Artisans at Dahmen Barn - “Space, Energy & Movement,” abstracts by visual and performing artist Hiromi Okumura, through Sunday. Also: Works by Colton School students. Highway 195, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown. (509) 299-3414.
Bank Left Gallery - Paintings and handmade prints using ancient techniques by Ariel Zakarison. 100 S. Bridge St., Palouse. (509) 878-8425.
Brick Wall Gallery - The Photogs, professional and dedicated amateur photographers working and living in the Spokane area. 530 W. Main Ave., skywalk level. (509) 928-7721.
Chase Gallery - “Hotel Spokane: Hope in the Midst of Despair,” a group exhibit of unique works of art created by artist/writer teams for collaborative exhibition, a reprise of the popular exhibition in 2011. 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (509) 625-6050.
Clearstory Art Gallery - “Listen to my Eyes,” portraits by Casey Lynch. Life Center Foursquare Church, 1202 N. Government Way. (509) 499-2678.
Create Art Center - Open Juried Art Show by Evergreen Art Association with juror Stan Miller, Saturday through Tuesday, with reception Saturday, 5:30-7 p.m. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 900 W. Fourth St., Newport. (509) 671-1539.
Dodson’s Jewelers - “Palouse,” oil paintings by Vicki Broeckel of Dusty, Wash., through Saturday. 516 W. Riverside Ave. (509) 624-4163.
Downtown Library - Step back in time to see what the cookbooks of yesteryear looked like. The display showcases historic volumes spanning four centuries, through April in Northwest Room. Also: “Bloomsday Through the Years,” library exhibit showcases collection of official Bloomsday posters from 1977 to the present. Second floor, 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 444-5338.
EWU Gallery of Art - “Cable TV Heated Pool” 2013 BFA Senior Exhibition, today through May 9. Eastern Washington University Art Department auditorium, 140 Art Building, Cheney. (509) 359-2241.
Forza Coffee - Works by JoAnne Henault, Dan Cronyn and Karen Liere, members of the River Ridge Art Association, during April. 2829 E. 29th Ave., Suite B. (509) 535-7179.
Harrington Opera House - Leslie W. LePere, known as the “Pencil Farmer” will have a showing of his art during Harrington’s Spring Festival. Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Art Room, 303 W. Willis St., Harrington, Wash. (509) 253-4594.
Jundt Art Museum - GU Senior Thesis Art Exhibition, Today through May 11. Also: “Chihuly: Tradition and Transformation,” selection of drawings, and glass sculpture from artist Dale Chihuly, in the Arcade Gallery. Gonzaga University, 202 E. Cataldo Ave. (509) 313-6611.
Kress Gallery - “Colorful Black” Sume-E Art, 16th annual sumi-e shodo (Japanese brush painting with calligraphy), fabric painting and sculpted dolls exhibit, during April. River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave., level three. (509) 363-5317.
Lincoln Center - Watercolors by Jeannine Marx Fruci, through Tuesday. Galleria, 1316 N. Lincoln St. (509) 879-5337.
Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture - “SPO-Ma: Spokane Modern Architecture 1948-73,” when a small group of modern architects began practicing in Spokane in the late 1940s, they changed more than the city’s skyline. They ushered in a period of creativity the likes of which this region had never before seen. Also: “David Douglas: A Naturalist at Work,” a look at the work and travels of Scottish naturalist David Douglas (1799-1834). 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. 2316 W. First Ave. $7/adults, $5/seniors and students with ID, free/age 5 and younger. (509) 456-3931.
Bryan Oliver Gallery - Whitworth Senior Art Exhibit. Whitworth University, Lied Center for the Visual Arts, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. (509) 777-3258.
Pacific Flyway Gallery - “Our Feathered Friends” celebrates the birds. A variety of works by nationally renowned artists Terry Isaac and Robert Bateman, with featured local artists Jerry Poindexter, Lorainne Kranke, Debbie Hughbanks, Paula Richards, Nancy Lawder and Tom Bowman, through April. 409 S. Dishman Mica, Spokane Valley. (509) 747-0812.
