Art on tap in La Conner

La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum

October 1-3 Quilt Fest 2010 will feature applique quilts, specialty vendors, and a silent auction in Maple Hall and the La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum. This year the annual event is being organized by the Applique Society. Look at the laconnerquilts.com wet site for workshops, quilt walk and other events.

New exhibits open during Quilt Fest: “Double Take” with quillt artists Helen Remick and Janet Kurjan and “Constructed Inquiries” Tapestries” with Linda Rees and Carolyn Price Dyer.

Museum of Northwest Art

October 9- January 2, Thomas T. Wuksib paintings will be on exhibition in the main floor galleries. Portraits of Seattle’s cultural society are featured using collage, abstraction and multiple renderings to capture the likenesses of generations of members of several families. Large-scale landscape paintings will also be included. The museum’s permanent collection, on the second floor, will also be new for the opening reception on October 9, 2-5PM.