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

 
Curator Wakthrough - March 21, 1pm
Panel Discussion – May 2, 4pm
 
Guest Curator, Robert Yoder

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, May 9, 2015 - 1:00pm

Good art is worth looking at.  But how do we do that exactly?
Join artist Margaret Davidson in looking at art in MoNA’s galleries, and experience her technique of slowing down to really see. Together we’ll learn to ask questions,...

The Zentangle Method is a fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Easy to learn and easy...

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

Karen Hackenberg with "Have an Ice Day"

Artists David Eisenhour, Karen Hackenberg, and Tom Jay join scientists Nina Bednarsek and Richard Feely to discuss...

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

Spend the weekend experiencing free art activities in Anacortes, Edison, La Conner, and Mount Vernon including...

Find jewelry, glass, children’s toys and books, coffee table, art books, greeting cards, and holiday décor.

Good art is worth looking at.  But how do we do that exactly?
Join artist Margaret Davidson in looking at art...

Good art is worth looking at.  But how do we do that exactly?
Join artist Margaret Davidson in looking at art...

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

 

Museum of Northwest Art

MISSION STATEMENT

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