History and Art

Steeped in history, Bright and the surrounding towns have a fascinating past. The gold rush days of the 1800’s, the high country cattleman, the railroad and the timber industry have all been a big part of Bright’s history.

A visit to the Bright & District Historical Museum is the perfect place to start for anyone who is a history buff.

It is hard not to be inspired by the natural beauty of Bright and the surrounds. Whether you are an aspiring artist or a professional photographer, there is beauty and inspiration everywhere. Visit the Bright Art Gallery and see the works of talented, local artists or visit one of the boutique galleries and take some of Bright home with you.