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Morris Graves Museum of Art

Open today: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 a.m.
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everchanging displays of local art

A lovely historic building put to great use to show local Humboldt County artists. In the main... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Laura R
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Eureka, California
Worth a look

Nice, small museum. Great temporary exhibits, nice space, solid gift shop. Surprised by the lack... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2018
micchio
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Sacramento, California
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636 F St, Eureka, CA 95501-1012
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely historic building put to great use to show local Humboldt County artists. In the main rooms, theme-based or artist-based shows change monthly. The space is terrific to show off the art of the area which has more artists than almost any other place...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Nice, small museum. Great temporary exhibits, nice space, solid gift shop. Surprised by the lack of art by Morris Graves himself.

Thank micchio
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Not much here. Photo exhibit in one room and local art in the other. Nice building. Old books in the gift sho were worth a brief look.

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Was fun looking at various collections of common household items., i.e. scissors, brushes, table clothes, etc.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed November 8, 2017

This beaux arts (?) building houses a museum that is smaller than musuems from SF or Portland, or LA but it remains relevant with changing venues and community outreach. In the basement, downstairs the area emphasizes the famous Morris Graves painter who spent time in...More

Thank Terri B
Reviewed September 4, 2017

The museum has a fantastic collection of works. The pieces are creatively displayed and make you want to spend time with the pieces.

Thank Dresden H
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Three galleries offer changing exhibits mainly by local artists or local scenes. The museum store offers many art pieces for sale. The building is the former county library funded by Andrew Carnegie about a century ago and lovingly restored by dedicated local craftsmen whose efforts...More

Thank ChetTraveler
Reviewed May 22, 2017

First Saturdays, community events, beautiful building: the art is beautiful but the museum strives to be more. The family art mornings are wonderful for small folk. The gift shop downstairs always has fun stuff. And the work of Morris Graves is enigmatic and highly skilled.

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Reviewed May 6, 2017

There is much to like about this special building - the art work displayed is fascinating, the gift store downstairs similar to some of the unique ones you find in special museums with something for everyone, and the acoustics... they have a constant rotation of...More

Thank Mary V
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

This former Carnegie Library has been lovingly restored and transformed into a very fine museum. Several different galleries. Visit during First Saturday Arts Alive and admission is free. The night I attended (and had work on display--full disclosure) there was a steady, decent crowd and...More

Thank Rob D
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