The Northwest Room displays permanent art from the collection, including Catholic Ladders, “Bird’s Eye” or panoramic maps of Spokane, and original artwork. The room also includes five display cases, which feature temporary exhibits, which rotate several times a year.


Current Exhibit

Immigration in Spokane

August 2018-October 2018

This exhibit was created by an Eastern Washington University graduate history course on immigration taught by Prof. Nydia Martinez. The four graduate students, who each created one section are Elizabeth Shaw (Chinese), Chelsie Price (Japanese), Whitney Wyngaert (Eastern European) and Jessica Silva (Latinos). Materials have been gathered from a number of different sources.








Visit the Northwest Room today to learn about the history of immigration in Spokane!

Northwest Room Hours:

Closed Sunday and Monday

Tuesday: 1pm – 8pm

Wednesday: 1pm – 6pm

Thursday: 10am – 6pm

Friday: 1pm – 6pm

Saturday: 1pm – 6pm   


Past Exhibits

May 2018-July 2018: Mapping the World

November 2017–January 2018: Adventures and Opportunities in the Great West
August–October 2017: Greetings from the Northwest
May–July 2017: The Publishing Journey of Lewis and Clark’s Journals
January–May 2017: The Search for the Northwest Passage