The Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Embracing the creativity of the human spirit as expressed in the art of different cultures, places and times.

  • Updated Entry Requirements

    Updated Entry Requirements

    Starting Wednesday, December 1, 2021, Willamette University has updated the entry requirements for the museum. All visitors will need to (1) provide proof of vaccination with a valid I.D. (ages 12 and up) OR proof of certain negative COVID tests (click below for details), (2) and to wear an appropriate face mask. Please note that timed-entry tickets are highly encouraged and available online.

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    Time In Place: Northwest Art From The Permanent Collection

    Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery | Sep. 18 -  Dec. 18, 2021

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    Claudia Cave: Interiors And Interiority

    Study Gallery and Print Study Center | Aug. 28 - Dec. 4, 2021

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  • Copyright protected Diego Rivera's "La ofrenda"

    In Dialogue: Diego Rivera

    Focus Gallery | April 9, 2021 - Feb. 28, 2022

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To enter the museum Willamette University requires visitors to: 

• PROVIDE PROOF OF VACCINATION (ages 12 and above) or PROOF OF CERTAIN TYPES OF COVID TESTS |  Full details 
• SHOW A VALID ID  |  Full details 
• WEAR AN APPROPRIATE MASK  Full details 
This updated policy starts Wednesday, December 1, 2021 and will be in place until further notice.

COMPLETE COVID-19 INFORMATION AND VISITOR GUIDELINES  


Timed-entry tickets

• RESERVE YOUR TICKETS TODAY   


Hours of operation & Winter Break closure

Tuesday-Saturday: Noon to 5 p.m.
(Last entry at 4 p.m.)

Winter Break closure
With the closure of Willamette University for Winter Break, the museum will be closed Dec. 19, 2021-January 3, 2021. 


About the Museum

The only liberal arts college art museum in the Northwest, the museum is located near the Oregon State Capitol in the heart of Salem, Oregon. The museum is a leader in the research on the art of the Northwest, with one of the most significant collections of Northwest art and a history of important publications and exhibitions. The museum’s collections reflect the rich Pacific Northwest culture and explore the history of art around the world.

Special exhibitions range from classical works to modern masters, while the permanent galleries feature works by Pacific Northwest and Native American artists as well as a diverse collection of Ancient, European, American, and Asian art.



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Exhibitions

Current Exhibition

Time in Place: Northwest Art from the Permanent Collection

Sep. 18 -  Dec. 18, 2021
Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery
Carl Hall, "Soaring Beach," 1991
Current Exhibition

Claudia Cave: Interiors and Interiority

Aug. 28 - Dec. 4, 2021
Study Gallery and Print Study Center
Claudia Cave, "Lighthouse" (detail), 2008
Current Exhibition

In Dialogue: Diego Rivera

April 9, 2021 – February, 2022
Focus Gallery in the Mark and Janeth Sponenburgh Gallery
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Current Exhibition

Point of View

Jan 25, 2021 - TBD
2nd Floor Landing

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Virtual Exhibitions

Virtual 360° Experience

Carl Hall Gallery

Northwest Perspectives: Selections from the Permanent Collection
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Virtual 360° Experience

The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Gallery

Ancestral Dialogues: Conversations In Native American Art
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Virtual 360° Experience

Mark and Janeth Sponenburgh Gallery

Across Continents, Through Time
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Virtual 360° Experience

Time in Place

Northwest Art from the Permanent Collection
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Online Exhibition Experience

Point Of View

Dr. Catherine Lee, Artist Associate of oboe at Willamette University, shares her music to explore Constance Fowler’s painting Tidal Drift (ca. 1960).
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