Current Exhibitions

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Jan Sadeler (Flemish, 1550-1600), after Maerten de Vos (Flemish, 1532-1603), "The Separation of Light and Darkness" (detail), 1587

Holy Beauty: Northern Renaissance Prints Discovered in an Early English Bible

February 10 – April 29, 2018

Study Gallery, Print Study Center and the Maribeth Collins Lobby

Organized by Professor Ricardo De Mambro Santos, the exhibition explores the fascinating history of the Hexham Abbey Bible, a rare 17th-century English Bible that was printed in Cambridge, England in 1629. The Bible includes many Dutch and Flemish prints made by artists during the last half of the 16th century that were inserted into the volume after it was printed.

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Senior Art Majors 2018

April 14 – May 13, 2018

Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery

Each spring, the Hallie Ford Museum of Art features the work of senior art majors at Willamette University. The exhibition represents the culmination of their four years at Willamette.

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James B. Thompson, "Permanent Green" (detail), ©2017

Water is Sacred: Water is Life

April 14 – May 13, 2018

Atrium Gallery

Each spring, the Hallie Ford Museum of Art pairs its annual senior art majors exhibition with a small solo exhibition of recent work by one of the faculty members in the art department at Willamette University. This year, the exhibition will focus on recent work by Professor James B. Thompson (American, born 1951), who teaches courses in painting, printmaking, drawing, and design.