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Hallie Ford Museum of Art

700 State St, Salem, OR 97301-3849
+1 503-370-6855
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Good collection and exhibits

This is a medium sized museum that has much to offer art enthusiasts. The exhibits change... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bruce F
What makes this exhibit so magical, is the insatiable appetite I felt for learning more about the whole movement,

Behind the Beyond PSYCHEDELIC POSTERS AND FASHION IN SAN FRANCISICO, 1966-71 Gary Westford’s... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paula S
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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.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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700 State St, Salem, OR 97301-3849
+1 503-370-6855
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Bruce F
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Th so Museum is located on the campus of Willamette University. The special exhibit while we were there was the Psychedelic 60s and 70s. The clothing made us laugh, but we are from the south, and my husband is a West Point graduate and USMilitary...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

With a rainy day in Salem there are only a few things to stay busy with. We decided to come check out the work at Hallie Ford. It was surprisingly good, although a tad expensive for such a small offering. My favorite pieces were from...More

1  Thank mrportland
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Enjoyed this art collection; just the right size for a lovely hour of art appreciation. The permanent collection includes interesting Native American art with a focus on tribes from the area.

Thank GreenTea-SNAM
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Exhibits at this museum have all been very well done. Good range of local Oregon, Northwest and international artists. Excellent permanent collection and nice shop in museum.

Thank LLTSalemOR
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We wandered in here on a slow summer day to pass the time and had no expectations. So I was really surprised at how large the museum is and also the quality of work they display. I went during a Royal Nebeker exhibit and was...More

Thank Olivia E
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This gem of an art museum is located in the former Pacific Northwest Bell building across the street from Wilson Park. A very nice setting frames incredible art located inside the doors. A must see for art lovers and the curious alike. Tastefully arranged, the...More

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Little jewel in downtown Salem. Great Russell Childers exhibition on now. Free admission on Tuesday. Sweet soapstone squirrel at the entrance!

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I enjoyed taking a tour of this museum on a beautiful September day. The museum has an emphasis on Pacific Northwest art, with a very good representation of Salem and Willamette Valley artists. The museum person who led our tour provided valuable background on several...More

Thank wrichter2015
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