Make an impact

Since our founding in 1937 by a group of dedicated volunteers, Museum of Contemporary Craft has explored and expanded the experience of craft and design in the Portland. Over 75 years later, we have celebrated the work of legendary Oregonians like Betty Feves and Leroy Setziol and have exhibited internationally-recognized artists like Ai Weiwei, Lucie Rie, and Peter Voulkos. Our reach is fiercely local and decidedly global.

Our exhibitions and public programs reach more than 75,000 visitors every year. To support of Museum of Contemporary Craft is to make an impact on the living legacy of craft and design, and on the lives of thousands of people in Oregon and beyond.

Join the Craft community

Your support will:
+ Broaden outreach for all to experience the visual arts – strengthening our community’s quality of life
+ Enhance the Museum’s position as a laboratory for exhibiting and exploring the ever-changing dimensions of human artistry
+ Foster new models of presenting and teaching craft and design
+ Reinforce Portland’s reputation as a national leader for creative practice, services, and design

Ways to Give

+ Make a one-time donation
+ Make a stock or securities gift
+ Make a multi-year pledge
+ Make a bequest or planned gift acknowledging the Museum in your estate plans
+ Inquire about naming opportunities

We can also help you customize a gift to meet your philanthropic goals.


Stephanie Wottreng
Museum Giving Manager
Donate Here

Corporate Giving

Corporate Partners Circle

Museum of Contemporary Craft offers a wide variety of sponsorship opportunities that may be tailored to meet your businesses philanthropic, marketing and community outreach goals. Companies that contribute an annual gift of $2,500 or more are members of our Corporate Partners Circle.

Corporate Partners reach our more than 75,000 visitors to the Museum annually and nearly 6,000 unique visitors to our website each month.

Corporate Partnerships include sponsorship of exhibitions, lectures, artist talks, education programs, workshops, classes, signature special events, naming opportunities, First Thursdays, and more.

Ask if your employer participates in a matching gift program

Many Oregon and Washington companies help support Museum of Contemporary Craft through their Matching Gifts Programs. We are grateful to the employees at those companies who choose Museum of Contemporary Craft as the recipient of their gifts and are grateful to the companies who offer those programs.

We are happy to help you customize a gift to meet your philanthropic goals.
To learn more about sponsorship opportunities and benefits contact:

Stephanie Wottreng
Museum Giving Manager

Our Supporters

Museum of Contemporary Craft at Pacific Northwest College of Art gratefully acknowledge the following corporations and foundations for their support:

Ford Institute for Visual Education

Anonymous · The Autzen Foundation · The Collins Foundation · The Ford Family Foundation · Jackson Foundation · The Lemelson Foundation · Meyer Memorial Trust · Oregon Arts Commission · PGE Foundation · RACC and Work for Art · Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust · The Swigert Foundation · US Bank Foundation

Paul G. Allen Family Foundation
The Collins Foundation
The Ford Family Foundation
William G. Gilmore Foundation
HW Irwin and DCH Irwin Foundation
The Jackson Foundation
Leupold & Stevens Foundation
Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund
McGraw Family Foundation
M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
National Endowment for the Arts
Oregon Arts Commission
Oregon Community Foundation
Oregon Cultural Trust
PGE Foundation
Regional Arts & Culture Council
Harold & Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation
Mary Hoyt Stevenson Foundation
Herbert A. Templeton Foundation
Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust
US Bank Foundation
Wessinger Foundation
Western States Arts Federation
Whiteman Foundation
Wyss Foundation

Corporate Partners Circle
Allied Works Architecture
Bank of America
Blacktop Films
Bridge City Tool Works
Bridgeport Brewing Company
Bullseye Glass Company
Buy & Land Gallery
Erdenberger Design Group
Hand Eye Supply/ Core 77
Miller Nash LLP
Mudshark and Eutectic Gallery
Orox Leather Co.
The Pendleton Home Store
PGE Corporation
Rejuvenation, Inc.
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
Travel Portland
US Bank
Walker Macy