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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 […]

Amazing Quilt Art at the Museum

“Conversations with Gee’s Bend,” the exhibit which just opened at the San Juan Islands Museum of Art, is outstanding both in terms of conception and presentation. Curated by local artist Annie Howell-Adams, the exhibit highlights quilts made by the women of Gee’s Bend, Alabama, and explores parallels between their works and the other artworks on […]