Art galleries and exhibits

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Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102, “>; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday; artist Dale Reiger casts glass into sculptures, bowls, plates and tableswww.ravenrocksstudio.com;http://www.ravenrocksstudio.com; “Finding Balance” is new work by Joe Menth, whose latest photo transfers on wood panels with encaustic is a blending of his talents in digital processing, artistic balance and mixed media production. Up through Dec. 4.

Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070www.robschoutengallery.com;http://www.robschoutengallery.com; featuring the work of 24 gallery artists who are “Home for the Holidays,” offering a selection of work in an affordable price range; through Jan. 1.

Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; 360-221-7675www.Whidbey Artists.com;http://www.WhidbeyArtists.com; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 2nd Annual “Art Under $100” Show through Dec. 31.

Skagit County

Museum of Northwest Art: 121 S. First St., La Conner; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday and Monday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday; 360-466-4446www.museum ofnwart.org;http://www.museumofnwart.org. “Pilchuck: IDEAS”: This is in celebration of 50 years of studio glass work produced at Pilchuck Glass School, featuring pieces from the permanent collection rarely seen off the school’s campus by some of the most important artists working in the medium; through Jan. 1.

Also: “Circular”: An exhibit of pieces from the permanent collection that considers the meaning and influence of the circular form; through Jan. 1.

La Conner Quilt &Textile Museum: 703 S Second St., La Conner; 360-466-4288www.laconnerquilts.com;http://www.laconnerquilts.com; “Material Men: Innovation &the Art of Quiltmaking” through Dec. 20. Also, “The Best of the Festival,” an exhibit of the outstanding entries that were judged to be the best at the 2012 Quilt Festival, through Dec. 30.

Seattle

Seattle Art Museum: 1300 First Ave.; 206-654-3100www.seattleartmuseum.org;http://www.seattleartmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, closed Tuesdays, open Monday holidays. Admission $7 to $13, free ages 12 and younger, first Thursdays free for all. “Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris and Elles: SAM — Singular Works by Seminal Women Artists; the exhibit runs through Jan. 13 and SAM will present a series of landmark exhibitions and programs showcasing the creative and enduring ambition of women artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. SAM is the only U.S. venue for this display of more than 130 works of art by 75 forward-thinking women artists from 1909 to 2007, including Sonia Delaunay, Frida Kahlo, Dora Maar, Diane Arbus, Cindy Sherman and the Guerrilla Girls.

Seattle Asian Art Museum: 1400 East Prospect St., Seattle; 206-654-3100; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Admission $7 and $5, free ages 12 and younger. “Many Arrows from Rama’s Bow: Paintings of the Ramayana” includes 44 works of art from the 16th through the 20th centuries that illustrate one of India’s epic periods. At the same time, “Women’s Paintings from the Land of Sita” explores the work of women who transformed a history of domestic painting into works created for a growing art market. Both exhibitions are on view through Dec. 2.

SAM Gallery: 1220 Third Ave.; 206-343-1101; samgallery@seattleartmuseum.org; 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.

“Perspectives”: Women Painters of Washington Gallery, 701 Fifth Ave., Columbia Center Building, Suite 310, Seattle; 206-624-0543www.women painters.com;http://www.womenpainters.com