Stories tagged: Art
Sat., April 7, 2018
A new museum at Washington State University aims to make art accessible to everyone, in accordance with the wishes of its namesake, Jordan Schnitzer.
Wed., April 4, 2018, 2 p.m.
This week’s art walk on Friday beckons with an evening full of creative expressions.
Sun., April 1, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
The full Spokane Park Board will vote later this month on a design and location for “Step Well,” architect and artist J. Meejin Yoon’s sculpture for Riverfront Park. The MIT …
Fri., March 30, 2018, 8 a.m.
Megan Perkins, 30, will whip out her pens and paints to sketch just about anything. Lately Perkins has been paying a lot of attention to the world of Spokane, which …
Sun., March 18, 2018
Sister Paula, now 96, first became a break-out Spokane arts star nearly 45 years ago when the city hosted Expo ’74. She was the metal-sculpting artist/nun who created the Garbage …
UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018, 5:10 p.m.
Although he creates in many forms, local artist Jason Borders partially works in one heady medium: skulls.
Thu., March 8, 2018, 5 a.m.
Anthony Stevenson said he should have been able to display artwork from former Spokane NAACP president Rachel Dolezal during a Black History Month exhibition at the downtown library. Library officials …
Fri., March 2, 2018
Spokane artist Ildikó Kalapács insists that her new show, a mixed-media art exhibition on refugees with participation of refugees, is not “political.” If anyone does try to politicize the issue …
Thu., March 1, 2018, 1:27 p.m.
Montgomery, a noted plein air painter who spends a lot of time creating art in the Dishman Hills, will donate 20 percent of painting sales during the March exhibit to …
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 1 a.m.
Artist Michelle Lopez is infatuated with collapse and failure. She crushes, wrecks, crumples, bends, wilts, damages and deconstructs materials and imagery to create her sculptures and installations. The results are …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 8:16 p.m.
Cold feet can’t stop naked models from parading around New York City.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
When Helena’s controversial Confederate fountain was removed from Hill Park last summer, there were no plans to install a new monument in its place. A Helena resident is hoping to …
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 4 p.m.
Second annual arts event is tied to Black History Month and the annual Winter Visual Arts Tour.
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 6 p.m.
Fiber artist May Kytonen, 28, did not intend to open her latest show “Close/Divide” during Saturate, the monthlong, citywide effort to focus attention on Spokane’s artists of color. But the …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 3:08 p.m.
A group that preserves and promotes the work of a deaf, self-taught Idaho artist whose creations appear in museums around the world is fighting an attempt to dismiss its copyright …
Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 4:01 p.m.
Due to the holidays, this Second Friday is really First Friday. That means there is still time to make good on that resolution to support the arts and contribute to …
Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 1:20 p.m.
“I Did It My Way” opens tonight at the Art Spirit Gallery and runs through Feb. 2. The exhibit will feature more than 130 pieces representing the seven decades of …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 6:48 p.m.
Standing in her garage-turned-studio with soaring ceilings and white walls in Spokane’s Nevada/Lidgerwood area, oil painter Shana Smith conveys ideas rapid-fire, like a machine gun. She hunts for meaningful words …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
“He is a giant, a titan, and an example to us all.”
Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 5 a.m.
If the event doesn’t attract close to 10,000 people, Miller said this year’s First Night could be its last night.
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017
Anne-Claire Mitchell saw a need in Spokane for live/work space aimed at encouraging young creatives, so she helped make it happen.
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017
It’s December’s First Friday, so kill two turtle doves with one stone tonight by enjoying local art openings while also getting your shopping done.
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Do people really enjoy shopping at their desks for mass-produced schlock? Shop local and give the gift of original art. The exercise could do some good for your body (walking!), …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 5:54 p.m.
“Salvator Mundi” was owned by King Charles I of England in the mid-1600s and was auctioned by the son of the Duke of Buckingham in 1763.
Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 1:13 a.m.
Freeman High School will host a community art night Nov. 16.
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Fall is the perfect time to take a brisk walk and hit First Friday’s art show openings.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 11:37 p.m.
J. Meejin Yoon, who is working with a half-million-dollar budget for public art as part of Riverfront Park’s redevelopment, introduced four preliminary designs at an open house held last week. …
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, noon
Artists find their inner monsters for first-ever Monster Drawing Rally, to benefit Spokane Art School
Artists will live draw whatever monstrous beasts they can come up with, an the works will be sold off. A silent auction, no-host food and drink and musis also are …
Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 6 a.m.
The diversity of watercolor painting itself is taking center stage at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, in a striking show full of bold strokes and intricate line work. …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
For veteran exhibitors and first-timers, annual Terrain art show is a chance to show of the deep creative well of the Spokane arts scene