Art in Sonoma County: Current Gallery and Museum Exhibitions in February 2021

Sonoma County has been a magnet for artists and art connoisseurs for many decades, and continues to attract sophisticated artists and art collectors, along with casual art lovers. Combined with the sheer natural beauty, and general creative ambience, the area readily entices visitors, as well as long-time residents, to explore the many and varied fine art offerings. With the addition of great food, drink, and outdoor activities, it’s easy to spend a day, a week, or a lifetime traversing through the vineyards, forests, and rolling hills, along the scenic coast, and through the welcoming towns of Sonoma County.

The following is a partial list of local art exhibitions. Many eateries, wineries, and civic buildings also present changing art shows in their spaces.

*** Designates an Opening Reception.

NOTE: As business openings are in the process of changing, please check with the venues for current status of protocols, hours, events and exhibitions.

Arts Guild of Sonoma
February 3 through March 28, Artist Member Show and Jewelry Invitational
140 East Napa Street, Sonoma
707-996-3115
www.artsguildofsonoma.org

 

 

Calabi Gallery
Current online exhibition, Recent Work by Gallery Artists
The new online exhibition showcases our roster of artists. Open to in-person visits by appointment. The gallery is currently open by appointment 7 days a week and we will continue to post online exhibitions.
456 Tenth St., Santa Rosa
707-781-7070
www.calabigallery.com

 

Charles M. Schulz Museum
Current online exhibition; 70th Anniversary of Peanuts
The Museum celebrates the 70th Anniversary of Peanuts with a full season of online events. Charles M. Schulz published the first Peanuts comic strip on October 2, 1950. Since then, Peanuts has appeared in 2,600 newspapers, translated into 25 languages, and published in 75 countries worldwide.
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa
707-579-4452
www.schulzmuseum.org

Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery
All programs cancelled and gallery closed until further notice.
204 N. Cloverdale Boulevard, Cloverdale
707-894-4410
www.cloverdaleartsalliance.org

Cloverdale Sculpture Trail
Through April 27, 2022, Cloverdale Sculpture Trail
Ten new sculptures have been installed along the Cloverdale Sculpture Trail in downtown Cloverdale after a 3 month delay due to COVID-19. Cloverdale Boulevard between Citrus Fair Drive and 3rd Street is lined with an array of playful and provocative sculptures. What better way to spark our Imagination than with this impressive exhibit of public art? The current Trail will be available for viewing until April, 2022. For sculpture locations, download a map of the walkable Sculpture Trail.
https://cloverdalesculpturetrail.org/

Corricks Art Trails Gallery/ My Daughter the Framer
637 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa
707-546-2424
www.corricks.com

Fulton Crossing Gallery
Through February 28, Season of Color
The Narrative Art of Teri Sloat.
1200 River Road, Fulton
707-536-3305
www.fultoncrossing.com/

Gallery 300
6780 McKinley St., Suite 130, The Barlow
707-332-1212
www.gallery-300.com

Graton Gallery
Through March 31, Virtual Show #1
Online show of work by Graton Gallery Partners featuring artworks by Sally Baker, Tim Haworth, Bruce Hopkins Rik Olson, Sandra Rubin, and Mylette Welch.

Through February 28, Emergence
Guest Artists Show 5 featuring work of gallery partners Tim Haworth, Mylette Welch and guests. The Gallery is currently open Saturdays and Sundays, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and by appointment.
9048 Graton Road, Graton
707-829-8912
www.gratongallery.net

Hammerfriar Gallery
132 Mill Street, Ste.101, Healdsburg
707-473-9600
www.hammerfriar.com

Healdsburg Center for the Arts
Through February 21, Inspiration and Connection
The 2021 Annual Members Exhibit!
130 Plaza Street, Healdsburg
707-431-1970
https://healdsburgcenterforthearts.org

 

 

IceHouse Gallery
405 East D St, Petaluma
707-778-2238
www.digitalgrange.com

Laguna Foundation, Heron Hall
Through April 30, A Salute to the Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation
Watercolors by Julianne Sooley, a tribute to the Laguna Foundation, now in its 30th year. Virtual Gallery of artwork can be viewed here, laguna.julieswatercolors.com.
Gallery is open for in-person visits by appointment only due to COVID-19.
Try some of our Learning Laguna activities at home! We hope explorers (of all ages) can find a way to stay connected to nature, even while sheltering in place.
900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa
707-527-9277
www.lagunafoundation.org

Museum of Sonoma County
While the indoor galleries are closed you are invited to visit the Sculpture Gardens and to engage with us online and explore Online Experiences for exhibit tours, artist interviews, and other projects.

Art
Through March 2021. Two exhibitions will be presented in virtual form, with the ability to be viewed in-person when the Museum is permitted to reopen.
35: Thirty-Five Artists for Thirty-Five Years
Curated by Jeff Nathanson, on the occasion of the Museum’s thirty-fifth anniversary, the exhibition presents a sampling of artworks from the Museums art collection. Over the years, the MSC collection has grown to include artworks ranging from works on paper, to photographs, paintings, sculpture, ceramics and crafts, spanning over a century of art-making, from the 19th to the 21st Century. With this in mind, the artworks selected for 35: Thirty-Five Artists for Thirty-Five Years explore a broad range of media and styles. Of particular interest are themes that are recurring in MSC’s collecting practices, such as landscape and the environment, social commentary, mixed media experimentation, and abstraction.

