History

01 January 20, 2017

New Exhibit at the Willamette Heritage Center

2017-01-20T15:38:00+00:0001, 20, 17|Announcements, Events, History|0 Comments

One of the ways we are able to educate the community about the history of mental health care in Oregon is through outreach to other cultural institutions. For the past several years, we have participated [...]

11 November 1, 2016

New Speaker Series at the Museum

2018-03-02T20:57:07+00:0011, 01, 16|Announcements, Events, History, Museum, Oregon's Mental Health History, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Beginning on Sunday, November 13, the Museum will start hosting a monthly Speaker Series to highlight topics ranging from the Hospital's history to emerging mental health research. These offerings will be a the Museum from [...]

05 May 13, 2016

New Exhibit Explores Fire at OSH

2018-03-02T20:57:08+00:0005, 13, 16|Announcements, Artifacts, History, Museum|0 Comments

The Museum opened its latest exhibition Fire! at OSH in our rotating exhibit gallery today and will be on display until May 2017. Featuring objects from the Museum's collection, Fire! highlights fire prevention and fire [...]

12 December 13, 2013

Cupid Repaired, 1963

2013-12-09T16:06:54+00:0012, 13, 13|Artifacts, Buildings, History, News from the Past, People, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fifty years ago today, this news story appeared in the Oregon Statesman newspaper: After being knocked over twice by vandals, this statue-fountain of cupid was replaced on the Oregon State Hospital grounds Thursday by Donald [...]