Artisans at Dahmen Barn “Fish On,” pastels, watercolors and oil paintings of fish, plus steel sculptures, fishing rods and nets, through Sunday. Highway 195 North, 419 Park Way, Uniontown. (509) 299-3414.
Avenue West Gallery Paintings by the Alice and Chuck Harmon and their three daughters show different styles and colors, during July. Also: “Chair Affair” during August. 707 W. Main Ave., Suite B11. (509) 838-4999.
Chase Gallery All-media juried show, with exhibition of regional with the art works selected by Meg Schiffler. 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (509) 625-6050.
Clearstory Art Gallery “Fail Out Loud,” artwork by Jeff Houston, Brittney Lyons, Scott Nicks, Jesse Pierpoint. Life Center Foursquare Church, 1202 N. Government Way. (509) 499-2678.
Colfax Library “Our Palouse: People, Places and Possibilities”: Exhibit features nine photographers highlighting life on the Palouse. Today, noon-6 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 102 S. Main St., Colfax. (509) 397-4366.
Eastern Washington University Gallery of Art “Legacy in Art Education,” an exhibition of artwork by area high school art teachers and students. Participating schools include Cheney, Ferris, Shadle Park, and Lewis and Clark high schools. 140 Art Building, Cheney. Free. (509) 359-7070.
Jundt Art Museum, Gonzaga University “Layers,” exhibition of oil paintings by Allie Kurtz Vogt. Also: “Chihuly: Tradition and Transformation,” selection of drawings, and glass sculpture from artist Dale Chihuly, through July. Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave. (509) 313-6611.
LeftBank Wine Bar Artwork by Devon Plopper, during July. 108 S. Washington St., Suite 105. (509) 315-8623.
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 Works by Desert Artists, a group from Moses Lake, using water-based mediums including decorative painting on feathers, wood, gourd, oil painting, jewelry making and working in collage, during July. 33 E. Larch St., Othello. (509) 488-5936.
Pottery Place Plus “Nature Inspires,” with Larilyn gourd art by Lynn Marvin and paintings by Daris Judd, through Monday. Also: “Metal, Glass and Minerals” with wire wrapped/woven jewelry by Cyrielle Criscione and fused glass art, mixed media and jewelry by Colleen Lake, Thursday through Aug. 29. 203 N. Washington St. (509) 327-6920.
Sante Restaurant Large acrylics and abstract watercolors by Megan Broughton, during July. 404 W. Main Ave. (509) 315-4613.
Saranac Art Projects “Prime” features works from 10 artists around the country. “ARTifacts” uses objects found in homes or studios of Saranac co-op members to represent them, through Saturday. 25 W. Main Ave. (509) 363-5325.
Spokane Art School “The Rule of Three,” acrylic paintings by Jo Fyfe through Saturday. Also: “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, Thursday through Aug. 31. Proceeds benefit the Spokane Art School. 811 W. Garland Ave. (509) 325-1500.
Spokane Falls Community College Fine Arts Gallery “A Nagging Recurrence,” works in three dimensions by Kurt Madison. 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 donations. 1201 W. First Ave. $5/adults, $4/seniors and military, $3/students, $2/age 12 and younger. (509) 625-3352.
Spokane Public Library The Spokane River is more than just a fantastic natural resource – it’s the reason our city exists. This exhibit celebrates its beauty and utility with historic images of the river and its many uses – fishing, recreation, industrial activity and, of course, electricity. Ned M. Barnes Northwest Room, 2nd Floor, 906 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 444-5338.
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 showcasing photos in the National Park Service Nez Perce Historic Images Collection, through July. Pullman. Free. (509) 335-9671.
Entree Gallery “Point of View,” contemporary impressionistic work by Tom Wakeley, during July. Also: “Forest Friends,” inspired by the flora and fauna found at Priest Lake, the mixed-media show will include the works of several northwest artisans, during August. Demonstration Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. by Janene Grende with techniques of silk dye on silk. 1755 Reeder Bay Road, Nordman. (208) 443-2001.
Gallery Northwest “Horses and the Palouse,” watercolors, oils, batiks and photography by Loretta Jenkins and more, during July. 217 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 667-5700.
Moscow Food Co-Op Drawings by 8-year-old Molly Klingler, through July. 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.
Redtail Gallery Paintings by Aaron Cordell Johnson and Jared Shear. 518 Oak St., Sandpoint. (208) 946-8066.
UI Prichard Gallery Palouse Watercolor Socius 2013 Regional Juried Exhibition. University of Idaho, 414/416 S. Main St., Moscow. (208) 885-3586.
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