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PHOTOGRAPHY OUT ON THE ROAD

Photo Credit: Ray  Pfortner The San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA) brings Ray Pfortner to teach PHOTOGRAPHY OUT ON THE ROAD on Sunday, June 30th, 1-5 PM. Ray Pfortner, who teaches travel photography in such colorful places as Cuba, China and Prague, returns this summer to offer a workshop on how to make the […]

First Showing on the West Coast-Photography ExhibitCloses Soon

Photo Credit: Steve Maddox MY WAR: Wartime Photographs by Vietnam Veterans is exhibited until June 3rd, 2019. Don’t miss this remarkable exhibit at the San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA) in Friday Harbor. What are visitors saying: My …took me on opening day. We walked and read mostly in silence. We hugged and cried […]

Lynn Bahrych Joins SJIMA Board

Environmental attorney Lynn Bahrych of Shaw Island has joined the board of the San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA) in Friday Harbor. Impressed by how SJIMA’s exhibitions have reflected sensitivity to the issues and values of conservation in the Pacific Northwest, Bahrych was motivated to work with the art museum. She works in maritime, […]

Public sculpture, work by local students and local artists

Contributed image “Sailing by Cattle Point Rocks” by Sam Connery View public sculpture, work by local students, artists at San Juan Islands Museum of Art View a public sculpture, art from island students and paintings by local artists Mary Ann Rock and Sam Connery. A free reception for the shows will be held from 4:30-7:30 […]

CELEBRATION FOR THE COMMUNITY

San Juan Islands Museum of Art, Friday Harbor The San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA) is presenting A CELEBRATION FOR THE COMMUNITY opening December 20, 2018 and running until January 21, 2019. The exhibitions feature the works of local artists Sam Connery and Mary Ann Rock, and also include Spring Street School Student Art. […]

SJIMA Spotlights Exhibit Born in Antarctic

SJIMA Spotlights Exhibit Born in Antarctic — from Diane Martindale for San Juan Islands Museum of Art — Surprisingly, marine debris and plastic disposable lighters are at the heart of April Surgent’s art. Her exhibition at the San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA) attracts visitors in with its glowing beauty and reveals a larger […]

SJIMA Welcomes Peter Lane

PRESS RELEASE October 25, 2018 San Juan Islands Museum of Art SJIMA Expands its Staff “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Peter Lane to the position of Director of Operations, as we transition from an all-volunteer staff” said co-presidents of the Board, Karen Woldvedt and Diane Martindale. Peter has been a volunteer at […]