New Artists’ Collective in Historic Downtown Truckee

Exciting transitions are in the works for The Carmel Gallery, located in Truckee’s historic downtown at 9940 Donner Pass Road. Olof & Elizabeth Carmel, who have operated the Carmel Gallery storefront since 2006, will be transitioning their gallery to an exclusively appointment based and online business. They will be relocating the Carmel Gallery to 10035 Church Street where they will meet clients personally by appointment. The Carmel’s are the owners of the 9940 Donner Pass Rd. and 10035 Church Street buildings, and will lease the main Carmel Gallery building on Donner Pass Road to the newly formed Alpenglow Gallery, which will be operated by photographers Abe Blair, Justin Majecszky, and Douglas DeVore. 

Elizabeth Carmel states: “We are incredibly thankful to the Truckee community for supporting the Carmel Gallery since our opening in 2006. Because of the immense support we have received from the Tahoe/Truckee community, we have been able to operate continuously for over 15 years downtown. Olof and I feel that this transition best supports our long-term plans. We will continue to operate the Carmel Gallery and provide our prints via our online store at, or via appointment at our new storefront, which will be located in the historic Schaffer/Titus house at 10035 Church Street. This transition will also allow us to increase focus on our new TV channel, which is rapidly expanding onto new TV platforms.  The Alpenglow Gallery will set up shop in the building at 9940 Donner Pass Road and provide a new, exciting, and beautiful addition to Downtown Truckee.”

The Carmel Gallery and Alpenglow Gallery will be operational in their new locations on October 1, 2021. The Carmel Gallery will be holding a major gallery relocation sale to clear out their inventory, including gallery furnishings, on the weekends of July 24 & 25, and July 31 & August 1 from 12-5 daily. They will also be open additional weekends in August to be announced, and by appointment for the sale other days through August 31. To be notified of all sale dates please sign up for their email newsletter at To be notified of news regarding the Alpenglow Gallery please sign up for their newsletter at

Content and photos provided by Elizabeth Carmel, Carmel Gallery