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Fri., May 18, 2012, midnight

Eastern Washington

Art on the Ave in the International District - An art walk gallery event held inside local businesses, showing off Spokane’s finest art and artists, today, 5-8 p.m., 1700-1900 blocks of East Sprague Avenue. Free. (509) 863-9591.

Avenue West Gallery - “Expressions of Wire and Paint” by Katie Densley; “Art Meets Science” by Mike Folsom. 122 S. Monroe St. (509) 838-4999.

Chase Gallery - Paintings by Ellen Picken, Kathleen Secrest, Jessie Rasche, Betty Hageman. 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Free. (509) 625-6050.

Dahmen Barn - “Quilts and Beyond” exhibit of nontraditional quilting techniques within their quilts by Fiber Fusion, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown. (509) 229-3414.

Design Collaborative - Featuring local artists/designers. 204 N. Division St., Suite E. Free. (509) 473-9685.

Grande Ronde Cellars - Featuring photographer Kent Henderson, during May, 906 W. Second Ave. (509) 455-8161.

The Heart of Spokane - “A Lifetime Of Art,” watercolors and oils created over a 10-year period by Timothy Phillips. 2907 N. Monroe St. (509) 443-4799.

Jundt Art Museum - “Japanese Prints,” intaglio, screen, relief and lithographic prints showcasing the work of well-known 20th and 21st century Japanese printmakers. Also: Senior Thesis Exhibition is the annual presentation showcasing the work of Gonzaga University’s graduating seniors. 502 E. Boone Ave. (509) 313-6611.

Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture - “Seeing Impressionism: Europe, America and the Northwest,” organized in partnership with the Tacoma Art Museum, through Saturday. Also: “Uncommon Gifts,” highlights the paintings, drawings and ceramic works of seven artists, represented in the MAC’s permanent collection. The show celebrates the recent gift to the museum of 40 works from the Liberty Mutual/Safeco Insurance corporate collection, opens June 9; “Dig It!” The Secrets of Soil, an amazing interactive exhibit created by the Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of Natural History and hosted by the Spokane Conservation District, through Sept. 22; “Lasting Heritage,” using personal stories and human-made objects to articulate the spiritual and visceral links between ancient people, modern tribal people and their lands, continues through 2014. 2316 W. First Ave. $7/adults, $5/seniors and students with ID, free/age 5 and younger. (509) 456-3931.

On Sacred Grounds - “BOLD: Breaking the rules of photography” photographs by Michael Ohlson. 12212 E. Palouse Hwy. Valleyford. (509) 747-6294.

Saranac Art Projects - “On Disturbed Ground,” new visual art by Dani Pavlic and Cori McWilliams. 25 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 951-2961.

South Perry Pizza - Nature and landscape photography by Charles Gurche. 1011 S. Perry St. (509) 290-6047.

Spokane Law Enforcement Museum - Artifacts, photos, portraits, badges, uniforms and other police mementos. Museum accepts donations of police memorabilia, as well as donations. 1201 W. First Ave. $5/adults, $4/seniors and military, $3/students, $2/age 12 and younger. (509) 625-3352.

Spokane Valley Heritage Museum - “RMS Titanic Remembered” highlights construction, sailing and sinking of the Titanic, plus Spokane’s connections. “Electrifying the Modern Woman,” allows us to step back into a time when all possibilities seemed limitless. 12114 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley. $6/adults, $5/seniors, $4/students and children ages 7-17, free/age 6 and younger. (509) 922-4570.

Tinman Gallery - “Nowhere Man,” new works on paper and canvas, by Ric Gendron. 811 W. Garland Ave. (509) 325-1500.

WSU Museum of Art - “Curator’s Choice: Patrick Siler Mural,” showcases sketches and finished drawings in order to offer insights into Siler’s creative process. Washington State University, Compton Union Building, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-6282.

North Idaho

Art Spirit Gallery - 13th Annual Clay Invitational with 15 clay artists. 415 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-6006.

Entree Gallery - “Solitude,” oils capturing the essence of Priest Lake by Tom Wakeley. Also, new artists including several new potters, glass artists and jewelers, enamel and copper artists, and three new furniture designers. 1755 Reeder Bay Road, Priest Lake. (208) 443-2001.

Gallery Northwest - “Baskets, Boxes, Bowls and Batiks,” works of Jacqueline Rickard of the Walker River Paiute Tribe. 217 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 667-5700.

Gritman Medical Center Active in April” showcases works created by students in grades K-8 about active travel such as what they see on their walk to school and why we should walk/bike/scoot to school. 700 S. Main St., Moscow. (208) 883-6233.

Human Rights Education Institute - Local artists were asked to interpret and portray one of Mahatma Gandhi’s social sins as part of a two-year program at HREI, through 2012. The local artists whose work will be on display include Donna Bain, Harold Balazs, Allen Dodge, Mary Dee Dodge, Rhea Giffin, Barb Mueller, Joan Smith, Austin Stiegemeier and Marci Wing, 414 Mullan Ave., on the corner of the Coeur d’Alene City Park, Coeur d’Alene. Free, donations accepted. (208) 292-2359.

Moscow Food Co-Op - Entries from the city of Moscow’s Wisecape Award Program. The program promotes water-efficient landscaping on the Palouse. 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. (208) 882-8537.

Museum of North Idaho - “Collecting, a Closer Look,” gives insight into how museums and individuals collect and how the museum uses its collections to tell stories and preserve history for future generations. 115 Northwest Blvd., in front of Coeur d’Alene City Park, Coeur d’Alene. $3/adults, $1/children ages 6-16, free/age 5 and younger, $7/family of two adults and children age 16 and younger. (208) 664-3448.

Pend Oreille Arts Council - “Diamonds in the Rough,” a found/recycled object exhibit by more than 20 local and regional artists. Power House, 120 Lake St., Sandpoint. (208) 263-6139.


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