Art at the Schoolhouse: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 28, Christianson's Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon. While visiting the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, visit Christianson's historic 1888 Schoolhouse for a show of local artists from the Stanwood Camano Arts Guild. In its sixth season, the show features outdoor metal garden art, stained-glass garden stakes, paintings, tiles, jewelry, cards, photography and more. Call 360-466-3821 or 800-585-8200 or go to www.christiansonsnursery.com.
"It's Raining Art": The second annual art show and sale hosted by the Marysville Arts Coalition features displays by local artists, artwork including paintings and jewelry, silk scarves and photography, live music and treats, hands-on creative activities and craft wine and spirit sampling from 4 to 8 p.m. April 26 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27, in the building formerly occupied by Dunn Lumber at 1410 Grove St., Marysville. Admission is free; sample taste tickets for craft beverages are $2 each. Guests can purchase bottles of wine, rum and vodka from local vendors. Go to www.facebook.com/MarysvilleArts, or email chairperson Beckye Randall at email@example.com for more information.
Mukilteo Library Sculpture Display: Work from instructor Louie Cruz and his students in which wood is "as found," and after cleaning and sanding, a smooth finish is obtained by an application of beeswax. Through April at the library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo.
3231 Creatives Gallery: 3231 Broadway, Everett; noon to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. "Arts & Letters," where the written word becomes an element of design. Up through June 2. In connection with '"Arts and Letters," five writers will read and perform selections from their work: Duane Kirby Jensen, Sue Pace, Liam Cole, Heidi Heimarck and Lisa Sterling will present poetry, prose, story telling and word smithing 6:30 p.m. April 20.
Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 1024 First St. No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; www.artsofsnohomish.org. "April Showers" showcases art work that welcomes spring and new life and the outdoors. Through April. Coming up: Mother's Day Celebration: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 12 with chocolates, beverages, and art.
Brushstrokes Art Supply: 5702 172nd St NE, Arlington; 360-658-4044; www.brushstrokesartsupply.com; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays.
Citrine Health: 2817 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 425-259-9899; www.citrinehealth.org. The featured artist is oil painter Josey Wise.
City Hall: 121 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-775-2525; www.ci.edmonds.wa.us. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Murphey Collection paintings in the third floor reception area's permanent display.
Cole Gallery & Artist Supplies: 107 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-697-2787; www.colegallery.net; A new still life artist to the gallery is Lori Twiggs who is not traditional but has a keen sense of shape, color and movement, producing "Sexy Still Lifes"; up through April 30.
Edmonds Arts Festival Museum Gallery: Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds; 425-771-1984. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. "Selected Work" by former Edmonds Arts Commissioners is the theme of the current exhibit with pieces by Win Bainbridge, Crisse Bennett, Pamela B. Harold, Donna Leavitt and Darlene McLellan; through May 4.
Also: A mixed media exhibit by King's High School art students in the McDevitt Young Artists Display Case; through June 3.
Edmonds Community College Art Gallery: 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays, 1 to 5 p.m. weekends, 20000 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood; http://www.edcc.edu/gallery/. "Circuitous," are works by wood scupltor Paul Vexler on view through May 3. Meet the artist, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., April 19.
Edmonds Library: 650 Main St., Edmonds; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays; artist Sheila Theodoratos' brightly colored pencil drawings will be on display through April 30.
Edmonds Museum: 118 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-774-0900. 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays.
Everett Community College: The Russell Day Gallery, 2000 Tower St.; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays; closed Saturdays and Sundays; www.everettcc.edu/. "Sun and Earth: 93 Million Miles in 8 Minutes" was created by EvCC Russell Day Gallery Director Greg Kammer with help from EvCC astronomy instructor Andrew Vanture. This video exhibition uses two full-wall video projections to juxtapose a temporal earth, with waterfalls, wave and wind-blown grass, to the sun as it erupts with flares and storms; on view through May 3.
Fisherman's Market & Grill: 1032 West Marine View Drive, Everett; 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Featuring Shawn Southwick whose work in oil is traditional expressionist; up through May 2.
