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
The Psychedelic Shop, a store that catered to the counterculture youth of Portland, was located downtown at SW Thirteenth and Washington in the late 1960s. The shop sold jewelry, concert tickets, herbs, posters, and clothing. 022772, bb002266

Current Exhibit

Portland Psychedelic: Music and Culture in the Rose City and Beyond, 1966 – 1972

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Researchers
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