The works of PA Mathison, including this one of Jimi Hendrix, will be displayed through Aug. 30 at The Sisters restaurant in Everett.

The works of PA Mathison, including this one of Jimi Hendrix, will be displayed through Aug. 30 at The Sisters restaurant in Everett.

Art events, galleries and exhibits around Snohomish County


Schack Art Center: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Admission is free. “The Art of the Garden” exhibit features more than 135 regional artists through Aug. 31. Schack classes include drawing, printmaking, basketry, jewelry and metalsmithing, encaustic, painting, fused glass and blown glass. For more information on all the Schack events, call 425-259-5050 or go to

Polka Dots: A temporary public art installation on the Civic Field fence along Sixth Avenue N. in downtown Edmonds titled, “You’ve Been Polka Dotted,” features 75 multi-colored hand crocheted polka dots and will be displayed throughout the summer. The artwork is by Seattle Procrastiknitters, an all-ages anonymous group of knitters whose purpose is to add colorful fun to neighborhoods and gathering places. More at

Cascadia Art Museum: Two new exhibits open in July, “Paintings from the Palouse: The Art of Andrew L. Hofmeister (1913-2007),” and “Quiet Hour: The Photography of Yukio Morinaga (1888–1968).” Hofmeister was a distinguished artist and instructor at Washington State University from 1947 to 1978. Morinaga was an important member of the Seattle Camera Club and one of the country’s leading pictorialists of the 1920s. This is the first solo exhibition of his works. Both exhibits will be on view July 11 to Oct. 13. The museum, at 190 Sunset Ave. S., Edmonds, is open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Admission for members and students is free, adults $10, active military and seniors 65 and up $7, and families, two adults and up to 3 children under 18, $25. Free during Art Walk Edmonds, Third Thursdays, 5 to 8 p.m.

Summer Arts Jam: Street festival, noon to 11 p.m. July 12-14, 271st and 88th streets NW in Stanwood. Includes local art and music acts, a silent auction, beer and wine garden, and paint-and-sip activities. Find a music schedule at

Word on the Street: July 17 to Aug. 6, all around downtown Everett. Vintage manual typewriters on tables embellished by artists. Type your answer to the question of the day. Sponsored by Everett Cultural Arts Commission. Call 425-257-7101 or go to

Third Thursday Art Walks: The next Everett Art Walk and Art Walk Edmonds are both set for July 18. In Edmonds, the walk starts at 5 p.m. Find out who is showing at In Everett, the walk begins at 6 p.m. To learn who is showing where, go to

“Mystical Light of Skagit Valley”: The 16th annual NW Art Beat is a free, two-day self-guided driving tour of 15 artist studios in Skagit, Island, San Juan, Snohomish and Whatcom counties from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on July 20 and 21. More at

Hibulb Cultural Center: 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. Currently in the main gallery is “Interwoven History: Coast Salish Wool.” Since time-immemorial, Coast Salish people have relied on natural resources to create textiles that communicate status, wealth and functionality. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; noon to 5 p.m. weekends. Free first Thursdays until 8 p.m.; 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip; 360-716-2635;

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. Formerly the La Conner Quilt Museum, the organization is celebrating 20 years with numerous new exhibits. Call 360-466-4288. Visit for more.

Museum of Northwest Art: Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday and Monday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 121 First St., La Conner. Call 360-466-4446 or go to The Northwest Mystics exhibit “continuum… continued” through Sept. 22 is an edited visual history of Northwest art from about the 1930s to the present.

Index Art Festival: Aug. 10 at Doolittle Pioneer Park, 308 Fifth St., Index. Free admission, free parking, free yoga at 10 a.m., food vendors, children activities, and dancing. Artists booths open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., live music from noon to 10 p.m. More at

Arts of the Terrace: Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission and Friends of the Arts are seeking paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs, three-dimensional and artisans’ works for its 41st annual juried art show. More than $5,000 in prize money is available. Arts of the Terrace is Sept. 21 to Oct. 5. Deadline for submissions is Aug. 30. More information at


Arts of Snohomish: Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, 1024 First St., No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; In July, “A Splash of Color,” features artists Fran Martiny, jewelry, and Tammy Pool, photography and oil paintings. The artists reception is from 3 to 7 p.m. July 13.

