Featured Exhibition

Untouchable Artifacts

Untouchable Artifacts: A Virtual and Printed Exhibition on Indigenous Storytelling, History, and Resilience is a love letter to the art, practice, and importance of indigenous storytelling on Turtle Island.

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Seasonal Rounds

Picturing Tribal Lifeways through Annual Cycles

July – September 2021

Seasonal rounds created by Oregon State University students illustrate how all tribal lifeways are inherently connected to their land.

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Seasonal Rounds


Community Takeovers

Twice a month, Five Oaks Museum places the museum Instagram page in the hands of an artist, activist, or historian from the community for an entire week. The community member posts about their work and practice, delves into their background and influences, and shares interactive activities and video content.

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Community Takeovers

Current Exhibitions

This IS
Kalapuyan Land

A bold and critical exhibit that honors the unique history of the Tualatin Kalapuyan peoples and tells the stories of Indigenous descendants who are contributing to cultural survivance today. Experience This IS Kalapuyan Land


DISplace shines light on the widely unknown connection between Hawai‘i, the Pacific Northwest, and the communities that continue to flow between these two regions.


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