Special exhibits are presented in the Flagstaff Gallery to explore a variety of themes related to the Oregon Trail, westward migration, and settlement.
Currently on Display
Enduring Patterns: A Quilted Heritage
September 27–December 1
Fabric is a necessary part of our daily lives, but it's what we do with the cloth that creates its significance. View traditional quilt patterns and techniques used in the American West, and vintage quilts alongside modern interpretations of the same patterns.
Listen to the stories from our most recent exhibit here.
Wagons Ho! An Interactive Oregon Trail Experience
February 13–June 10, 2014
The popular hands-on children's exhibit returns each spring. Test your pioneering skills by packing a full-scale replica wagon and see what you look like in a pioneer's clothes.
Traveling Light: 200 Years of Camping in the West
June 26–September 8, 2014
Explore the evolution of camping from pioneer days up to modern times, and develop a deeper understanding of how we relate to our natural environment through immersion in the elements.
High Desert Dreams: The Lost Homesteads of the Ft. Rock Basin
September 19–November 30, 2014
A series of stunning black and white photographs by Rich Bergeman tell the story of the last great land rush of the American West, in the Fort Rock/Christmas Lake basin of Central Oregon.