Gallery One Visual Arts Center is dedicated to the creation, exhibition and appreciation of visual arts in Central Washington. To that end, the facilities, board of directors, and staff of Gallery One provide:

  • High-quality, innovative, and diverse visual arts exhibits
  • Educational programs for the appreciation and skills of the arts
  • Studios for a diverse group of resident artists
  • Networking opportunities with business organizations and educational institutions in support of the arts
  • A meeting place to foster community cohesion and arts appreciation


In addition to rotating exhibits of contemporary art, Gallery One offers a variety of quarterly classes, an art after school program for kids, a gift store featuring regional artisans, a full ceramics studio available for classes or private rentals, inexpensive studio spaces for artists and facility rentals for the community.


Gallery One hosts many great community events including Paint Ellensburg, Art About, Jazz in the Valley wine tasting, Brewfest and more.


Gallery One is a nonprofit organization that relies on community involvement, sponsorships, memberships and donations. Memberships are an integral component that supports the Gallery and offers many benefits. Starting at just $20a year for artists or students or $45 for individuals, anyone can support the arts. As a member you receive mailings about exhibitions, special events, classes, and our quarterly newsletter in addition to an invitation to our annual membership party and one entry in our annual Members’ Exhibition. Higher membership levels offer other benefits, like discounts on merchandise, classes and gallery rentals.

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