2020 Artistry in Wood
For over thirty years, the Museum of Sonoma County and the Sonoma County Woodworkers Association (SCWA) have collaborated to present an annual, juried showcase of fine regional woodwork. During these unprecedented times of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Museum continues the legacy of this long-running exhibition by presenting Artistry in Wood in slightly different form. This year’s exhibition combines new and previously completed works in a unique survey of fine woodwork from our region.

Window Gallery & Art Downtown
Enjoy works from artists featured in Open & Out, funded by Creative Sonoma and the City of Santa Rosa’s Art in Public Places Committee which installed over 20 pieces in Downtown Santa Rosa during the summer of 2020, including those from artists featured in the window gallery. Many installations are still visible along 4th Street and around Old Courthouse Square.

History
Mezzanine Gallery
Ongoing exhibitions; Santa Rosa History and Recent Acquisitions
Explore Santa Rosa’s rich history through objects from our permanent collection. Exhibits include objects from Fountaingrove, Santa Rosa’s Chinatown, images following the 1906 earthquake, and more. Take a self-guided virtual tour of the exhibitions.
425 Seventh Street, Santa Rosa
707-579-1500
www.museumsc.org

Occidental Center for the Arts
Through February 27, Watercolors Exhibition
Showing work by Sonoma County artists.
3850 Doris Murphy Court, Occidental
707-874-9392
www.occidentalcenterforthearts.org

 

Paul Mahder Gallery
Through March, Lawrence Gipe; New Paintings
The Great Fog and Other London Pictures by Lawrence Gipe.
Gallery is open limited hours and by appointment. Easy social distancing in the large gallery. Please wear a mask for entry.
222 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg
707-473-9150
https://paulmahdergallery.com/

 

 

Petaluma Arts Center
Members Exhibition! view online.
Curated by Mary Fassbinder.
230 Lakeville Street, Petaluma
707-762-5600
www.petalumaartscenter.org

 

By Kawase, Clearing After Snowfall.

Ren Brown Collection Gallery
Currently on view, Year of the Ox
It’s a New Year, and new art on view to help you put hope on the top of your to-do list for this year. And who knows what the Year of the Ox will bring? Housed in a refurbished building with shoji and a small, serene Japanese garden, the gallery shows contemporary art by Japanese and regional Northern California artists.
1781 Coast Highway One, Bodega Bay
707-875-2922
www.renbrown.com

 

By Dan Kabanuck

Riverfront Art Gallery
Through March 3, Winter Show
Featuring two artists; Dan Kabanuck is showing his photography in Through My Eyes, Part 1. And Christine Kierstead Sheeter is showing There Goes Christine, a retrospective of various subjects she has explored in the past.
132 Petaluma Boulevard North, Petaluma
707-775-4278
www.riverfrontartgallery.com

 

Santa Rosa Arts Center
Through February 28, Re-Visioned: New Beginnings
A new year, a new administration, vaccines on the way, hoping for a fresh start. Let’s shed the inequities of the past, walk in a new direction, and work together to create a just and wholesome planet. Exhibition is online and in Gallery when allowed.
SOFA Arts District
312 South A Street, Santa Rosa
707-293-6051
https://santarosaartscenter.org/

Santa Rosa Junior College, Robert F. Agrella Art Gallery
The Robert F. Agrella Gallery is hosting an online Artist Lecture Series. These lectures are all free and open to the public. Go to the website for schedule and to register.
1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa
707-527-4298
https://art-gallery.santarosa.edu

Sculpturesite, Glen Ellen
Our indoor space is now closed, but our outdoor SculptureWALK exhibition can still be viewed 7 days a week.
14301 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen
707-933-1300
www.sculpturesite.com

Sebastopol Center for the Arts
Through February 14, Ecstasy: Breathtaking Beauty of Nature
This international, juried exhibition features the magnificent and inspiring beauty of Mother Earth. Juror is Carol Peek.
282 High Street, Sebastopol
707-829-4797
www.sebarts.org

 

By James Reynolds

Sebastopol Gallery
Through March 28, Second Nature: Landscape Paintings
On view are Paintings by James Reynolds.
150 N. Main St, Sebastopol
707-829-7200
www.sebastopol-gallery.com/

 

 

 

Sebastopol Library Forum Room
7140 Bodega Avenue, Sebastopol
707-326-6874

 

Mural by Bud Snow

Sonoma State University, University Art Gallery
Through February 28, Contemporary Murals of Sonoma County
This exhibition features some of the extraordinary murals found in Sonoma County, selected by guest curator Spring Maxfield.
1801 East Cotati Avenue, Rohnert Park
707-664-2295
www.sonoma.edu/artgallery

 

 

 

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art
Extended through May 30, 2021, Ed Ruscha: Travel Log
The exhibition will be open to the public as soon as allowed. and features prints and photographs by world renowned artist Ed Ruscha. Rarely seen black and white photographs from Ruscha’s frequent trips from L.A. to Oklahoma in the 1960s reveal inspirations for his iconic prints and paintings, including images of gas stations, diners and the streets of rural towns. Also featured are color lithographs from his well-known “word paintings” series that mix visual formality with playful language.
551 Broadway, Sonoma
707-939-7862
www.svma.org

