Stories tagged: Art
THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 4 P.M.
Masterpieces class calls on parent-child collaboration
Spark Central hopes to foster confidence, creativity with art programs.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017, 6:23 P.M.
Spokane artist uses recycled materials to bring ancient animals to life
Creatures are coming out of the walls at the MAC to great visitors to the “Titans of the Ice Age” exhibit.
TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 8:55 A.M.
Snow crushes roof of building in remote artists’ community
The largest building in a rural central Idaho community has collapsed under the weight of snow.
SUNDAY, FEB. 5, 2017, 6 A.M.
Rare glass-blowing studio heats up at Butte High
In places like Italy, glass-blowing is a life-long skill perfected in 20-year apprentices and a full-time commitment to the art. At Butte High School, though, the newly open glass-blowing studio …
MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 11:15 A.M.
Seattle ceramic artist Akio Takamori, ‘a very gentle soul,’ dies of cancer at 66
Seattle ceramic artist Akio Takamori spent Wednesday working in his Magnolia studio.He put the finishing touches on some pieces with the help of his son, Peter, and loaded a kiln. …
TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2017, 9:18 A.M.
George Lucas museum cliffhanger: LA or San Francisco?
SAN FRANCISCO – For nearly a decade, George Lucas has been trying to build a museum for his personal art collection. After several false starts, the filmmaker will decide in …
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 11:30 A.M.
Artists rally in Spokane to respond to presidential election
The co-founders of Terrain are hosting Rally, a community art response to the presidential election.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016
Trainer, painter holds art show to benefit nonprofits serving children in need
On Saturday, Marcell Scott is selling some of his acrylic paintings to benefit TeamChild and Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 6:02 P.M.
Claude Monet painting fetches $81.4 million at auction
A painting from Claude Monet’s acclaimed “Grainstack” series fetched $81.4 million at Christie’s New York auction of impressionist and modern art.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 9:23 A.M.
Claude Monet painting could fetch $45 million at auction
A painting from Claude Monet’s acclaimed “Grainstack” series is leading Christie’s New York auction of impressionist and modern art where it could realize around $45 million.
FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016, 9:53 A.M.
Bovey exhibit at the MAC aims to bring permanence to Spokane’s history
Chris Bovey will exhibit 30 Spokane-centric pieces from his Vintage Prints collection at the MAC. From the Davenport and The Spokesman-Review building to the garbage-eating goat and Dick’s Hamburgers, the …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 2016, 3:22 P.M.
Creating Community: Art group transforms itself
After 18 years, Monarch Arts has undergone a nearly two-year transformation process similar to that of the Monarch butterfly after which it’s named, and is re-emerging as a rich resource …
FRIDAY, OCT. 7, 2016, 1:31 P.M.
UI students dig for artifacts at the home of renowned Idaho artist James Castle
Inside the tiny bunkhouse where unconventional artist James Castle once lived and worked, it didn’t take long to begin turning up tiny bits and pieces of stuff that could be …
THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2016, 5 P.M.
Terrain artwork features Ferris students giving voice to the refugee crisis
In the mornings when Lissa Robison would drive to work at Ferris High School she’d hear stories about refugees fleeing their homelands, and the dangers they faced. At the same …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14, 2016, 3:17 P.M.
Book of paintings by George W. Bush coming in 2017
The next book from former President George W. Bush will be more about pictures than words. “Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors” will feature 66 …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, 2016, NOON
Art school takes creativity to the streets
Two or three times per week for most of the summer, the Spokane Art School has hired local artists to hold Art on the Street drawing events, free to anyone …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2016, 5 P.M.
Maple Street mural celebrates 25th anniversary of Waste-to-Energy Plant
Todd Benson with the help of his brother, Cain Benson, is painting a new mural at north end of the Maple Street Bridge
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016, 12:34 A.M.
Spokane artist Daniel Lopez spray-paints history in huge North Side mural
Spokane artist Daniel Lopez spray paints history in his huge North Side mural.
SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2016
Photo: Mark of solidarity
A tattoo in tribute to the victims of the Pulse nightclub mass shooting decorates the leg of Jen Loder, of Orlando, Fla., as she attends a memorial vigil Saturday.
SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2016, 8:30 P.M.
Hushed-up art theft solved, with 7 arrests
Nearly a year after five works by artist Francis Bacon worth an estimated $27.8 million were stolen from an apartment in Madrid, seven people have been arrested, police said.
MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016, 9:16 A.M.
France restores Degas drawing, stolen by Nazis, to rightful owners
PARIS (AP) – France has restored to its rightful owners a drawing by Edgar Degas that was stolen by the Nazis from its Jewish owner in 1940.
THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016, 10 A.M.
Iron Goat a new stop on the First Friday trail
Other highlights for this month: Historic images and films from the Chronicle Building, Bonnie Griffith’s “Seasons in Landscape,” and multiple Window Dressings
WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016, 5:55 P.M.
CV art students hope to tie up $50,000 grant
Central Valley High School students make final 50 in Vans sneaker contest
MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016, 7 P.M.
Proposed sculpture in Spokane would show toll of war
Ildikó Kalapács grew up in Hungary, when the eastern European country was under Soviet control. Her grandparents lived and survived through both world wars, the Russian occupation of their country …
SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2016, 4 A.M.
Escape into a world of color: Adult coloring books are growing source of relaxation
Adult coloring was hot in 2015, and is still going in 2016, as people pick up their colored pencils when it’s time to relax
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2016
Millwood Farmers Market announced winners of annual children’s poster contest
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2016
East Farms students’ artwork to be unveiled Saturday
Children from Spokane Valley schools have produced 23 painted panels that will be hung along the Centennial Trail beneath the Sullivan Bridge, and stay up until the bridge construction is …
FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2016, 1:30 P.M.
North America’s oldest orangutan born in zoo dies in Seattle
The Seattle zoo says North America’s oldest orangutan born in a zoo has died after struggling with respiratory problems.
FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2016
14 artists will gather at the Dahmen Barn and demonstrate making wearable art: jewelry, clothing and accessories; creations will be for sale directly from the makers.
THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2016, 9:33 A.M.
Uncharted set to return
This year’s Uncharted, a collaboration between the Spokane Symphony and Terrain, will be at the Fox on May 27.