EXHIBITIONS

Temporary exhibitions bring into sharp focus people, events, and/or artifacts that deserve special attention. Each new project is designed to share the joy of discovery with our visitors by offering first-hand encounters with real objects.

ON EXHIBIT NOW

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On exhibit July 2- August 3

Visit Maryhill Museum of Art's website to learn more about the Exquisite Gorge Project.

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FIBER ARTS

As a community partner with the Exquisite Gorge Project II: Fiber Arts, The History Museum is featuring Section 3 of the project, created by artist Chloë Hight. Her sculpture incorporates plants from the local environment, woven to evoke the Columbia River. Complementing Hight's sculpture is a summary of fiber arts, including Indigenous basketry and examples of various fiber arts.

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

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AUGUST 12-DECEMBER 31

OREGON NISEI WWII VETERANS

PAST EXHIBITIONS

Splash into the surprising history of laundry! Discover how an ordinary chore can reveal details about culture, community, and life.

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Check out the final chapter of our three-part exhibition
Cheers! From Teetotalers to Tasting Rooms

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OREGON VOICES
Be sure to see this informative and fascinating exhibition before it closes!
 
“Oregon is an inspiration. Whether you come to it, or
are born to it, you become entranced
by our state’s beauty, the opportunity she affords, and the
independent spirit
of her citizens.”

Governor Tom McCall, 1973

 
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OREGON VOICES examines some of the important people, events, and ideas that have shaped the state in the modern era, from the end of World War II to the present. It features the people of Oregon, from Native Americans, who have lived here since time immemorial, to recent arrivals. It looks at Oregonians who have fought for and against social change. And it explores the land—how people have used it and how they have worked to save it.

April 1
thru May 31

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Oregon Voices traveling exhibition is provided by the Oregon Historical Society