Gallery North: 509 Main St., Edmonds; 425-774-0946; www.gallerynorthedmonds.com/; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Seattle League of Arts is putting on a juried art show with a variety of mediums displayed through April.
Lynnwood Library Gallery: 19200 44th Ave. W, Lynnwood; Open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, 425-670-5518. Landscape artist Kelly Sooter's work is featured in "An Intimate Portrait of the West" with her pieces in oil, gouache and texture combine classical and impressionist styles; named 2012 Volunteer of the Year by the Arts Council of Snohomish County, she is represented by MaJe Gallery of Edmonds; up through April 25.
Meyer's Cafe: 1700 W Marine View Drive, Everett; 425-259-3875; weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cynthia Lundgren/Ferguson has been painting for 30 years and combines her background in graphic design and watercolors. Through April.
Mountlake Terrace Library Gallery: 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace; 425-776-8722; www.sno-isle.org. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Kiah Helms Photography Exhibit captures unique images and contrasts in color. Kiah is an eighth grader at Brier Terrace Middle School.
Mukilteo Art & Frame: 11700 Mukilteo Speedway, No. 408, Mukilteo; 425-315-8506; www.mukilteoartandframe.com; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Featuring local artists and twin brothers Daniel Burroughs and Mike Burroughs; Daniel's body of work includes oil paintings of rural and man made landscapes, old factory buildings and trucks; Mike is a retired architectural illustrator and does detailed sketches of Whidbey Island scenery and surrounding areas; up through the end of May.
Ornamental Arts Gallery: 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105,Marysville. 425-422-5232; OrnamentalArtsGallery.com; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, closed Sunday and Monday; featured for April is watercolor artist Coleen Allen who paints large and creates a soft, balanced look with still lifes, horses and flora; she teaches watercolor technique the fourth Thursday of every month at the gallery.
Port Gardner Bay Winery: 2802 Rockefeller Ave, Everett; 425-339-0293; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; www.schack.org. Black & White Photography Contest Exhibit highlights the work of Snohomish County High School students with photographs judged in two categories: Grades 9 and 10 and Grades 11 and 12; up through April 30.
Also: "The Creative World of Book Arts," through May 28 which explores books as works of art.
The Sisters: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.
Stunningly Strange Gallery: 407 Main St., Edmonds; www.stunninglystrange.com; 425-697-0420 or email@example.com; featured for April is Justin Hillgrove, known for his whimsical Imps and Monsters series.
We Do Art: 5612 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-238-2585; wedoart.net; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Featured artist is Roxy Gesler with her new medium: metal relief art; reception during Everett Art Walk, 4 to 7 p.m. April 20.
Wisedesignz: 2908 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-259-2361; www.wisedesignz. For the month of April, it's Lily Chang featuring "The Art of Chinese Painting Scroll." Artist reception 4 to 7 p.m. April 20 during the Everett Art Walk.
Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; artworkswhidbey.com. Potter Marcia Muchnick is featured in April along with her rustic functional pottery for everyday use.
Brackenwood Gallery of Fine Art: 302 First St., Langley; 360-221-2978; www.brackenwoodgallery.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays. "Discerning Eyes," is a photography exhibit featuring artists Rich Frishman, Earl Olsen, Ed Severinghaus, Skip Smith, and Kim Tinuviel. Up through April 29.
Braeburn Restaurant: 197 D Second St., Langley; 360-221-3211; www.braeburnlangley.com/; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; featuring David Rogan-Levine of DRL Photography.
Freeland Art Studios: 1660 Roberta Ave., Freeland; freelandartstudios.com; 2nd annual Freeland Art Studios Open House, noon to 4 p.m. May 19. Refreshments served.
Garry Oak Gallery: 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor; 360-240-0222; www.garryoakgallery.com/; open daily 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., first Friday of each month, till 8 p.m. The gallery's newest artists are: Marcia Muchnick, free form pottery; Michael Watkins, photography; Ron Apgar fused glass and Gay Shuell, carved and embellished gourds.
