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Local Art Notes is a round-up of art displays, activities and events in Del Norte and Curry County:


Art in Public Places

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness’ (DNACA) Art in Public Places exhibit in the Del Norte Superior Court at 450 H St in Crescent City is a collection from artist Arlene Krogstad entitled “Colorful Del Norte.” The exhibit is available for viewing through Aug. 13. The courthouse is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays except for state holidays. DNACA’s Art in Public Places exhibit on the mezzanine of the Del Norte County Regional Airport, 1650 Dale Rupert Rd. is an exhibition of works by Horst Wolf entitled “Random Ramblings”. This show is available for viewing through Oct. 1. The airport terminal’s regular hours are 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays, 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays, and 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sundays. For more information, contact DNACA at 707-464- 1336 or office@dnaca.net.

California Redwoods Art Association

Photographer John Barker is the Artist of the Month at the 2nd Street Gallery, 1228 2nd St., Crescent City. 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. The 2nd Street Gallery is open to the public Friday and Saturday from Noon to 5 p.m., and by appointment only Sunday to Thursday. Call 707- 951-4784 for appointments. For general information, call 707-460-1414.

Coast Redwoods Art Association

Coast Redwoods Art Association’s Crescent Harbor Art Gallery is located at 140 Marine Way in Crescent City. The Artist of the Month for August is Patricia Thorpe. The Del Norte County Library at 190 Price Mall is also displaying work by Eva-Marie Tanner-Klaas. For more information, call 707-464-9133.

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. to 6 p.m. For more information, call the gallery at 707-464- 4745.


2nd Saturday Art Walk, Brookings

The 2nd Saturday Art Walk in Brookings will be held Saturday, Aug. 8, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Open for the Art Walk are Brian Scott Gallery at 515 Chetco Ave. featuring acrylics by Pete Chasar, Forecastle Books at 547 Chetco Ave. featuring author G.A. Cockerham, signing copies of her murder mystery novel “Murder Takes All: An Oregon Coast Murder Mystery,” and Semi Aquatic Gallery at 654 Chetco Ave. with art by Spencer Reynolds. Manley Art Center at 433 Oak St. will feature the exhibit “Under the Sea” with sculptures by Jenny Dwaileebe and Heike & Co., with Pete Chasar interviewing the artists at 4 p.m. For more information about the Art Walk, contact the venues directly: Manley Art Center at 541-469-1807, Semi Aquatic Gallery at 503-451-3775, Brian Scott Gallery at 541-412-8687, or Forecastle Books at 541-813-2665.

Brian Scott Gallery

Brian Scott Gallery, located at 515 Chetco Ave. in Brookings, showcases more than 25 artists. The Artist of the Month is Pete Chasar, acrylic artist and sculptor. The gallery is now open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ocean views can be enjoyed from the third-floor patio. For more information, call 541-469-1241.

Ellensburg Theater Company

ETC’s Thursday Night Jam Sessions have resumed at the theater, 94196 W Moore St., Gold Beach. All musicians are welcome to attend, as are those who come to sing along or just enjoy the music. $2 donation per person requested. Face coverings and social distancing required. For more information, call 541- 247-4382.

Fog and Fine Art Gallery

Located inside Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supply, 810 Chetco Ave., Brookings, the Fog and Fine Art Gallery displays many local artists showing a variety of media including jewelry, pottery, painting, and more. The gallery also has a dedicated classroom that inspires new and seasoned artists with workshops. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. For more information on class listings, painting demonstrations, and featured artists call 541-469-7900 or visit the gallery on Facebook @ WrightsCustomFraming.

Hawthorne Gallery

“Finding My Voice with Words & Pictures,” a show of 13 new sculptures by Port Orford artist Janet Pretti, plus a new book designed and written by the artist, will be on display at the Hawthorne Gallery through the end of 2020. The gallery is located at 517 Jefferson St., on U.S. Highway 101 right next to Battle Rock, adjacent to the Hawthorne’s Redfish Restaurant in Port Orford.

Manley Art Center and Gallery

Manley Art Center and Gallery at 433 Oak St. in Brookings features the work of Jenny Dwaileebe and Heikie & Co. through Aug. 29. Come see the gallery’s faux aquarium! The gallery will participate in the 2nd Saturday Art Walk from 3 to 5 p.m. on Aug. 8. The interview and wine bar will be outside.

Rachel Gates, the future Gallery Coordinator for 2021 will be the featured artist from Sept. 1 through Oct. 3. The September Art Walk will be from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12.

The gallery has a limit of no more than 10 visitors inside the gallery at this time due to rules related to the virus and masks are required whenever social distancing cannot be maintained. Food is not allowed. For more information, call 541-469-1807 or visit www. pelicanbayartsassociation.org.


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


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