Jeff Crandall, The Coriolis Effect, The Sphere of Influence, detail, 2003, blown glass, stone, 15 x 34 1/2 x 19 inches. MoNA, Gift of the artist, 2006.165.033
Continuum: Glass from the Permanent Collection

This winter in the Benaroya Glass Gallery, we feature selections of glass from the permanent collection with an emphasis on continuum – of the medium of glass, of the continuity of forms, and of...

Clayton James, Snow King, 2000, oil on canvas, 21 x 25 inches. MoNA, Gift of the Chris and Allen Elliott Collection, 2011. 275.026
Clayton James: Art and Archives

July 1, 2017 to September 24, 2017

July 22, 1pm: Free Curator's Talk with Kathleen Moles and Celebration of Clayton James and Barbara Straker James
This summer in the...

Kelly O’Dell, Critical Masse (detail), ghost animals (endangered species project), 2016-2017, sculpted glass, bronze, steel, vinyl, wood. Photo: ACME Creative
Kelly O'Dell: transient (h)ours

July 1, 2017 to September 24, 2017

July 30, 1pm: Free Artist Talk wth Kelly O'Dell
Catch, then, O catch the transient hour;
Improve each moment as it flies;

Whiting Tennis, Bull (head), 2016, collage on paper, 14 x 11 inches. Image courtesy of the artist and Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle.
Whiting Tennis: Painting, Drawing and Sculpture

July 1, 2017 to September 24, 2017
Free Artist Talk with Whiting Tennis: July 1, 1 pm

Showing in the main galleries of the Museum of Northwest Art this Summer, Whiting...

Mel Katz, Ribbons 1, 1966, oil on wood, 48 x 94 x 3/4 in., Collection of Dianne C. Anderson
Mel Katz: Choices

Opening October 14
​Show Runs: October 14, 2017 thru January 7, 2018 
Artist Talk: October 14, 1pm

Aptly titled Choices, the...

Raven Skyriver, Apex, 2017, Off hand sculpted and cut glass, 46 x 23 x 15 inches.
Raven Skyriver: Submerge

Opening October 14
Show Runs: October 14, 2017 thru January 7, 2018 
Panel Discussion: November 4, 2pm

Stanwood-based glass artist Raven...

Windsor Utley, Carnival of the Witches (detail), 1952, egg tempera, MoNA Gift of Stephen Orr in memory of Dr.  Douglass and Jean Orr, 2017.548.056
Hidden Narrative

Opening October 14
​Show Runs: October 14, 2017 thru January 7, 2018
VTS Tours: Oct 20, Nov 17, Dec 15, 3:30-4:30pm

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