Artisans at Dahmen Barn “Elements: Water, Earth, Wind and Fire,” quilt exhibit by the Palouse Patchers Quilt Club. 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. (509) 229-3414.
Avenue West Gallery “My Heritage: The Fine Art of Metal and Wood,” sculptures by Scott Dillon. 707 W. Main Ave., Suite B11. (509) 838-4999.
Bank Left Gallery Small works by women of the Palouse region who have dedicated their talents to art, education and humanitarian causes through eclectic mediums and interpretations of art. 100 S. Bridge St., Palouse, Wash. (509) 878-8425. Brick Wall Gallery “Rustscapes,” abstract series of color photographs by Allan Bruce Zee. 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.
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.
Gonzaga University “Battles, Balderdash & Beauty,” an exhibit of popular sheet music from the Wildin Collection, donated to Gonzaga University recently by Howard W. Wildin. Foley Center Library, Rare Book Reading Room, third floor, 502 E. Boone Ave. Free. (509) 313-3847.
Gellhorn Gallery at Interplayers Black and white photographic exhibit of work by local artists, assembled by Joe Nuell of Brickwall Gallery, evoking the themes and locales of the current on-stage production of “Brighton Beach Memoirs” by Neil Simon. 174 S. Howard St. (509) 455-7529.
Jundt Art Museum “American Prints from the Permanent Collection,” features the work of many influential 19th- and 20th-century American artists, including 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. Also: “Drawn to the Wall V,” an invitational exhibition featuring the drawing installations of Margot Casstevens, Elaine Green, Kurt Madison, Roger Ralston and Carl Richardson. Free 28-minute video, “Jim Dine: A Self Portrait on the Walls,” will be shown Saturday and Oct. 5 and 12. 502 E. Boone Ave. (509) 313-6611.
Manic Moon Studio “India – Land of My Father,” paintings by Melissa Cole, today through Oct. 16, with reception today, 5-9 p.m. 1007 W. Augusta Ave. (509) 413-9101.
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: “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 “Compulsive Continuation: A Celebration of Her 90th,” Pauline Anderson Haas taught art at Whitworth for nearly 20 years, retiring in 1986. This exhibit is a display of her continued dedication to the creative process and the greater Spokane art community. Whitworth University, Lied Center for the Visual Arts, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. (509) 777-3258.
Pacific Flyway Gallery Preview of works featured in the Spokane Valley Arts Council seventh annual Artists Showcase Benefit Auction, to be held Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. at CenterPlace. 409 S. Dishman-Mica Road, Spokane Valley. (509) 747-0812.
Pottery Place Plus “Richness All Around,” works by Dennis Smith. 203 N. Washington St. (509) 327-6920.
Reflections Kaffee Haus Watercolor paintings by Joy Gruenewald, presented by River Ridge Association of Fine Arts. 618 W. Riverside Ave., Suite 200 (skywalk level). (509) 456-2323.
Saranac Art Projects “Flesh,” works explore what happens when the vehicle – the body – becomes the focal point of an exploration of flesh, by Margot Casstevens and Carrie Scozzaro. 25 W. Main Ave. (509) 363-5325.
Spokane Art School “Rabbity Interlude,” works by Tresia Oosting inspired by a a recent visit to Scotland. Proceeds benefit the Spokane Art School, 811 W. Garland Ave. (509) 325-1500.
Spokane Falls Community College “Mapping the Spokane (River)” gallery installation and community project has the potential to address issues about the river’s rich cultural and national history, the quality of life and the condition of the water within the Spokane River watershed, by Gregg Schlanger. Fine Arts Gallery, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. (509) 533-3710.
Spokane Law Enforcement Museum Artifacts, photos, portraits, badges, uniforms and other police mementos. $5/adults, $4/seniors and military, $3/students, $2/age 12 and younger. (509) 625-3352.
Spokane Public Library Historical photographs of settlers and farmers using dams to harness one of our region’s greatest assets: the river. 906 W. Main Ave. (509) 444-5338.
Art Spirit Gallery “Harold, Alive at 85 & Mel, Lately 80,” with oil paintings of unconventional figures and animals by Mel McCuddin and paintings by Harold Balazs. 415 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-6006.
Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center Wood & Watercolor Show, today through Nov. 8, with reception today, 5-7 p.m. 405 N. William St., Post Falls. (208) 457-8950.
Moscow Food Co-Op Works by Julene Ewert using common materials in surprising ways. Deli Gallery, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. (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.
Third Street Gallery Paintings created outdoors. Moscow City Hall, second and third floors, 206 E. Third St., Moscow, Idaho. (208) 883-7036.
University of Idaho Traveling display of handmade books created by artists from Idaho and other U.S. locations, the United Kingdom, Germany and the Netherlands. University of Idaho Library, 709 Deakin Ave., Moscow, Idaho. (208) 885-6111.
UI Prichard Gallery “Definition of Place: 1950-2012,” paintings by Robert S. Neuman. University of Idaho, 414/416 S. Main St., Moscow, Idaho. (208) 885-3586.