Art events, galleries and exhibits around Snohomish County

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.


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

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 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.

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; 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 for more. “Scatter Sunshine,” 2021 the La Conner in Bloom Challenge exhibition, and “Slice Quilts,” featuring the Ocean Wave Quilt Guild, will be on display through May 2. Also: “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; 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; 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; “Welcome Spring,” on display through April 30, features the work of Susan Dawson, Bill & Nancy Dewey, Dru Duffey, Bob Giadrosich, Hilma Josal, Sonya Lang, Fran Martiny, Joan Pinney, Tammy Pool, Claire Ridlon, Kathy Sterley and Sarah Torgerson. This show celebrates spring and looks forward to brighter days ahead.

Artworks Gallery: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday, 221 Second Street, Suite 7A, Langley; 360-222-3010; The featured artists for April are Shari Thompson and Susan Bradley. Thompson specializes in bead weaving, while Bradley does pointillism drawings in colored pencil.

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; Black Lab will livestream Everett’s Third Thursday Art Walk on April 15 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. Call 425-697-2787 or go to April’s featured artists are Kathy Gale and C.A. Pierce. Gale is an impressionist painter; Pierce is abstract one.

Gallery North: The gallery is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday at 401 Main St., Edmonds; 425-774-0946; On exhibit in April is the “Camera, Canvas and Clay” show. It features work by painter Delores Haugland, photographer Sam Spencer, as well as ceramics made by Dan Neish and Diana Sheiness.

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; Rebecca Hagemann is the featured artist in April. Hagemann is a photographer who takes photos of Pacific Northwest trails while she is out hiking. Ask her about her hiking map collection.

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 for more information. The third annual “Sculpture Northwest Show,” featuring the work of some of the region’s best sculptors, is scheduled through April 23.

Penn Cove Gallery: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Monday; 9 NW Front St., Coupeville; 360-678-1176; Deborah Francis is the featured artist for the month of April. Francis makes jewelry with a variety of metals, found objects and polymer clay. Most of the necklaces and bracelets she creates are one-of-a-kind pieces.

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 “Sculpture Spectacular,” showing through April 30, features a variety of sculptures by 18 artists. The artists are: Sharon Spencer, Georgia Gerber, Richard Nash, Dan Freeman, Dale Reiger, Sue Taves, Penelope Crittenden, Lane Tompkins, Lloyd Whannell, Woody Morris, Fritz Dreisbach, Dan and Joi LaChaussée, Gerard Del Monte, Bruce Launer, Gary Leake, Pam Kueny Taylor and Sara Saltee.

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. An exhibit featuring artists Aaron McKnight and Marceil DeLacy will be showing through April 25. McKnight makes sculpture out of seeds, leaves, branches and ash; DeLacy works in salvaged wood. 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; April’s members-only show, entitled “Time to Bloom” reflects the change of seasons. Light, color, fresh buds and gleaming sunshine mixed with rain and rainbows have inspired the work. The featured artists for the month of April are Jandellyn and Johnathan Ward, who create metal and glass garden art.

Zamarama Gallery: noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 2936 Colby Ave., Everett; 206-245-4239; The third “Annual Wood Show,” extended through April 30, features the woodwork of Alan Charlson, Andrew Nicholls, Don Cooligan, Guenter Elsner, Tony Saad and H-Type.

Email event information for this calendar with the subject “Art” to [email protected].

Angelia S. Rico

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