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The best gallery in town

This is Olympia's best art gallery. We have other good ones but this one is designed well and shows... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Jon K
Olympia, Washington
Gift Paradise

This has been my go-to place for special gifts for years. Such a great selection of hand made... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Olympia, Washington
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222 4th Ave W, Olympia, WA 98501-1004
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

This is Olympia's best art gallery. We have other good ones but this one is designed well and shows off the art especially well. They feature local artists and offer modestly priced gift pieces. Very reputable and friendly.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jon K
Reviewed 25 September 2018

This has been my go-to place for special gifts for years. Such a great selection of hand made jewelry. The staff is always amazing.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank mattbrown5021
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I have loved stopping by Childhood's End Gallery for many, many years. It is among my favorite shops in Olympia. It is always a great place to see and purchase local art whether it be a painting, pottery, jewelry, metalwork etc. It is one of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dottie H
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Favorite local spot with grand variety of offerings of glass, metal, pottery, wood, paper and more. Wood block prints from "Oaxaca to Washington" were on display with artists' demonstrations on Olympia "Third Thursday" event. Good spot to take visitors, and super selection of out-of-the-ordinary gift...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Barb S
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Wandered in here with my son on a Wednesday morning. Beautiful selection of work, very diverse. My son purchased a print. Would visit again when in town.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ScoutFinch68
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Wide and varied selections of gifted artists will delight your senses. Every artistic offering is of the utmost quality. There is a delightful selection of amusing cards, prints, wall décor, clocks, jewelry... the list is endless. Bring your wallet - you will not want to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank christC1925HC
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Lots of cool arts and crafts. Not pretentious at all. Fun to browse and I will be back to do some Christmas shopping.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank amazingsoccerman
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Visited this store by chance on way to waterfront festival yesterday. It is a gallery of works of regional artists across so many mediums... Watercolors, acrylics, wood, pottery, glass,paper, all types of jewelry from novelty to fine quality. There were so many beautiful displays I...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank PepperJack14
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This has been my favorite store for highest quality arts and crafts since 1986! You'll love everything in the store! And you're supporting living artists!! What can be better than that!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank beachcombs4glas
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Some of the most exquisite art, sculpture and jewelry can be found at this venue. The owners are super nice and have been in business for over 30 years and really know their stuff. It is conveniently located in downtown Olympia with access to Percival...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank jjenson
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