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.


EXHIBITION EXTENDED:

ON VIEW THROUGH SATURDAY, JUNE 1

COLLAGES BY KEITH WALDROP

Seventy-two exquisite & vivid minuscule works by the renowned poet, translator, & publisher, from a fifty-year parallel visual art practice.

More information & images, & a link to Keith’s “Statement on Collage,” here.

UPCOMING EVENT:

COMPOSERS IN THE POET’S CABINETS

WORKS ON PAPER #1

CASPAR SONNET, ROBERT BLATT, & BEN GLAS

FRIDAY, MAY 10, 7:00 pm

Presenting compositions by three local composers, Works on Paper #1 is the first in an ongoing series of events that use concepts, characteristics, and histories of the book as a frame for exploratory practice across the arts.

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