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DNACA’s 6th annual “Art From the Inside” Exhibition

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness presents its 6th annual “Art From the Inside” Exhibition, at the Del Norte Courthouse from January 14 - March 3. The exhibit will feature artworks created in teaching artist Julie McNiel’s Visual Arts workshops at Pelican Bay State Prison. This program provides arts workshops at all 33 state prisons as a way to reduce recidivism rates and prevent violence within prisons. 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.

Susan McKay’s “Reflections on Del Norte” Art Exhibit

Susan McKay’s exhibit entitled “Reflections on Del Norte,” featuring her acrylic paintings on birch board, is now on display through March 4 as part of DNACA’s Art in Public Places program. The exhibit will be displayed in the 2nd floor mezzanine of the CEC Airport at 1650 Dale Rupert Road. The airport terminal’s regular hours are 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. weekdays, 6 a.m. - 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Saturdays, and 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Sundays.

For information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or office@dnaca.net.

Crescent City Art

Crescent City Art is pleased to have Gloria Ewing as Artist of the Month at the Gallery, 1228 2nd St., Crescent City, with her display of unique bird houses. Other exhibits include Susan Humphry at the Del Norte County Library, Catherine Balck at the Wild Rivers Foundation offices and an exhibit of various artists at the Sutter Coast Hospital Infusion Center and in the Main Hall at Sutter Coast Hospital.

Crescent City Art is open to the public Thursday - Saturday from Noon - 5 p.m. For information, call 707-460-1414.

“Colorful Critters of Del Norte County”

Start the New Year with a new hobby - coloring with pens or pencils. The coloring book “Colorful Critters of Del Norte County” is made for meditative coloring and stress reduction for adults, with hand drawn illustrations by local artist Rosemary Garcia, highlighting the “wild side” of Del Norte County with colorful critters. The book includes captions in English, Tolowa, and Yurok, and at the end of the book interesting facts about each of the 17 featured animals are included, which also makes it a wonderful home art and learning project for children! “Colorful Critters of Del Norte County” is available at Del Norte Office Supply at 240 I St. For information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or office@dnaca.net.

Coast Redwoods Art Association

Coast Redwoods Art Association, Crescent Harbor Art Gallery would like to invite you or someone you know to become a board member in 2021. Qualifications are only that you be dedicated, committed and willing to participate in making the gallery successful in these trying times. Bring your skills and volunteer! If you would like to submit a name for board membership, please call 707-464-9133 or send an e-mail to Carol Ames at crescentharborgallery1@gmail.com before February 15. The gallery, located at 140 Marine Way in Crescent City, is temporarily closed due to COVID restrictions in the county.

Gallery of Arts and Culture

The Gallery of Arts & Culture at 175 H St., Crescent City, is now open. Masks and gloves will be required according to the Department of Public Health, until they are certain the virus is abating. The gallery has been sanitized and freshened and is ready to welcome guests and visitors. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. For information, call the gallery at 707-464-4745.

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