Digital Exhibition


Open online now!

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.



Museum Building Currently Closed to the Public:

Moving Forward in the World of COVID-19 and Beyond


Our Values in Action

The museum began this year with a name change, a rebrand, and the adoption of five values: Body, Land, Truth, Justice, and Community. How do health insurance, yard signs and a pandemic closure demonstrate our values in action? We looked back at the highlights and changes of this year to share how Five Oaks Museum enacted each of our five values in 2020.

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Opening Night


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.

Five Oaks Museum Instagram

Community Takeovers

Exhibitions on View

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. Learn more

Gender Euphoria: Contemporary Art Beyond the Binary

Opening July 9, 2020. Gender Euphoria features works by PNW gender non-conforming artists who explore feelings of delight, bliss, and elation in genderqueerness. Learn more

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Explore Washington County History

Five Oaks Research Library

Discover an extensive collection of historical materials, including oral histories. Learn more

Washington County Heritage Online

Browse more than 8,000 images online. Learn more