History of Art and Architecture Resources and Facilities

Local Museums and Galleries


Artist-run studio, installation and performance space

Emerald Art Center

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
University of Oregon

Karin Clarke Gallery
Twentieth-century Northwest painting

Lane County Historical Museum
Lane County history – emphasizing Oregon Trail and early settlement

Maude Kerns
Art gallery, museum and educational center

Mecca, Materials Exchange Center for Community Arts

Museum of Natural and Cultural History
University of Oregon

Shelton McMurphey Johnson House
Victorian house museum

Springfield Museum
History of Springfield emphasizing late 1800s to early 1900s

White Lotus Gallery
Twentieth century Asian art


Art Dealers Association

Museum of Contemporary Craft

Oregon Historical Society

Portland Art Museum

Portland Institute of Contemporary Arts


Library Resources

Design Library

Artists’ Books at UO

Building Oregon: Architecture of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest

Northwest Folk Life Digital Collection

University Rare Books Collection

UO Image Collection

Visual Resources Collection


Professional Resources

Jobs, Internships, and Other Opportunities

Professional Associations 

Professional associations are non-profit organizations made up of professionals in affiliated fields. They serve to provide resources, professional development opportunities (such as conferences and workshops), and networking events for members. As a student, you might find joining an association helpful for your professional development. There is typically a membership fee, but some associations offer a reduced rate for students. Whether or not you choose to join, you can find useful information on the following association websites: