Arts & Leisure

2015 1102 gallery walk

As part of this month’s First Friday Art Walk, about 40 art works will be displayed, including this one by Richard julian, featuring “Salish Sea Art Exhibit,” at the Depot Gallery.

The November Art Walk is Friday, November 6 from 6 – 9 pm.

The Good Stuff (New Merchant), 902 8th St.

A perfect time of year to introduce you to The Good Stuff - a unique Fired Arts Gallery. Glazed, one-of-a-kind glass and porcelain arts have a special shine in artwork by international artists, gifts, home decoration and personal use. Featuring sparkling, porcelain ornaments by Nancy Bergman. All Artists are welcome to come try our German Sable Art Brushes in our art supply section.

Anacortes Oil & Vinegar Bar (New Merchant), 704 Commercial Ave.

Come taste over 55 samples of our 100% extra virgin olive oil, fused & infused, in addition to our selection of dark and white infused balsamic vinegars. We also carry pasta, salts, sugar & seasonings. Featured artist is Cynthia Richardson with her impressionistic acrylics.

A.C.M.E. Creative Spaces (New Merchant), 705 Commercial Ave.

A.C.M.E. Creative Space welcomes Guemes Island artist Sue Roberts. Roberts will be showing ceramic sculptures from her recent series “Bodies of Water.” These pieces use water as a metaphor for our emotions and personal interactions with one another.

Classic Style & Co. (New Location), 711 Commercial Ave.

We love autumn at Classic Style and Company! Cooler days and colder evenings mean sweaters, cowls, coats, and hats. Think warm, cozy, and stylish this season. Come in to see new handmade garments and our terrific selection of hats for fall.

Burton Jewelers, 620 Commercial Ave.

Burton Jewelers begins the Holiday Season with new work unveiled by Peregrine O"Gormley and the continuation of his show with the graphic works of Philip McCracken. New custom jewelry designs by Burton Jewelers will be featured. Also new for this year will be custom glass Burton Jewelers Christmas ornaments, limited edition of 85, available for the first time at the Art Walk! Refreshments will be served.

Scott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Ave.

Scott Milo Gallery presents Between – A Shared Experience, a group exhibition of 10 artists associated with Camano Island. Between – A Shared Experience explores the artistic links between process and imagination, between daily living and creating art, between love and loss, between art and community. The show includes work by Indy Behrendt (jewelry), Susan Cohen Thompson (ceramics, oils, watercolors), Marguerite Goff (ceramics), Janet Hamilton (pastels, oils), Liz Hamlin (watercolors), Kathy Hastings (photo encaustics), Lynne Nielsen (mixed media), Patricia Resseguie (fiber), Jackie Roberts (book arts, photography), and Renate Trapkowski (acrylic mixed media).

The Majestic Inn and Spa, 419 Commercial Ave.

The Majestic will be featuring Terry MacDonald’s bright, colorful art that has been described as “Happy Art.” Rich, vibrant colors, textural surfaces and a loose, expressive style are the hallmarks of her acrylic paintings. The November show will feature her quirky birds and chickens, florals and a few still life pieces.

The Apothecary Spa, 419 Commercial Ave.

The Apothecary Spa is proud to present Carla MacDiarmid as our featured November artist. Her funky art is fun and fabulous. "Love, love, love painting! Grew up with a pencil and crayon in my hand, making the world a colorful place, one doodle at a time!!!!" Stop in to see this colorful show on art walk or stop in anytime for a tour!

The Depot Gallery, 611 R Ave

"Salish Sea Art Exhibit: Life on the Saanich Peninsula B.C." will be featured at the Anacortes Depot Arts & Community Center on Friday, November 6, noon to 9 pm (for the Art Walk) and Saturday, November 7, 10 am to 3 pm. This exhibit is the first part of an art exchange between the Sister Cities of Anacortes and Sidney. Anacortes artists will be invited exhibit their artwork for a similar event next May, 2016, at the Tulista Art Centre, a Sidney gallery. Sidney artists, Sister City members and city officials have been invited to attend this first collaboration between the Sister Cities, the Anacortes Arts Commission and the Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula, B.C. Both art events will accentuate and celebrate all the two cites share as communities on the shores of the Salish Sea.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

5,075 Confirmed Skagit Cases
430-439 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

326 Hospitalizations
72 Deaths
49,057 Fully Vaccinated
59,732 Initial Doses Given


389,882 Confirmed Cases Statewide
23,187 Hospitalizations

5,622 Deaths Statewide
2,757,234 Fully Vaccinated
3,562,750 Initial Doses Given

Updated 7 pm, May 15, 2021.

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