CATEGORY: Museum Updates

Mobile Museum

May 12, 2021

The Mobile Museum is a movable exhibit space which featured Five Oaks Museum’s exhibition This IS Kalapuyan Land and was located at Tigard’s Universal Plaza.

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MMIWG2S Awareness Day

May 5, 2021

On this Day of Awareness for Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, & 2Spirit (MMIWG2S), Five Oaks Museum stands with Indigenous communities demanding justice, particularly Indigenous women and girls.

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PBS Newshour

April 29, 2021

In this PBS Newshour segment, ‘This IS Kalapuyan Land’: Museum in Oregon has local communities tell their own story, you’ll hear how we took a bold approach to centering community expertise in our exhibitions, using the objects in our collection in an open ended way, and gaining support even as the doors remain closed to the public in the pandemic.

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Earth Day Reflections

April 22, 2021

Lately, we’ve been thinking about the Tualatin River. Slowly, with persistence, the river winds its way to shape the landscape.

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Collecting Institutions are Not Neutral

In response to the events of 1/6/21.
The U.S. Capitol actively houses, cares for, and displays cultural resources related to American history. As a collecting institution ourselves, Five Oaks Museum exists in relation to that work.

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Our Values in Action 2020

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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Tigard Outdoor Museum

The Tigard Outdoor Museum showcases history and artworks that shape Tigard’s identity in the heart of downtown Tigard, with interpretive displays contributed by Five Oaks Museum.

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Learning Materials

Extend the learning opportunities from our exhibitions into your classroom or educational setting with our learning materials.

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