Current Exhibitions

The Benton County Historical Society & Museum 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.

This Old House: residential architecture of Benton County

6/21/2019 - 8/3/2019

“This Old House” is an exhibition featuring photographs from the Benton County Historical Society archive, representing sixteen styles of residential architecture. Visitors to the exhibition learn to identify characteristics of architectural styles, from the hand-hewn log cabin to the majestic Queen Anne.

Moreland Gallery

Circa 1920: Roaring Into The Modern Age

This year-long exhibition is now open!

“Circa 1920: Roaring into the Modern Age” is a 2018 exhibition at Benton County Museum, in Philomath, Oregon. The exhibition provides an opportunity to reflect on the similarities and differences of life in America 100 years ago as illustrated through the objects in our museum collections.

First Floor Gallery

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