June 7 – September 20, 2014
Oregon boasts an environment ripe for creating wines of distinction. Clink! tells the stories of some of the individuals and institutions who propelled Oregon wine onto the national and international stage. The exhibition traces the history of Oregon wines from the earliest vineyards to legislative efforts to control alcohol during Prohibition to the resurgence of the wine industry in the 1960s and finally to what the future may bring for these thriving Oregon businesses.
Visitors to the exhibit can learn about the flourishing Oregon wine industry through artifacts, photos, works of art, and interactive experiences. View wine-related objects dating back to the 19th century, explore profiles of winemakers working in Oregon today, use your senses to identify aromas typical to Pinot Noir, experience artworks inspired by Oregon wine country, and much more. Celebrate the wonders of Oregon wine and the people who make it possible in this unique, engaging exhibit produced by OHS in collaboration with local history organizations and industry leaders.
June 7 – September 20
Oregon is blessed with a number of talented artists working in a variety of mediums to portray the beauty of the state, including the lush vineyards of wine country. This exhibition features local artists sharing their unique interpretations of Oregon vineyards.
In conjunction with Clink! A Taste of Oregon Wine the Museum Store is featuring many books that explore the culture of Oregon’s vibrant vintners.