Museum to Close for Thanksgiving and Winter Break

The Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University will be closed Nov. 23-24 for Thanksgiving and Dec. 23-Jan. 2 for winter break.

Current special exhibitions on view at the museum are The First Crow's Shadow Institute Biennial and Fay Jones: Painted Fictions.

The Crow's Shadow Institute exhibition is on display until Dec. 22 in the Study Gallery and Print Study Center. Organized by faculty curator Rebecca Dobkins, the exhibition features a selection of prints created by Native American artists at the Crow's Shadow Institute on the Umatilla Reservation in northeastern Oregon.

Fay Jones: Painted Fictions opens Nov. 18 and will be on display until Jan. 20 in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery. Organized by Director John Olbrantz, the exhibition features work by this highly regarded Seattle narrative and symbolist painter who deals with a host of autobiographical issues in her work.

The Hallie Ford Museum of Art is located at 700 State St. (corner of State and Cottage streets) in downtown Salem near the campus of Willamette University. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The galleries are closed Sunday and Monday. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for seniors and students. Children younger than 12 are admitted free, and Tuesday is an admission-free day. For more information, call (503) 370-6855.