Sidney Museum and Arts AssociationPreserving History ~ Promoting Art
The Sidney Museum and Arts Association, a nonprofit organization founded in 1970, is dedicated to preserving local history and promoting local and regional artists and appreciation of fine arts. We are member driven and 100% volunteer.
COVID Update: Sidney Art Gallery open most Saturdays and Sundays or by appointment. Call 360-876-3693 for more information.
Sidney Museum and Arts Association
The Sidney Museum and Arts Association established and maintains the Sidney Art Gallery, the Sidney Museum and the Log Cabin Museum in Port Orchard, WA.
The Sidney Art Gallery, Sidney Museum and Log Cabin Museum are currently open by appointment as we ramp up our volunteers to be open regularly.
There is no charge, but donations are gladly accepted to help offset the cost of maintenance.
Sidney Art Gallery
Located a block up the hill from downtown Port Orchard and the marina, the Sidney Art Gallery is a terrific place to find artistic treasures by renowned and emerging artists. The Sidney Art Gallery features a monthly exhibition of works of Northwest artists, from brilliant stained glass to nostalgic watercolors. Creative gifts are offered for all occasions: original paintings, prints, pottery, sculptures, wood carvings, metal and iron work, blown glass and jewelry.
The Sidney Art Gallery and the Sidney Museum are generally open on Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm and Sunday from 1 pm to 4 pm, or Monday and Tuesday from 11 am to 4 pm but we are happy to make an appointment during the week. Book an appointment here for days during the week.
A Fantasy Tea Party
Join us for A Fantasy Tea Party on June 17 from 1 pm to 3 pm. Members $30 and Non-members $35. Always a fun time!
Judge's Show - J. Louis King
As the judge for the Helen Norris Open Art Show in 2022, artist J. Louis King is featured during June at the Sidney Art Gallery. He is bringing a new art – paper cuts – and it promises to be an interesting show. Reception is planned for June 10, from 1 pm to 4 pm.
Upcoming in July will be water and boats. Celebrate the Chris Craft Rendezvous at the Port of Bremerton Port Orchard Marina July 13-16 along with the Artisan and Vintage Fair. Sidney Art Gallery will hold its annual abandonded art and book/vintage sale July 14-15 and hosts artists on the lawn.
Take a look at the upcoming classes! Watercolor workshop with Roy Lowry June 24, 10 am to 4:30 pm. $100 class/material fee.
The Sidney Museum
The Sidney Museum is located on the second floor of the Sidney Gallery building. Built in 1908, it was the first Masonic Temple building in Port Orchard. The Sidney Museum features historic photographs of Port Orchard through the ages and includes a general store, school, doctor’s office and hardware store.
Log Cabin Museum
Just up the hill, the Log Cabin Museum, built in 1914, features changing exhibits of home life in South Kitsap during the past 100 years as well as items typically used and tells the ongoing story of the resident mannequin family, the Orchards. Log Cabin is open Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm May to September and by appointment.