MUSEUMS / EVENTS
Snohomish Art Walk: An arts walk through downtown Snohomish is scheduled from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on August 19. A map provided by the city shows more than 20 stops, featuring art demonstrations such as glassblowing, sculpture and painting, as well as musical acts. More information on www.snohomishwa.gov.
Whidbey Working Artists Summer Open Studio Tour: The self-guided tour around Whidbey Island, scheduled for August 21-22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., features 49 studios and 63 artists. This tour includes all kinds of art – from painting and mixed media to sculpture, jewelry, glass and clay. You may have seen the work of these artists in local galleries or on websites, but now you can see where they work and how they find their inspiration. More information on www.whidbeyworkingartists.com.
Edmonds Arts Festival: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. August 27-28, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. August 29, at the Frances Anderson Cultural Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds. Over 200 artists share and sell fine arts, crafts and photography. Features a juryed art exhibit and sale, a student art exhibit, a variety of performing arts, food, and activities for kids. Call 425-771-6412 or go to www.edmondsartsfestival.com.
Schack Art Center: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday; 2921 Hoyt Avenue, Everett; 2921 Hoyt Avenue, Everett. Free entry. Take a virtual tour of the Schack Art Center galleries, store, hot shop and goldsmith studio. Exhibitions “Alfred Currier: Impasto” and “Anne Schreivogl: Pull a seat for the summer” open on August 5th. Currier paints vibrant landscapes in oil impasto from his studio in Anacortes. Schreivogl, also from Anacortes, paints in acrylics in an upbeat and colorful style. For more information, call 425-259-5050 or visit www.schack.org.
Cascadia Art Museum: The museum, located at 190 Sunset Ave. S., Edmonds, is open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Admission for members and students is free, adults $ 10, military and seniors $ 7, and families (two adults and up to three children) $ 25. Free during Art Walk Edmonds, Third Thursdays, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. More at 425-336-4809 or www.cascadiaartmuseum.org. See three exhibitions until October 10: “Origins: abstract art from the Northwest”, which focuses on the roots of abstract and non-objective art in the Northwest, “Pictorial photography of the north-west”, presenting photographs of some of the masters of Pictorialism, and the second part of “Gifts and pledges to the permanent collection of the Museum” in honor of the museum’s fifth anniversary. Also: Until November 7, see “The sculpture of Charles W. Smith”, featuring a well-known Seattle sculptor who began showing his work around the world in the 1950s.
Artistic walks on the third Thursday: The next Everett Art Walk and Art Walk Edmonds are both scheduled for August 19th. In Edmonds, the walk takes place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Find out who is exhibiting at www.artwalkedmonds.com. In Everett, the walk takes place from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. To find out who is showing where, visit www.everettartwalk.org.
Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum: 11 am to 5 pm Wednesday to Sunday at 703 S. Second St., La Conner. Admission is $ 7, with discounts for students, children, military, and members. Call 360-466-4288 or visit www.qfamuseum.org to find out more. “Whirlpools and whirlpools” featuring new works by Larkin Van Horn, until August 1. The Handweavers Guild of America Inc. “Small expressions” shows until August 22. “Rhythm of light”, a group exhibit featuring the North Peninsula section of the Surface Design Association is on display until October 10.
Northwest Art Museum: Noon to 4 pm Thursday to Sunday, 121 First St., La Conner; 360-466-4446; www.monamuseum.org. The exhibition “Dan Friday: future artefacts”, featuring the work of the Seattle-based glass artist, runs through October 10. Friday’s inspiration is often drawn from its Coast Salish heritage.
Snohomish Arts: Noon to 5 pm Wednesday to Sunday, 1024 First St., No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; www.artsofsnohomish.com. The artists for the month of August are Sue Dawson and Claire Ridlon, specializing in pastels and oils.
