Gallery Exhibits

Gallery Exhibits

The Clay County Heritage Center is located in downtown Spencer. It opened in July 2012 and It houses two galleries and the bulk of our collection. A permanent exhibition in the Dvergsten Gallary titled "This Land We Call Home – Settling Clay County” illustrates archeological, pioneer, and early Clay County histroy, including the 1931 Spencer Fire.
The South Gallery features rotating exhibits with WWI Honor Roll and Clay County: Lest We Forget currently on display

Clay County Heritage Center

  • Open hours:
  • Tuesday - Friday 10 AM - 4 PM
  • Saturday 10 AM - 3 PM
  • Closed Sunday and Monday
ADMISSION IS FREE THANKS TO SPONSORSHIP BY HYVEE.

SOUTH GALLERY EXHIBITS


The South Gallery rotates exhibits every few months using both artifacts from our collection and loaned items.

Our current temporary exhibit  "Storytelling with Quilts" runs through May 18, 2024

2024 Exhibit Sponsors

Platinum
($5000+)

Gold
($1500-$4999)












Silver
($500-$1499)



















Bronze
($250-$499)
Kari's Fine Clothing for Women

Van Hofwegen & Munter Family Dentistry

Farmers Savings Bank

Craig Neiderheiser-State Farm Insurance

Century Farms Distillery 

Clay County Fair

Premier Communications

Beehive Crafts and Framing

Vertical Marketing

Kruse, Cate, Nelson, P.C. 

Community Insurance

Spencer Ag Center
Individual &
Family Donors