Official Website of the Clymer Museum & Gallery

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 3rd, 2019

5:00pm to 7:30pm

Food, Wine & Music!

*Always confirm dates and times of all events with the Clymer--information is available on social media as well.

Currently at the Clymer we are exhibiting the Western Art Association's Auction Preview. This show is up until May 15th with many artists represented.

Spring Girls Night Out is May 9th, Luau style and runs from 5-9PM

We are hosting Hula Dancing lessons from 7:00-8:30 PM, so get your Grass Skirt on! Big Kahuna Gift shop specials and Mai Tai's with ono Hawaian snacks too.(Ono means yummy!)

Robert Heacock will be giving a talk on May 16th at 1:00PM. "The Astorians--Vision and Desperation in the Pacific Northwest"

Robert is a long-time admirer and noted scholar of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. He has authored books and articles about the Expediton, including the book "Wind Hard from the West", which focuses on the Snake and Columbia River portion of their travails. His talk will reference two Clymer works of Art.

Join us for a talk with George Traicheff on June 20th, 6:30PM.

His exhibit "The West of My Life", will be shown at the Clymer during the months of June and July. George is a talented artist in several mediums, and he will share with us memories of painting en plein air with our own John Clymer. His exhibit will represent work from many years of George's wonderful career.


Pearl Street

The Clymer will be hosting a new shopping experience! The Pearl Street Vintage Market opens first Friday April 5th with many vendors selling interesting wares and vintage goods, at the 414 building, adjacent to the Clymer, in the Downtown Pharmacy space. The market will be open on Saturdays from 10:30-4 until May when it will open at 10 AM. There isn't a market quite like this in town. New merchandise will arrive each week! Don't miss this fun destination!

Vendors may apply to:

Winter Hours

Monday - Friday: 11AM-5PM
Saturday: 11AM-3PM
Sunday: Closed
Closed all major holidays

Spring Hours (begins April 1st)

Monday - Friday: 10:30AM-5PM
Saturday: 11AM-3PM
Sunday: Closed
(Saturday May 1st: 10AM - 3PM)

Contact Information

Phone: (509) 962-6416

Address & Directions

416 N. Pearl Street
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Map Link


Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce
Ellensburg Downtown Association
Central Washington Color