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Hallie Ford Museum of Art

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Address: 700 State St., Salem, OR 97301
Phone Number: 503-370-6855
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: An outstanding collection of Native American baskets is one of the...
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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Excellent small museum

Very interesting collection of Portland/Salem area artists from the past 100 years. Also, a good collection of Native American art from the Pacific Northwest. They have original... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Very interesting collection of Portland/Salem area artists from the past 100 years. Also, a good collection of Native American art from the Pacific Northwest. They have original work displayed with modern pieces done by Native American artists in traditional materials and/or in traditional styles. Good examples of traditional arts being continued and reinterpreted. A decent collection of artifacts from the... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a small museum but quite a variety of art. The Native American display was quite good. Lot of natural light an space for all the exhibits. Staff was friendly and helpful.

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Salem, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is a nice outing for a group if you don't have a lot of experience with Museums or just need something to do. It's pretty small but the displays are very nice.

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Pennington, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This museum is a great place to spend an hour or two while in Salem. It is situated on the beautiful Willamette University campus, There was an exhibit showcasing the work of seniors at Willamette and it was interesting to read about where each got their inspiration. There is also a very good permanent exhibit of the art of Pacific... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

For a small town like Salem Oregon, this is nice surprise. An excellent collection. Native American section especially good. Worth a visit.

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I and my family had a wonderful time looking at the exhibits. We go back every chance we get when we go back to visit family. This museum was recommend by them and the admission was reasonable.

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Oak Park, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Really like this museum - nice collection of northwest artists, good context provided on wall cards, excellent special installations. Well worth checking out. Don't begrudge the modest entrance fee, it's part of a lovely small college, take a walk and look around the quad, the Mill Stream, and the Star Trees.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The Hallie Ford Museum is not huge, but definitely worth an hour or two experiencing the art displays. They rotate special exhibitions, plus they have their own collection - I was pretty blown away at the art that is housed in a wonderful building, well lit, bright, with very pleasant landscaping. I recommend this Museum highly - it is invigorating,... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I am glad I finely went to visit this museum. I love art and this place has all kinds. Some I didnt get ? But the artist had something in mind. Not just paintings, I have new understanding of peoples ideas of art. I do appreciate more kinda of art after vising. I highly recommend visiting !

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

TUESDAYS: admission is FREE for everyone! $6: General; $4: Senior (age 55+); $3: Educator or College Student (age 18+ with school ID). View Permanent Collections of outstanding Pacific NW artists, including Native American artists. Special exhibitions often feature NW art. Easy to find, on State St. just west of Willamette U. campus. Parking (metered) is usually available nearby.

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Additional Information about Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Address: 700 State St., Salem, OR 97301
Phone Number: 503-370-6855
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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