Jacqueline Barnett, Come Together, 2015
Appassionata: The Art of Jacqueline Barnett 1990-2015

January 9, 2-5pm Book Signing

February 20, 1-2:30 Panel Discussion & Reception

Often used as a musical term, appassionata refers to an intensely impassioned period or person....

Max Benjamin, Untitled (Kent State, May 1970), oil on canvas, MoNA, Gift of Charles Stavig
Collection Highlight: Max Benjamin

Starting January 2016, MoNA will highlight artwork from its Permanent Collection on the second floor of the museum each quarter. Text panels will serve to educate visitors about the piece, such as...

Fulgencio Lazo,  Luz por la paz, 2013, mixed media (detail)
Beyond Aztlán: Mexican and Chicana/o Artists in the Pacific Northwest
Beyond Aztlán: Mexican & Chicana/o Artists in the Pacific Northwest
Spanning the last six decades, this exhibition assembles a diversity of works by...
Robert Flynn: Art From the Permanent Collection

Robert Flynn: Art from the Permanent Collection is a celebration of the prolific career of this Pacific Northwest artist. Born in 1930, Flynn worked in the Seattle area for 17 years and...

William Cumming, Mural of Skagit County Agriculture, 1941, 71 x 318 inches, detail, photo by Eric Chauvin
MoNA at 35

MoNA at 35

As the 35th Anniversary exhibit, Mona at 35 seeks to explore the trajectory of art in the Northwest, both regionally and locally, by including artists included...


Voyager: A Series by Steve Jensen

"For me the image of the boat is meant to symbolize a voyage or journey, perhaps it’s the voyage to the other side or the journey in to...

Northwest Impressions

Northwest Impressions: Lilli Mathews and Art from the Permanent Collection

After completing her training at the Art Students League in New York, Lilli Mathews (1923-2011)...

Clayton James, Yellow Night, 1961, acrylic on canvas, 38 x 67 inches; MoNA, Gift of Phyllis D. Massar, 2001.108.005
Matched Makers: Northwest Artist Couples

Matched Makers: Northwest Artist Couples displays the work of 28 couples who have shared creative lives. The 56 artists, born between 1877 and 1983, include many of the most prominent and...

Paul Havas, Urban Landscape, 1985, oil on canvas, 91 x 68 inches. MoNA, Gift of Gordon Woodside in Memory of Brigitte Mansfield, 1995.045.001
Paul Havas: A Life of Painting

Paul Havas: A Life of Painting honors the forty-year career of an artist known for his large-scale landscapes and cityscapes. Born, raised, and educated on the East Coast, Paul Havas (...


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