Jerry Ross painting exhibit at US Courthouse
May 4 • 8:00 am - June 1 • 5:00 pm• Free
Jerry Ross’ oil painting exhibit at the Wayne Morse US Courthouse has been extended until June 1st. The paintings, which consist of landscapes, portraits, and figurative work are are on 2 floors of the US Courthouse. The first and second floors of the Courthouse are open Monday through Friday 8:30 am-5:00 pm and the address is 405 East Eigth Ave, Eugene, OR 97401. The Wayne Lyman Morse United States Courthouse is located between 6th and 8th Street and Mill and Ferry in downtown Eugene and is directly across from Whole Foods. Metered parking is available on 8th and Ferry and several paid parking lots are available adjacent to the courthouse. You can also park in the Whole Foods parking lot if you are shopping there. Photo ID is required to enter the courthouse and you must pass through security to enter the building. Notable are Ross’ portraits of Ciceruacchio a Roman follower of Garibaldi, who fought in the Battle for the Defense of Rome during the Risorgimento, the struggle for Italian independence and nationhood. His portrait of Martin Sostre, an important political prisoner who fought for prisoner rights, hangs on the first floor. Four large landscapes, several from the artists recent painting residency in Holland, hand on the lower level (downstairs from the entry level).