Local Arts Scene

Drum and Percussion Circles

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness presents Drumming and Percussion Workshops with teaching artist Mombo Hernandez. Workshops will be held July 24 and August 28, at 2 p.m., location to be announced. All workshops are free-of-charge to veterans, active military and their family members. Family members can participate whether or not the veteran does. For information, call DNACA at 707-464-1336, or email office@dnaca.net.

Guitar Lessons for Veterans and their Families

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness presents Guitar Workshops with teaching artist Dale Morgan. Classes take place Tuesdays from June 29 - August 17. Beginning class is held from 4 - 5 p.m., and Intermediate/advanced class is held from 6 - 7:30 p.m. All workshops are free-of-charge to veterans, active military and their family members. Family members can participate whether or not the veteran does. Pre-registration is required. For information, call DNACA at 707-464-1336 or email office@dnaca.net.

 

Oil Painting for Veterans and their Families

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness presents Oil Painting Workshops with teaching artist Jonathan Gaetke. Classes take place Mondays from June 28 - August 9, from 6 - 8 p.m. All workshops are free-of-charge to veterans, active military and their family members. Family members can participate whether or not the veteran does. Completing one of the workshops makes artists eligible to display their work in the Art by Veterans exhibit in August at the Del Norte County Courthouse. Pre-registration is required. For information, call DNACA at 707-464-1336 or email office@dnaca.net.

 

“Come Walk with Me” Exhibit

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness presents the work of artist DéDé Nicholls through October 7, as part of DNACA’s Art in Public Places program. Her exhibit titled “Come Walk with Me,” reflects her tendency to paint paths, as if on a journey. The exhibit is on display at the 2nd floor mezzanine of the CEC Airport at 1650 Dale Rupert Road, Crescent City. The exhibit can be viewed during the airport terminal’s hours: 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. weekdays, 6 - 10 a.m. and 5 - 8 p.m. Saturdays, and 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 5 - 8 p.m. Sundays. For information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or office@dnaca.net

 

Veterans Art Show - call for artists

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness’ 4thannual Veterans Art Exhibit will be held from August 19 - October 7, in the Del Norte County Court House at 450 H St. in Crescent City. Interested artists who are veterans or family members of veterans, should email pictures of their artwork to office@dnaca.net. One piece of art will be chosen per artist. Submissions must be able to hang safely on the wall and already be wired for hanging. Artwork will be screened for inclusion in the exhibit. For information, call 707-464-1336.

 

Crescent City Art

Crescent City Art at 1228 2nd St., Crescent City, is open to the public Wednesday - Saturday from noon - 5 p.m. The gallery’s Artist of the Month is Rodney Reid. Member art exhibits include spray paint artist Spencer Bishop at the Del Norte County Library, watercolor artist Pauline Lodolini at the Smith River Library and an exhibit of various artists at the Sutter Coast Hospital Infusion Center and in the Main Hall at Sutter Coast Hospital. For information, call 707-460-1414.

 

“Colorful Critters of Del Norte County”

Fun Summer activities are easy with the book “Colorful Critters.” Perfect for your summer visitors, the book is made for meditative coloring for adults, and fun for children, with hand drawn illustrations by local artist Rosemary Garcia. Highlighting the “wild side” of our area with local animals, the book includes captions in English, Tolowa, and Yurok, and at the end of the book interesting facts about the featured animals are included. A limited supply of “Colorful Critters” is available at Del Norte Office Supply in Crescent City, Requa Inn at 451 Requa Road, Klamath, and at Wright’s Custom Framing in Brookings. For information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or office@dnaca.net

 

Crescent Harbor Art Gallery  

Crescent Harbor Art Gallery’s Artist of the Month is Debbie Dean. Debbie has worked as an art docent and art teacher before moving to Crescent City, and she has a love for oil painting and painting animal portraits. The Del Norte community at large is invited to become members of Crescent Harbor Art Gallery. If you are interested, text message 707-616-5637 or e-mail to CrescentHarborGallery1@gmail.com with your contact information. The gallery is located at 140 Marine Way, Crescent City. For information call 707-464-9133, or visit their website at www.crescentharborgallery.com.

 

The Gallery of Arts & Culture

The Gallery of Arts & Culture at 175 H Street, is featuring the oil paintings of award-winning artist Daniel Desmond. While Dan and his artist wife Marianne Strehler moved to Crescent City several years ago, he has been painting with oils for over 60 years and concentrates mostly on landscapes and seascapes. The gallery is open 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday. Masks will be required inside the gallery at all times.

“Nature’s Magic” Exhibit by Carol Long

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness presents the work of artist Carol Long. Carol was recently featured in DNACA’s 29th annual Juried Art Exhibition, and her nature-themed exhibit is on display at the Del Norte Courthouse, now through August 19. The courthouse is located at 450 H St. in Crescent City, and is open from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays, except for state holidays. For information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or office@dnaca.net

 

For community arts calendar listings, please visit www.dnaca.net. For inclusion in Arts Scene listings, items should be sent to the Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) at office@dnaca.net by Friday of each week.

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