Hours and Location

The Carpenter Museum
302 West 3rd Street
Cle Elum WA 98922

Gallery Open:
Friday - Sunday
Noon to 4:00


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MISSION STATEMENT: High Country Artists is a non profit cooperative organization of artists formed to create, share and foster art in the community. In accordance with our goals, members are encouraged to donate their time as well as their work to other non profit organizations. Thereby helping to develop a network of community service organizations

All ages, children to adult, are welcome. Members meet regularly to paint, write, critique, and learn – with a bit of hiking, field trips, and photography thrown in for good measure! Members display their art throughout the three-story Carpenter House Museum on a rotating basis.  HCA holds monthly business meetings the first Friday of each month at 1:00 PM at the Carpenter House.


The Carpenter House Museum and Art Gallery is open Friday through Sunday, noon to 4:00, February through December.


Email: info@highcountryartists.com


The Carpenter House Museum and Art Gallery is located at 302 West 3rd Street in Cle Elum, WA – an 80-mile scenic drive from Seattle.

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Membership in the HIGH COUNTRY ARTISTS association is open to all, children to adult, who have a creative interest. Membership fees are $150 per year (which includes membership to both High Country Artists AND the Northern Kittitas County Historical Society).

Click here to download Membership Application

GALLERY members can vote at monthly general meetings, display and sell approved art in the gallery commissioned at 25%, utilize art workshop space, attend classes at a discount, and host the gallery during open hours on an equal rotation basis.  Members share the docenting duties at the Gallery throughout the year, number of days depending upon the number of members.

PATRON members may: Attend monthly general meetings as a non-voting member; Join open workshop days as a guest of a gallery member; Attend classes. A minimum donation of $30 is recommended.

HCA BYLAWS – Please click here to access the Bylaws