Current Exhibitions

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"Painted Pot," Neolithic Period, ca. 3300-2000 BCE, Yangshao cultural phase, ceramic with pigment, collection of the Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, Salem, Oregon, gift of Sandra Eskin, 2018.020.003.

Point of View

October 28, 2019 – September 30, 2020

2nd Floor Landing, Hallie Ford Museum of Art

This exhibition is temporarily on hold while the museum is closed


In this year's Point of View exhibition series, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Willamette University Xijuan Zhou explores a Neolithic Period painted pot from China that is part of the museum’s permanent collection.

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George Rodriguez (American, b. 1982), "Dreamer," 2017, ceramic with glaze, 44 x 21 x 16 in., collection of the Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, Ed and Jody Everts Art Acquisition Fund, 2019.012.

Recent Acquisitions

January 26 – May 17, 2020

Maribeth Collins Lobby

This exhibition is temporarily on hold while the museum is closed


With over 9000 artworks, the museum's collection has grown through donations from collectors and purchases made possible with the support of generous patrons. The works in this exhibition were all purchases made during 2019. Featured artists include Enrique Chagoya, Ian J. Cohn, Burlon "B.B." Craig, Hung Liu, George Rodriguez, Alison Saar, and Milton Wilson. 


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