Events listed here are contingent on whether each jurisdiction is approved to enter the corresponding phase of the governor’s four-phase reopening plan. Events may be canceled or postponed. Check with each venue for the latest information.
H’Arts Benefit Auction: The Schack Art Center in Everett is hosting a virtual 39th annual H’Arts Benefit Auction through March 14. Bid on one-of-a-kind pieces of art in live and silent auctions in a free online event. View the auction catalog at www.schackartauctioncatalog.org. Register at www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/61mtfS91099V2zYgaw.
Tales of Quarantine: How has COVID impacted you and your community? The Seattle-based Mission InspirEd is hosting a competition for students ages 6-18, asking them to showcase COVID’s impact through artistic expression. The contest covers three categories of art: media, visual and writing. Students can win up to $1,500 in prizes. Deadline to enter is March 21. More at www.missioninspired.org/toq.
Call for artists: The Langley Arts Fund is accepting submissions for a loaned sculpture to be displayed on a pedestal on Second Street near near Callahan’s Firehouse. Art will be chosen by the organization and installed if approved by the Langley City Council, at no cost to the city. The arts fund will provide a plaque for the work. The Loaned Sculpture Program will follow a two-year cycle and will eventually have more sites in downtown Langley. For more information, visit www.langleyartsfund.com. Call 360-730-6483 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Schack Art Center: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Admission is free. Take a virtual tour of the Schack Art Center’s galleries, store, hot shop and silversmithing studio. “Sheltered: Artists Respond to COVID-19,” a juried exhibit of artwork created by Pacific Northwest artists during the pandemic, is showing through March 20 in the main gallery. For information call 425-259-5050 or go to www.schack.org.
Cascadia Art Museum: The museum, 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 to 8 p.m. More at 425-336-4809 or www.cascadiaartmuseum.org. Through Nov. 7, see “The Sculpture of Charles W. Smith,” featuring a well-known Seattle sculptor who began showing his work worldwide in the 1950s. In addition, the exhibitions “Gifts and Promised Gifts to the Museum’s Permanent Collections,” in celebration of the museum’s fifth anniversary, “Dreaming Forms: The Art of Leo Kenney,” featuring one of the most celebrated regional artists of the mid-20th century, and “Stolen Moments: The Photography of Shedrich Williames,” the first solo exhibition of one of the Northwest’s most accomplished photographers, will be up through May 23.
Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday at 703 S. Second St., La Conner. Admission is $7, with discounts for students, children, military and members. Call 360-466-4288 or go to www.qfamuseum.org for more. The fourth annual “Birds of a Fiber,” a group exhibit curated by Jenny Walker, and “A Sampler of Work,” showcasing the Fidalgo Island Quilters Guild, will be up through March 28. A third exhibit, “Slice Quilts,” featuring the Ocean Wave Quilt Guild, will be on display through May 2.
Museum of Northwest Art: Noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, 121 First St., La Conner; 360-466-4446; www.monamuseum.org. The exhibition “Max Benjamin: A Road Well Traveled,” featuring contemporary Northwest painter Max Benjamin, will be on display through May 9. Also: The newly restored “Lost and Found: Skagit Valley Mural,” a 28-by-7-foot mural on sailcloth made in 1941 by William Cumming, is back at its home in MoNA’s permanent collection.
Arts of Snohomish: Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, 1024 First St., No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; www.artsofsnohomish.com. March’s featured artist is watercolorist Dru Duffey. She has been painting full time since retiring from her nursing career in 2012. Her watercolors, in abstract and impressionist styles, are inspired by nature and scripture.
Artworks Gallery: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday, 221 Second Street, Suite 7A, Langley; 360-222-3010; www.artworkswhidbey.com. The featured artists for March are Morgan Bell and Loren Iwerks. Bell specializes in glass, while Iwerks works with ink.
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. Call 425-697-2787 or go to www.colegallery.net. Showing through March 29 is “A La C’ART” featuring Layne Cook’s paintings. Cook offers up an exhibit of glazed paintings that captures the simple joys of dining out that we’re all missing right now.
Gallery North: The gallery is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday at 401 Main St., Edmonds; 425-774-0946; www.gallerynorthedmonds.com. The March exhibit, “Select Invitations,” features the work of 12 artists welcomed back to the gallery in celebration of its 60th anniversary. Featured artists are: Joyce Donaldson, Janet Hawse, Karen Kahn-Rice, Jolyn Wells-Moran, Lyla Jacobsen, Mary Anderson, Catherine James, Cheryl Hufnagel, Paula Parks, Alice Owen, Rupa Palasamudram and Kerry Kakigi.
Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park: The gallery, at 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island, is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekdays by appointment. Call 360-387-2759 or go to www.matzkefineart.com for more information. The third annual “Sculpture Northwest Show,” featuring the work of some of the region’s best sculptors, is scheduled for March 12 through April 23.
Penn Cove Gallery: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Monday; 9 NW Front St., Coupeville; 360-678-1176; www.penncovegallery.com. Richard Nash is the featured artist for the month of March. As a non-representational painter and sculptor, Nash focuses on the compositional elements to create an enduring form of visual poetry. Want to meet the artist? Nash will be at the gallery March 11 and 12.
Rob Schouten Gallery & 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 through Friday. More at www.robschoutengallery.com. The gallery’s March show, “Spring Mosaic,” features the work of Bruce Morrow, Angèle Woolery, Anne Belov, Cary Loopuyt Jurriaans, Kathleen Frugé Brown, Rob Schouten, Georgia Gerber, Sharon Spencer, Fritz Dreisbach, Joan Govedare and Don Wodjenski.
The Rosella Gallery: The new gallery, at 902 First Street, Snohomish, is open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. More at www.therosella.com. Showing through March 30 is “Prophets, Teachers and Kings,” an exhibit of street art from the internationally acclaimed documentary of the same name.
Smith & Vallee: 5742 Gilkey Ave., Edison; 360-766-6230; www.smithandvalleegallery.com. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday or Monday through Thursday by appointment. An exhibit featuring artists Brooke Borcherding and Jan Hoy will be showing March 5-28. Still playing it safe? See the exhibit virtually on the gallery’s website.
Sunnyshore Studio: 2803 SE Camano Drive, Camano Island; 317-209-6768; www.sunnyshorestudio.com. This March, celebrate the art and life of Jack Dorsey with a solo show titled “No. 81.” The patriarch of this family of artists turns 81 on March 12. In honor of Dorsey’s 81st birthday, 81 original paintings of his will be available for purchase on the website. Twenty-eight of these paintings will be showcased in the gallery.
Traumhaus: This gallery at 1206½ First St., Snohomish, is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call 360-890-8090 or email email@example.com. Go to www.traumhausgallery.com for more information. Find ceramics by Krista Lutz in the “Topographic and Hashtag Series” at Danestyles hair salon, at 1429 Ave. D, Snohomish.
Whidbey Art Gallery: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Monday; 220 Second Street, Langley; 360-221-7675; www.whidbeyartists.com. March’s exhibit is a members-only show titled “Germinate.” The gallery also is welcoming new members this month: Roxallanne Medley, Jill Lipoti, Crystal Lockwood and Maryon Attwood.
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