Stories tagged: Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture
Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 6 a.m.
Watercolor artists from the Spokane area and beyond bring their talents to annual juried show
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., Sept. 28, 2017, 3:40 p.m.
What sets ‘Z Nation’ apart is the humor – and its creative ways of killing zombies
A giant wheel of cheese. The Liberty Bell. The Grand freaking Canyon. All have been put to good use in killing ravenous hordes of zombies in the first three seasons …
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 1:20 p.m.
After a summer spent filming at the MAC, ‘Z Nation’ season four premieres at the Garland Theater
The SyFy show has been filmed in and around Spokane since its 2014 debut.
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 5 a.m.
Spokane historians to re-enact the city’s great 1889 fire, on Twitter
Then, as now, smoke hung in the pines overlooking the young pioneer town beside the Spokane Falls. Area forests were ablaze. People and horses trudged along the dusty streets in …
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 6 p.m.
Historic Moldenhauer piano returns to Spokane for MAC concert
The 1893 Bluthner grand piano accompanied Hans Moldenhauer from Germany to the U.S. in 1938 and arrived in Spokane the following year when Moldenhauer opened the Spokane Conservatory.
UPDATED: Sat., June 17, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Wanted on ‘Z Nation’: Good snarls and a thirst for brains
Undead hopefuls stumbled, staggered and strutted their stuff before a panel of casting directors for the hit TV show “Z Nation” on Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 8:34 p.m.
Wanted: A few good zombies – ‘Z Nation’ holding auditions
If you’ve ever wanted to shuffle and stumble around Spokane while pretending to be the undead, now’s your chance. The “Z Nation” show is looking for zombie extras for their …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 6 p.m.
‘Z Nation’ production becomes an art exhibition at the MAC
Public invited behind-the-scenes of the Spokane-based SyFy series in new exhibit opening at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 10:32 a.m.
ArtFest brings regional artists, music to Browne’s Addition
Now in its 32nd year, ArtFest is as much of a local institution as the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, which is responsible for putting on the marketplace featuring …
Sun., May 7, 2017, 6 a.m.
Museum Mother’s Day tour to take in rock work across the Spokane area
This year’s Mother’s Day Tour will give the Spokane region a good look at the finest rock work in the area.
Thu., April 27, 2017, noon
Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture celebrates 100 years as Spokane institution
The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture has been a Spokane institution since its beginnings in 1916. To celebrate the centennial milestone, reflecting on the last 100 years while also …
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 2:47 p.m.
MAC briefly closed due to overheating elevator motor
A “fire” at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture turned out to be an overheating elevator motor, a spokeswoman said Monday.
Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 7 a.m.
March of the Mammoths: Ice Age beasts bring history alive in new Spokane MAC exhibit
John Moredo-Burich, director of the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, loves mammoths. “I have an anthropomorphic affinity for them,” he said with a straight face.
UPDATED: Wed., 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.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Wesley Jessup to be new director of the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture
The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture has hired a new executive director who is expected to take over the helm of the Browne’s Addition institution on March 1.
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 6 a.m.
Preservation work on historic Campbell House moves inside
From draperies to wallcovering, the textiles inside the historic Campbell House are getting an expert analysis for long-term preservation.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 5:52 p.m.
MAC board taps former ambassador Tim Carney as interim director
The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture has named Tim Carney, a retired diplomat and former U.S. ambassador to Sudan and Haiti, as its new interim director. The museum’s board …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 11 a.m.
Campbell House boosts spook factor for Halloween
The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture will capitalize on the house’s natural spookiness by hosting a family-friendly open house Monday for the second year.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 4 p.m.
Mummy of a teenage girl a highlight of ‘Lost Egypt’ exhibit opening this weekend at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture
Annie, a 2,300 year old mummy, is taking up temporary residence at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, where she and her sarcophagus are the highlights of “Lost Egypt: …
Thu., June 23, 2016, 9:50 a.m.
MAC exec violated state laws, auditor says
OLYMPIA – The Museum of Arts and Culture’s executive director has “violated multiple state laws and gifted public funds”, an report by the state auditor’s office said this morning.
Thu., June 9, 2016, 7 p.m.
Hobbyist captures invisible light of powwow dancers
The images have a ghostly quality, their subject matter devoid of most color. But they’re still vibrant. Glowing, almost.
Sat., June 4, 2016, 5:52 p.m.
ArtFest returns to Browne’s Addition for 31st year
Coeur d’Alene Park in Browne’s Addition was bustling Saturday with live music, food and shoppers wandering among the booths of the 31st annual Artfest.
Sat., April 30, 2016, 7 p.m.
Mother’s Day tour comes with a view
This year’s Mother’s Day tour includes two homes, but what a view
Sun., April 3, 2016
MAC lectures focus on treasure hunting, the Hope diamond
Mark your calendars for two lectures at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture this month.
Fri., March 11, 2016
Gallery Glance: Curator to discuss Bassett Hall exhibit at MAC
‘Chipping the Block, Painting the Silk: The Prints of Norma Bassett Hall’
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 10:42 a.m.
MAC board votes to oust executive director Forrest Rodgers – again
Executive director once again fired from regional arts and culture museum; he was fired and rehired in 2012.
Tue., Jan. 19, 2016, 7 p.m.
MAC goes hunting for treasure with latest exhibit
You’ve no doubt heard the axiom about one man’s trash being another man’s treasure. It might be a cliché, but it’s also undeniably true: Anything, no matter how unassuming it …
Sat., Dec. 19, 2015, 6 p.m.
Historic Campbell House opens for the holidays
The garlands are hung and poinsettias line the stairs in the historic Campbell House on the grounds of the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture and the public is invited …
Sat., Nov. 14, 2015, 6:34 p.m.
Legos take over the MAC
Legos are a joy for kids with imaginations and the bane of parents stepping on them in the middle of the night, but now they’re also the focus of an …
Thu., Nov. 12, 2015, 10 a.m.
Sculptor turns toys to art with ‘Nature Connects’ Lego exhibit at MAC
Everything is awesome with new Lego exhibit at Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.