Shapes of Abstraction will be a study of form and color of new acquisitions with an ekphrastic poem (description of a visual work of art) by Kathleen Flenniken. Curated by Exhibitions Director Lisa Young.

In the Benaroya Glass Gallery, the Museum is presenting Skagit Valley artist Lucy Mae Martin. Martin grew up on the Fir Island flats and learned at an early age to work with her hands, and a deep appreciation for oddities, connecting with people, and adventure.
 

Recognized as one of the Pacific Northwest’s leading landscape artists, John Cole (1936-2007) painted in the region for almost four decades.  Favoring abstraction over literal description, Cole’s distinctive, muscular style, which evolved from his European roots and American modernist influences...

Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 5:30pm

Come to MoNA for a special evening featuring Anchor Art Space.
 

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Borrowing a term from geology in order to explore metaphors of trans-regional movement, diaspora, materials, and...

Learn to work abstractly to create a figurative or landscape painting in acrylic. Build on basic shapes and forms to...

In 2014, I will focus on producing a body of work inspired by an eight week research trip that I took to U.S....

Come to MoNA for a special evening featuring Anchor Art Space.
 

Words for Abstraction: We will experiment with three different approaches to "ekphrastic" poetry - poems inspired by...

Each class has a warm up, a series of active positions, and a relaxing cool down. Instructor Kit Muehlman...

John Cole - Eagle's Walk - Nooksack, 2006, oil on canvas

Recognized as one of the Pacific Northwest’s leading landscape artists, John Cole (1936-2007) painted in the region...

The year is 1975 and a young woman has come to New York intent on turning her fascination with motorcycles and speed...

Public tours are offered for each new exhibit. Please check our calendar for the next scheduled tour. Docent-guided...

Docents are a diverse and highly committed group of volunteers who are an important part of Mona's education program...

You are invited to attend the McIntyre Hall sculpture unveiling ceremony and reception on Wednesday, April 16 at 5PM...

MoNA Link provides comprehensive art education for students from pre-K to middle school, in school districts throughout Skagit County. The program includes three components:...

MoNA’s outreach program is designed to promote the creative expression and education of our diverse community through tours, art-making activities, and talks offered at the...

Summer Out and About activities take place at community arts festivals in the region, most recently at Mount Vernon Children’s Art Festival, Kids R Best Fest and Anacortes Arts...

 

Museum of Northwest Art

MISSION STATEMENT

The Museum of Northwest Art provides engaging, informative experiences for visitors and the region’s communities by illuminating the dynamic connections between art, diverse cultures and environments in the Northwest.

 

VISION STATEMENT

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.

 

COLLECTIONS

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

 

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