Museums & Art Galleries

Art Galleries

Enjoy a production from the Valley Musical Theatre. Past shows include Fiddler on the Roof, Brigadoon, The Sound of Music, etc. Call (509) 925-PLAY or see http://www.valleymusicaltheatre.org/
 
Feeling Artsy?
Go to the Art Walk! The First Friday Art Walk is a self-guided walking tour of the City of Ellensburg's participating art venues which takes place between 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm on the first Friday of every month - http://www.ellensburgarts.com/
 
Gallery One
Is a nonprofit visual arts center with exhibitions of local art, art classes for children and adults, and lots of beautiful items available for purchase. 408 N. Pearl, http://www.gallery-one.org/cgi-bin/tideline/show_home.cgi
 
 
Is art your thing?
Visit CWU's Sarah Spurgeon Art Gallery featuring exhibits from students, staff, and alumni, including paintings, sculpture, photographs, ceramics, jewelry, fiber arts and more. Located in Randall Hall, the Gallery is open Monday through Friday, 10am to 3pm, Saturday & Sunday, 1pm to 4pm. For more information, call the Art Department at 509-963-2665 or go to http://www.cwu.edu/~art/gallery.html
 
Western Art and more…
Ellensburg National Art Show & Auction, the third weekend in May, features western art and artifacts. Sponsored by the Western Art Association, -http://www.westernartassociation.org/index.html
 
The play's the thing.
Catch a play presented by Central's Theatre Arts Department. You can see classical plays, experimental plays, or original productions - http://www.cwu.edu/~theatre/production/index.html
 

 

Museums 

Clymer Museum
highlights a collection of works by artist John Ford Clymer, who illustrated for the Saturday Evening Post and Look Magazine and created images of American frontier life, plus other exhibits that change monthly. Located at 416 N. Pearl Ellensburg, - http://www.clymermuseum.com/
 
 
Kittitas County Historical Museum
Has displays including an antique doll collection, Native American bag and basket collection, antique automobile display, items from early Kittitas County businesses, and much more! - Visit 114 East 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg, - http://www.kchm.org/
 
 
"Northern Exposure" Museum
with an extensive collection of photos and mining memorabilia, as well as items related to the popular television series, Northern Exposure, at 203 Pennsylvania Ave. in Roslyn, - http://www.curtcass.com/roslyn/