By Tosya Shore

Upstairs Art Gallery
February 1 through February 28, Close To the Heart
Sonoma County artists, Linda Baretta, Beverly Bird, Sally Cataldo, Marsha Connell, Karen Miller, Tosya Shore, Michelle Hoting, Jo Tobin-Charleston, and Carolyn Wilson present Close to the Heart, a new perspective on this Valentine season.
The Small Works Showcase on the stairway features a member’s show with the same theme of Close to the Heart. The exhibit highlights a variety of takes on this theme in watercolor, acrylic and oil, by additional artists, Willow Laland, Donna Schaffer, Gail Morgan, Ron Sumner, Victoria Kochergin, and Laura Roney.
306 Center St., Healdsburg
707-431-4214
www.Upstairsartgallery.net

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Art in Sonoma County: Current Gallery and Museum Exhibitions in January 2021

Sonoma County has been a magnet for artists and art connoisseurs for many decades, and continues to attract sophisticated artists and art collectors, along with casual art lovers. Combined with the sheer natural beauty, and general creative ambience, the area readily entices visitors, as well as long-time residents, to explore the many and varied fine art offerings. With the addition of great food, drink, and outdoor activities, it’s easy to spend a day, a week, or a lifetime traversing through the vineyards, forests, and rolling hills, along the scenic coast, and through the welcoming towns of Sonoma County.

The following is a partial list of local art exhibitions. Many eateries, wineries, and civic buildings also present changing art shows in their spaces.

*** Designates an Opening Reception.

As business openings are in the process of changing, please check with the venues for current status of hours, events and exhibitions.

Arts Guild of Sonoma
140 East Napa Street, Sonoma
707-996-3115
www.artsguildofsonoma.org

By Carolyn Lord.

Calabi Gallery
Current online exhibition, Recent Work by Gallery Artists
The new online exhibition showcases our roster of artists. Open to in-person visits by appointment. The gallery is currently open by appointment 7 days a week and we will continue to post online exhibitions.
456 Tenth St., Santa Rosa
707-781-7070
www.calabigallery.com

 

Charles M. Schulz Museum
Currently online, 70th Anniversary of Peanuts
The Museum celebrates the 70th Anniversary of Peanuts with a full season of online events. Charles M. Schulz published the first Peanuts comic strip on October 2, 1950. Since then, Peanuts has appeared in 2,600 newspapers, translated into 25 languages, and published in 75 countries worldwide.
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa
707-579-4452
www.schulzmuseum.org

Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery
All programs cancelled and gallery closed until further notice.
204 N. Cloverdale Boulevard, Cloverdale
707-894-4410
www.cloverdaleartsalliance.org

by Cynthia Handle

Cloverdale Sculpture Trail
Through April 27, 2022, Cloverdale Sculpture Trail
Ten new sculptures have been installed along the Cloverdale Sculpture Trail in downtown Cloverdale after a 3 month delay due to COVID-19. Cloverdale Boulevard between Citrus Fair Drive and 3rd Street is lined with an array of playful and provocative sculptures. What better way to spark our Imagination than with this impressive exhibit of public art? The current Trail will be available for viewing until April, 2022. For sculpture locations, download a map of the walkable Sculpture Trail.
https://cloverdalesculpturetrail.org/

 

 

Corricks Art Trails Gallery/ My Daughter the Framer
Through January 2021, Spirits Uplifted
Our spirits rise and soar along with the wings, prayers, blossoms, and toasts of more than 40 local artists showing in this exhibit. Corrick’s Gallery hours vary through the holiday season; check our “Visit Us” page for up-to-date store hours.
637 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa
707-546-2424
www.corricks.com

 

Teri Sloat

Fulton Crossing Gallery
Through January 31, 3 x 3
Large abstract creations by resident artists Donna McGinnis, Jill Keller Peters, and Teresa Saluzzo. Also on view are works by resident studio artists.

Through February 28, Season of Color
The Narrative Art of Teri Sloat.
1200 River Road, Fulton
707-536-3305
www.fultoncrossing.com/

 

Gallery 300
Through January 2021, Tony Spiers – Frida
6780 McKinley St., Suite 130, The Barlow
707-332-1212
www.gallery-300.com

Graton Gallery
Through March 31, Virtual Show #1
Online show of work by Graton Gallery Partners featuring artworks by Sally Baker, Tim Haworth, Bruce Hopkins Rik Olson, Sandra Rubin, and Mylette Welch.

January 16 through February 28, Emergence
Guest Artists Show 5 featuring work of gallery partners Tim Haworth, Mylette Welch and guests. The Gallery is currently open Saturdays and Sundays, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and by appointment.
9048 Graton Road, Graton
707-829-8912
www.gratongallery.net

Hammerfriar Gallery
132 Mill Street, Ste.101, Healdsburg
707-473-9600
www.hammerfriar.com

 

Healdsburg Center for the Arts
January, Inspiration and Connection
The 2021 Annual Members Exhibit!
130 Plaza Street, Healdsburg
707-431-1970
https://healdsburgcenterforthearts.org

 

 

 

 

 

IceHouse Gallery
405 East D St, Petaluma
707-778-2238
www.digitalgrange.com

Laguna Foundation, Heron Hall
Through April 30, A Salute to the Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation
Watercolors by Julianne Sooley, a tribute to the Laguna Foundation, now in its 30th year. Virtual Gallery of artwork can be viewed here, laguna.julieswatercolors.com.
Gallery is open for in-person visits by appointment only due to COVID-19. Try some of our Learning Laguna activities at home! We hope explorers (of all ages) can find a way to stay connected to nature, even while sheltering in place.
900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa
707-527-9277
www.lagunafoundation.org

Museum of Sonoma County
While the indoor galleries are closed you are invited to visit the Sculpture Gardens and to engage with us online and explore Online Experiences for exhibit tours, artist interviews, and other projects.
Art
Through March 2021. Two exhibitions will be presented in virtual form, with the ability to be viewed in-person when the Museum is permitted to reopen.

