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 - May 5th, 2017

5:00pm to 7:00pm
Music: Lincoln Elementary
Wine: Springboard Winery


She Speaks to Me: Western Women’s View of the West through Poetry & Song
Headlined by Jill Sanford Author & Poet

Earth Day - April 22nd, 2017 - 11AM to 3PM

    Participating Artists:
  • Jill Charlotte Stanford, Author
  • Kathy Moss, Poet & Storyteller
  • Laura Lee Northcott

Jill Charlotte Stanford lives and write her books for and about cowgirls in Sisters, Oregon. She says she has admired the Western way of life since she was a little girl. Her book, "She Speaks to Me: Western Women’s View of the West Through Poetry and Song" exemplifies everything she respects and admires. She is proud to bring two of the poets to the John Clymer Museum to share in the magic. You can see all of her books on her web site www.jillcharlotte.com


Kathy Moss aka A.K. Moss, is a western woman that paints a picture and captures emotion through the words she writes creating a vision for those who read or listen. From her poetry to her two novels she captures the American west in a contemporary style. With the respect of western living and a respected awareness of the horses she writes about. www.akmossbooks.com


Blessings & Beauty:
Featuring Catherine Black Horse
& Terrance Guardipee

Opens First Friday May 5th, 2017 & First Friday June 2nd, 2017 - Ends June 23, 2017

  • Catherine & Terrance will be at the Clymer on June 2nd, from 5-7pm.
  • Music: Lincoln Elementary on May 5th
  • Wine by Springboard Winery

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

First Friday April 7th, 2017, 5 to 7 PM - Ends April 24th

  • CWU Art Students Special Exhibit!
  • Music: Greg Birger
  • 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
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