About the Museum

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Located in the heart of Salem, the Hallie Ford Museum of Art invites you to enjoy our special exhibitions including: 

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Behind the Beyond:
Psychedelic Posters and
Fashion in San Francisco, 1966-1971




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The 60s: Pop and Art Prints from the
Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and
His Family Foundation




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Capturing the Power of the
Spirit World: Ritual Objects
from Northeast Papua New Guinea




Permanent galleries feature works by Pacific Northwest and Native American artists, as well as a diverse collection of traditional European, American, and Asian art, and artifacts that date from antiquity.

Throughout the galleries look for the solar eclipse labels that identify several works of art that feature astronomical themes and consider the artistic influence that the moon, the sun, and the cosmos has had on artists across the world. 

Museum Hours

Tuesday, Aug. 15: 10 am - 5 pm
Wednesday, Aug. 16: 10 am - 5 pm
Thursday, Aug. 17: 10 am - 5 pm

Skip the admission line when you pre-purchase your tickets for our busiest days.

Friday, Aug. 18: 10 am - 5 pm 
Saturday, Aug. 19: 10 am - 5 pm 
Sunday, Aug. 20: Special extended hours 10 am - 5 pm 

Monday, Aug. 21: Special extended hours 1 pm - 5 pm

Tuesday, Aug. 22 - Saturday, Aug. 26: 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday, Aug: 27: 1 pm - 5 pm


$6: General
$4: Senior (age 55+)
$3: Educator or College Student (age 18+ with school ID)
Free: Youth (0-17)

More Information

Museum Location

700 State St. SE, Salem, OR 97301
We are located at the corner of State St. and Cottage St. and across from the Capitol Grounds Willson Park.

Map |  Driving Directions  |  Parking  |  Biking  

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This poster is part of a nationwide series created by artist, astronomer and educator Dr. Tyler Nordgren.

Limited quantities are available in the Hallie Ford Museum of Art store. 




Contact Information

Phone: 503-370-6855
Email: museum-art@willamette.edu


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