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Hallie Ford Museum of Art

700 State St, Salem, OR 97301-3849
+1 503-370-6855
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Thought-Provoking Collections

As an art gallery owner, I try to visit as many places as possible. This museum was so worthwhile... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TeamMo
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McMinnville, Oregon
Surprisingly delighted

Really enjoyed visiting this little museum( felt a lot like a gallery) Permanent exhibits of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
joygilinsky
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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An outstanding collection of Native American baskets is one of the highlights of this Willamette University museum, which specializes in art of the Pacific Northwest and also features European and Asian art.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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700 State St, Salem, OR 97301-3849
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+1 503-370-6855
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As an art gallery owner, I try to visit as many places as possible. This museum was so worthwhile! Queit, reflective, and multiple collections to browse. The woman working the counter was incredibly helpful. Can't wait to go back!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed visiting this little museum( felt a lot like a gallery) Permanent exhibits of ancient artifacts, coins,icons, eastern and western were a happy surprise. Downstairs modern Oregon artist works on display. Very nice, small but wonderfully curated, gift shop. Enjoyed my,stumbled upon it ,...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Visited after the Cherry Blossom Festival at the Capitol which just happened to fall on a free admission day.. My granddaughter really enjoyed the interactive exhibits (age 12)

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Visited the Hallie Ford with some art friends recently. We spilt into small groups for a docent tour. I have visited many museums in the past few years, and the Hallie Ford is a little gem. The docents are knowledgable but don't lecture you. My...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I enjoyed taking my teenage granddaughter to the museum on a Tuesday. In addition to being free, it was a such a quiet morning there that we enjoyed taking our time and absorbing a wide range of graphic art, sculpture, and baskets.

Thank Anne K
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

A small museum with the nice exhibitions, but nothing particularly special. Somehow I expected a bigger, better museum in the state's capital city.

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

A nice collection - not always true of small museums - and on our visit, had great temporary show. Parking easy...

Thank mafac
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

The Hallie Ford Art Museum is located near the state capitol and Willamette University. During our visit, the exhibits were of art created by native Americans and art that showed the sun, moon or stars.

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

This is a medium sized museum that has much to offer art enthusiasts. The exhibits change regularly, and it has had many impressive shows. The private collection of contemporary and historical works is also very impressive.

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Behind the Beyond PSYCHEDELIC POSTERS AND FASHION IN SAN FRANCISICO, 1966-71 Gary Westford’s collection is phenomenal. Every detail is pure perfection. It’s an eye candy flashback to the 60’s, orchestrated with exceptional composition. I’m a big music fan, and even the music is superb, it...More

Thank Paula S
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