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.
Whidbey Art Trail: The Whidbey Art Trail officially opens on June 1, but you don’t have to wait. Many of the 24 Whidbey Island studios, galleries and sculpture parks featured this year are already open and welcome visitors on the popular self-guided tour. Go to www.whidbeyarttrail.com for more information.
Camano Island Studio Tour: A modified studio tour is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 25-27 around Camano Island. More than 30 artists at 16 studios and four galleries will be showing a variety of work in this year’s tour — from ceramics and glass to paintings, photography and sculpture. Go to www.camanostudiotour.com for more information.
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. “Art of Recycling: Repurpose with a Purpose,” in which artists showcase their creativity by turning otherwise discarded materials into works of art, is showing through June 5 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.
Third Thursday Art Walks: The next Everett Art Walk and Art Walk Edmonds are both set for May 20. 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 June 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. “Inspired Settings,” featuring the art and collection of Matt Macomber, will be showing through July 4.
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.
Whatcom Museum at Lightcatcher: Noon to 5 p.m.Thursday through Sunday, 250 Flora St., Bellingham; 360-778-8930; www.whatcommuseum.org. Nationally known Photographer Matika Wilbur, from the Tulalip and Swinomish tribes, has a new exhibition. “Seeds of Culture: Portraits and Stories of Native Women” is displayed through June 13 in the museum’s Lightcatcher building. The exhibit’s 28 portraits are of women from tribes across North America. Written narratives, music and recorded voices accompany the photographs, which part of Wilbur’s Project 562. Eleven years ago, Wilbur set out to photograph people from each U.S. tribe.
Arts of Snohomish: Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, 1024 First St., No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; www.artsofsnohomish.com. May’s featured artists are Tammy and Keith Pool. Tammy does photography, oil paintings and painted garden rocks; Keith specializes in live edge woodworking with epoxy pours.
Artworks Gallery: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday, 221 Second Street, Suite 7A, Langley; 360-222-3010; www.artworkswhidbey.com. See the gallery’s new “Explosion of Color” wall in May.
Black Lab Gallery: 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; 1618 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 206-549-2169; www.blacklabgalleryeverett.com. Black Lab will livestream Everett’s Third Thursday Art Walk on May 20 at 6:30 p.m. via Facebook. The gallery will be open from 6 to 8:30 p.m. At 6:30 p.m., artist Matt Wilkinson will take an “Artist Walk ‘N Talk” around Everett.
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. Featured in May are watercolor and acrylic painter Bev Jozwiak and Russian Impressionist oil painter Pam Ingalls.
Call 425-697-2787 or go to www.colegallery.net.
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. See photos and paintings by Silena Wei Chan in the “Chasing Reflections” exhibition through May 31. Meet the artist from 2 to 5 p.m. on May 1 or from 5 to 8 p.m. on May 20.
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. The featured artist for May is Peggy Shashy, who specializes in fused glass. Shashy creates her work with glass powders using different techniques, including the liquid line, crackle glass, freeze and fuse, pate de verre and fired in a kiln.
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 exhibits “Northwest Enterprise: Working in the Northwest” and “Northwest Eden: Trees, Plants and Gardens of the Northwest” through June. An artists’ reception is schedule for 6 to 8 p.m. May 6. Enjoy complimentary housemade appetizers and a no-host bar.
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 exhibit “Spring Has Sprung” opens May 8. Featured artists are: Judith Heim, Gina Holt, Gary Giovane, Randal Leek, Deb McCunn, Barbara Noonan, Janie Olsen, Tracy Powell, Dale Reiger, Dona Reed, Rodney Sylvester, Sue Taves, Lane Tompkins, Susan Cohen Thompson and Lori Vonderhorst.
Penn Cove Gallery: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Monday; 9 NW Front St., Coupeville; 360-678-1176; www.penncovegallery.com. May’s featured artist is wood sculptor Pat Collins, who has been sculpting wood for over 30 years. He strives to showcase the beauty and natural figure of fine hardwoods, without being tied to the restrictions of realism. Collins will be working at the gallery on May 7. You can stop by and learn more about his stylized sculptures.
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. See “Branching Out While Staying Home,” featuring new paintings by Frances Wood, through May. In a series of watercolor paintings, Wood explores views through the branches of her Whidbey Island garden.
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 titled “Vast” shows through June 27. Featured artist are: Jennifer Eaton-White, Andy Eccleshall, Kris Ekstrand, Eric Eschenbauch, Kathleen Faulkner, Becky Fletcher, Patty Haller, Clayton James, Hart James, Nicki Lang, Julia “Joules” Martin, Lisa McShane, Roger Small, Rob Vetter, Pamela Wachtler, Dederick Ward, Evelyn Woods and Lynn Zimmerman. Still playing it safe? See the exhibit virtually on the gallery’s website.
Whidbey Art Gallery: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Monday; 220 Second Street, Langley; 360-221-7675; www.whidbeyartists.com. The gallery’s featured artist for May is Woody Morris. He works in a variety of mediums, but he is showing stone sculpture and resin wall pieces this month.
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