Current Exhibits

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: Quit Thinking
  • Wine by Springboard Winery

Upcoming Exhibits

Three Days at Standing Rock:
Featuring Jeff Ferguson

Opens First Friday Art Walk July 7th, 2017 & August 4th, 2017
Runs through August 25th, 2017

  • Jeff will be at the Clymer on July 7th & August 4th, from 5-7pm.
  • Wine by Springboard Winery

May/June 2017

Blessings & Beauty
Featuring Catherine Blackhorse & Terrance Guardipee
First Friday Openings May 5th & June 2nd

July/August 2017

Three Days at Standing Rock
Featuring Jeff Ferguson

September/October 2017

An Eye for Equine
Featuring Teddy Charlton

November/December 2017

Americana in Modern Colors
Featuring S. Carlyle Smith



Past Exhibits

"Wildlife" - September/October 2012

Featuring James Reid & Brenda Wolf

"Western Landscapes" - November/December 2012

Featuring Emily Wood

"Clymer Holiday Spectacular" - December 2012

Featuring Local & Guest Artists

January/February 2013

Featuring Jennifer Li

January/February 2013

Featuring Photos and Memorbilia from the Ellensburg Rodeo Hall of Fame Collection

"Natural Selection" - March/April 2013

Featuring Lucas Orthmann & Nick Oberling

"The Frederick Hubbard Retrospective" - May 2013

Featuring Frederick Hubbard

"Artful Women & The Women Painters of Washington" - June/July 2013

Featuring Kathy Wipfler

"Reflections of the Western Landscape" - September/October 2013

Featuring Bonnie Griffith

"Annual Miniature Show" - November/December 2013

Featuring Annual Miniature Exhibition

"The Birth of American Landscape Painting" - November/December 2013

Featuring Thomas Cole

"Wild Women of the West" - January/February 2014

Featuring Hita Von Mende, Amy Watte, Tara Roberts & Randee Crisman

"THe Northwest Experience" - March/April 2014

Regional Juried Art Show

"A New Idea" - April 2014

Featuring DG House

"Sporting Life" - May 2014

Featuring Zach Babat

"Two Voices From the Road" - June/July 2014

Featuring Edna Bjorge & Shirley Hackett

"How the West Was Won" - August 2014

Featuring Justin - Colt Beckman

September/October 2014

Featuring Kat Houseman & George Traicheff

November/December 2014

Featuring Calt Garris

January/February 2015

Featuring Hita von Mende & Naomi Gray

West of the Mississippi - March/April 2015

Anual Juried Art Show

"Western Vision" - May 2015

Featuring Melanie Thompson & Justin Gibbens

"Spirit Reflections" - June 2015

Featuring David Craig

"Westward Bound" - July 2015

Punch Gallery Meets Clymer

August 2015

Featuring Jeff Ferguson & Rich Bergeman

"Rust & Dust" - September 2015

Featuring Michael Blessing & Meagan Abra Blessing

"Fall Harvest" - October 2015

Featuring Chris Peters

"The Wild Side" - November/December 2015

Featuring Virginie Baude

"Miniatures" - December 2015

Annual Miniatures Show

"Beyond Traditional" - February 2016

Featuring Ron Russon

"From the Headwaters to the Sea" - March/April 2016

Featuring Lolly Shera

"Nature's Call" - May/June 2016

The Guild of Natural Science Illustrator's NW

"Are We There Yet" - July/August 2016

Featuring Sam Iddings

"Patrons 50/50 Show" - July/August 2016

dirt

"The Greatest Show on Dirt" - September/October 2016

NW Masters

"Northwest Masters" - November/December 2016

thethingstheycarried

"The Things They Carried" - January/February 2017

westernskies

"Under Western Skies" - January/February 2017

"Mountain Man & Buffalo Gal" - March/April 2017


Submissions

Clymer Museum & Gallery seeks submissions for exhibition proposals. Review of submissions is ongoing.


Clymer Museum & Gallery is dedicated to showcasing and supporting artists who share the vision of John Ford Clymer, whose illustrations and paintings celebrated nature, the American West, and Native American culture. Individuals or groups may submit proposals for exhibitions of paintings, drawings, prints, mixed media, photography, ceramics, sculpture, furniture, jewelry, fiber art, and new media.

    There are two gallery spaces:
  • The main gallery has approximately 700 square feet and 82 linear feet of wall space.
  • The smaller of our two galleries has approximately 425 square feet and 66 linear feet of wall space.

    To apply, please submit the following to curator@clymermuseum.org with "Exhibition Proposal" in the email subject line:
  • Current CV/resume
  • Short Bio
  • Artist Statement
    Digital images indicative of the work you would like to show. Use one of these formats:
  • Link to a website. Please make sure title, medium, size, date are included with the images.
  • A multi-page PDF Document. Please include a list of works with title, medium, size, date of each artwork.
  • Individual JPEG files. Files should be 100dpi/ppi, approximately 2,000 pixels on the longest side, no larger than 2 MB maximum. Please name the files your last name, underscore, number [i.e. Smith_01.jpeg, Smith_02.jpeg] and include a list of works with title, medium, size, date of each artwork.

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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