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
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
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
Main Dinning Room, Hotel Portland, Portland, ORE.

Online Exhibit

Lost Portland

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
  • Researchers
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
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