Artisans at Dahmen Barn “Rural Life to Coastal Reminisces,” oil, acrylic and pastel paintings by Gary Brogan, through Sunday. Also: “Elements: Water, Earth, Wind and Fire,” quilt exhibit by the Palouse Patchers Quilt Club, Thursday through Sept. 29, with reception Sept. 8, 1-3 p.m. Highway 195 North, 419 Park Way, Uniontown. (509) 299-3414.
Avenue West Gallery “Chair Affair,” annual juried show of chairs decorated with various media. 707 W. Main Ave., Suite B11. (509) 838-4999.
Bozzi Collection Gallery Featuring new works by Bozzi Collection artists including Jeffrey Loyd, Rick Davis, Ginger Oakes, Steven A. Scroggins, Edward W. Gilmore, Sheri Ritchie, David Govedare, Robert Kraut, Joy Mizzoni, Adam Scoggin, Ed Tyler, William Hagy, Alice Beckstrom and Sue Luce, during August. 211 N. Wall St., Suite 226. (509) 290-5604.
Brick Wall Gallery Black and white out-of-time photography by Frank Knapp; also photography by Charles Bonin. 530 W. Main Ave. (509) 928-7721.
Chase Gallery All Media Juried Show, with exhibition of regional art works selected by Meg Schiffler. 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (509) 625-6050.
Chocolate Apothecary New works on glass and canvas by painter Sandra Hilson. Flour Mill, 621 W. Mallon Ave. (509) 324-2424.
Free Admission to Military Families Enjoy free admission to more than 1,800 Blue Star museums across America through Sept. 8. The museums are a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and museums across America. Participating local museums include: Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave., Spokane, (509) 456-3931; Cheney Historical Museum, 420 First St., Cheney, (509) 235-9015; Post Falls Historical Society, 101 E. Fourth Ave., Post Falls; Museum of North Idaho, 115 Northwest Blvd., Coeur d’Alene, (208) 755-1308. The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card, which includes active duty U.S. military – Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps – and up to five family members. The complete list of participating museums is available at www.arts.gov/ bluestarmuseums.
Jundt Art Museum “American Prints from the Permanent Collection,” features the work of many influential 19th and 20th century American artists. Highlighting a wide array of printmaking media, including etchings, lithographs, woodcuts and screen prints. Works by Romare Bearden, George Bellows, Chuck Close, Richard Diebenkorn, Janet Fish, Wanda Gag, Childe Hassam, Winslow Homer, Jasper Johns, Jacob Lawrence, John Marin, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith and James Abbott McNeill Whistler. Free public walk-through Oct. 4 at 10:30 a.m. (509) 313-6613.
Kolva-Sullivan Gallery “Red Lodge to Spokane – Art from the Big Sky,” works by artists from the Red Lodge Clay Center. Artists include Alexis Gregg, Campbell Tanner Coleman, Jill Foote-Hutton, Markus Urbanik, Andrea Moon, David Hiltner, Karin Solberg, Megan Mitchell and Brittany Helms. 115 S. Adams St., Suite A. (509) 458-5517.
Clearstory Art Gallery “Fail Out Loud,” artwork by Jeff Houston, Brittney Lyons, Scott Nicks and Jesse Pierpoint. Life Center Foursquare Church, 1202 N. Government Way. (509) 499-2678.
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.
Old Hotel Art Gallery Nature photography by Mark Peters. 33 E. Larch St., Othello. (509) 488-5936.
Pacific Flyway Gallery “The Emerging Artist Show,” featuring watercolors and mixed media by Patricia Hooper; acrylics by Linda Sandberg and Travis Chapman; and polymer clay original jewelry by Melody Fyre. Also: “Dedicated to Art,” Kathleen Cavender student exposition; works in pastels by Erika Fleck and Dawn Wilcox. 409 S. Dishman-Mica Road, Spokane Valley. (509) 747-0812.
Pottery Place Plus “Metal, Glass and Minerals” with wire wrapped/woven jewelry by Cyrielle Criscione and fused glass art, mixed media and jewelry by Colleen Lake. 203 N. Washington St. (509) 327-6920.
Saranac Art ProjectsPaintings by Hannah Koeske and drawings by Bradd Skubinna. 25 W. Main Ave. (509) 363-5325.
Shotgun Studios “Left Behind: An Introspect of Norvel L. Trosst,” celebrates the life of one of the most eclectic photographers in the Northwest. This is a special showing of some of Trosst’s private and favorite photos, with a few photos from each of his exhibits. Pre-memorial reception today, 6-9 p.m. 1625 W. Water Ave. (509) 624-4502.
South Perry Pizza Watercolors by Pennie Woods, featuring a variety of subjects and accent pieces. 1011 S. Perry St. (509) 290-6047.
Spokane Art School “The Grimm Brothers Invitational,” group show based on the Grimm Brothers fairy tales. Artists include: Virginia Carter, Larry Ellingson, Dina Fernandez, Jo Fyfe, Ric Gendron, Lila Girvin, Ginny Gould, Jery Haworth, Pete and Kit Jagoda, Karen Kaiser, Mason McCuddin, Patti Osebold, Judy Patterson, Sami Perry, Tom Quinn, Carrie Scozzaro, Jill Smith, Ken Spiering, E.L. Stewart, Birke Tan, Sister Paula Turnbull, Loretta West, Gordon Wilson, Wendy Zupan-Bailey. Proceeds benefit the Spokane Art School. 811 W. Garland Ave. (509) 325-1500.
Spokane Law Enforcement Museum Artifacts, photos, portraits, badges, uniforms and other police mementos. Museum accepts donations of police memorabilia. 1201 W. First Ave. $5/adults, $4/seniors and military, $3/students, $2/age 12 and younger. (509) 625-3352.
WSU Museum of Art 2013 Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition. An opportunity for students to see their mentors’ skills and theories put to practice in a diverse array of styles and media. The exhibition includes a wide variety of works from the artists who provide inspiration to WSU students daily. Fine Arts Center on Wilson Road, south of Martin Stadium, Pullman. (509) 335-1910.
Art Spirit Gallery Oil paintings on constructed and carved wood by Robert Grimes. 415 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-6006.
Entree Gallery “Forest Friends,” inspired by the flora and fauna at Priest Lake, the mixed-media show will include the works of several Northwest artists. 1755 Reeder Bay Road, Priest Lake. (208) 443-2001.
Gallery Northwest “Birds of All Kinds,” images of birds, birdhouses and bird feathers. 217 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 667-5700.
Moscow Food Co-Op Works by Traci Haselhuhn. Deli, 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.
UI Prichard Gallery “Definition of Place: 1950-2012,” paintings by Robert S. Neuman, through Oct. 12, with artist gallery talk Thursday at 5 p.m. and reception Aug. 30, 5-8 p.m. University of Idaho, 414/416 S. Main St., Moscow. (208) 885-3586.
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