Collection overview

detail of Windswept Trees by Emily Carr
Emily Carr, "Windswept Trees" (detail), 1930.

Legacy Art Galleries has a rich and varied art collection of approximately 18,000 objects. Legacy makes artworks accessible through exhibitions, campus and community displays, an online database, and for research and teaching. Collection strengths include art of the Pacific Northwest, with a significant focus on contemporary Indigenous prints; Arts and Crafts decorative arts; and European and Asian works.

Legacy's collection has been amassed primarily through the generosity of our donors. We invite you to read more about our history and these substantial donations. If you are interested in gifting artwork to Legacy, please consider donating to us