Upcoming Art Events in La Conner

The La Conner Quilt and Textile Museum in Historic Gaches Mansion has two new exhibitions! The work of Luar Schwarz Smith, “Imagery and Imagination”, is on view on the second floor galleries. It coincides with the release of her new book “Secrets of Digital Quilting¬†– from Camera to Quilt”. The third floor galleries are filled with work from the Whidbey Island Surface Design Association. Much of the work is “expressed through basketry, weaving, wall art, 3-D are, quilting and wearables. These exhibits will be on until March 28, 2010. For additional information about the museum go to www.laconnerquilts.com

The Museum of Northwest Art is showing a retrospective of the work of Whidbey Island artist Maxine Martell until March 3, 2010. Simultaneously, Nancy Callan is exhibiting her work in the Benaroya Glass Gallery. Family Ard Days will be January 23 and February 20th Рpre-registration is required due to space limitations. For hours and contact information please go to the web site www.museumofnwart.org