Cultural Activities and Galleries

Port Townsend Cider Route

Download a PDF Map for directions to three of the area's Craft Cider Makers.

Alpenfire Cider
220 Pocket Lane Pt Townsend, WA
(360) 379-8915 ~ Website

Finnriver Farm & Cidery
62 Barn Swallow Rd Chimacum, WA
(360) 732-4337  ~ Website

Eaglemount Wine & Cider
2350 Eaglemount Rd Pt Townsend, WA
(360) 732-4084 ~ Website

Location

Gateway Visitor's Center
93 Beaver Valley Road
Port Ludlow, WA, 98365
United States
47° 53' 28.7952" N, 122° 43' 55.1532" W
See map: Google Maps

NEW TRAVELING EXHIBIT EXPLORES WASHINGTONIANS' DEPRESSION-ERA STORIES

"Hope in Hard Times: Washington During the Great Depression," opens April 14 and runs through July 7 at the Jefferson Museum of Art & History. This exhibit focuses on the adversity and triumph of everyday Americans, comparing the struggles of the 1930s with those faced today.

Location

Jefferson Museum of Art and History
540 Water Street
Port Townsend, WA, 98368
United States
48° 6' 57.7692" N, 122° 45' 12.5316" W
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"Scapes: Landscapes, Seascapes and Cityscapes, 1867-1992"

Jefferson County Historical Society
540 Water street
Port Townsend, WA  98368
360-385-1003

"Scapes: Landscapes, Seascapes and Cityscapes, 1867-1992"
from the JCHS fine art collection

Location

Jefferson Museum of Art and History
540 Water Street
Port Townsend, WA, 98368
United States
48° 6' 57.7692" N, 122° 45' 12.5316" W
See map: Google Maps

First Friday Lecture: Town Tavern Tales

The April 5 First Friday Lecture will feature a panel discussion of "Town Tavern Tales: Truth and Fantasy." Panelists will share stories about their life and work in the tavern/commune. Audience participation is encouraged. The program begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Cotton Building rather than the usual city council chamber venue.

Location

Cotton Building
607 Water St.,
Port Townsend, WA, 98368
United States
48° 6' 55.6884" N, 122° 45' 12.8196" W
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Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe

For ten thousand years, a Nation of people lived and prospered on the lands now know as the Olympic Peninsula in the State of Washington.  These strong people of the S'Klallam Tribes had a system of governance, engaged in commerce, managed natural and human resources, and exercised power over their homelands.  The S'Klallams created a rich culture of art, song, spirituality, traditional knowledge and social structure.

Location

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe
1033 Old Blyn Highway
Sequim, WA
United States
48° 1' 26.8536" N, 122° 59' 47.814" W
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Northwest Native Expressions Art Gallery and Gift Shop

Northwest Native Expressions Art Gallery offers traditional and contemporary art forms created by Northwest artisans. The gallery's collections characterize the high quality craftsmanship that represents the unique forms of Northwest Native American art, culture, and history. Northwest Native Expressions offers artwork in several mediums including limited edition lithographs, masks, clothing, textiles, sculptures, jewelry, drums, artifacts, handcrafts, woven baskets, plaques, wooden boxes, framed prints and music as well as gift and souvenir items.

Location

Northwest Native Expressions Art Gallery and Gift Shop
1033 Old Blyn Highway
Sequim, WA
United States
48° 1' 26.8536" N, 122° 59' 47.814" W
See map: Google Maps

Port Angeles Arts Collective Workshops

Enroll in a two- to five-day workshops focusing on subjects such as: glass blowing, jewelry making, metal sculpting, ceramics and pottery, weaving, painting, bronze casting, light fixtures, photography, art welding and many more! Visit the website for more information.

Location

Port AngelesWA
United States
47° 45' 3.8664" N, 120° 44' 24.5004" W
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Judy Courtwright Paintings

Judy Courtwright Paintings

The Olympic Peninsula Gateway Visitor Center will open a new Art exhibit to ring in this New Year opening for viewing on January 4th.  In this time of short, sometimes gray days a little color is what the doctor ordered.  We have the opportunity to bring a bright pallet to life with a display of sea and landscapes by local Port Hadlock artist, Judy Courtwright. 

Location

Olympic Peninsla Gateway Visitor Center
93 Beaver Valley Road
Port Ludlow, WA, 98365
United States
47° 53' 33.4896" N, 122° 44' 1.554" W
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Olympic Peninsula Native American People

The Olympic Peninsula is home to many tribes of native people, including the Quinault , Hoh, Quileute, Makah, Elwha Klallam and Jamestown S'Klallam. From culinary influence, native art, traditional song, dance and festivals, there are many ways to experience our wonderful native cultures.

Each Tribal community offers places and/or activities for respectful visitors.

The Makah Museum in Neah Bay is a world-class cultural center, with many objects of Makah art available in the gift shop. There are demonstrations of carving and basket making nearly every day.

Location

Olympic PeninsulaWA
United States
47° 45' 3.8664" N, 120° 44' 24.5004" W
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Makah Cultural Center

The Makah Cultural and Research Center is world famous. Many of the items in the museum are from the "Ozette Dig," which yielded Makah artifacts from a village partially buried in a mudslide in the 1500s. The Ozette archeological collection is the largest pre-contact Northwest Coast Indian collection in the country. Whaling, sealing and fishing gear, basketry and replicas of a 60-foot cedar longhouse and oceangoing canoes are displayed. The center also houses the Makah language program, working to preserve and teach Makah language and culture.

1880 Bay View
Neah Bay, WA 98357

Location

Makah Cultural Center
1880 Bay View
Neah Bay, WA, 98357
United States
48° 22' 3.0504" N, 124° 37' 21.6048" W
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