Capitol History Gateway Exhibit Sponsorship Program

This program, funded by the Oregon State Capitol Foundation, allows organizations to tell more stories and share them with the community.

The Capitol History Gateway Exhibit Sponsorship Program supports Oregon public and nonprofit museums and organizations to produce an exhibit that meets one or both of the following goals:
1.) Increase participation in Oregon’s democracy, and/or
2.) Increase interest in Oregon’s history, and especially in the history of government.

Application Cycle Closes January 31
Awards in the next cycle are for virtual exhibits programmed between July 2023 to June 2024, and displayed physically at the Capitol 2025-2026.​


Awardees: If you are awarded a sponsorship by the Oregon State Capitol Foundation, you will be responsible for filling out the status reports below:​​

First Round Sponsorship Winners (2022) and Upcoming Exhibits:

  • “Swedish Cabins: Legacy of Henry Steiner and Fogelbo,” Nordic Northwest
  • “Master Penworks of Tom Stefopoulos: The Hellenic Artist of the Lovejoy Columns,” Hellenic-American Cultural Center and Museum
  • “The Nez Perce in Oregon,” Josephy Center for Arts and Culture

Gateway Logo with contact header.png​Here is a list of exhibitors showcased at the Capitol 2018 through 2020:

Racing to Change, Oregon Black Pioneers
Timber Culture, Maxville Interpretive Center
150th Anniversary Exhibit, Oregon State University
Uniform Exhibit, VFW #661
World War I – An Oregon Experience, Oregon Department of Veteran’s Affairs
Oregon State Constitution Exhibit, Oregon State Archives
Hoover Minthorn House Exhibit
Feathering the Hat, National Hat Museum 
The Second World War – An Oregon Perspective, Oregon Jewish Museum
Woman Suffrage – More than Just The Vote, Oregon Secretary of State