Museum Youth Commission creates ‘Melodies & Masterpieces’

Cascadia Art Museum’ Youth Advisory Committee hosts a free virtual event exploring the relationship between music and art for all ages June 20 from 1-2:30 p.m. In “Melodies & Masterpieces,” participants will explore the intersection between visual art and music in the Pacific Northwest featuring an informational lecture as well

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Driven to abstraction at Cascadia | Arts & Appetite

A lot is happening at Cascadia Art Museum. Over the past year, the museum has expanded its permanent collection, expanded its reach across the art world (from New York City to Paris), and expanded its offerings with several exciting new exhibits for us here in the Puget Sound. During the

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Cascadia’s new exhibitions offer a study in artistic contrasts

The exhibits explore the roots of abstract painting in the Northwest and rare photographs from master pictorialists. EDMONDS — Cascadia Art Museum opened three new exhibitions June 5 — two of which have contrasting ideas. “Origins: Northwest Abstract Art,” focusing on the roots of abstract and non-objective art in the

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Abstract art, pictorialism photography at Cascadia

Article originally published on June 3rd by Edmonds Beacon Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds debuts three shows this month. “Origins: Northwest Abstract Art, 1920-1960” is the first exhibition to focus on the roots of abstract and non-objective art in the Northwest. Some of the earliest works are Louise Crow and

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Museum celebrates operations director Nate Hegerberg

Originally published by the Edmonds Beacon on May 10th, 2021. As part of Cascadia Art Museum’s fifth anniversary, it is celebrating Director of Operations Nate Hegerberg, who has been with the museum from the beginning. Hegerberg has worked in the museum field since graduating from Washington State University in 2015

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Cascadia Art Museum hires new executive director

Originally published by My Edmonds News on May 6th, 2021. The Board of Directors of Cascadia Art Museum has appointed Melissa Chittenden as the organization’s new executive director. She replaces Leigh Ann Gilmer, who left the museum to take another job. Born and raised in the Seattle area, Chittenden comes

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Cascadia Art Museum hires director of development

Originally published by the Edmonds Beacon on April 8th, 2021. Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds has hired Sally Ralston as director of development. With 20 years as the director of marketing & admissions at King’s Schools, Ralston brings with her extensive experience in the areas of marketing and development. Through

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Cascadia Art Museum reopens Feb. 4 with new exhibition

Originally posted by My Edmonds News on February 2nd, 2021. Cascadia Art Museum is reopening on Thursday, Feb. 4 with a new exhibition The Sculpture of Charles W. Smith. Originally from Woodside, N.Y.,  Smith (1922-2009) was a well-known Seattle sculptor whose worked shifted from an early focus on biomorphic abstractions

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Edmonds Art Beat: Cascadia Art Museum reopens next week

Cascadia Art Museum reopening to public with new exhibits Originally published on September 11, 2020 on My Edmonds news. After months of closure due to COVID-19, Cascadia Art Museum is opening its doors next week with three new exhibits — Dreaming Forms: The Art of Leo Kenney, Stolen Moments: The Photography

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Gay artists forgotten no more, thanks to ‘The Lavender Palette’

The book features work by 13 important Northwest artists who fell into obscurity after their deaths. By Sara Bruestle Sunday, July 19, 2020 Cascadia Art Museum’s David Martin’s long-awaited book is now available at the museum’s store. Martin curated “The Lavender Palette: Gay Culture and the Art of Washington State,” a groundbreaking

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