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
Ed Drew, Spayne, 2014–15, Tintype Courtesy of the artist and Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco

Current Exhibit

Native Portraits: Contemporary Tintypes by Ed Drew

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • 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
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