Clarion Hotel By Humboldt Bay
2223 Fourth Street
Eureka, CA 95501
Phone: (707) 442-3261
Fax: (707) 442-2317
Arts & Museums
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Ferndale Museum is located in the Ferndale vicinity and is a renowned tourist attraction. It portrays and preserves rare exhibits and artifacts that range from the Californian Gold Rush to the present day. It also conserves documents and papers, and a distinct highlight is the Bosch-Omori seismograph. It is a great site for tourism, especially with young school children and also with history enthusiasts. The visiting schedule and other details can be availed from their official website. Also, the museum boasts of possessing more than 6000 vintage photographs and old editions of the Ferndale Enterprise newspaper.