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Exhibits across the Puget Sound area highlight art created by women about women’s experiences

  Georgia O’Keeffe’s “Music, Pink and Blue, No. 1,” a 1918 oil on canvas, is part of the “Georgia O’Keeffe: Abstract Variations” installation at Seattle Art Museum running through June 28. (Paul Macapia / Seattle Art Museum) By Gayle Clemans    Special to The Seattle Times   Editor’s note: Given current concerns over the novel […]

Dynamic art comes to SJIMA this spring

Deon Venter working on “Highway of Tears” Author:  HEATHER SPAULDING As spring approaches, the San Juan Islands Museum of Art is preparing to premiere three dynamic exhibits. One focuses on culture, diversity and the symbology of water, the other two pay homage to the numbers of missing native women. The exhibits “Missing” and “Highway of […]

People’s Choice Award Winners Announced at SJIMA

Susan Williams – Orpheus “What fun – to study each piece of art, then circle around and pick the ones I like best,” a common refrain in the galleries during recent visits to SJIMA. View the art that the community voted as their favorites before the Artists’ Registry Show closes on February 21. The public […]

Tempestry Project In the San Juans and at SJIMA

Photo: Yarn for the Glacier National Park tempestries. Photo by Stephanie Panlasigui. Valarie Keaton, President of the San Juan County Textile Guild says of the Tempestry Project, “Our exhibit reflects 100 years (every 4th year from 1918 to 2018) of climate date from the Olga weather station on Orcas Island.” The San Juan Islands Museum […]

Artist and Educator Joins SJIMA Board

New board member, Marney Reynolds brings to the San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA) her love of art and education. Walking into the museum about 5 years ago she was “amazed and thrilled at the sight of this art showcase and someday dreamed of being a part of it.” Born and raised in Seattle, […]

SAN JUAN ISLANDS MUSEUM OF ART

          Michael Smith                                      Liz Dorman Piano at the Museum The Archipelago Collective will present an informal concert at the San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA) on Friday, September 6 from 11:45 am-1pm. A […]

DEEP DIVE CONTINUED and State Art Collection Work Together

    Mystical Journey by Marvin Oliver (Quinault/Isleta-Pueblo) Journey by Wayne Chabre   A web exhibition on My Public Art Portal, curated by San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA) board member Lynn Bahrych connects artworks in the State Art Collection with themes in SJIMA’s current exhibition DEEP DIVE. The web exhibition is entitled DEEP DIVE CONTINUED […]

Voices of Our Salish Sea.

One-Time Only- Voices of Our Salish Sea. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience legendary speakers on our ocean life in one room on one day.   Be the first to preview new films by marine experts on orcas, salmon and the Salish Sea sponsored by the San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA). On Saturday, […]

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 […]