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:
- Increase participation in Oregon's democracy, and/or
- 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 2024 to June 2025, and displayed physically at the Capitol in 2026.
- Capitol History Gateway Exhibit Sponsorship Guidelines – Please read these before preparing an application.
- Application Instructions – Please read and download these before using the online application form, so you can have forms ready for upload.
- Please download and fill out the Estimated Project Finances form to upload in the application (link below.)
- Once you have read and completed the documents above, proceed to the 2024 CHG Exhibit Sponsorship Program Application.
- Review and Award Process – This document will tell you the next steps after we receive your application.
- To get a better idea of the Galleria space, where your exhibit will be located, please watch the short video below. It shows the path a guest would take when arriving to the Capitol to see your exhibit.
Awardees: If you are awarded a sponsorship by the Oregon State Capitol Foundation, you will be responsible for filling out the status reports below:
- Progress Report: 120 Days Out from Exhibiting
- Marketing Report: 60 Days Out from Exhibiting
- Before you bring your exhibit to the Capitol, please download and fill out the Final Exhibit Status Report, which can be uploaded in the Reconciliation Report link below. And please bring the Oregon State Capitol Loan Agreement with on date of installation.
- Reconciliation Report: Due on Exhibit Date
Current Sponsorship Winners and Upcoming Virtual Exhibits:
- Caralyn B. Shelton: Oregon's First Woman Governor, Willamette Heritage Center
- T.D. Keizur - A Willamette Farmer's Legacy, Keizer Heritage Museum