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

2014 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.

Cool Tools! museum exhibition 2013-2014
history exhibition

2014 Art Exhibition Schedule:
updated April 7, 2014*
Mark Allison & Lee Kitzman art exhibition Mark Allison and Lee Kitzman:
designs in paint and clay

Dec. 6, 2013 through Jan. 18, 2014

Benton County Cover-up: exhibition of 19th century coverlet bedspreads and quilts Benton County Cover-up: 19th Century Coverlets & Quilts
January 24 - March 8, 2014

Benton County Cover-up is an exhibition of 19th century coverlets and quilts from the museum's permanent collection.
See the quilts & coverlets online >>>

2014 Willamette Valley Scholastic Art Awards Annual Willamette Valley Scholastic Art Awards
March 14 - April 12, 2014
Award ceremony on March 15 at 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. Read More >>>

Art the 4th R exhibition Art: The Fourth 'R'
April 18-May 17, 2014

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

Sweet Grief & Permission 2 Play museum exhibition "Sweet Grief" & "Permission 2 Play": a joint exhibition
May 23-July 5, 2014

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Fancy Pants museum exhibition Fancy Pants
July 11-August 23, 2014

Benton County britches from 1860-1980. More on Pinterest>>>

Yuji Hiratsuka art exhibition Yuji Hiratsuka Works on Paper: Prints, Drawings and Book Arts
September 5-October 11, 2014

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Philomath Open Studios museum exhibition 2014 Philomath Open Studios
October 17-November 15, 2013

Preview art by Philomath artists, then visit their studios during the annual Philomath Open Studios Tour!


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

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

2013 Exhibition Schedule

2012 Exhibition Schedule

2011 Exhibition Schedule

2010 Exhibition Schedule

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.