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Hallie Ford Museum of Art

700 State St, Salem, OR 97301-3849
+1 503-370-6855
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A small museum with the nice exhibitions, but nothing particularly special. Somehow I expected a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Crawford, Colorado
Small, but excellent choices

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
California Hot Springs, California
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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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700 State St, Salem, OR 97301-3849
+1 503-370-6855
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank CrawfordGene
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank mafac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

2  Thank Lena K
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.

Thank Bruce F
Reviewed 13 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
Reviewed 6 July 2017 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 16 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 3 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 28 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
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