The Gallery Store

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Museum Publications


We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live

By Cassandra Coblentz, with a foreword by The Ford Family Foundation and an introduction by Tom Manley and Namita Gupta Wiggers. We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live offers an evocative lens through which the practices of nine Oregon-based recipients of the Hallie Ford Fellowship in the Visual Arts—Daniel Duford, David Eckard, Heidi Schwegler, Sang-ah Choi, Bruce Conkle, Stephen Hayes, Ellen Lesperance, Akihiko Miyoshi, and Michelle Ross—are considered through process and self-awareness. Published 2013.

$25 + S&H. Softcover; 80 pages; full color; 9.5 × 7.5 inches. Order Now by calling the Gallery Store at 503-546-2654


Generations: Betty Feves

By Namita Gupta Wiggers, with contributions by Damara Bartlett, Daniel Duford, Jenni Sorkin, and Linda Sussman. Betty Feves (1918–1985) belongs to a generation of mid-century vanguard artists who set the stage for dynamic shifts in the use of clay in art. This publication contextualizes her functional and sculptural pieces within the greater arc of her work in her community as a mentor, music educator, and advocate for higher education. Published 2012.

$40 + S&H. Softcover; 192 pages; full color; 9.5 × 7.5 inches. Order Now by calling the Gallery Store at 503-546-2654


75 Gifts for 75 Years

By Namita Gupta Wiggers. To celebrate the Museum’s 75th Anniversary and role as one of the nation’s oldest institutions dedicated to craft, collectors from the Pacific Northwest and beyond have generously donated and promised gifts to the Museum’s permanent collection. Published 2012.

$20 + S&H. Softcover; 64 pages; full color; 9.5 × 7.5 inches. Order Now by calling the Gallery Store at 503-546-2654


Unpacking the Collection: Selections from the Museum of Contemporary Craft

The first publication to document Museum of Contemporary Craft’s collection and its connections to dramatic changes in artistic practice over the past seventy years, Unpacking the Collection introduces this vital regional center for craft through photographs of work, essays, texts, archival photographs and an abbreviated exhibition chronology. Published 2008.

$35 + S&H. Softcover; 136 pages; full color; 9.5 × 7.5 inches.
Order Now by calling the Gallery Store at 503-546-2654


The Gallery Store at Museum of Contemporary Craft

724 NW Davis Street | Portland, Oregon 97209


Tuesday–Saturday 11 am–6 pm, First Thursday 11 am–8 pm
Open 11 am–2 pm Christmas Eve. Closed Sundays & Mondays, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.


Open 11 am–8 pm on Thursday evenings from November 29 through December 27
Open 10 am–6 pm every Saturday in December


503 546 2654
1 877 546 2655 toll free


Artist Submissions

The Gallery regularly reviews artist submissions. To be considered for consignment please e-mail the following to

  • Current resume
  • Artist/process statement
  • 6 high quality JPG images, 6 inches longest side at 300 dpi. (Please do not send files over 2 MB). Images must be saved with the following file name format: medium_lastname_firstname_image#.jpg.
  • Numbered image inventory including title, dimensions, medium, date and retail price for each image.

Portland's home for Craft + Design since 1937

About The Gallery Store

The Gallery Store at the Museum of Contemporary Craft (MoCC) features beautifully handcrafted objects with a modern design focus. From one-of-a-kind legacy pieces by nationally known craft artists, many of whom are in the Museum’s collection, to fresh work by up and coming Northwest designers and artists, the work is selected to reflect the Museum’s mission and longstanding commitment to incorporating the beauty of craft and design into the rhythms of everyday life.

Established in 1937, the Museum of Contemporary Craft renovated the Gallery Store in 2012. Today the Gallery Store features work by hundreds of artists and craftspeople and supports the mission of MoCC, a national treasure as the country’s oldest museum dedicated to contemporary craft.

Bridging Downtown, Old Town and The Pearl, the Gallery Store is midway between Powell’s Books and the Lan Su Chinese Garden in the gallery-rich DeSoto building just off from NW Broadway.

Give Craft for the Holidays!

Add some holiday cheer to your winter calender with these upcoming Gallery Store events:

Holiday Season Member Preview and Meet-Your-Makers Event
Wednesday November 12, 6 – 8pm

Please join us to celebrate the people behind the craft, see the care and attention to detail that goes into the products at the Gallery Store, and help to kick off our festive holiday season!

Special Saturday Holiday Hours
Saturdays, November 28 – December 23

The Gallery Store will be open extended hours on Saturdays through the holiday season:
Saturday, November 29, 11am – 7pm
Saturday, December 6, 11am – 7pm
Saturday, December 13, 11am – 7pm
Saturday, December 20, 11am – 7pm

Museum Members Exclusive
December 2 – 6, 11am – 6pm

Museum of Contemporary Craft Members receive 20% off all purchases in the Gallery Store!

First Thursday Starts Holiday Color Celebration
December 4 – 13, 11am – 6pm

Receive 10% off any purchase in a holiday color: red, green, white, blue, silver, or gold.

Holiday PopUp: Kiriko Trunk Show
December 13, 12 – 4pm

Join us for trunk show of Kiriko’s fashion, accessories, homegoods, and textiles. Meet the entrepreneurs behind the brand and peruse their unique and culturally rich product.

Free Exhibition Pass with Gallery Store Purchase
December 15 – 23, 11am – 6pm

Receive one complimentary pass to the Museum with every $35 purchase.

Please note that the Gallery Store will be closed December 24 – 25, 2014. We will reopen to the public on December 26.

Storefront Residency Project features Artists-in-Residence Cumbersome Multiples, January 6 – 31, 2012

The Storefront Residency Project bridges Gallery Store and Museum to create a visible platform for demonstrations and discussions relating to the materials, processes, and products of contemporary craft and design. In January, Portland-based print collective Cumbersome Multiples, a project of artists Tracy Schlapp and Daniel Duford, will transport their studio to the gallery store collaborating with artists and writers to create limited-edition letterpress prints.

On January 8, Cumbersome Multiples presents a reading by poet Samiya Bashir, 6:30pm, in the Lab. Please join us to witness this unique collaboration between letterpress printing and spoken word poetry. Additional information on the MoCC programs page.