The Arts
     

 

 

Children's Museum of Spokane
(509) 624-0435,110 N. Post Street. Due to open in the spring of 1998, The Children's Museum offers hands-on educational exhibits for children. Children are permitted to touch, encouraged to make noise, and create.

 SpokaneArts.org
is an extensive resource for current information on the arts in Spokane.

Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture
and Historic Campbell House
(509) 456-3931, 21236 W. First Avenue. The Museum features thematic exhibitions related to the development of the Inland Northwest region and the Plateau Indian cultures; traditional and contemporary changing art exhibitions; and changing historical and current issue exhibitions. The adjacent 1898 Campbell House, which is celebrating its centennial in 1998, is a National Historic Register landmark, and has been beautifully restored and furnished to portray the lifestyle of a mining tycoon's family during Spokane's "Age of Elegence". The Museum's store features beautiful art from regional artists and specialized books available for purchase. Located on landscaped grounds in historic Browne's Addition, the museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00am-5:00pm, Wednesday 10:00am-9:00pm, Sunday 1:00-5:00pm and closed Monday and major holidays.

Bing Crosby Memorabilia Room at Gonzaga University
(509) 328-4220, Ext. 4297, 502 E Boone Avenue Gonzaga University welcomes visitors to enjoy the country's largest public collection of Bing Crosby memorabilia, located in the Crosby Student Center at his alma mater. Bing's boyhood home at 508 E. Sharp is now home of the Gonzaga Alumni Association and is also open to the public. Viewing hours at the Memorabilia Room are 7:30 a.m. until midnight Monday through Friday and 11:00 a.m. to midnight Saturday and Sunday. (Summer hours may change.)

Carr's One of a Kind in the World Museum
(509) 489-8859 or 800-350-6469, 5225 N Freya. See JEK'S personal 1962 Lincoln Continental, Jackie Gleason's 1968 powder blue limo or Elvis Presley's 1973 Lincoln Mark IV, Far East antiques, the world's largest destroyer model and lots of other treasured memorabilia. Open Saturdays and Sundays 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (Admission charged)

Fairchild Air Force Base Heritage Museum
(509) 247-2100, West of Spokane on U.S. Highway 2. Exhibits capture the legacy of the Air Force Base's history, past and present. Free admission. Open 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Visitors must stop at the Base Visitor Center and should be prepared to show valid identification, car registration is and proof of insurance for admittance to the Base.

The Red Shed
(509) 466-2744 by appointment only, 6223 W. Ridgeway Road, Deer Park, WA. A collection of over 500 farm implements and household goods dating from 1890 through 1950 that commemorate the life of 'Willie' Greiff whose parents immigrated to the united States from Germany.

Southeastern Spokane Historical Society
(509) 283-2512. Located in Fairfield, WA Staffed by volunteers, this museum is open most Tuesdays and Thursday afternoons in summer by appointment. Check in or call the library next door.

Chase Gallery
(509) 625-6050, City Hall. 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Many permanent collection pieces are on display throughout City Hall. A listing of permanent collection pieces and their locations available at the Information Desk. Monthly exhibits are displayed in Chase Gallery on the lower level of City Hall. Open 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and Monday 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Corbin Art Center
(509) 625-6677-507 W. 7th Avenue. A program of the Spokane Park and Recreation Department, Corbin Art Center provides fine arts and crafts class programming, art exhibits in the Daniel Corbin Gallery, cultural events and a facility rental program. The center is located in the historic D.C. Corbin House built in 1898. A series of activities are planned throughout the year to celebrate the house centennial. The house is on the Spokane Register of Historic Places and situated in the Marycliff/Cliff Park National Register Historic District. Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00p.m., Saturdays and evenings when classes are in session.

Douglas Gallery
(509) 624-4179,120 N, Wall. Specializing in original fine paintings, bronze sculpture, hand blown art glass, original prints, original etchings and original lithographs by Masters artists such as Rembrandt, Renoir, Cassatt Tissot, Robbe, Cheret and others. The Douglas Gallery showcases a wide variety of fine art in a large, fine museum setting. Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Jundt Art Museum
(509) 328-4220 Ext,3211, Located on the north bank of the Spokane River at 202 E. Cataldo Avenue. Gonzaga University's Jundt Art Museum features changing exhibits of local, regional, national, international, faculty and student artists, as well as a permanent chandelier by Dale Chihuly. Rotating and permanent displays of Rodin sculpture. Old Masters and contemporary prints, and blown glass by Dale Chihuly are also featured. Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturdays noon to 4:00 p.m. Closed University holidays.

Spokane Art School
(509) 328-0900, 920 N. Howard Exhibitions of contemporary artists, Art classes and work shops are also available. Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 

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