MUSEUMS / EVENTS
ARTSplash: Edmonds Artists Connect’s annual local art exhibition runs from July 17th to 18th from 10am to 5pm in the Artworks building on Second Avenue and Dayton Streets in Edmonds. See original paintings, art prints, photographs, handmade purses, jewelry, sculptures, collages, wearables, monoprinted books, and art cards. Entry and parking are free. Further information can be found at www.artists-connect.com.
Table of contents art festival: The festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on July 31 at Doolittle Pioneer Park, 308 Fifth St., Index. Free entry, free parking. Yoga, food stalls, kids activities and dancing. Artist booths open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., live music from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. More at www.indexartsfestival.wordpress.com.
Whidbey Working Artists Summer Open Studio Tour: The self-guided tour around Whidbey Island, which runs from 10am to 5pm August 21-22, features 49 studios and 63 artists. This tour features all types of art – from painting and mixed media to sculpture, jewelry, glass, and clay. You may have seen these artists work in local galleries or on websites, but now you can see where they work and how they get inspiration. More at www.whidbeyworkingartists.com.
Schack art Center: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday; 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Admission is free. Take a virtual tour of the galleries, the store, the hot shop and the silversmith’s studio of the Schack Art Center. “Alfred Currier: Impasto” opens on August 5th in the main gallery. Currier paints lively landscapes in pastose oil paint from his studio in Anacortes. For information call 425-259-5050 or visit www.schack.org.
Cascadia art Museum: The museum at 190 Sunset Avenue in Edmonds is open Thursday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free for members and students, adults $ 10, military and seniors $ 7, and families (two adults and up to three children) $ 25. Free during Art Walk Edmonds, 3rd Thursday, 5pm to 8pm. More at 425-336-4809 or www.cascadiaartmuseum.org. See three new exhibits: “Origins: Northwestern Abstract Art”, which focuses on the roots of abstract and non-representational art in the northwest, “Northwestern picture photography”, with photographs of some masters of the visual arts and part two of “Gifts and promised gifts for the museum’s permanent exhibition” on the occasion of the five-year existence of the museum. Also: see until November 7th “The sculpture of Charles W. Smith”, with a well-known sculptor from Seattle who exhibited his work worldwide in the 1950s.
Art walks on the third Thursday: The next Everett Art Walk and Art Walk Edmonds are both scheduled for July 15th. In Edmonds, the walk takes place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Find out who’s exhibiting at www.artwalkedmonds.com. In Everett, the walk is from 5pm to 9pm. To see who is showing where, visit www.everettartwalk.org.
Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday, 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 for more information. “What if,” a thought-provoking mixed media fiber art exhibition by Debra Calkins that will run through May 30th. “Cyclones and whirlpools”, with new work by Larkin Van Horn, runs until August 1st. “Inspired attitudes”, with Matt Macomber’s art and collection, runs through July 4th.
Museum of Northwest Art: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, 121 First St., La Conner; 360-466-4446; www.monamuseum.org. The exhibition “Dan Friday: Artifacts of the Future” with works by the Seattle-based glass artist opens on July 3rd. Friday’s inspiration is often drawn from its Coast Salish heritage.
Arts of Snohomish: Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, 1024 First St., # 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; www.artsofsnohomish.com. Artists featured in July include Justin Bergevin (scrap metal), Bonnie Galvin (watercolors, acrylic and mosaic), Justin Hillgrove (paintings and sketches) and Joan Pinney (watercolors).
Cole Gallery: The Gallery, 107 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds, is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exhibitions of Jenna’s oil paintings by Benedikt and David Marty can be seen until August 2nd. The artist reception is planned for July 1st from 5pm to 8pm. Call 425-697-2787 or visit www.colegallery.net.
North Gallery: The gallery is open Tuesday through Sunday 11 am-5pm at 401 Main Street, Edmonds; 425-774-0946; www.gallerynorthedmonds.com. North Gallery 60th anniversary show runs through the month of July. The celebration includes raffles for paintings, weekend sales and special “1961” prizes.
Garry Oak Gallery: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday or by appointment; 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor; 360-682-5675; www.garryoakgallery.com. Featured in July, the artist is Janet King who specializes in handmade felt art and botanical prints.
JAG artworks: The gallery is open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12.30 p.m. to 6 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from 12.30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 2940 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-535-6875; jagartworks.business.site. It is out until July 15th “The Stimulus Show: Support Local Artists.” The gallery’s collective exhibition features 20 artists working in a variety of media, from visual arts to street art. Make a note of the calendar: next is the third annual Graffiti and Slap show.
Lynnwood Convention Center: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, 3711 196th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-778-7155; tinyurl.com/LynnCCart. Take a look at the exhibition “Siege: An American Painter” until December. Siege describes his style as “industrial figurative”, as he often uses writing and technical images from atmospheric graphics and topigraphic maps.
Penn Cove Gallery: daily 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. 9 NW Front St., Coupeville; 360-678-1176; www.penncovegallery.com. June’s featured artist is Janis Collins who is currently researching the Mandela art style to relate to the circle that symbolizes the perfect harmony of nature. She specializes in colored pencils, but sometimes adds pen and ink to her drawings.
Rob Schouten Gallery & Sculpture Garden: The gallery, 101 Anthes Ave., Langley, is open Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. More at www.robschoutengallery.com. See âExpressions of Lightâ with new paintings by Teresa Saia until August 2nd. The artist reception is planned for July 3rd from 5pm to 7pm.
Smith & VallÃ©e: 5742 Gilkey Ave., Edison; 360-766-6230; www.smithandvalleegallery.com. The gallery is open from Friday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or Monday to Thursday by appointment. An exhibition of works by Sara Jacobson and Brian O’Neill will be held from July 2nd to August 1st. Meet the artists from 3pm to 5pm July 2nd.
Whidbey Art Gallery: Monday to Thursday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 220 Second Street, Langley; 360-221-7675; www.whidbeyartists.com. The member show in July is “Again on the street,” with different interpretations on the topic “The thrill of leaving after a year ‘s stay”. The artist reception is planned for July 24th from 2pm to 5pm. Also: The artist presented in July is Stuart King, who paints in acrylic paints.
Zamarama Gallery: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday; 2936 Colby Ave., Everett; 206-245-4239; zamarama-gallery.business.site. An exhibition with works by Heidi Hallgren can be seen until August 17th. Hallgren is an Arlington High School graduate specializing in abstract fluid art.
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