Exhibits

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Portrait of JFK taken in Seattle on the first day of Kennedy's presidential campaign.

Current Exhibit

High Hopes: The Journey of John F. Kennedy

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Yaquina Bay Bridge undated bb007717

Current Exhibit,Traveling Exhibit

Oregon's Landmark Legislation

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
The Columbia River begins its wild and free flow from Lake Columbia in BC

Current Exhibit

The Columbia River: From Source to Sea

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Japanese Evacuees at the Pacific International Livestock Exposition Building, being used as a Japanese American assembly center. July 8, 1942 Photo file #584. Oregon Journal Collection. OrHi 28157 bb013905

Current Exhibit,Traveling Exhibit

Architecture of Internment: The Buildup to Wartime Incarceration

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
St Johns officers, around 1915

Current Exhibit

The Portland Police Historical Society: Preserving the History and Honoring the Service of Portland Law-Enforcement Officers, 1851 – Present

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Photo of artist Tom Stefopoulos by Joan Peacock, courtesy of Thomas Robinson

Upcoming Exhibit

Master Penworks of Tom Stefopoulos, Hellenic Artist of the Lovejoy Columns

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Vineyard Mehama ca1900 Ray L Stout #434

Upcoming Exhibit,Traveling Exhibit

Clink! A Taste of Oregon Wine

Oregon State Capitol
900 Court St NE
Salem, Oregon 97301

  • Adults
Children at Swan Island refugee center set up by the Red Cross after the Vanport Flood, 1948. OrHi 90661. Photographs: Portland - NE Neighborhoods - Vanport [graphic]; Photo file #1689-A; 1948/05

Permanent Exhibit

History Hub

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
The American Village color sketch by Henry James Warre, 1848. bb004553 OrHi49029

Permanent Exhibit

Oregon My Oregon

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Fight for Beaches Ralley Measure 6, Peter Frost, Cannon Beach, 1968. 207-A OrHI 91802

Permanent Exhibit

Oregon Voices

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Org Lot 1335 folder 1

Online Exhibit

“A Symbol of Home”: The Environmental and Political Legacy of Tom McCall in Oregon

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Bobby Robinson, 1928, Oregana 1929, UO Special Collections and University Archives, Eugene, Oregon

Online Exhibit

Black Athletes Disrupting White Supremacy in Oregon

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Main Dinning Room, Hotel Portland, Portland, ORE.

Online Exhibit

Lost Portland

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
  • Researchers
Valley of the Willamette River 1845 HJ Warre OrHi 49030

Online Exhibit

The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Fred Meyer poses for an advertisement photo checking out groceries,  circa 1950. Ackroyd-Marks Studio Coll 199 b7.f2 ba026202

Online Exhibit

The Fred Meyer Story

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
  • Researchers
windows on america online exhibit

Online Exhibit

Windows on America

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Klamath man overlooks giiwas (Crater Lake) Curtis Collection Photo provided by Taylor R. David, Klamath Tribes News Dept.

Traveling Exhibit

Oregon Is Indian Country

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
The Three Sisters, John Yeon Lantern Slide Collection

Traveling Exhibit

Oregon: 150 Years of Statehood; 150 Million Years in the Making

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Leghorn,-Italy029-with-eyes-open

Traveling Exhibit

What If Heroes Were Not Welcome Home?

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers