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Morris Graves Museum of Art

636 F St, Eureka, CA 95501-1012
+1 707-442-0278
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Historic art building that once was the Carnegie Public Library

This beaux arts (?) building houses a museum that is smaller than musuems from SF or Portland, or... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Terri B
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Eureka, California
Beautiful building

The museum has a fantastic collection of works. The pieces are creatively displayed and make you... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Dresden H
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636 F St, Eureka, CA 95501-1012
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Reviewed 8 November 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 4 September 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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1  Thank Amy C
Reviewed 6 May 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 8 January 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
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We have been there many times... Lots of interesting local items.. Displays are changed here and there.. Some gift items for sale also.

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Located in the old Carnegie Library in downtown Eureka, the museum has ever evolving exhibits, many featuring well-known and local artists. Donation requested.

Thank cal_banker
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Disregard the visit date, it isn't relevant. It's a small museum, but they have periodic exhibits of local art. The museum is in a former carnegie library that has been beautifully adapted for it's current use. There are often evening programs of music on the...More

1  Thank JanuarySkier
Reviewed 11 June 2016

A small museum in a well-maintained historical building with unique architecture makes this a highly worthwhile stop. The gallery spaces are small but well-used with three exhibitions of interesting work.

1  Thank Discerning67
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