35 for 35

35: Thirty-Five Artists for Thirty-Five Years
Curated by Jeff Nathanson, on the occasion of the Museum’s thirty-fifth anniversary, the exhibition presents a sampling of artworks from the Museums art collection. Over the years, the MSC collection has grown to include artworks ranging from works on paper, to photographs, paintings, sculpture, ceramics and crafts, spanning over a century of art-making, from the 19th to the 21st Century. With this in mind, the artworks selected for 35: Thirty-Five Artists for Thirty-Five Years explore a broad range of media and styles. Of particular interest are themes that are recurring in MSC’s collecting practices, such as landscape and the environment, social commentary, mixed media experimentation, and abstraction.

2020 Artistry in Wood
For over thirty years, the Museum of Sonoma County and the Sonoma County Woodworkers Association (SCWA) have collaborated to present an annual, juried showcase of fine regional woodwork. During these unprecedented times of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Museum continues the legacy of this long-running exhibition by presenting Artistry in Wood in slightly different form. This year’s exhibition combines new and previously completed works in a unique survey of fine woodwork from our region.

History
Extended through January 24, From Suffrage to #MeToo
2020 is the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the constitutional right to vote. While different in goal and origin, the recent #MeToo movement and women’s marches also represent pivotal change and the power of the collective voice to challenge the status quo. From Suffrage to #MeToo: Groundbreaking Women in Sonoma County explores the changing expectations, challenges, and obstacles to inclusion that women have faced and the remarkable people who have broken through the barriers. Take a self-guided virtual tour of the exhibition.
425 Seventh Street, Santa Rosa
707-579-1500
www.museumsc.org

Occidental Center for the Arts
Through January 16, Winter Solstice
An all media exhibition by local artists. Virtual video of the exhibit premiers December 12. Gallery is open to visitors for limited hours.
3850 Doris Murphy Court, Occidental
707-874-9392
www.occidentalcenterforthearts.org

 

 

 

Paul Mahder Gallery
Annual Holiday Exhibit
Showing work by the many gallery artists.
Gallery is open limited hours and by appointment. Easy social distancing in the large gallery. Please wear a mask for entry.
222 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg
707-473-9150
https://paulmahdergallery.com/

Petaluma Arts Center
Members Exhibition!
Curated by Mary Fassbinder.
230 Lakeville Street, Petaluma
707-762-5600
www.petalumaartscenter.org

Ren Brown Collection Gallery
Currently on view, Innovation/Transformation
With a focus on new works in clay we have assembled many new ceramic pieces and are happy to share them with you. You can view the collection on-line or in the gallery, with health safety precautions. Housed in a refurbished building with shoji and a small, serene Japanese garden, the gallery shows contemporary art by Japanese and regional Northern California artists.
1781 Coast Highway One, Bodega Bay
707-875-2922
www.renbrown.com

Riverfront Art Gallery
January, Winter Show
The two featured artists are photographer Mike Riley, whose show title is Travel to Interesting Places; and painter Aaron Webb, whose show title is Restless; Forever the Same.
132 Petaluma Boulevard North, Petaluma
707-775-4278
www.riverfrontartgallery.com

By Rose Wognum Frances

Santa Rosa Arts Center
January 2 through February 28, Re-visioned: New Beginnings
A new year, a new administration, vaccines on the way, hoping for a fresh start. Let’s shed the inequities of the past, walk in a new direction, and work together to create a just and wholesome planet. Exhibition is online and in Gallery when allowed.
SOFA Arts District
312 South A Street, Santa Rosa
707-293-6051
https://santarosaartscenter.org/

 

 

Santa Rosa Junior College, Robert F. Agrella Art Gallery
The Robert F. Agrella Gallery is hosting an online Artist Lecture Series. These lectures are all free and open to the public. Go to the website for schedule and to register.
1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa
707-527-4298
https://art-gallery.santarosa.edu

Sculpturesite, Glen Ellen
January, Tim Prentice: Kinetic sculptures
We are delighted to present an exclusive on-line exhibition of suspended, free-standing and wall-hung kinetic sculptures by celebrated kinetic sculptor Tim Prentice. Our indoor space is now closed, but our outdoor SculptureWALK exhibition can still be viewed 7 days a week.
14301 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen
707-933-1300
www.sculpturesite.com

Sebastopol Center for the Arts
January 9 through February 14, Ecstasy: Breathtaking Beauty of Nature
This international, juried exhibition features the magnificent and inspiring beauty of Mother Earth. Juror is Carol Peek.
282 High Street, Sebastopol
707-829-4797
www.sebarts.org

 

 

 

Sebastopol Gallery
Through January 30, The Season of Light
In this exhibit three member artists celebrate the holidays and introduce new work. Featured are paintings by Susan St. Thomas, and Teri Sloat, and assemblage by Rebeca Trevino.
150 N. Main St, Sebastopol
707-829-7200
www.sebastopol-gallery.com/

Sebastopol Library Forum Room
7140 Bodega Avenue, Sebastopol
707-326-6874

Sonoma State University, University Art Gallery
Through January 25, BFA Exhibition 2020
Online exhibition featuring work by Art Department BFA students.

