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Hallie Ford Museum of Art

700 State St, Salem, OR 97301-3849
+1 503-370-6855
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Great exhibits, very interactive

Visited after the Cherry Blossom Festival at the Capitol which just happened to fall on a free... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ElizabethP999
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Sierra Vista, Arizona
A Little Gem

Visited the Hallie Ford with some art friends recently. We spilt into small groups for a docent... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
_ivypruett
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Eugene, Oregon
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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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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700 State St, Salem, OR 97301-3849
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+1 503-370-6855
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited after the Cherry Blossom Festival at the Capitol which just happened to fall on a free admission day.. My granddaughter really enjoyed the interactive exhibits (age 12)

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Visited the Hallie Ford with some art friends recently. We spilt into small groups for a docent tour. I have visited many museums in the past few years, and the Hallie Ford is a little gem. The docents are knowledgable but don't lecture you. My...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

I enjoyed taking my teenage granddaughter to the museum on a Tuesday. In addition to being free, it was a such a quiet morning there that we enjoyed taking our time and absorbing a wide range of graphic art, sculpture, and baskets.

Thank Anne K
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

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

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

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

Thank mafac
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 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.

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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
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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
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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
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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

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