This is a repeating eventJuly 30, 2016 10:00:am
The exhibition is the first
The exhibition is the first retrospective and largest exhibition to date of the work of self-taught Oregon woodcarver Russell Childers (1915-1998), who spent 39 years institutionalized at Oregon Fairview Home in Salem.Curated by the Hallie Ford Museum of Art collection curator, Jonathan Bucci, the exhibition presents 25 carvings. The works are largely autobiographical in nature and depict family, friends, historical figures and animals, as well as memories of Childers’ childhood home in Wasco County, Oregon; and his time at Fairview Hospital. Childers’ handmade tool chest will also be on view. Museum hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m on Sunday. Closed Mondays.
(Saturday) 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hallie Ford Museum of Art
700 State Street Salem 97301
Gen Adm $6; Sr 55 $4; Students 18 and Educators $3; Youth 17 & under are free; Tues free for everyone.