Library & research center

Two people looking at books at a wooden table. One with short blonde hair wearing a red plaid button down shirt and the other in a trucker hat and a blue Hawaiian button down shirt. Books shelves, old wooden chairs and a red curtain are behind them in the Crumpacker Library.

The library & archives are currently closed. For general information, contact or 503-226-2811.

Crumpacker Family Library

The Anne and James F. Crumpacker Family Library is the region’s most comprehensive visual art resource open to students, researchers, docents, staff, and the public. The Library’s collection of more than 35,000 volumes originated in 1895 and includes current and historical periodicals, art archives, and resources specific to the Museum’s history and encyclopedic art collection. The Library’s comfortable reading room and irreplaceable, non-circulating collection is located on the second floor of the Mark Building.

Resources include: