Hakoniwa (hӓ ko ne wӓ) is a Japanese word that means a boxed garden or a miniature garden. It also refers to Sandplay therapy that was developed by Dora Kalff, a Jungian therapist in Switzerland in the 1950s to ‘60s. This therapy is an action-oriented and artistic psychotherapy practiced mostly...

Miller, Michael Paul - Switchback, 2007, oil on canvas, 60 x 84 inches

Many of the artists in Neo Naturalist never lost that sense of joy or connection to a place as they grew out of childhood and into a working career.  They have found ways to reconnect to a part of nature that for them provides endless interest and inspiration.  As nature changes to adapt to...

John Cole - Dike Near Wayne's Pond

The fourth in the color study series surveys Northwest artist’s use of this tranquil and rejuvenating color. From line to color field and realistic to abstraction, green is echoed from nature to the artist’s canvas.

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 10:30am

Learn how to create exceptional color with watercolor. 

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The museum's largest annual fundraiser is the perfect event for both seasoned and novice art collectors. An...

Parents or caregivers and children ages 2-4 years are encouraged to participate in a fun morning of art, stories and...

MoNA Link provides comprehensive art education for students from pre-K to middle school, in school districts...


Museum of Northwest Art


The Museum of Northwest Art connects people with the art, diverse cultures and environments of the Northwest. 



The Museum of Northwest Art enriches lives in our diverse community by fostering essential conversations and encouraging creativity through exhibitions and educational activities that explore the art of the Northwest.



MoNA collects and exhibits contemporary art from across the Northwest, including Alaska, British Columbia, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.