Everett Public Library: Photographer John Nolter’s “Portraits of Peace: Searching for Hope in a Divided America” exhibition is showing at the main branch of the Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., through Sept. 30. Noltner will also speak about “Portraits of Peace” at 6 p.m. Sept. 22 via Crowdcast. Register for the free talk at crowdcast.io/e/peace. Call 425-257-8000 or go to www.epls.org for more information.
Shine: Edmonds Center for the Arts’ red carpet reception is now a week-long online auction, which benefits the 2021-22 season. The Edmonds Center for the Arts annual auction is Sept. 17-24. Registration is free. Call 425-275-9595 or go to www.ec4arts.org.
Edmonds Art Studio Tour: The self-guided tour is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 18-19 in the Edmonds area. Free. Features 21 private studios displaying the work of 35 local artists. Watch artists at work, see newly created and in-progress pieces, and purchase high quality art directly from the artists: paintings, sculptures, jewelry, wood pieces, glasswork and pottery. More at www.edmondsartstudiotour.com.
Schack-toberfest: The festival, set from Sept. 23-Nov. 6, featuring glass pumpkins and harvest art, is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Make your own glass pumpkin. Bid on the fall silent auction. More at www.schack.org.
Artists’ Garage Sale: The sale is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 25, Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave. More than 100 artists are cleaning out their studios. Find deals on artwork and art supplies. More at www.schack.org.
Schack Art Center: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Admission is free. Tour the Schack Art Center’s galleries, store, hot shop and silversmithing studio. The annual “Holiday Art” exhibit, this year featuring the Northwest Watercolor Society, will open on Nov. 18. 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. See three exhibits through Oct. 10: “Origins: Northwest Abstract Art,” which focuses on the roots of abstract and non-objective art in the Northwest, “Northwest Pictorial Photography,” featuring photographs by some of the masters of pictorialism, and part two of “Gifts and Promised Gifts to the Museum’s Permanent Collection” in honor of the museum’s fifth anniversary. Also: 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.
Third Thursday Art Walks: The next Everett Art Walk and Art Walk Edmonds are both set for Sept. 16. In Edmonds, the walk is held from 5 to 8 p.m. Find out who is showing at www.artwalkedmonds.com. In Everett, the walk is from 5 to 9 p.m. To learn who is showing where, go to www.everettartwalk.org.
Hibulb Cultural Center: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; Free first Thursdays until 8 p.m. 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip; 360-716-2600; www.hibulbculturalcenter.org. Interactive displays introduce you to the legacy of the Tulalip people by giving you a historic perspective of the bands that make up the Tulalip Tribes. These stories are told in Lushootseed and English. Extended through October is “The Power of Words: A History of Tulalip Literacy,” an exhibit featuring the works of seven Tulalip authors and the original Point Elliott Treaty of 1855, on loan from the National Archives in Washington, D.C.
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. “Rhythm of Light,” a group show featuring the Surface Design Association North Peninsula chapter, is displayed through Oct. 10.
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 “Dan Friday: Future Artifacts,” featuring the work of the Seattle-based glass artist, is showing through Oct. 10. Friday’s inspiration is often drawn from his Coast Salish heritage.
Arts of Snohomish: Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, 1024 First St., No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; www.artsofsnohomish.com. September’s featured artist is Bob Giadrosich. An illustrator, Giadrosich will be showing some sketches and paintings featured in his forthcoming novel “Legends of Xianbala.” Meet the artist from 2 to 6 p.m. Sept. 25.
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 exhibition “Expressions Across the Country Invitational,” featuring the work of six nationally known painters, is on display through Sept. 27. Featured artists: Kathie Odom, Michele Usibelli, Silas Thompson, Michael Orwick, Kenneth Yarus, Jane Hunt and Brooke Wetzel.
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 featured artist in September is mixed-media artist Tom Saknit. He describes his work as “redacted photography.” He plays with images — through color, motion and deletion — to highlight the imprecision of memory.
Garry Oak Gallery: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, or by appointment; 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor; 360-682-5675; www.garryoakgallery.com. September’s featured artist is Dan Ishler. Ishler works in clay to create functional and artistic pottery.
JAG ArtWorks: The gallery is open 12:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 12:30 to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday; 2940 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-535-6875; jagartworks.business.site. The third annual “Graffiti and Slap” show is on display through Oct. 23.
Lynnwood Convention Center: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 3711 196th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-778-7155; tinyurl.com/LynnCCart. See the exhibit “Siege: An American Painter,” through December. Christopher “Siege” James describes his style as “industrial figurative” because he often uses type and technical imagery from atmospheric graphs and topographical maps.
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. Through Oct. 3, the gallery’s 12th annual art auction features 100 pieces of fine art. See the auction items at the gallery or visit online.
Penn Cove Gallery: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily; 9 NW Front St., Coupeville; 360-678-1176; www.penncovegallery.com. September’s featured artist is Janis Saunders. A weaver, Saunders specalizes in patterned scarves and shawls.
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 exhibit “Alfredo Arreguín: New and Recent Paintings,” featuring 20 of the renowned painter’s latest works, will show through Sept. 27.
Rosehill Community Center: 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. Open 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Call 425-263-8180 for information. A show featuring the photography of Olivia Rose Snyder Getz is scheduled through Oct. 28.
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. An open house is scheduled from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 17, as the gallery rotates art for a new exhibition.
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. September’s featured artists are Melissa Broersma and Pieter VanZanden. Broersma specializes in paintings and prints; VanZanden is a mixed-media artist.
Whidbey Art Gallery: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday; 220 Second Street, Langley; 360-221-7675; www.whidbeyartists.com. September’s members-only show is titled “Yumm.” The featured artist of the month is Carol Rose Dean. A tile maker, Dean’s mosaics currently combine tile and metal work.
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