Exhibits

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Press conference at Maple Leaf Center, Toronto, Canada, September 7, 1964. © The Bob Bonis Archive, www.BobBonis.com

Current Exhibit

Ladies and Gentlemen… The Beatles!

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Cropped cover of the Lincoln High School Legacy Book, courtesy Lincoln High School Alumni Association

Current Exhibit

150 Years of Lincoln High School: Preserving the Past – Inspiring the Future

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Standing Strong by Judith A. Beaver

Current Exhibit

On the Edge: An Exhibition by SAQA Oregon Artists

Oregon Historical Society Pavilion
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Teachers
Broadway at night during Portland Rose Festival, ca. 1916. OHS Research Library, Portland General Electric Photograph Collection; Org. Lot 151; Box 8; PGE 138-50

Current Exhibit

Harnessing the Power of  Photography: Selections from the OHS  Portland General Electric Collections, 1895-1979

Oregon Historical Society Pavilion
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
This dress was made for the iconic Gracie Hansen shortly after she arrived in Portland in 1965. When Gracie died in 1985, Walter purchased all of Gracie’s dresses that were available and altered them slightly for himself.

Upcoming Exhibit

Many Shades of Being Darcelle:  52 Years of Fashion, 1967 – 2019

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Peter Franc, Xuan Chen and Company in Bournonville’s Napoli, Oregon Ballet Theatre. Photo: Jingzi Zhao

Upcoming Exhibit

Wild About Dance: Oregon Ballet  Theatre Celebrates 30 Years

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Wartime color guard ceremony of the 41st Engineers at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. Courtesy National Archives.

Upcoming Exhibit

Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in World War II

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Experience Oregon opening banner

Permanent 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