January 25 through February 28, Murals of Sonoma County
This exhibition features some of the extraordinary murals found in Sonoma County, selected by guest curator Spring Maxfield.
1801 East Cotati Avenue, Rohnert Park
707-664-2295
www.sonoma.edu/artgallery

 

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art
Through January 3, 2021, Ed Ruscha: Travel Log
The exhibition will be open to the public as soon as allowed. and features prints and photographs by world renowned artist Ed Ruscha. Rarely seen black and white photographs from Ruscha’s frequent trips from L.A. to Oklahoma in the 1960s reveal inspirations for his iconic prints and paintings, including images of gas stations, diners and the streets of rural towns. Also featured are color lithographs from his well-known “word paintings” series that mix visual formality with playful language.
551 Broadway, Sonoma
707-939-7862
www.svma.org

Gail Morgan

Upstairs Art Gallery
January 4 through February 1, Driven to Abstraction
Gail Morgan, presents Driven to Abstraction, a collection of abstract works aptly named for the process by which they came into being during this year of nameless days and undefined seasons. “Letting my thoughts flow into a space of color, form and line allowed me to express the confusing boundaries of time and space,“ explained Morgan. Guest Artist: Becky Wells, presents a collection of abstract acrylic paintings that translate memories of rafting the Rogue River into color, shapes and line. The Small Works Showcase on the stairway features Being There a collection of oil paintings by local artist Donna Schaffer.
306 Center St., Healdsburg
707-431-4214
www.Upstairsartgallery.net

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Art in Sonoma County: Current Gallery and Museum Exhibitions in December 2020

Sonoma County has been a magnet for artists and art connoisseurs for many decades, and continues to attract sophisticated artists and art collectors, along with casual art lovers. Combined with the sheer natural beauty, and general creative ambience, the area readily entices visitors, as well as long-time residents, to explore the many and varied fine art offerings. With the addition of great food, drink, and outdoor activities, it’s easy to spend a day, a week, or a lifetime traversing through the vineyards, forests, and rolling hills, along the scenic coast, and through the welcoming towns of Sonoma County.

The following is a partial list of local art exhibitions. Many eateries, wineries, and civic buildings also present changing art shows in their spaces.

*** Designates an Opening Reception.

As business openings are in the process of changing, please check with the venues for current status of hours, events and exhibitions.

Arts Guild of Sonoma
Through December 28, Art & Craft Holiday Show
Holiday gift show featuring the work of Guild member artists. Also showcasing Guild Artists whose works are currently on view at the de Young Museum in the Museum’s Open juried show. Congratulations to: Katerina Capetanos, Sarah Delson, Kirk Hinshaw, and Mark Zukowski.
140 East Napa Street, Sonoma
707-996-3115
www.artsguildofsonoma.org

 

 

Calabi Gallery
Current online exhibition, The Immigrants
The new online show features works by immigrants to the United States from all over the world. The purpose is to show the value that immigration brings to our country, bringing fresh perspectives and rich diversity. The gallery is currently open by appointment 7 days a week and we will continue to post online exhibitions.
456 Tenth St., Santa Rosa
707-781-7070
www.calabigallery.com

Charles M. Schulz Museum
Through December 2020, 70th Anniversary of Peanuts
The Museum celebrates the 70th Anniversary of Peanuts with a full season of online events. Charles M. Schulz published the first Peanuts comic strip on October 2, 1950. Since then, Peanuts has appeared in 2,600 newspapers, translated into 25 languages, and published in 75 countries worldwide.
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa
707-579-4452
www.schulzmuseum.org

Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery
All programs cancelled and gallery closed until further notice.
204 N. Cloverdale Boulevard, Cloverdale
707-894-4410
www.cloverdaleartsalliance.org

Cloverdale Sculpture Trail
2020-2021 Cloverdale Sculpture Trail Online
While we are sheltered from one another to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, we offer an alternative to our outdoor 2020-2021 Cloverdale Sculpture Trail. We have created a Sculpture Trail Flip Book. When we can install the new sculptures, the value and beauty of our public art will again be on display outside.
https://cloverdalesculpturetrail.org/

Corricks Art Trails Gallery/ My Daughter the Framer
Through January 2021, Spirits Uplifted
Our spirits rise and soar along with the wings, prayers, blossoms, and toasts of more than 40 local artists showing in this exhibit. Corrick’s Gallery hours vary through the holiday season; check our “Visit Us” page for up-to-date store hours.
637 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa
707-546-2424
www.corricks.com

Fulton Crossing Gallery
Through January 31, 3 x 3
Large abstract creations by resident artists Donna McGinnis, Jill Keller Peters, and Teresa Saluzzo. Also on view are works by resident studio artists.
1200 River Rd., Fulton
707-536-3305
www.fultoncrossing.com/

 

By Tony Spiers

Gallery 300
Through January 2021, Tony Spiers – Frida
6780 McKinley St., Suite 130, The Barlow
707-332-1212
www.gallery-300.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Graton Gallery
Through January 7, Guest Artist Show 4
In the gallery is work by five Guest Artists; Sara Silver, Emilie Munsch, Leslie Dalton, Cheri Degenhart, and Connie Robeson. Also featuring the work of glass artist Mark Freed, and, in memory of popular local sculptor and friend of the gallery, we will also be featuring the work of Frank Schueler.

