Featuring the Art of Ray Troll and Friends Dive into the deep past and unravel the mystery of the buzz saw shark!Fun for the whole family, the exhibit combines original art, spectacular fossils, and a good dose of scientific humor to shed light on this freaky and fascinating fish.
Artist Shayleen Macy is a Wasco/Yakima/Warm Springs member of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs and a graduate of the University of Oregon's BFA program. Her prints, beadwork and mixed media pieces are inspired by the powwow culture in which she has grown up, often blending contemporary identity issues with traditional Wasco stories.
Journey into the unique cultures and ecosystems of the Arctic. Recently adopted from Western Oregon University, the Jensen Collection represents one of the largest assemblages of Arctic material in the lower forty-eight states, and a valuable record of life in a rapidly changing region.
Experience 15,000 years of Northwest cultural history and 200 million years of geology. Realistic environmental displays portray four geographic regions of Oregon, each a different time in history and a different season of the year.
From a nineteenth-century working-class family in Portland to a Chinese mining community in Jacksonville, this exhibit tells the stories of five historical sites recently excavated by museum archaeologists.