Art events, galleries and exhibits around Snohomish County

Gallery North’s “Silent Poetry” exhibit features paintings by Leah Rene Welch, including “Patience,” on display through July in Edmonds.

Gallery North’s “Silent Poetry” exhibit features paintings by Leah Rene Welch, including “Patience,” on display through July in Edmonds.

Most events listed here are contingent on whether each jurisdiction is approved to enter the corresponding phase of the governor’s four-phase reopening plan. Check with each venue for the latest information.

MUSEUMS/EVENTS 

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 sliversmithing studio. Showing in the main gallery through Sept. 5 will be “American Graffiti: From the Streets to Canvas.” Featured in the exhibit is a collection of 85 canvases that replicate graffiti artists’ work found on walls, tunnels and box cars all over the U.S. A Washington collector invited each artist to his home to paint on the canvases. 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. Wednesday 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. Showing through July 31 are “Northwest Collects,” featuring an eclectic mix of artwork on loan by Northwest collectors, and “The Lavender Palette: Excerpts,” a selection of art by gay Washington artists, and “John Carl Ely,” the first solo exhibition of Ely’s work since 1930. See some of his sculptures and a few rare paintings from the family collection.

Third Thursday Art Walks: The next Everett Art Walk and Art Walk Edmonds are both set for July 16. In Edmonds, the walk starts at 5 p.m. Find out who is showing at www.artwalkedmonds.com. In Everett, the walk begins at 6 p.m. To learn who is showing where, go to www.everettartwalk.org.

ARTSplash: This annual show of local art by Artists Connect will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 18 and 19 at the Artworks building, 201 Dayton St., Edmonds. Ten artists will display their original oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings, art prints, photography, handmade purses, jewelry, sculpture and greeting cards. There may be fewer artists, but not less art. Please wear a mask to the show. If you don’t have a mask, you can buy one for $1. For more information, go to www.artists-connect.com.

Hibulb Cultural Center: 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip; 360-716-2635; 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. In the main gallery 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. Hours are 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; 360-716-2635; www.hibulbculturalcenter.org.

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. See the Manhattan Quilt Guild’s “40 x 40 @ 40” exhibit and “The Secret Garden” featuring works from the 2020 La Conner in Bloom Challenge. Call 360-466-4288 or go to www.qfamuseum.org 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; 360-466-4446; www.monamuseum.org. A Virtual Art and Science Camp is scheduled for July 27-31. The museum will post lessons and activities inspired by the intersection of art and science each day of the week. Admission is free. Go to www.facebook.com/MuseumNWArt for more information.

GALLERIES

Arts of Snohomish: Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, 1024 First St., No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; www.artsofsnohomish.com.The gallery is looking for new members, particularly artists who work in fused glass, glass blowing, wood turning, carving, mixed media and other 3D media. The first four applicants to become a member this year will have their $100 joining fee waived.

Artworks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, Suite C, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; www.artworkswhidbey.com. The gallery, closed for the forseeable future, is working to add an online store so that you may buy the work of 15 juried Whidbey Island artisans in every medium.

Citrine Health: The gallery, at 2940 W. Marine View Drive, Everett, is open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; 425-259-9899; www.citrinehealth.org. In October, showing will be Citrine Health’s collection of BeDazzled Bras. An artist’s reception is scheduled for 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 30. In reference to Breast Cancer Awareness month, these artistically decorated bras serve as a reminder for women to schedule mammograms.

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. See the exhibitions “The Inspiration of Atmosphere” featuring C.A. Pierce and “Nature’s Spirit” featuring Jenna von Benedikt through July 31. Call 425-697-2787 or go to www.colegallery.net.

Edmonds College: The gallery is closed, but college’s tradition of holding a “Student Art Exhibition” continues this year with a virtual exhbit at www.edcc.edu/gallery. This year’s show honors the talent of 15 students and features more than 100 works of art. The gallery is open 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The gallery is on the third floor of Lynnwood Hall, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood.

Everett Community College: The Russell Day Gallery is closed, but you can still view a virtual “Student Art Exhibition” through Aug. 25 at everettcc.edu/gallery. The gallery, in the Parks Student Union Building, Room 242, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.

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. From Sept. 14 through Oct. 30, featured are David Hingtgen’s sketch books and illustrations. More at www.edmondswa.gov/exhibits.html and www.edmondsartsfestival.com.

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., Edmonds. From Oct. 30 through Dec. 11, see Mary Anderson’s paintings.

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; www.gallerynorthedmonds.com. Throughout July, “Silent Poetry” features paintings by Leah Rene Welch. Welch paints to freeze a moment in time, whether it be a walk in the woods or a beautiful cloud formation.

Lynnwood Convention Center: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 3711 196th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-778-7155; tinyurl.com/LynnCCart. The exhibit “Northwest Enterprise,” featuring paintings of work and industry in the Northwest, shows through December. Artists featured include Trish Harding, Doug Keith, Dovey Martinez, Jason Otto, Ian Shearer, Siege and Valentina Voronkova. Artists’ reception is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 15.

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. Call 360-387-2759 or go to www.matzkefineart.com/current-show for more information. Showing in a virtual exhibit through July is “Present Tense,” celebrating 90 years of women painters in Washington.

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. The exhibit “Facade: What Lies Beneath the Surface” features paintings by Anne Belov from July 4-28. Artist’s reception is 2 to 4 p.m. July 4. Visitors are required to wear a mask and maintain social distancing. Call 360-222-3070 or go to www.robschoutengallery.com.

Smith & Vallee: 5742 Gilkey Ave., Edison; 360-766-6230. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday or Monday through Thursday by appointment. In the main gallery is a highly textured show featuring the works of Julia “Joules” Martin, who paints acrylic without brushes on canvas, and Nicki Lang, who paints oil on panels with a pallet knife, July 3-26. In the flex gallery featured is Holly Hudson, who works in resin and collage, also from July 3-26. See both exhibitions virtually at www.smithandvalleegallery.com.

Sunnyshore Studio: 2803 SE Camano Drive, Camano Island; 317-209-6768; www.sunnyshorestudio.com. A father-daughter show, featuring original watercolors by Jason and Jacqueline Dorsey, is showing Aug. 10-15. While Jason has had his work featured in solo shows, this is the first time Jacqueline’s art will be on exhibition.

Traumhaus: This gallery at 1206½ First St., Snohomish, showcases minimalist and modern art. Hours are noon to 4 pm. Friday through Sunday by appointment only. In July and August, showing are works by Eric Chamberlain and Jeane Meyers. Call 360-890-8090 or email info@traumhausgallery.com. Go to www.traumhausgallery.com for more information.

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