Topic: Arts

I’m Late!

Written on December 31, 2021 at 5:08 pm, by

“I’m late, I’m late for a very impor­tant date ‑Hap­py New Year” John Miller shares yet anoth­er pho­to of beau­ti­ful swans at Lakedale. Thanks John!

SJIMA Introduces Its New Board Members

Written on December 31, 2021 at 4:38 am, by

Join­ing the board of the San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art (SJIMA) are Lisa Brooks, Barb Snider and Rob Ray who all share of love of the arts. Join us in wel­com­ing them to our art muse­um board. Lisa Brooks is a 3rd gen­er­a­tion Seat­tleite who was intro­duced at a young age to Pacif­ic North­west art by  Con­tin­ue Reading

Artists’ Registry Show Celebrates Its 10-Year Anniversary With a Peek Behind the Scenes

Written on December 28, 2021 at 3:45 pm, by

Vol­un­teers at the San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art (SJIMA) have been busy over the last few weeks, prepar­ing for the annu­al Artists’ Reg­istry Show, which opened its doors Decem­ber 17.  The show is the much-antic­i­­pat­ed event high­light­ing the recent works of artists from each of the San Juan Islands.  A bit of his­to­ry fol­lows.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Bufflehead on the Wing

Written on December 24, 2021 at 5:31 am, by

John Miller is back again with anoth­er beau­ti­ful pho­to to share, and again cap­tured at Dream Lake (Lakedale). This time it’s a Buf­fle­head on the wing. Thanks for shar­ing John!

Friday Harbor Film Festival Presents 2022 Best of the Fest

Written on December 23, 2021 at 5:24 am, by

Fri­day Har­bor Film Festival’s 2022 BEST OF THE FEST series begins bright­en­ing your win­ter on New Year’s Day. Each week dur­ing Jan­u­ary and Feb­ru­ary a new event buck­et of doc­u­men­taries, each con­tain­ing a fea­ture film, a short film, and record­ed film­mak­er Q&As, will be avail­able on demand on the web­site, All the films are  Con­tin­ue Reading

Swan on Dream Lake

Written on December 20, 2021 at 10:03 am, by

Local pho­tog­ra­ph­er John Miller shares this image he cap­tured Sat­ur­day of a swan on Dream Lake (Lakedale). Thanks for shar­ing John!

Fair Poster Contest

Written on December 20, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

“Two Lit­tle Ducks: Quack, Quack” Yes, that is cor­rect, the 2022 San Juan Coun­ty Fair theme cen­ters around bin­go and feath­ered friends.  The SJC Fair would like to invite all aspir­ing artists to sub­mit art for the 2022 poster and declare Bin­go! The San Juan Coun­ty Fair Board enjoys work­ing with the local artists who  Con­tin­ue Reading

The Organ at Christmas

Written on December 17, 2021 at 1:56 pm, by

Richard Lind will present a recital of Christ­mas music for the organ on the Sec­ond Day of Christ­mas, Sun­day, Decem­ber 26, 2021, at 2:30 PM. There is no admis­sion charge, how­ev­er, dona­tions to the Fri­day Har­bor Food Bank and/or the Joyce L. Sobel Fam­i­ly Resource Cen­ter will be accept­ed. A recep­tion of Christ­mas cook­ies and cider  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Island National Historical Park Announces Logo Contest

Written on December 16, 2021 at 8:30 am, by

Fri­day Har­bor, WA – San Juan Island Nation­al His­tor­i­cal Park is proud to announce a con­test to design a new logo for our park! The win­ning design­er will receive an award of $500 and a fea­ture sto­ry about their work and artis­tic process on Nation­al Park Ser­vice web­sites and social media. This con­test is part  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Singers Presents: Comfort & Joy

Written on December 8, 2021 at 9:09 am, by

Sit back, relax and let the sounds of the Sea­son of Light swirl around you. Join the San Juan Singers on Decem­ber 11th and 12th for songs that cel­e­brate Win­ter Sol­stice, Christ­mas, and Hanukkah. Enjoy the sooth­ing sounds of harp, strings, piano and voic­es blend­ed in rich har­monies: old favorites like “A Celtic Silent Night,”  Con­tin­ue Reading

Holiday Art Show

Written on December 1, 2021 at 5:50 am, by

11 San Juan Island Artists Offer New Works at the Fri­day Har­bor Atelier’s Hol­i­day Art Show The pub­lic is invit­ed to a Hol­i­day Open House on Fri­day, Decem­ber 3rd from 4:00 — 7:00 pm “This year more than ever, we want to cel­e­brate local small busi­ness­es and encour­age islanders to give the gift of hand­made art for  Con­tin­ue Reading

Omnium Gatherum

Written on November 23, 2021 at 5:48 am, by

Helen from Island Stage Left shares some thoughts with you about this year’s pro­duc­tion of Omni­um Gatherum… Dear Friends, So, how are you all? We have man­aged to keep our heads above water over here at Island Stage Left, but there is no doubt that the waters have been ris­ing — both phys­i­cal­ly and metaphor­i­cal­ly.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Fairgrounds Winter Flea and Craft Market 

Written on November 23, 2021 at 5:40 am, by

The Annu­al Win­ter Flea & Crafts Mar­ket is back at the San Juan Coun­ty Fair­grounds, Decem­ber 4th from 9am to 1pm. We are excit­ed to be host­ing over 32 ven­dors. Come sup­port local crafters, artists and “the new to you” ven­dors.  Masks are required. Check into the Fair web­site and Social Media Chan­nels @sjcfair and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Don’t Miss Go Figure! at SJIMA – Closing Soon!

Written on November 22, 2021 at 12:11 pm, by

Islanders and vis­i­tors alike are rav­ing about the cur­rent exhib­it, Go Fig­ure! at the San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art (SJIMA). “Spec­tac­u­lar!” “We went back to see the show a sec­ond time.” “This exhib­it has some­thing for every­one.” “Our out-of-town vis­i­tors were very impressed.” If you haven’t had a chance to vis­it SJIMA dur­ing the Go  Con­tin­ue Reading

The Island Lights Festival!

Written on November 21, 2021 at 9:26 am, by

The San Juan Island Cham­ber of Com­merce is proud to announce the Island Lights Fes­ti­val on Fri­day Decem­ber 3rd at 6:30pm! This kick­off event for the Fri­day Har­bor Win­ter­fest is part­ner­ing with Island Rec and of course San­ta Claus. It will be a fun filled evening when all start gath­er­ing at 6:30pm on Spring Street between  Con­tin­ue Reading

The Gratitude Reading

Written on November 20, 2021 at 7:37 am, by

Spring Street Inter­na­tion­al School 6–7th graders will per­form a grat­i­tude read­ing at the Fri­day Har­bor Pres­by­ter­ian Church on Novem­ber 22nd. The per­for­mance begins at 11:30 and will last about 70 min­utes. Please come and cel­e­brate their poise and wis­dom. Their words are beau­ti­ful and their voic­es are brave. Invite your friends and kin. We are arrang­ing a potluck  Con­tin­ue Reading