An ideal mountain town, Whitefish, MT not only offers proximity to outdoor adventures, but also a downtown area worthy of spending some time. The streets of downtown Whitefish are lined with shops, boutiques, art galleries, and restaurants, all with a dramatic mountain backdrop. Enjoy Going to the Sun Gallery to get away to Whitefish, MT, and enjoy the charm of mountain living!
Appreciate Art at Going to the Sun Gallery
To spend some time browsing art that is reflective of the rich scenery and spirit of Whitefish, Montana, head to Going to the Sun Gallery. This art gallery offers fine art, historic art, and custom-made jewelry to boot. You’ll find that many pieces of which are created by local and regional Montana artists meaning that when you come and potentially purchase a bit of artwork, you aren’t only supporting a local business with a passion for their field, but also helping to support local artists who have dedicated their life to their passions as well. In addition, there are other artist contributors from across the US and Canada that add a wider variety to the collection and add just the slightest extra flair to the art pieces you get to behold as you make your way through the gallery, plus it’s always interesting to see works depicting aspects of cultures other than ones own. As a gallery that has won the “Best Gallery in Whitefish” award for several years, it is well worth a look as you will see just firsthand why they have been the talk of the town since they first opened back in 2009. What makes this gallery further unique is that contrary to many other galleries which sell their paintings for prices that would make a Rockefeller blush, all the works found here are reasonably priced so that the average individual can lighten up their own homes with these wonderous works of art.
Whitefish, MT offers easy access to one of the country’s most beautiful National Parks – Glacier National Park. With such close proximity, it is no surprise that much of the artwork in Going to the Sun Gallery is inspired by the majestic sights within the park’s bounds. What doesn’t depict the beautiful mountain scenery around, one can find a variety of different landscapes, images, and other interesting inspirations that are sure to take you through the most fascinating of journeys as you take a glimpse into the imaginative and creative mind of both local and nation artists. However, despite the location surprisingly quite a bit of the artwork has just a touch of a southwestern flair with horses, as well as Native American art and cultural subjects. As for the jewelry, one will find that not only is it quite unique and screaming with creativity, but also quite elegant and the perfect additions to your Friday night getup. As well, you’ll find that some of the jewelry is even made on sight by the owner! This adds for a unique flair to the shop as you stand a good chance of even getting to chat with one of the artists going about their daily duties in the shop. Stop in during gallery hours to browse the various paintings and jewelry that make up this world class gallery or one can even make a private appointment and get shown around in style as you hear about all the interesting facts, history, and personal stories that lie behind these various works of art. A great way to admire the art present in the gallery as well as meet the artists behind these exquisite works is to attend a Gallery Night, which takes place on the first Thursday every month from May through October. Held from 6pm-9pm, attendees will partake in cheese and wine while mingling with artists, hearing more about their inspirations and techniques. This makes for a great way not only to experience the gallery in style, but also take part in what is a much looked forward to community outing and which will allow you truly get to know those who make Whitefish what it is.
Explore downtown Whitefish during your Montana getaway and be sure to stop in Going to the Sun Gallery for an artistic touch!
Planning Your Visit to Going to the Sun Gallery
Going to the Sun Gallery is located in downtown Whitefish at 137 Central Ave. They are open Monday through Saturday from 10am-6pm. During the summer they are also open from 11am-4pm on Sundays. The staff at Going to the Sun Gallery can be contacted at 406-862-2751 with any questions you may have.
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