Switchboard Gallery

Arts and Culture El Dorado's gallery has a new home and a new name – the Switchboard Gallery. We have moved our administrative offices and gallery to 525 Main Street.

The name Switchboard Gallery is an homage to the building's original purpose as the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company building.

Location and Hours

Switchboard Gallery
525 Main Street
Placerville, CA

Monday - Wednesday: 1 pm - 4 pm
Thursday - Sunday: 11 am - 4 pm

Currently in Switchboard Gallery

Details + Materials: Works by Claudine Granthem

Details + Materials: Works by Claudine Granthem honors the work of long-time El Dorado County resident Claudine Granthem. With a strong oeuvre that consists of painting, wood and metal sculpture, and drawings, Granthem’s work is at once architectural and deeply human. Her use of materials is lavish in its embrace; she doesn’t attempt to transform or…

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Upcoming in Switchboard Gallery

Community Ofrendas: Honoring Our Ancestors

The Sugar Skull Art Walk is a community project that engages local artist-designers in creating Day of the Dead “ofrendas” on Main Street. The goal of this project is to help unify communities through art, music, and the shared human experience of loss. The ofrendas will be on view in Switchboard Gallery from October 15…

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Sending It: Climbing El Dorado

Sending It: Climbing El Dorado examines the unique and world-renowned climbing features perched along HWY 50. The exhibition focuses on Lover’s Leap, Phantom Spires, and Sugarloaf – three large granite outcroppings that attract climbers from around the globe. Taking a grass-roots curatorial approach, the exhibition combines community-sourced photographs with images from the personal archives of legendary…

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