Hallie Ford Museum of Art to Close for Winter Break

by University Communications,

In corresponding with the closure of Willamette University for winter break, the Hallie Ford Museum of Art will be closed for winter break from Dec. 23 to Jan. 1 and will re-open Jan. 2.

Two exhibitions, that are currently on view, "Breath of Heaven, Breath of Earth: Ancient Near Eastern Art from American Collections" and "David Roberts: Travels in the Holy Land" will close December 22.

The "Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts Biennial" will continue through February 2 in the Study Gallery and Print Study Center. The Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts Biennial will feature a selection of contemporary prints created at the Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts on the Umatilla Reservation in northeastern Oregon during the past two years. The exhibition was organized by Willamette University Professor Rebecca Dobkins and Crow’s Shadow Master Printer Frank Janzen.

The exhibition highlights 27 contemporary prints created by 14 artists at the institute during the past two years. The exhibition includes work by established Native American artists Rick Bartow and James Lavadour, as well as emerging and mid career native and non-native artists from the Portland area, including Pat Boas, Eva Lake, Jenene Nagy, Blair Saxon-Hill and Storm Tharp.

The museum is located at 700 State St. in Salem. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. The galleries are closed on Monday. General admission is $6, $4 for seniors and $3 for students 18 and older. Students 17 and under and children are admitted free. Admission is free for everyone on Tuesdays. For more information call 503-370-6855 or visit willamette.edu/arts/hfma.