Through December 31, Virtual Show #1
Online show of work by Graton Gallery Partners featuring artworks by Sally Baker, Tim Haworth, Bruce Hopkins Rik Olson, Sandra Rubin, and Mylette Welch.
The Gallery is currently open Saturdays and Sundays, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and by appointment.
9048 Graton Road, Graton
707-829-8912
www.gratongallery.net

Hammerfriar Gallery
132 Mill Street, Ste.101, Healdsburg
707-473-9600
www.hammerfriar.com

Healdsburg Center for the Arts
Through December 30, Holiday Gift Market
130 Plaza Street, Healdsburg
707-431-1970
https://healdsburgcenterforthearts.org

 

IceHouse Gallery
405 East D St, Petaluma
707-778-2238
www.digitalgrange.com

 

 

Laguna Foundation, Heron Hall
Through December 31, A Salute to the Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation
Watercolors by Julianne Sooley, a tribute to the Laguna Foundation, now in its 30th year. Virtual Gallery of artwork can be viewed here, laguna.julieswatercolors.com. Gallery is open for in-person visits by appointment only due to COVID-19.
Try some of our Learning Laguna activities at home! We hope explorers (of all ages) can find a way to stay connected to nature, even while sheltering in place.
900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa
707-527-9277
www.lagunafoundation.org

Museum of Sonoma County
While the indoor galleries are closed you are invited to visit the Sculpture Gardens and to engage with us online and explore Online Experiences for exhibit tours, artist interviews, and other projects.

Art
December 9 through March 2021. Two exhibitions will be presented in virtual form, with the ability to be viewed in-person when the Museum is permitted to reopen.

35: Thirty-Five Artists for Thirty-Five Years
Curated by Jeff Nathanson, on the occasion of the Museum’s thirty-fifth anniversary, the exhibition presents a sampling of artworks from the Museums art collection. Over the years, the MSC collection has grown to include artworks ranging from works on paper, to photographs, paintings, sculpture, ceramics and crafts, spanning over a century of art-making, from the 19th to the 21st Century. With this in mind, the artworks selected for 35: Thirty-Five Artists for Thirty-Five Years explore a broad range of media and styles. Of particular interest are themes that are recurring in MSC’s collecting practices, such as landscape and the environment, social commentary, mixed media experimentation, and abstraction.

2020 Artistry in Wood
For over thirty years, the Museum of Sonoma County and the Sonoma County Woodworkers Association (SCWA) have collaborated to present an annual, juried showcase of fine regional woodwork. During these unprecedented times of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Museum continues the legacy of this long-running exhibition by presenting Artistry in Wood in slightly different form. This year’s exhibition combines new and previously completed works in a unique survey of fine woodwork from our region.

History
Extended through January 24, From Suffrage to #MeToo
2020 is the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the constitutional right to vote. While different in goal and origin, the recent #MeToo movement and women’s marches also represent pivotal change and the power of the collective voice to challenge the status quo. From Suffrage to #MeToo: Groundbreaking Women in Sonoma County explores the changing expectations, challenges, and obstacles to inclusion that women have faced and the remarkable people who have broken through the barriers. Take a self-guided virtual tour of the exhibition.
425 Seventh Street, Santa Rosa
707-579-1500
www.museumsc.org

 

Occidental Center for the Arts
December 6 through January 9, Winter Solstice
An all media exhibition by local artists. Virtual video of the exhibit premiers December 12. Gallery is open to visitors for limited hours.
3850 Doris Murphy Court, Occidental
707-874-9392
www.occidentalcenterforthearts.org

 

 

 

Paul Mahder Gallery
Through December 20, Between Walls
Solo exhibition of paintings by Laini Nemett. 
2020 Annual Holiday Exhibit
Showing work by the many gallery artists.
Gallery is open limited hours and by appointment. Easy social distancing in the large gallery. Please wear a mask for entry.
222 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg
707-473-9150
https://paulmahdergallery.com/

 

Petaluma Arts Center
December, Members Exhibition!
Curated by Mary Fassbinder.
230 Lakeville Street, Petaluma
707-762-5600
www.petalumaartscenter.org

 

 

 

Ren Brown Collection Gallery
Currently on view, Innovation/Transformation
With a focus on new works in clay we have assembled many new ceramic pieces and are happy to share them with you. You can view the collection on-line or in the gallery, with health safety precautions. Housed in a refurbished building with shoji and a small, serene Japanese garden, the gallery shows contemporary art by Japanese and regional Northern California artists.
1781 Coast Highway One, Bodega Bay
707-875-2922
www.renbrown.com

 

By Mike Riley

Riverfront Art Gallery
Through January 3, Late Fall Show
The two featured artists are photographer Mike Riley, whose show title is Travel to Interesting Places; and painter Aaron Webb, whose show title is Restless; Forever the Same.
132 Petaluma Boulevard North, Petaluma
707-775-4278
www.riverfrontartgallery.com

 

Santa Rosa Arts Center
Through December 31, I SONOMA COUNTY
An online and in-gallery exhibit looks at all the positive reasons we wish to live here and remember how fortunate we are to be surrounded by this sweet land, fabulous food and wine, and our diverse community coming together through these crises.
The gallery is open weekend days and by appointment. County health guidelines will be observed.
SOFA Arts District
312 South A Street, Santa Rosa
707-293-6051
https://santarosaartscenter.org/

Santa Rosa Junior College, Robert F. Agrella Art Gallery
The Robert F. Agrella Gallery is hosting an online Artist Lecture Series. These lectures are all free and open to the public. Go to the website for schedule and to register.
1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa
707-527-4298
https://art-gallery.santarosa.edu