Pottery Place Plus - “Inspiration Unleashed,” mixed media by Pat Boyd and metal/clay jewelry by Cindy Morris, through today. Also: “Timeless Translucence,” fine furniture featuring solid woods and true joinery by Dan McGrew; and watercolors by Rebecca Smith featuring subjects from her travels, family and life in Spokane, Wednesday through May 29. 203 N. Washington St. (509) 327-6920.
Saranac Art Projects - “Gather,” new sculpture and painting inspired by the Spokane River and surrounding landscapes, by Cori McWilliams; and works by Ryan Desmond, through Saturday. 25 W. Main Ave. (509) 363-5325.
South Perry Pizza - Acrylic on Masonite by Tina Sanger. 1011 S. Perry St. (509) 290-6047.
Spokane Falls Community College - Abstract works by Todd Kelly. Fine Arts Building, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. (509) 533-3710.
Tinman Gallery - “Visions of the Palouse,” works by Leonard Heid. 811 W. Garland Ave. (509) 325-1500.
Washington State University - “A Dynamic Photographic Legacy of Nimiipuu,” Washington State University’s Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections and the students of History 529: Interpreting History through Material Culture, is proud to host an exhibit showcasing some of the photos in the National Park Service Nez Perce Historic Images Collection. Pullman. (509) 335-9671.
WSU Museum of Art - First-Year Graduate Student Exhibitions, by Jon Harty, Jamin Kuhn, Jeff Kuure, Hijung Lee, Kathleen Ryan, Mazdak Shadkam and Daniel Tate. Also: “Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition,” annual showcase represents the culmination of two or more years work by the MFA graduate candidates. 5072 Fine Arts Center, Pullman. (509) 335-1910.
Art Spirit Gallery - “13 Gallery Artists,” new works by top gallery artists. 415 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-6006.
Blackwell Gallery - Photography by Vince Street; pencil, ink, charcoal, oils and acrylics by Heather Hofstetter; metal and glass sculpture and furniture by Tin Fish Studios; and acrylics on vinyl in reverse method by Michael A. Bacon. 205 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (702) 493-4190.
BookPeople - Works by Elizabeth Sloan, Wil Smiley and Nick Beymer. 521 S. Main St., Moscow. (208) 882-2669.
Candlelight Fellowship - Presented by the Coeur d’Alene Art Association, showcasing member artwork. Today, noon-8 p.m. with reception from 5-8 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. in the gym, 5725 N. Pioneer Drive (old Showboat Theatre), Coeur d’Alene. (208) 676-9132.
Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center - “Landscape Show” featuring artwork from various mediums that celebrate the beauty and majesty of the landscape surrounding us. 405 N. William St., Post Falls. (208) 457-8950.
Moscow Food Co-Op - Batiks and watercolors inspired by nature by Carolyn Doe. 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow. (208) 882-8537.
Museum of North Idaho - “Shaping the Handle: Idaho Territory 1863-1890,” explores what was happening in the Idaho Panhandle during those early years: westward expansion, the new gold mining district, the “discovered” people already here (the Coeur d’Alene Tribe), steamboats on the lake, railroad construction, stage lines and more. 115 Northwest Blvd., Coeur d’Alene. $3/adults, $1/ages 6-16, free/age 5 and younger. Free parking pass may be requested at desk. (208) 664-3448.
NIC Corner Gallery - NIC Student Art Show. Boswell Hall, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-3276.
Third Street Gallery - Moscow Renaissance Fair posters from the past through today. Also: “Larry Ellingson: Lost-and-Found Sculpture,” through May 24. Moscow City Hall, second and third floors, 206 E. Third St., Moscow. (208) 883-7036.
UI Prichard Gallery - MFA Exhibit with works by Donald Johnson, Boris Pelcer, Natiya Kuznetsova, Nellie Lutz, Daniel Sorensen, Jill Peterson, Charles Dodoo and Denise Bennett. University of Idaho, 414/416 S. Main St., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-3586.
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