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.

Philomath Open Studios: The Exhibition

Sept. 27 – Nov. 9, 2019

A group exhibition at Benton County Museum, in conjuction with the annual Philomath Open Studios Tour, features Philomath-area artists and their guests. 

2019 Philomath Open Studios artists who are exhibiting work at Benton County Museum include Jerri Bartholomew, Deb Curtis, Dale Donovan, Debi Friedlander, Tamera Greiter, Jeff Gunn, Nate Gunn, Kristin Hager, Marcella Henkels, Carol Houk, Jana R. Johnson, Cris Kostol, Ann Lahr, Jackie LaPlante, Jean Lawrence, Mariana Mace, Kate McGee, Kris Mitchell, Lauren Ohlgren, Marianne Post, Lyn Radosevich, Debby Sundbaum-Sommers, Leslie      Tejada, Steve Terhune and Emily Thomas.

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.