 

By Tim Prentice

Sculpturesite, Glen Ellen
December, Tim Prentice: Kinetic sculptures
We are delighted to present an exclusive on-line exhibition of suspended, free-standing and wall-hung kinetic sculptures by celebrated kinetic sculptor Tim Prentice. Our indoor space is now closed, but our outdoor SculptureWALK exhibition can still be viewed 7 days a week.
14301 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen
707-933-1300
www.sculpturesite.com

 

 

By Paul Andre Schabracq

Sebastopol Center for the Arts
Through December 31, 2020 Members Show
This online exhibition is the yearly “family reunion” for all our members. Every member artist is invited to exhibit one piece. 
282 High Street, Sebastopol
707-829-4797
www.sebarts.org

 

 

Sebastopol Gallery
Through January 30, The Season of Light
In this exhibit three member artists celebrate the holidays and introduce new work. Featured are paintings by Susan St. Thomas, and Teri Sloat, and assemblage by Rebeca Trevino.
150 N. Main St, Sebastopol
707-829-7200
www.sebastopol-gallery.com/

Sebastopol Library Forum Room
7140 Bodega Avenue, Sebastopol
707-326-6874

Sonoma State University, University Art Gallery
Through January 25, BFA Exhibition 2020
Online exhibition featuring work by Art Department BFA students.
1801 East Cotati Avenue, Rohnert Park
707-664-2295
www.sonoma.edu/artgallery

 

 

 

 

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art
Through January 3, 2021, Ed Ruscha: Travel Log
The exhibition will be open to the public as soon as allowed. and features prints and photographs by world renowned artist Ed Ruscha. Rarely seen black and white photographs from Ruscha’s frequent trips from L.A. to Oklahoma in the 1960s reveal inspirations for his iconic prints and paintings, including images of gas stations, diners and the streets of rural towns. Also featured are color lithographs from his well-known “word paintings” series that mix visual formality with playful language.
551 Broadway, Sonoma
707-939-7862
www.svma.org

Upstairs Art Gallery
Through January 3, Peace on Earth, Goodwill to All
Sonoma County artists, Victoria Kochergin, Willow Laland, Gail Morgan, Donna Schaffer, Ron Sumner, Laura Roney, Michelle Hoting, and Jo Tobin-Charleston present a seasonal offering, a collection of works that highlight beloved facets of this special time of year. Guest Artist, Gale McKee strikes high tone color notes in her eclectic collection of acrylic paintings. New Gallery Member Artist, Tosya Shore, is a welcome addition as a local watercolorist. The Small Works Showcase on the stairway features additional offerings, many under $50. Open Holiday Season Hours.
306 Center St., Healdsburg
707-431-4214
www.Upstairsartgallery.net

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Art in Sonoma County: Current Gallery and Museum Exhibitions in November 2020

Sonoma County has been a magnet for artists and art connoisseurs for many decades, and continues to attract sophisticated artists and art collectors, along with casual art lovers. Combined with the sheer natural beauty, and general creative ambience, the area readily entices visitors, as well as long-time residents, to explore the many and varied fine art offerings. With the addition of great food, drink, and outdoor activities, it’s easy to spend a day, a week, or a lifetime traversing through the vineyards, forests, and rolling hills, along the scenic coast, and through the welcoming towns of Sonoma County.

The following is a partial list of local art exhibitions. Many eateries, wineries, and civic buildings also present changing art shows in their spaces.

*** Designates an Opening Reception.

As business openings are in the process of changing, please check with the venues for current status of events and exhibitions.


Arts Guild of Sonoma
November and December, Holiday Show
Featuring Guild Artists whose works are currently showing at the de Young Museum.
140 East Napa Street, Sonoma
707-996-3115
ww.artsguildofsonoma.org

Calabi Gallery
Current online exhibition, The Immigrants
The new online show features works by immigrants to the United States from all over the world. The purpose is to show the value that immigration brings to our country, bringing fresh perspectives and rich diversity. The gallery is currently open by appointment 7 days a week and we will continue to post online exhibitions.
456 Tenth St., Santa Rosa
707-781-7070
www.calabigallery.com

Charles M. Schulz Museum
Through December 2020, 70th Anniversary of Peanuts
The Museum celebrates the 70th Anniversary of Peanuts with a full season of online events. Charles M. Schulz published the first Peanuts comic strip on October 2, 1950. Since then, Peanuts has appeared in 2,600 newspapers, translated into 25 languages, and published in 75 countries worldwide.
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa
707-579-4452
www.schulzmuseum.org

Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery
All programs cancelled and gallery closed until further notice.
204 N. Cloverdale Boulevard, Cloverdale
707-894-4410
www.cloverdaleartsalliance.org

Cloverdale Sculpture Trail
2020-2021 Cloverdale Sculpture Trail Online
While we are sheltered from one another to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, we offer an alternative to our outdoor 2020-2021 Cloverdale Sculpture Trail. We have created a Sculpture Trail Flip Book. When we can install the new sculptures, the value and beauty of our public art will again be on display outside.
https://cloverdalesculpturetrail.org/

Corricks Art Trails Gallery/ My Daughter the Framer
637 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa
707-546-2424
www.corricks.com


Fulton Crossing Gallery
November 1 through January 31, 3 x 3
Large abstract creations by resident artists Donna McGinnis, Jill Keller Peters, and Teresa Saluzzo.
1200 River Rd., Fulton
707-536-3305
www.fultoncrossing.com/

Gallery 300
6780 McKinley St., Suite 130, The Barlow
707-332-1212
www.gallery-300.com


Graton Gallery
Through November 18, Guest Artist Show 2
Featuring 5 Guest Artists: Vicki Folkerts-Coots, Nina Hari, Patricia Marina, Andrea Sheets, and Eric Wallen.

