Cascadia Art Museum is proud to be a part of the 2019 Blue Star Museums program! From Armed Forces Day to Labor Day, free admission will be offered to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve.

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America. To find participating museums, visit

The free admission program is available for those currently serving in the United States Military—Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard as well as members of the Reserves, National Guard, U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps, and up to five family members.

Qualified members must show a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card for entrance into a participating Blue Star Museum.

Coffee with the Curator

10 am – 12 pm

Andrew L. Hofmeister, Untitled (Palouse at Night), circa 1950. Gouache. Courtesy of the Hofmeister Studio Collection

Join Curator David Martin as he leads an intimate group through our new exhibitions in this Coffee with the Curator series. These discussions will cover all of our new exhibitions, and will explore the personal lives and relationships of the artists behind the work. After the tour, enjoy pastries and coffee while David gives an in-depth lecture on the exhibition.

The dates for Coffee with the Curator on our feature exhibitions Paintings From the Palouse: The Art of Andrew L. Hofmeister and Quiet Hour: The Photography of Yukio Morinaga are July 21 and August 11.

$15 for non-members
$10 for Members
FREE for Patron Members and above 


July 20, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Our July concert features Virtuoso Pamela Liu (violin) and the renown pianist Harumi Makiyama, performing romantic chamber music including Beau Soir by Debussy/Heifetz, the breathtaking slow movement from Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, and Estrellita by Ponce/Heifetz, plus a special appearance by classical guitarist Chris Liu. 

Come early and tour the exhibits (included in your admission), enjoy the 1-hour concert in the main gallery, and have time to dine out after. A perfect addition to your summer date night!

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