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Museum of Contemporary Craft

Closed today: Closed
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Tiny, niche museum

Tiny, niche museum... We enjoyed our visit and the exhibits were unique. The exhibits we saw were... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2015
robertmoffett
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Belvidere, Illinois
via mobile
Living With Glass

This was our first visit to The Museum of Contemporary Craft. The exhibits are changing so you will... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2015
SueinSalem
,
Salem, Oregon
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  • Excellent53%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible3%
6 Mar 2016
“Closing soon”
3 Jan 2016
“Really disappointed.”
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

The museum is closing for good in April. The gift shop is already closed. It's a tiny museum -- only two rooms. Not worth $6.

Date of experience: March 2016
4  Thank Tally H
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

So as a museum of CRAFT I expected to see all types of wonderful creations from furniture to weave to ceramics etc. But nothing like this was to be found. The gift shop is nice to wander around but in a city like Portland I...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Tiny, niche museum... We enjoyed our visit and the exhibits were unique. The exhibits we saw were more contemporary art than craft and the were interesting.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank robertmoffett
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Went to see what is crafty in Portland. This facility is associated with the Pacific Northwest College of Art. There is an art space downstairs that was dedicated to a strange knit installation of a chainlink fence with knit barbed wire top. Inside the fence...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank sealrocker
Reviewed 10 October 2015

There are many talented craftspeople in Oregon and the Northwest. We expected to see works in a variety of materials on display. In fact, there appears to be no permanent collection, and the current exhibit was small and disappointing.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank MamaFleisch
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

Wonderful special exhibitions. Mostly high quality Oregon crafts- pottery, glass, baskets, and weavings. Good quality and value in the shop as well.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

My two teenage children and I were entranced by the exibits in such a gorgeous space, an oasis in a busy city. There was something for the eyes and ears with artists' exploration of sound paired with visuals of different types. Textiles, glass, wood, ceramics,...More

Date of experience: July 2015
4  Thank Sheila N
Reviewed 16 April 2015

This was our first visit to The Museum of Contemporary Craft. The exhibits are changing so you will have to see what is available to decide if this is something you want to do. The main display we saw was called "Living With Glass" and...More

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank SueinSalem
Reviewed 27 October 2014

If the exhibit is good this is a gem. It is really well designed and the exhibits are beautifully curated. I saw a very small exhibit of British Pottery which was free as the main hall was changing. But it is a lovely place The...More

Date of experience: October 2014
3  Thank SeeingTHEworld2012
Reviewed 14 September 2014

This is a museum which has tried to put together an attraction with limited funding and it shows. It is located on 2 floors near the north parks in downtown Portland and it took my wife and me about 20 minutes to see what we...More

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank berkeley78
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