Exhibits

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Draft version of the Oregon State Constitution’s preamble and bill of rights, 1857. Mss 1227

Current Exhibit

Oregon’s Constitution

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
The Remembrance of World War II, created by students from Brookings-Harbor High School

Current Exhibit

The Remembrance of World War II

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Teachers
Aerial view painting of OSC campus, 1912

Current Exhibit

Oregon State University: A Legacy of Transformation

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Master Calligrapher: Yoshiyasu Fujii. The blue mountain looks like an old friend while the river flows like delicious sake. As usual we face each other on the boat together, savoring our sake and reminisce about our old hometown.

Current Exhibit

The Playful Brush: Works by the Meito Shodo-Kai Calligraphy Association

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Scans from the KOIN and the KPTV 16mm News Film Collections

Current Exhibit

Frames Per Second: Selections from the OHS 16mm News Film Collection, 1969-1981

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
OHS History vehicle

Upcoming Exhibit

Pioneering Compassion: 150 Years at the Oregon Humane Society

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
180 degree immersive theater introduces Experience Oregon exhibit

Upcoming Exhibit

Experience Oregon

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Teachers
  • Researchers
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
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
Vanport flood recovery. bd001987

Permanent Exhibit

Vanport Interpretive Panels

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
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
Oregon Journal Photograph Collection, Org. Lot 1368, 371N2965

Online Exhibit

Mirror on the Modern Woman: Selected Images from the Oregon Journal, 1927–1932

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Portland, June, 1858. 5488

Online Exhibit

Portland: A Lot of People Have Lived Here

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

Online Exhibit

Lost Portland

  • 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
Yaquina Bay Bridge undated bb007717

Traveling Exhibit

Oregon's Landmark Legislation

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

Traveling Exhibit

What If Heroes Were Not Welcome Home?

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers