Past Exhibitions

Gifts and Promised Gifts to the Museum’s Permanent Collection

On the occasion of Cascadia’s fifth anniversary of our founding, we have been entrusted with several important donations that are the seeds of our nascent…

Stolen Moments: The Photography of Shedrich Williames

We are pleased to present this first solo exhibitions of one of the Northwest's most accomplished photographers. Shedrich Williames (b. 1934) was active in Portland,…

Dreaming Forms: The Art of Leo Kenney

Leo Kenney (1925-2001) was one of the most celebrated regional artists of the mid-20th century. He achieved success at an early age with works that…

Painted With Light: Northwest Pictorialist Photography, 1910-1930

On display in our West Gallery, Painted With Light: Northwest Pictorialist Photography, 1910-1930  features rare photographs created by some of the masters of Pictorialism in the Northwest.…

Origins: Northwest Abstract Art, 1920-1960

This 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…

Northwest Collects

This exhibition consists of a selection of art and decorative objects in various mediums loaned from regional collections. We are focusing on national and international…

John Carl Ely

John Carl Ely (1897-1929) began a promising national career incorporating a sophisticated blending of folk carving with modernist techniques when his life was cut short…

The Lavender Palette: Excerpts

Due to popular demand, we are extending a selection of art from our highly acclaimed exhibition “The Lavender Palette: Gay Culture and the Art of…

Vintage Christmas Cards by Northwest Artists, 1909-1990

Presenting our annual exhibition Vintage Christmas Cards by Northwest Artists! From November 13 – January 26, we are presenting Christmas Cards shared between the artists of…

The Lavender Palette: Gay Culture and the Art of Washington State

In this groundbreaking exhibition, Cascadia Art Museum will be the first museum to explore regional gay culture through the work of early- to mid-twentieth century…

Paintings from the Palouse: The Art of Andrew L. Hofmeister (1913-2007)

Hofmeister was an important artist and instructor at Washington State University from 1947 - 1978. This exhibition features a selection of his paintings spanning five…

Quiet Hour: The Photography of Yukio Morinaga (1888-1968)

This is the first solo exhibition of the work of Northwest photographer Yukio Morinaga (1888–1968). As a distinguished member of the Seattle Camera Club, Morinaga…

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