Artwork gallery: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday to Sunday, 221 Second Street, Suite 7A, Langley; 360-222-3010; www.artworkswhidbey.com. The gallery celebrates its first anniversary in August in its new space in the Second Street courtyard.
Cole Gallery: The gallery at 107 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds, is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday; 425-697-2787; www.colegallery.net. The August exhibitions are those of Linda Wilder “Tactile expressions” and that of Jed Dorsey “Always summer.” Wilder and Dorsey are both contemporary expressionist painters who work with acrylic.
North Gallery: The gallery is open 11 am to 5 pm Tuesday to Sunday at 401 Main Street, Edmonds; 425-774-0946; www.gallerynorthedmonds.com. The exhibition “Fanciful thought” featuring new oil paintings by Leah Rene Welch, runs through August.
Garry Oak Gallery: from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Tuesday to Saturday or by appointment; 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor; 360-682-5675; www.garryoakgallery.com. The featured artist for August is Christina “Tina” Hunter, who specializes in mosaics.
JAG artwork: The gallery is open from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, from 12:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday; 2940 Colby Avenue, Everett; 425-535-6875; jagartworks.business.site. The third annual “Graffiti and slap” the show will open on August 28.
Lynnwood Convention Center: 8 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday, 3711 196th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-778-7155; tinyurl.com/LynnCCart. See the exhibition “Headquarters: an American painter”, until December. Siege describes his style as “industrial figurative” as he often uses typographic and technical images from atmospheric graphics and topographic maps.
Matzke Fine Arts Gallery and Sculpture Park: The gallery, at 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island, is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekdays by appointment. Call 360-387-2759 or visit www.matzkefineart.com for more information. “The Plichuck Glass School Show” is on display until August 22. Glass artists include Suzanne Head, Jimmy Anderegg, KCJ Szwedzinski, Jeff Wallin, Elizabeth Richardson, Mark Abildgaard, Heather Sutherland, Heather Sutherland, Marisa Segovia, Randy Walker, Daria Hembree, Jourdyn Leavell, Jacob Willcox, Megan Smith, Ben Wright, Dana Brewer, Douglas Burgess, William Passmore, William Passmore, Sarah Vaughn, Tanner Weiss, Chuck Lopez, Tyler Gordon, Hiroshi Yamano and Steve Klein.
Penn Cove Gallery: 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. every day; 9 NW Front St., Coupeville; 360-678-1176; www.penncovegallery.com. The artist of the month for August is Akemi Walker, a mixed media jeweler.
Rob Schouten Gallery and sculpture garden: The gallery, at 101 Anthes Ave., Langley, is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday. More information on www.robschoutengallery.com. The August exhibit is “A Walk Around Langley,” featuring oil and watercolor paintings by James Tennison.
Rosehill Community Center: 304 Lincoln Avenue, Mukilteo. Open from 6.30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Call 425-263-8180 for more information. A show featuring the photography of Olivia Rose Snyder Getz is scheduled until October 28.
Smith & Vallée: 5742 Gilkey Avenue, Edison; 360-766-6230; www.smithandvalleegallery.com. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday to Sunday or Monday to Thursday by appointment. Until August 29, “Fragile,” an investigation of our natural glass world, features the work of Dan Friday, Raven Skyriver, Shelley Muzylowski Allen and Steve Klein, as well as Allen, Rik and Sam McMillen.
Whidbey Art Gallery: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday to Sunday; 220 Second Street, Langley; 360-221-7675; www.whidbeyartists.com. Displayed until August 30, the members-only show “In the heat of the Night” is inspired by stoked passions, the chatter of cicadas, crazy dreams and shadowy visions. Featured artists for August are photographer Natalie Heater and tile maker Carol Dean.
Zamarama Gallery: from noon to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday; 2936 Colby Avenue, Everett; 206-245-4239; zamarama-gallery.business.site. Until August 17, an exhibition presents the work of Heidi Hallgren. Hallgren is an Arlington High School graduate who majored in abstract fluid art.
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