Current Exhibitions

[italics]Body Mask[/italics], Asmat people, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia Early - to mid-20th century

Body Mask, Asmat people, New Guinea, Papua (Irian Jaya) Province, Indonesia Early - to mid-20th century

"Point of View"

October 29, 2014 – May 16, 2015

Landing to the second floor

In this new exhibition series, we invite members of the Willamette community to share their experience or interpretation of a work of art from the perspective of their area of expertise, study, or research. Each semester we will offer a new work, and a new "point of view."


Myra Albert Wiggins, [italics]Nymphaea[/italics] (detail), 1908

Myra Albert Wiggins, Nymphaea (detail), 1908

"Myra Albert Wiggins: A Photographer's Life"

February 14 – April 26, 2015

Study Gallery and Print Study Center

Myra Albert Wiggins (1869-1956) was a Salem photographer and early member of Alfred Stieglitz’s Photo-Secessionist Group. At the turn of the last century, Wiggins was considered one of the foremost pictorial photographers in America. Organized by Senior Faculty Curator Roger Hull, the exhibition features photographs from the permanent collection as well as documents, journals, and artifacts selected from the Myra Wiggins Collection in Willamette University’s Pacific Northwest Artists Archive.