Archived Exhibits

Geophotography

The students in this course explored geology by examining rock types, bedding features, cooling fractures, fault zones, features of weathering and coastal erosion, and more. At the same time they learned the mechanics of shooting good photographs, from depth of field and composition to basic tools of post-processing.

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Site Seeing: Snapshots of Historical Archaeology in Oregon

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. On view through January 10, 2016.

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Jim Thorpe

Come see Olympic History!

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Tidewaters by Rich Bergeman

June 25 - November 4, 2012

Explore the light, landscape and way of life that once flourished along the rivers of Oregon's Coast Range. 

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Explore Oregon! In the Making

March 9 -December 29, 2012

Be part of the museum’s growth: Help us build our new exhibit hall! 

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The Art of Nature by Becky Uhler

February 29 - June 24, 2012

Watercolor originals and prints of native plant and animal life by nationally recognized local artist, Becky Uhler.

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4 Women 4 Views: From the High Desert

November 2, 2011 - February 26, 2012

Four artists, Pam Jersey Bird, Patricia Clark, Judy Hoiness, and Ingrid Lustig from Central Oregon express the dramatic landscape where they live with four unique voices.

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SQ3Tsya'yay: Weaver's Spirit Power

September 7, 2011 - January 29, 2012

SQ3Tsya’yay, pronounced “cut-see-ya-ya,” is the written form of the words that mean “Weaver’s Spirit Power” in the Twana language.

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We Are Still Here: Stephanie Wood on Baskets and Biography

June 14, 2010 - July 3, 2011

Baskets are some of the most distinctive products of Oregon American Indian cultures.

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A Tribute: Shall We Dance? Photography by Brian Lanker

June 23 - September 4, 2011

From the controlled beauty of classical ballet to the vivacity of salsa, dance can be found in nearly every culture on Earth.

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