Topic: Arts

Scarecrow Contest Winners

Written on November 1, 2021 at 12:04 pm, by

The Friends of the Library and the Cham­ber of Com­merce thank all the par­tic­i­pants and vot­ers! It was a close race among all of the cre­ative scare­crows. It was so much fun to see them all and we can’t wait to see what the com­mu­ni­ty comes up with for next year! 1st place For­rest Sprite 2nd  Con­tin­ue Reading

SJCT Covid Policy

Written on November 1, 2021 at 5:40 am, by

San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre Updat­ed Covid-19 Pol­i­cy as of 10/28/2021: Rapid Tests Now Avail­able  Main­stage per­for­mances return to San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre with the first live musi­cal pro­duc­tion in two years – Mam­ma Mia! Run­ning Novem­ber 5 thru Novem­ber 21, 2021. As we open our first major pro­duc­tion since the begin­ning of the pan­dem­ic, safe­ty is our high­est  Con­tin­ue Reading

A Witchy Halloween

Written on October 31, 2021 at 10:43 am, by

This pho­to was shared with the SJ Update by Kei­th Busha — it’s art­work of a cou­ple of witch­es cre­at­ed by artist Susan Williams and is soon to be installed in Seat­tle. Seemed a fit­ting pho­to to share today. Thanks Kei­th and Susan!

Come See Fall at the Sculpture Park

Written on October 28, 2021 at 11:36 am, by

The Giant Maple leaves are falling, but the grass is still green, and the San Juan Islands Sculp­ture Park just fin­ished installing 15 new sculp­tures from across the Coun­try.  Come see “Sara Tops’ (a drift­wood Tricer­atops), by Joe Treat, or play “Rock/Paper/Scissors” by Ben Sharp. Enjoy our “Fig­ure Pulling Chain” by Ethan Cur­ri­er, at the bay.   Con­tin­ue Reading

Live Performance Art at SJIMA

Written on October 28, 2021 at 10:46 am, by

Belling­ham artist, Fran­cie Allen, will be in Fri­day Har­bor Sat­ur­day evening, Novem­ber 6 to present a live dance per­for­mance at the San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art.  The per­for­mance will be held in the museum’s Atri­um to high­light Allen’s cur­rent exhib­it at SJIMA, On Being Alive!.  The exhib­it fea­tures wire and mesh sculp­tures, sus­pend­ed in  Con­tin­ue Reading

“The Six” Wins Overall Audience Choice Award at FHFF

Written on October 27, 2021 at 5:50 am, by

  Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val is delight­ed to present the Audi­ence Choice Awards to the top doc­u­men­taries and their film­mak­ers!  After watch­ing the films, view­ers vot­ed for their favorites among an extra­or­di­nary selec­tion of ter­rif­ic entries this year. The Awards Finale, Local Hero Award pre­sen­ta­tion, and all Q&As with film­mak­ers are avail­able FREE on the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Going The Distance with Artist Nola Ahola

Written on October 27, 2021 at 5:47 am, by

Autumn’s blus­tery days and chilly air offer the per­fect oppor­tu­ni­ty to take advan­tage of the many attrac­tions the San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art  (SJIMA) has to offer . Espe­cial­ly one cur­rent­ly on dis­play, Going the Dis­tance fea­tur­ing the work of Seat­tle artist, Nola Aho­la.  Nola Ahola’s art career spans more than six­ty years and this  Con­tin­ue Reading

Windy Cattle Point

Written on October 26, 2021 at 5:52 am, by

Local pho­tog­ra­ph­er extra­or­di­naire John Miller shares this pho­to with you of the first big win­ter storm to hit San Juan Island in 2021. This was shot near Cat­tle Point on Mon­day, Oct. 25. Click on the pho­to to see the full, uncropped image. Thanks for shar­ing John!