Images from Special Exhibitions

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Images from 2017 Exhibitions

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Something for Everyone: New Treasures from the Permanent Collection

March 15 – November 15, 2017

Row 1

(left) Rick Bartow (American [Wiyot]. 1946–2016), Hijikata, 2008, pastel and graphite on paper, 44” x 30”; Gift of the Estate of Richard E. Bartow and Froelick Gallery, Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art

(center) Betty LaDuke (American, b. 1933), The Pilgrimage, 1963, etching, 10” x 22”; Gift of Betty LaDuke and Bill Rhoades, Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art

(right) Unknown Plateau artist, Man’s beaded vest, c. 1910, glass beads, cloth and thread, 22” x 18”; Gift of Byron and Sue Henry, in memory of Art Dodd and in honor of Diane Plumridge, Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art

Row 2

Angela Swedberg (American, b. 1962), Cheyenne-Style Elk Ladle, 2008, hot off-hand sculpted glass, brain-tanned leather, antique Italian glass seed beads, porcupine quills, silk ribbon and red ochre paint, 28” x 6”; Museum purchase, Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art


Ancient Greek Ceramics from the Permanent Collection

March 15 – November 15, 2017

Row 1

(left) Unknown Cypriot artist, Bichrome Amphora/Krater, c. 1,000–500 BC, painted ceramic, 11⅜” x 9⅞”; Gift of Elisabetha, Queen of Greece, Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art

(center) Unknown Cypriot artist, Amphora, 950–600 BC, painted ceramic, 24” x 17”; Gift of Elisabetha, Queen of Greece, Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art

(right) Unknown Cypriot artist, Bichrome Amphora, 950-600 BC, painted ceramic, 18⅞” x 9⅞”; Gift of Elisabetha, Queen of Greece, Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art

Row 1

Unknown Cypriot artist, Amphora, 950-600 BC, painted ceramic, 22” x 16⅛”; Gift of Elisabetha, Queen of Greece, Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art


Théâtre de la Mode

March 15 – November 15, 2017

Row 1

(left) Théâtre de la Mode: “My Wife is a Witch” (Ma Femme est une Sorcière)—A Tribute to René Clair, with 1946 fashions and mannequins; original set by Jean Cocteau, recreated by Ann Surgers; Gift of Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne, Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art

(center) Théâtre de la Mode: “Paris Sketch” (Croquis de Paris), with 1946 fashions and mannequins; original set by Jean Saint-Martin as recreated by Ann Surgers; Gift of Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne, Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art

(right) Théâtre de la Mode: “Street Scene” (Scène de la Rue), with 1946 fashions and mannequins; set by Ann Surgers; Gift of Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne, Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art

Row 2

Detail from “Street Scene”


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George E. Muehleck, Jr. International Chess Sets Gallery

March 15 – November 15, 2017

(left) Unknown Inuit artist, Figures from chess set, 20th centuryCarved walrus ivory, king: 2⅝” tall; Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art

(right) Unknown Chinese artist, Cantonese-Style chess set (English vs. Chinese), 19th century,. Carved ivory, king: 5” tall; Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art


Sam Hill and the Columbia River Highway

March 15 – November 15, 2016


(left) Unknown photographer, Unidentified man, Sam Hill, J.C. Potter and Amos Benson standing on the Columbia River Highway, c. 1915. Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art.

(right) Unknown photographer, Simon Benson, Sam Hill and Samuel Lancaster, c. 1920. Collection of Maryhill Museum of Art.