The Hallie Ford Museum of Art

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

  • David Boxley (Tsimshian, b. 1952), "Legend Adaox," 1988.

    TRANSFORMATIONS: The George And Colleen Hoyt Collection Of Northwest Coast Art

    Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery | Sept. 17 – Dec. 17, 2022

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  • Transition to Print

    TRANSITION to PRINT: Selections from the George and Colleen Hoyt Collection of Northwest Coast Art

    Study Gallery | Aug. 27 – Dec. 3, 2022

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  • Rick Silva: Western Fronts

    Rick Silva: Western Fronts

    Study Gallery | Aug. 27 – Dec. 3, 2022

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  • Bobby Mercier carving the HFMA Welcome Figure, 2022. Photo by Midnight Hour.

    Family Activity Day Carving Demonstration and Welcome Figure Dedication

    October 8, 2022  |  1-4 p.m.

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Covid Updates

Although not necessary, masks and social distancing are still encouraged within the museum. Moving forward, we encourage visitors to check this site for updates before visiting. 

Hours of operation

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


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

TRANSFORMATIONS: The George And Colleen Hoyt Collection Of Northwest Coast Art

September 17 – December 17, 2022
Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery
Russell Smith (Kwakwaka'wakw, 1950-2011), "Eagle," 1988
Current Exhibition

TRANSITION To PRINT: Selections From The George And Colleen Hoyt Collection Of Northwest Coast Art

August 27 – December 3, 2022
Print Study Center
oe Wilson (Coast Salish/Cowichan, b. 1967), "Black Bear," 2007
Current Exhibition

Rick Silva: Western Fronts

August 27 – December 3, 2022
Study Gallery
Rick Silva, Western Fronts

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Event

HFMA Docent-led Gallery Talk of the "TRANSFORMATIONS" exhibition (12/6/2022)

Join a museum docent for a guided gallery talk exploring the "TRANSFORMATIONS: The George...

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Upcoming Event

HFMA Docent-led Gallery Talk of the "TRANSFORMATIONS" exhibition (12/13/2022)

Join a museum docent for a guided gallery talk exploring the "TRANSFORMATIONS: The George...

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Upcoming Event

HFMA Docent-led Gallery Talk of the "TRANSFORMATIONS" exhibition (12/17/2022)

Join a museum docent for a guided gallery talk exploring the "TRANSFORMATIONS: The George...

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Virtual Exhibitions

Virtual 360° Experience

TRANSFORMATIONS

TRANSFORMATIONS: The George And Colleen Hoyt Collection Of Northwest Coast Art
David Boxley (Tsimshian, b. 1952), "Legend Adaox," 1988.
Virtual 360° Experience

TRANSITION to PRINT

TRANSITION To PRINT: Selections From The George And Colleen Hoyt Collection Of Northwest Coast Art
Joe Wilson (Coast Salish/Cowichan, b. 1967), "Black Bear," 2007
Virtual 360° Experience

David Roberts: Artist and Traveler

David Roberts: Artist and Traveler  |  Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery
David Roberts, "Cairo, Looking West" (detail), 1839
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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