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Philomath, OR 97370
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Museum Hours:
Tuesday - Saturday
10:00am - 4:30pm

2015 Exhibition Schedule

The BCHS&M hosts diverse art and history exhibitions in two exhibition halls at the Philomath, Oregon, museum campus.

The Moreland Auditorium serves as both a fine art gallery and a tasteful community gathering venue.

The museum facility is located six miles from downtown Corvallis, Oregon.

Something Old, Something Blue museum exhibition
History exhibition
closes Oct. 24, 2015

2015 Art Exhibition Schedule:
updated Dec. 16, 2014*
Joy To The World: art exhibition

Joy To The World
Jan Roberts-Dominguez, Jennifer Lommers & Jan Maitland
Nov. 21, 2014-January 24,2015

Feminine, Daring Meisen Kimonos 2015  museum exhibition Feminine, Daring Meisen Kimonos
Jan. 30 through March 14, 2015

1920s and '30s kimonos from the private collection of Karen Illman Miller Details >>>

2015 Willamette Valley Scholastic Art Awards, Oregon, USA Annual Willamette Valley Scholastic Art Awards
March 20 - April 11, 2015
Award ceremony on April 11at 2:00pm

7th - 12th grade art students compete for scholarships and prizes. Winning work is exhibited in the Moreland Gallery. "Gold Key" winners are entered to compete in the national Scholastic Art Awards.

Art the 4th R exhibition Art: The Fourth 'R'
April 17-May 9, 2015

Benton County Historical Museum's longest running tradition. Philomath School District students K-12 exhibit their artwork.

  Shared Landscape
May 15 through June 27, 2015

Tom Allen, Carolee Clark & Sue Harrell

John Rock Collection, museum exhibition 2015 John Rock Collection
July 2 through August 15, 2015

Collaborative exhibition of work by artist John Rock

Quilt County 2015, Modern Materials Quilts of the 1970s Quilt County
August 21 through October 3, 2015

"Modern Materials: Quilts of the 1970s" from the private collection of William Volkening
  Soap Creek Artisans
Oct. 9 through November 20, 2015

  Faces, Places and Vases
November 25 through late January 2016

Glass, ceramics and acrylic paintings by Donna Beverley and Skip Horton.

*Exhibition dates are subject to change. Please call (541) 929-6230 to confirm current exhibition schedule.

2014 Exhibition Schedule

2013 Exhibition Schedule

2012 Exhibition Schedule

2011 Exhibition Schedule

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2009 Exhibition Schedule

2008 Exhibition Schedule


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© 2008 - 2014 Benton County Historical Society & Museum
Philomath, Oregon
The Benton County Historical Society is a nonprofit corporation that operates museum facilities for the preservation of history and culture.  Its mission is to:

  1. Preserve the material and intellectual culture of Benton County, Oregon, by acquiring and caring for significant collections that illustrate and interpret the history of the area and its relationship to the world;
  2. Enrich people's lives through exhibitions and educational programs.