Artworks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, Suite C, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. In July, see work by wood wall artist Jaclyn Miller and mixed-media artist Nancy Frances.

Citrine Health: The gallery, at 2940 W. Marine View Drive, Everett, is open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; 425-259-9899; The work of mulit-media artist Beth Francois of Coyote Moon Arts will be on display for the month of July.

Cole Gallery: Through July 15, see “Seasons of Beauty,” featuring impressionist landscape painters Kyle Paliotto and Mike Wise. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 3 p.m. Sundays at 107 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-697-2787. More at

Frances Anderson Center: 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, 700 Main St., Edmonds. In the Edmonds Arts Commission display case, see the Sculptors Workshop annual exhibit. In July, see “Sign Painting” by the Edmonds Historical Museum. In the youth display case, on the second floor, is “The Interface Between Art and Technology,” a group show on display through August. “Running Hot & Cold,” will run to Aug. 10 at the Edmonds Arts Festival Gallery. Wax On Washington will be presenting their encaustic wax, mixed media and cold wax art to the public as a group, for the first time. More at

Edmonds Library: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at 650 Main St. See Don Wesley’s paintings through July 31, a 20-year retrospective of the Skagit artist’s work titled “Birds Like Us.”

Gallery North: The gallery is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at 401 Main St., Edmonds; 425-774-0946; In July see “Elements of Beauty,” a show featuring potter Melinda O’Malley and painter Leanna Leitzke’s colorful work.

A Guilded Gallery: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday at 8700 271st St. NW, Stanwood; 360-629-2787. Check for classes and other information.

Lynnwood Convention Center: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 3711 196th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-778-7155; The exhibit “Northwest Stories / Northwest Life,” illustrating life in the Northwest, shows through December. Featuring artists Willow Bader, Michelle Bear, Frank Gallimore, Monica Gutierrez-Quarto, Trish Harding, Ira Jacob, Doug Keith, Amy Martin, Jason Otto, Judith Rayl, Ian Shearer and Valentina Voronkova.

Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park: 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island. Open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekdays by appointment. “Summer Moments,” by artist and sculptor Micajah Bienvenu, is on display through Aug. 11. The artist’s large-scale steel sculptures are delicate and fluid forms that take inspiration largely from elements in the natural environment. Call 360-387-2759 or go to for more information.

Mountlake Terrace Library: 23300 58th Ave. W.; 425-776-8722. Open Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. S.R. Lane’s digital photography exhibit shows through July.

Raven Rocks Gallery: For the month of July, showing is “Tales of Smoke & Fire: Naked Raku” by Whidbey Island resident Susan Gunderson. The gallery is at Greenbank Farm, 765 Wonn Road, Suite C-101, Greenbank, open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Monday. For more information, call 360-222-0102 or

Red Cup Cafe: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, 619 Fourth St., Mukilteo; 425-348-4825. In July, see the oil paintings of Ilona V. Castro. More at

Rob Schouten Gallery: The gallery, at 101 Anthes Ave., Langley, is open weekends 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Friday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Through July 30, on display will be Steph Mader’s fused-glass landscapes. Call 360-222-3070 or go to

The Sisters: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480; The works of PA Mathison will be displayed through Aug. 30. Mathison of Snohomish creates very defined, highly contrasted and colorful work.

Smith & Vallee: 5742 Gilkey Ave., Edison; 360-305-4919; The gallery is open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Through July 28, see works by Linda Okazaki and Pieter VanZanden.

Traumhaus: This new art gallery at 1206½ First St., Snohomish, showcases minimalist and modern art. Hours are 11 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, or by appointment. Through July 28, see the works of Linde Husk and Christine Lee. Email or go to

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