1211 Quince Street SE
Olympia, WA 98501-2455
Phone: (360) 943-4710
Fax: (360) 943-0804
Arts & Museums
The Artist's Gallery features fine contemporary and modern arts by over twenty Washington artists. You will find a wide variety of paintings, drawings, sculpture, functional art, abstract art, jewelry, fine wood crafts, pottery, printmaking, mixed-media and more.
Located near the waterfront, this gallery features a variety of arts & crafts with a focus on the Northwest.
A working studio that promotes the arts. You can visit Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by appointment.
This gallery displays the works of Debra Van Tuinen.
Dedicated to preserving and depicting the political and cultural history of Washington, this museum features two floors of exhibits that include interesting temporary exhibits and exhibits on regional Native American history. The gardens that surround the museum have native Northwest plants an ethnobotanical garden is also on site.
This aviation museum is located at the Olympia Airport. On display are more than 20 different aircrafts, most of them vintage. Children are permitted to climb into certain designated aircrafts to experience a pilot's perspective.
The celebrated Lewis Army Museum was formerly known as the Fort Lewis Military Museum. The historically significant museum is housed within the Red Shield Inn building. This museum displays exhibits pertaining to the Camp Lewis, Fort Lewis and several units of the Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
The Tacoma Metal Arts Center ("TMAC") is an absolutely great resource for anyone interested in learning about metalsmithing or creating and designing jewelry. A number of different classes and workshops are taught here throughout the year. Some of these include Pate de Verre & Electroforming, Chasing and Repousse, Bezel Setting Workshop and Hydraulic Press Workshop. Classes are conducted every weekend.
The Harbor History Museum is a museum dedicated to sharing the history of the Gig Harbor Peninsula. The permanent collection features four different galleries as well as a restored one-room schoolhouse. The museum also hosts special, temporary exhibitions.