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The Art of the Protest Song

Type: Musical Performance, Special Event, Online Video     Series: Second Sunday

The Art of the Protest Song

In celebration of High Hopes: The Journey of John F. Kennedy, the Oregon Historical Society has partnered with four local folk musicians to present a showcase of popular topical/ and protest songs from the Kennedy era as well as original songs focused on contemporary issues. Join us for a rousing display of the music that helped define Kennedy’s era and the tradition of protest songs that continues today.

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
Taylor Branch. Photo by J. Brough Schamp

Type: Lecture, Special Event     Series: Hatfield Lecture Series

Taylor Branch


First Congregational United Church of Christ
1126 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Bob Woodward

Type: Lecture, Special Event     Series: Hatfield Lecture Series

Bob Woodward


First Congregational United Church of Christ
1126 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Jon Meacham. Photo by Gasper Tringale

Type: Lecture, Special Event     Series: Hatfield Lecture Series

Jon Meacham


First Congregational United Church of Christ
1126 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Annette Gordon-Reed

Type: Lecture, Special Event     Series: Hatfield Lecture Series

Annette Gordon-Reed


First Congregational United Church of Christ
1126 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Remembering the Genocide in Bosnia July 15

Type: Special Event     

Remembering the Genocide in Bosnia


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
Daughter of Oregon pioneers Katherine Kubil cuts Oregon’s 64th birthday cake, 02-26-1923, Oregonian collection, Orig 0318P485, Neg No. 009818

Type: Special Event     

Celebrity Chocolate Cake Smack-down


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
Scale model of circus baggage wagon and draft horses is displayed by wood carver Ed Quigley, March 29, 1959, Oregon Journal collection, bb016183

Type: Special Event     

What’s It Worth?


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
Doris Kearns Goodwin

Type: Lecture, Special Event     

An Evening with Doris Kearns Goodwin


Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway
Portland, Oregon 97205

Meier and Frank 1976 Christmas display. CN 023668 bb006591

Type: Special Event     

Holiday Cheer


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free