Archived Exhibits

Tradition Keepers - Shayleen Macy

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.

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Road Trip! The Roadside Geology of Oregon

Hit the road and experience Oregon’s dynamic geology. Tour colorful landscapes through photographs, maps, and striking displays – and pick up a new edition of The Roadside Geology of Oregon, written by University of Oregon geologist Marli Miller. See the videos from the exhibit.

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Highlights of the Jensen Arctic Collection

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. On view through January 10, 2016.

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Geophotography: Fall 2012

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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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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