3535 Janes Rd.
Arcata, CA 95521
Phone: (707) 822-0409
Fax: (707) 822-1074
3535 Janes Rd., Arcata, CA, US, 95521
- Phone: (707) 822-0409
- Fax: (707) 822-1074
Arts & Museums
The Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum is a museum documenting the maritime history of the region of Humboldt Bay in the state of California through artifacts like pictures, archives and other records. The museum was founded in 1977 and one of the highlights of the museum is MV Madaket, an excursion vessel that is open for cruises.
For three decades, Romano Gabriel caught the eye of curious locals by crafting objects out of vegetable packing crates in his front yard. After his demise, this collection of folk art sculptures were preserved by the Eureka Heritage Society in a glass enclosure and is now displayed to the public. Inspired by contemporary scenarios, the illustrations by the former carpenter and gardener make for an interesting view.
The Clarke Historical Museum is a popular art house that features an extensive collection of native American artworks including implements, stoneware, basketry, regalia and several other artifacts created by the community. Apart from that, the museum also features a collection of objects pertaining to the early-Victorian lifestyle as well as reveals the history of the Humboldt county. The Clarke Historical Museum also hosts special exhibitions and local events in its premises. Check website for details.
The museum has a large collection of fine art works. the name of the museum is in the memory of its patron Morris Grave, a prominent artist. A visit to Morris Graves Museum of Art is definitely worthy of the time.
If one had to describe Empire Squared in one word, then that word would be 'unconventional'; but that would be insufficient, and more of an understatement than a description. A collective of about 30 artists, from across the State of California, keeps this art gallery buzzing with life. Various shows and exhibitions are held here throughout the year, and the shows really can surprise and impress even the most experienced of art collectors. See the website to know more.