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:

Visit our online exhibitions here.


What Makes a Place? Interpreting the Five Oaks Historic Site

May/June 2021

In Winter 2021, Portland State University students created imaginative graphic design approaches to interpreting the Five Oaks Historic Site.

View the Community Gallery here.

What Makes a Place?


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.

View Archive of Takeovers

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

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