Artisans at Dahmen Barn “Somethin’ ’bout an Old Farm Truck,” photography by Jonathan Sachs, with images of Dave Jones’ old trucks in Sprague, Wash., and aerial photos of the Palouse. Highway 195 North, 419 Park Way, Uniontown. (509) 299-3414.
Avenue West Gallery “J.D. Designs in Gold and Silver,” using black, brown, blue and white pearls set in classic gold and silver rings, bracelets and necklaces by Jeff Harrell; and paintings of abstract images of Spokane by John Mendel. 707 W. Main Ave., Suite B11. (509) 838-4999.
Chase Gallery “Hotel Spokane: Hope in the Midst of Despair,” works by artist/writer teams for collaborative exhibition, a reprise of the popular exhibition in 2011. 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (509) 625-6050.
Inland Church Interactive art installation “001” by Vanessa Lea and Alan Chatham, through Monday, sunset to dawn. The installation examines how separating human motion from self-identity can cause us to regain the freedom to move our bodies without our usual reluctance to dance in public. Mapping the viewer’s movement onto playful, ethereal figures provides the audience with a socially acceptable reason to move in a way that might otherwise look foolish. 303 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 203-5718.
Jundt Art Museum “Chihuly: Tradition and Transformation,” selection of drawings, and glass sculpture from artist Dale Chihuly, in the Arcade Gallery. Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave. (509) 313-6611.
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.
Pacific Flyway Gallery “Man’s Best Friend” celebrates man’s love of the dog with art by artists Linda Besse, Debbie Hughbanks, Darrell Sullens, John Weiss and others. 409 S. Dishman Mica, Spokane Valley. Free to the public. (509) 747-0812.
Pottery Place Plus “Earth Treasures,” Earthwear ecodesigns with wearable art by Mary Gayle Young; and acrylic high gloss paintings on tiles, granite and marble by Jennene Reagor. 203 N. Washington St. (509) 327-6920.
South Perry Pizza Sculpted paper masks by Ron and Marsha Feller, through Wednesday. Also: Oil on canvas by Katey Mandley, Thursday through July 16. 1011 S. Perry St. (509) 290-6047.
Spokane Falls Community College Art Gallery Fine Arts Student Exhibition, through Wednesday. 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. (509) 533-3746.
Spokane Law Enforcement Museum Artifacts, photos, portraits, badges, uniforms and other police mementos. Museum accepts donations of police memorabilia, as well as donations. $5/adults, $4/seniors and military, $3/students, $2/age 12 and younger. (509) 625-3352.
Tinman Gallery “Transmission,” original paintings by Timothy C. Ely. 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 exhibit showcasing photos from the National Park Service Nez Perce Historic Images Collection. Pullman. Free. (509) 335-9671.
WSU Museum of Art “Carlos Gomez: A Socialist- Abstract-Surrealist” is the Curator’s Choice and shows the artist currently exploring multitechnique painting and drawing for this exhibit. Also: “Making Faces: Here’s Looking at You Keith!” Final exhibition curated by the late Keith Wells creates a portrait of the permanent collection. The collection has its origins in portraiture, and the Curator’s Choice exhibit will showcase that beginning and subsequent growth. Fine Arts Center on Wilson Road across from Martin Stadium, Pullman. (509) 335-1910.
Art Spirit Gallery “Oil Paintings of Nature” by Catherine Earle. 415 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-6006.
Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center Paintings by Melissa Cole. 405 N. William St., Post Falls. (208) 457-8950.
Moscow Food Co-Op Drawings by 8-year-old Molly Klingler. 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 Connie Scherr, through Saturday; paintings by Aaron Cordell Johnson and Jared Shear, Wednesday through Aug. 10. 518 Oak St., Sandpoint. (208) 946-8066.
UI Prichard Gallery Palouse Watercolor Socius 2013 Regional Juried Exhibition. Also: “Field & Ground,” watercolors by Nancy Stonington. University of Idaho, 414/416 S. Main St., Moscow. (208) 885-3586.
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