The Loft at Terry's Corner: 848 N. Sunrise Blvd., Camano Island, 360-654-6547. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
Matzke Fine Art Gallery: 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island; 360-387-2759; www.matzkefineart.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends, by appointment weekdays.
MUSEO: 215 First St., Langley, 360-221-7737, www.museo.cc. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. The April Garden Show is a celebration of art and nature where more than 30 artists will be displaying works that signal that Spring is on its way. Up through April 26.
Penn Cove Gallery: 9 Front St., Coupeville; 360-678-1176; www.penncovegallery.com/; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday; Linnane Armstrong is the featured artist for May. Meet her from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 11 and May 19 where she will display and discuss block printing.
Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; www.robschoutengallery.com. "Renewal" is an exhibit of new encaustics and willow by Kathleen Otley; up through April 29.
Taste for Wine: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-0515; www.tasteforwinewhidbey.com; noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. "Earth & Oceans -- Celebrating Mother Earth" running through April.
Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; 360-221-7675; www.WhidbeyArtists.com; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; featured artist for April is Ron Ward, who does 2-D encaustic and 3-D bronze pieces.
Museum of Northwest Art: 121 S. First St., La Conner; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday and Monday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday; 360-466-4446; www.museumofnwart.org; "Rik Allen: Seeker": Allen lands his interstellar sculptural works in the main gallery with his metal and glass spaceships evoking the galaxies; up through June 9.
Also: "Allen Moe: The Earth Below" illustrates the interactions of sand, water, and gravity at the mouth of the Skagit River; up through June 9.
And: "Structures from the Permanent Collection" is a multiple media grouping of architectural landscapes and sculptures; up through June 9.
La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum: 703 S Second St., La Conner; 360-466-4288; www.laconnerquilts.com.
Rexville Grange Gallery: 19299 Rexville Grange Road, Mt. Vernon; 360-466-0477; www.pleasantridgegalleryatrexville.com; open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through April 21 during the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. Featuring the art and crafts of 30 regional artists including Janet Hamilton, Anne Martin McCool, Marguerite Goff and Susan Cohen Thompson.
Seattle Art Museum: 1300 First Ave.; 206-654-3100; www.seattleartmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, closed on Tuesdays, open on Monday holidays. Admission $7 to $13, free ages 12 and under, first Thursdays free for all. "Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: Treasures of Kenwood House, London," features about 50 masterpieces from the collection, among them Rembrandt's "Portrait of the Artist," which is leaving Europe for the first time; through May 19.
Seattle Asian Art Museum: 1400 East Prospect St., Seattle; 206-654-3100; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Admission $7 and $5, free ages 12 and under.
SAM Gallery: 1220 Third Ave.; 206-343-1101; firstname.lastname@example.org; 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays;
Edmonds School District Student artists: Students in grades K-12 and home-schooled students can submit their art in the Student Exhibit of the Edmonds Arts Festival. Open class entries will be received and photographed at the Edmonds School District Office, 20420 68th Ave. W. in Lynnwood, May 2 and 3. Guidelines for entry are posted on the Student Exhibit page at www.edmondsartsfestival.com/the-festival/student-art.
Pin to Win: Schack Art Center is offering a $250 Schack gift certificate to anyone who wants to share a photograph of their artwork. All you do is pin a photo of artwork made by you at the Schack to the social media site Pinterest and email the image link to email@example.com. The Schack will repin it to their "Made at the Schack Pinterest Giveaway" board. If you are not on Pinterest, email your photo with a description to firstname.lastname@example.org. One winner will be selected at random after April 19. Visit schack.org for complete giveaway terms and conditions.
Calling all vendors: Art at the Barn is a juried art show showcasing original fine art and crafts June 29 and 30 at the Yantis Farm. You may contact Monica Yantis for more information about the show at 360-435-8815 or email Monica at yantism_@ msn.com. Deadline is June 14. This is an Arlington Arts Council sponsored event.
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