Salem Historical Quarterly
Hallie Ford Museum of Art
700 State Street


A corner of the Native American basketry gallery
The Hallie Ford Museum of Art has a website (www.willamette.edu/museum_of_art) describing its permanent collection and temporary exhibitions. Pacific Northwest artists, representing both the past and contemporary works, are featured. We list here only those exhibits representing our local heritage.

Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Gallery features the Byrd and Polleski Collections of Northwestern basketry acquired in the 1940s.

Carl Hall Gallery features historical and contemporary art of the region and beyond, including the work of former art faculty members Constance Fowler and Carl Hall.

Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Park along State Street in a metered space.

Admission: Adults, $3.00, Students (13+) $2, Seniors $2.

When You Are Here:
Current exhibits of local historical interest include:


October 30 to December 23: Between the Wars: American Print Making in the 1920s and 1930s

January 22 - March 19: Charles E. Heaney Memory, Imagination, and Place
Charles Heaney (1897-1981) was an important Oregon painter and printmaker who created a powerful body of work over sixty-years. Please go to the Hallie Ford website (above) for more information on the artist and this exhibition.

To Learn More:
Please refer to the Hallie Ford website.