Mission Statement

The mission of the Clymer Museum and Gallery is to collect, preserve, research, and interpret the art and life of John Clymer, the art and life of his contemporaries, and the art of preceding and ensuing generations that depict and focus on the culture, life and country of Clymer’s America.

FIRST FRIDAY - March 3rd, 2017

5:00pm to 7:00pm
John Ford Clymer Museum & Gallery
Music: Millie Radonovich
Food: Springboard Winery
Wine: Springboard Winery


Big Read Kickoff: Tim O’Brien’s “The Things They Carried”

First Friday Feb. 3rd, 2017 , 5 to 7 PM

This is the kickoff event for a county-wide series of programs and events focusing on Vietnam War veteran/author Tim O’Brien’s book The Things They Carried.

  • Food by: Curbside on 5th
  • Wine by Springboard Winery
  • Music by: The Bruvs Levain

Ellensburg Mayor Rich Elliott; Rob Fraser, local Vietnam War veteran; Josephine Camarillo, Ellensburg Public Library director; and Patricia Cutright, Dean of CWU Libraries will all be making comments at this kickoff.

Under Western Skies:
Featuring Alan McNiel & John Warner

Opens Feb. 3rd, 2017, 5 to 7 PM - Thru Feb. 25th

  • Special Friday opening the night before Brewfest!
  • Food & Wine by Springboard Winery
  • Join us for a talk by artist John Warner on Feb. 18th

Supported in part by a grant from the Montana Arts Council, an agency of the Stae Government

Mountain Man & Buffalo Gal:
Featuring Kenneth J. Hurley & Shawna June Lee

Opens First Friday March 3rd, 2017, 5 to 7 PM - Thru April 24th

  • Music: Millie Radonovich
  • Food & Wine by Springboard Winery

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 11AM-5PM
Saturday (Nov. - April) - 11AM-3PM
Saturday (May - Oct.) - 11AM-4PM
Saturday (Nov. 1 - Dec 18) - 11AM-4PM
Sunday – (Nov. 1 to Dec. 18) - 12PM-4PM
Closed all major holidays & the first two weeks each January

Contact Information

Phone: (509) 962-6416
Email: director@clymermuseum.org

Address & Directions

416 N. Pearl Street
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Map Link


Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Ellensburg Downtown Association
Central Washington Color