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
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
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

Upcoming 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
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
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