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
Sampler by Mary Garrison, 1838. 749

Current Exhibit

Use Well Your Time While in Your Prime: Samplers from the Oregon Historical Society Collection

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

Current 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
Oregon Journal Photograph Collection, Org. Lot 1368, 371N2965

Current Exhibit

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

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Ed Drew, Spayne, 2014–15, Tintype Courtesy of the artist and Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco

Upcoming Exhibit

Native Portraits: Contemporary Tintypes by Ed Drew

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Teachers
West of the Great Divide. Watercolor by Helen Brown

Upcoming Exhibit

My Journey with Lewis and Clark: Watercolors by Helen Brown

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
NAACP picketing City Hall. September 30, 1963. Photo by Hugh Ackroyd (b. 1913) 11972-5

Upcoming Exhibit

Racing to Change: Oregon’s Civil Rights Years

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • 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