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

Switchboard Gallery is currently between shows. We will be reopening Thursday, June 8, at 11 am,
with FIRE/LAND: The Exhibition

Upcoming in Switchboard Gallery

Fire/Land: The Exhibition

FIRE/LAND: The Exhibition is an installation of Ameera Godwin’s digital prints and video, representing the artist’s creative journey into local forest lands in response to wildfire and climate grief, vulnerability, and responsibility. FIRE/LAND: Knowing the Territory, an art rock opera for the forest, is co-presented by American River Conservancy and Myrtle Tree Arts, to be…

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Details and Materials

Details and Materials: The Work of 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, Claudine’s work is at once architectural and deeply human. August – mid-October, 2023

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Sending It!: Climbing El Dorado

Sending It!: Climbing El Dorado will be presented in conjunction with the family of Royal Robbins, one of the pioneers of American rock climbing, the new Lodge at Strawberry, and other principal funders, and will document the legendary early days of climbing in this Sierra with archival photographs, maps, ephemera, and video presentations.

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