Anemone - Works by Tiffany Patterson, including paintings, illustrations, poster art and murals. 302 W. Second Ave., Suite 102. (509) 838-7037.
Artisans at Dahmen Barn - 2012 Color Challenge exhibit presented by Palouse Patchers Quilt Club. 419 Park Way, Uniontown. (509) 299-3414.
Bank Left Gallery - The Collections: “A Decade of Highlights,” paintings, sketches and sculptures by Carrie Vielle. 100 S. Bridge St., Palouse. (509) 878-8425.
The Book Parlor - Works by local artists, today through Sept. 28. Hours are today, 6-9 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, noon-8 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-8 p.m.; Sept. 27-28, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-9 p.m. Other events: today, opening night with hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m., welcome and greeting at 6:45 p.m. and a live auction benefitting The Book Parlor at 7 p.m.; Sept. 27, Poetry Readings from 7-9 p.m.; Sept. 28, Concert Night, 7-9 p.m. 1425 W. Broadway Ave. $5 for opening night Sept. 21, all other events are free. (509) 328-6527.
Bryan Oliver Gallery - “Mythical Landscapes, Large Space/Small Scale, Landscape Silence,” by nationally known artist Ben Frank Moss. Whitworth University, Lied Center for Visual Arts, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. (509) 777-3258.
Chase Gallery - “My Pet,” a group exhibition of art about house pets and other companions by Spokane artists. 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (509) 625-6050.
Colfax Library - “A Journey of Barns,” collection of watercolor and mixed media images from the Palouse and Skagit Valley by Penni Cocking and Cynthia Hunziker. 102 S. Main St., Colfax. (509) 397-4366.
Jundt Art Museum - “Gift of the Artist” features paintings, prints, drawings, ceramics, sculpture, and photographs donated by artists to the university. Sharing the gallery is “Ignatius of Loyola,” an exhibit of 80 engravings based on work by Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) that celebrate the life of St. Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). These engravings, made in 1609 (the year Ignatius was beatified), were a gift from the Jesuit Community to Gonzaga University in 1985. Also: “Damn Everything But the Circus,” featuring works with the themes of carnivals, circuses and carousels. 202 E. Cataldo Ave., Gonzaga University. (509) 313-6613.
LadyBug Gallery - “Possibilities,” textile art exhibit where local artists show art quilting at its finest, today through Oct. 20, reception Sunday, noon-4 p.m. Sew Uniquely You, 10220 N. Nevada St., Suite 10. (509) 467-8210.
Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture - “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 Saturday. Also: “David Douglas: A Naturalist at Work,” Scottish naturalist David Douglas (1799-1834) traveled the Columbia River and interior Northwest identifying and collecting over 200 species of plants, animals and birds previously unknown to science. This is an exhibit filled with geography, science, art and cultural history, Saturday through Aug. 24. Also: “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) 363-5344.
Pacific Flyway Gallery - “The Artful Lens,” photographs of the Inland Northwest and artistic subjects by Dean Huggins, Eric Marr, Lancer Roethle and more. 409 S. Dishman Mica Road, Spokane Valley. (509) 747-0812.
Saranac Art Projects - “Talking to Figures” by Roger Ralston; and “re: Purpose” by Carrie Scozzaro. 25 W. Main Ave. (509) 363-5325.
South Perry Pizza - Photography by James Wynd. 1011 S. Perry St. (509) 290-6047.
Spokane Falls Community College Art Gallery - “Disquietude,” mixed media by Pamela Caughey, Monday through Oct. 20, with gallery walk-thru Monday at 11:30 a.m., followed by reception. Fine Arts Building 6, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. (509) 533-3710.
Spokane Law Enforcement Museum - Artifacts, photos, portraits, badges, uniforms and other police mementos. Museum accepts donations of police memorabilia, as well as monetary donations. 1201 W. First Ave. $5/adults, $4/seniors and military, $3/students, $2/age 12 and younger. (509) 625-3352.
Tinman Gallery - “Mosaic,” new body of work in various media such as watercolor, enamel, sculpture and oils by Ken Spiering, today through Oct. 20, with reception today, 5-8 p.m., and proceeds to benefit the Spokane Art School. An artist demonstration will be Oct. 5, 5-8 p.m. 811 W. Garland Ave. (509) 325-31500.
WSU Department of Fine Arts – Gallery II: “Attitude Graphics” features drawings, cartoons, caricatures and sculptures that Howard Barber created during the 1940s and 1950s. Gallery III: “We’re Dunn,” mixed media collage work by Ruth MacLaurin. 5072 Fine Arts Center, Pullman. (509) 335-8686.
WSU Museum of Art - “Fine Arts Faculty Focus: Joe Hockenhull,” diverse, interesting prospective with prints, paints and some aluminum sculptures and collages. Fine Arts Building across from Martin Stadium, Pullman. (509) 335-1910.
Art Spirit Gallery - A rare collection of 60 portraits, landscapes and still lifes by Del Gish. 415 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-6006.
Denise Oliver Gallery - Original paintings by Pamela Hohner. 200 S. Coeur d’Alene Ave. Suite B, Harrison. (208) 689-9076.
Entree Gallery - “Earth Elements,” showing of regionally crafted contemporary and rustic accents for home, patio, yard and garden by the gallery’s skilled Amish craftsmen and Northwest artists. 1755 Reeder Bay Road, Nordman (Priest Lake). (208) 443-2001.
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, including 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 - Mixed media prints and greeting cards by Julene Ewert, who uses reclaimed materials in her work. Deli Gallery, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow. Free. (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 Gallery - “Let’s Face It,” new portraiture from more than 25 of POAC’s member artists. Power House, 120 Lake St., Sandpoint. (208) 263-6139.
UI Prichard Gallery - International contemporary artists working in a variety of media including photography and video installation. University of Idaho, 414/416 S. Main St., Moscow. (208) 885-3586.