The February Gallery Walk is Friday, March 6 from 6 – 9 pm.
711 Commercial Ave., Anne Martin McCool Gallery
Anne Martin McCool Gallery continues its show, “Inscriptions", work on paper and canvas by Anne Martin McCool featuring paintings with calligraphic marking, writing and mystery.
620 Commercial Ave., Burton Jewelers
It will be the opening night of a new art show of the paintings of Linda Henley, watercolors of Northwest wildflowers in the style of botanical illustrations. Also featured will be a special collection of Lundberg art glass in floral themes. Burton Jewelers will also introduce a new goldsmith to the Burton team, Bob Anderson, who has an excellent body of work and experience which will augment the Burton tradition of custom design jewelry and expert jewelry repair. Bob has a beautiful design line of flower earrings and pendants that will be introduced in both silver and gold. Additionally, Burton Jewelers will celebrate the beginning of their 85th anniversary month with special new custom designs and in store specials. There will also be new jewelry designs from the collaboration of artist Ora Peterson and Philip Burton, with constellation and celestial themes. Refreshments will be served.
904 6th St, City Hall
Come to City Hall to view the NEW rotating artwork exhibition titled “Anacortes Inside Out”. Anacortes artists include Caroline Garland, John Parks, Leslie Dorn, Cynthia Richardson, Lonny Heiner, Jazz Morgan, Julia Lathrop, Dederick Ward, Jan Kelly, Lance Ekhart, Keith Sorenson, Marius Hubbard, Tony Locke, Kay Mattson Ferris and Charlotte Joy Chase. The twice-annual rotating exhibition is being organized by the Anacortes Arts Commission to showcase local talent. It will remain up until June.
420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery
The gallery features “Nostalgia-A Bittersweet Yearning for the Past”, with still life oils by Melissa Jander, oils by Lorna Libert, photographs on canvas by Dick Garvey, color photographs by Lewis Jones and oils and pastels by Donna Trent. Come see the new selection of coaster and scarf designs by Jennifer Bowman.
419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa
The Majestic is featuring artwork by Pien Ellis. Ellis was born in the Netherlands and has had an interest in art since a very young age. In her free time, she was always drawing, coloring or creating something with her hands. She loves the outdoors and admires every kind of landscape, especially when there is water in it, from the smallest creek to the biggest waterfall and love boats. She mainly uses mediums such as oil, water color and acrylic.
On the first weekend of each month from July-December, Skagit Valley Art Escape invites out-of-area visitors to spend the weekend experiencing free art activities in the Skagit Valley communities of Anacortes, Edison, and La Conner, including gallery art walks, music performances, and artist demonstrations, from painting to glass blowing to stitching.
Skagit Valley Art Escape is a fun, social, and creative excursion to the best of art and music of the Skagit Valley. With great restaurants, bars, galleries, and places to stay, the weekend provides many opportunities to get lost in the character of three waterfront art districts.
Anacortes Art Walk on First Fridays from 6-9pm. Edison and La Conner Art Walks are on First Saturdays from 5-8pm.