In Pullman, Washington, art aficionados can expand their horizons by exploring not only the local gems but also the artistic locations in neighboring towns. Here’s a curated list of diverse art destinations near Pullman:
1. Artisans at the Dahmen Barn
Nestled in a converted barn in Uniontown, Artisans at Dahmen Barn promotes local Palouse artists and offers art lessons to aspiring creators. The unique fence, crafted from metal wheels, adds to the charm of this creative hub.
2. Valley Art Center
Established in 1965 on Main Street in Clarkston, the Valley Art Center is an exhibiting gallery that showcases new artists monthly. With a mission to promote art education, the center hosts art classes, workshops, lectures, and various art shows.
3. Ridenbaugh Gallery
4. Reflections Gallery
A student-run gallery on the University of Idaho Campus, Reflections Gallery displays innovative graduate and undergraduate student work from the Department of Art and Design and the University of Idaho community, contributing to the vibrant art scene in Moscow, Idaho.
5. Libey Gallery
Situated within the Bettie Steiger Community Enrichment Center and adjacent to the Colfax Library, Libey Gallery offers a diverse array of photography, painting, and sculptural exhibits, enriching the cultural landscape of Colfax.
6. Center for Arts and History
The Center for Arts and History has a variety of exhibits, with four art and humanities-based exhibits throughout the year on a rotating basis. A permanent exhibition also displays of the oldest active temple in Northern America: the Chinese Beuk Aie Temple. There is also Art Under the Elms a three-day art and artisan fair presented by Lewis-Clark State College’s Center for Arts and History, a nonprofit organization focused on engaging audiences through the arts and humanities.
7. Essential Art Gallery and Fine Gifts
Located on uptown Main Street in Moscow, ID, the Essential Art Gallery features over 100 artists from the United States and Canada. The Essential Art Gallery and Fine Gifts has an array of playfully elegant gifts and award-winning chocolate from The Chocolat Bar in Boise, ID.
8. U of I Prichard Art Gallery
Located in Moscow the U of I Prichard Art Gallery serves the public with a year-round rotating exhibition schedule. The gallery has included works by internationally famous artists as well as Northwest and regional artists.
9. Third Street Gallery
Third Street Gallery is located on the second and third floors of Moscow’s beautifully renovated and historic City Hall. The gallery exhibits the works of local and regional artists, providing a cultural treat for residents and visitors alike.
10. The Bank Left Gallery
11. Whitman County Historical Society Perkins House and Cabin
Perkins House was built in 1886 by Colfax’s first permanent resident, James Perkins. It is a Victorian style house fully restored by the Whitman County Historical Society, and the original cabin is the oldest standing building in Whitman County.
12. McConnell Mansion
McConnell Mansion is a two-story house that is a blend of Victorian, Queen Anne, and Eastlake styles. The first floor of McConnell Mansion has been restored to reflect its original history, such as turn-of-the-century parlors and a 1930s kitchen.