storage and to give curators and researchers m