Passages Bookshop & Gallery, located in Portland, Oregon, specializes in unusual, fine, and rare books and graphic art, focusing on poetry, modern art and literature, fine printing and artist’s books, and related materials.

We host readings, book launches, music, and receptions for artists in connection with our program of regularly changing exhibitions.

This site features a small selection from our inventory, upcoming events at the shop, catalogues, exhibitions, and other news. Books listed here can be purchased easily through the site’s secure card processing, and you can see more of our inventory at the Passages Bookshop page on ABE.


HOLIDAY HOURS

We will be closed Thanksgiving weekend, and will have reduced hours for the following three weeks, but will be open every day the week before Christmas.
Please stop by!

Thurs Nov. 22 – Sat Nov. 24 : CLOSED

Fri Nov. 30 – Sat Dec. 15 : OPEN Fri & Sat 12–6

Mon Dec. 17 – Sun Dec. 23 : OPEN every day, 12–6

ART BOOK SALE      

Hundreds of used & out-of-print books — mostly art & art history, with a selection of literature & nonfiction, at bargain prices of $1.00 – $25.00:

  • Monographs on artists

  • Modern art surveys

  • Art history, ancient to modern

  • Architecture

  • Poetry & literature

  • Miscellaneous nonfiction


SPARE ROOM READING SERIES


Saturday, December 22, 7:00–10:30 pm
Marathon reading of Bernadette Mayer’s Midwinter Day
Local readers will read aloud this booklength poem of the season,
on the fortieth anniversary of its composition.

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  Poster by Arrington de Dionyso for concert with China Faith Star and John C. Savage at Passages Bookshop, June 8, 2018

Poster by Arrington de Dionyso for concert with China Faith Star and John C. Savage at Passages Bookshop, June 8, 2018