November 18 through January 7, Guest Artist Show 3
Featuring 6 Guest Artists: TBA
The Gallery is currently open Saturdays and Sundays, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and by appointment.
9048 Graton Road, Graton
707-829-8912
www.gratongallery.net

Hammerfriar Gallery
132 Mill Street, Ste.101, Healdsburg
707-473-9600
www.hammerfriar.com

Healdsburg Center for the Arts
Through November 15, The Next Generation
Annual juried show that showcases the talent, skill and creativity of young emerging artists in Northern California.
130 Plaza Street, Healdsburg
707-431-1970
www.healdsburgcenterforthearts.org

IceHouse Gallery
405 East D St, Petaluma
707-778-2238
www.digitalgrange.com

Laguna Foundation, Heron Hall
Through December 31, A Salute to the Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation
Watercolors by Julianne Sooley, a tribute to the Laguna Foundation, now in its 30th year. Virtual Gallery of artwork can be viewed here, laguna.julieswatercolors.com. Gallery is open for in-person visits by appointment only due to COVID-19.
Try some of our Learning Laguna activities at home! We hope explorers (of all ages) can find a way to stay connected to nature, even while sheltering in place.
900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa
707-527-9277
www.lagunafoundation.org

Museum of Sonoma County
While the indoor galleries are closed you are invited to visit the Sculpture Gardens and to engage with us online and explore Online Experiences for exhibit tours, artist interviews, and other projects.

Art
Extended through November 29, Landscape: Awe to Activism
From 19th century California artists inspired by nature, to contemporary artists who have broken from traditional perspectives and embraced new technologies to address climate change and other important issues, the artist’s relationship to landscape has evolved. Landscape: Awe to Activism explores this relationship through diverse artworks including painting, photography, and video. Curated by Jeff Nathanson. Enjoy the “Landscape: Awe to Activism” exhibition with 360-degree views! Virtually “walk through” the exhibition while enjoying a video tour led by Executive Director and Art Curator, Jeff Nathanson. “Landscape: Awe to Activism” Virtual Experience

History
Extended through January 24, From Suffrage to #MeToo
2020 is the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the constitutional right to vote. While different in goal and origin, the recent #MeToo movement and women’s marches also represent pivotal change and the power of the collective voice to challenge the status quo. From Suffrage to #MeToo: Groundbreaking Women in Sonoma County explores the changing expectations, challenges, and obstacles to inclusion that women have faced and the remarkable people who have broken through the barriers. Take a self-guided virtual tour of the exhibition.
425 Seventh Street, Santa Rosa
707-579-1500
www.museumsc.org

Occidental Center for the Arts
Through November 28, Treasures From Home
3850 Doris Murphy Court, Occidental
707-874-9392
www.occidentalcenterforthearts.org


Paul Mahder Gallery
November, Between Walls
Paintings by Laini Nemett.
Gallery is open limited hours and by appointment. Easy social distancing in the large gallery. Please wear a mask for entry.
222 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg
707-473-9150
https://paulmahdergallery.com/

Petaluma Arts Center
Late November, Members Exhibition!
Curated by Mary Fassbinder.
230 Lakeville Street, Petaluma
707-762-5600
www.petalumaartscenter.org


Ren Brown Collection Gallery
Currently on view, Innovation/Transformation
With a focus on new works in clay we have assembled many new ceramic pieces and are happy to share them with you. You can view the collection on-line or in the gallery, with health safety precautions. Housed in a refurbished building with shoji and a small, serene Japanese garden, the gallery shows contemporary art by Japanese and regional Northern California artists.
1781 Coast Highway One, Bodega Bay
707-875-2922
www.renbrown.com


Riverfront Art Gallery
November 12 through January 3, Late Fall Show
The two featured artists are photographer Mike Riley, whose show title is Travel to Interesting Places; and painter Aaron Webb, whose show title is Restless; Forever the Same.
132 Petaluma Boulevard North, Petaluma
707-775-4278
www.riverfrontartgallery.com

Santa Rosa Arts Center
November 7 through December 31, I ❤ SONOMA COUNTY
An online and in-gallery exhibit looks at all the positive reasons we wish to live here and remember how fortunate we are to be surrounded by this sweet land, fabulous food and wine, and our diverse community coming together through these crises.
The gallery is open weekend days and by appointment. County health guidelines will be observed.
SOFA Arts District
312 South A Street, Santa Rosa
707-293-6051
https://santarosaartscenter.org/

Santa Rosa Junior College, Robert F. Agrella Art Gallery
The Robert F. Agrella Gallery is hosting an online Artist Lecture Series. These lectures are all free and open to the public. Go to the website to register.
1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa
707-527-4298
https://art-gallery.santarosa.edu

Sculpturesite, Glen Ellen
Through November 20, Rebecca Johnson: Landmarks – Drawing Light
Exclusive online sculpture exhibition featuring recent stone sculptures by California artist Rebecca Johnson. Our indoor space is now closed, but our outdoor SculptureWALK exhibition can still be viewed 7 days a week.
14301 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen
707-933-1300
www.sculpturesite.com

Sebastopol Center for the Arts
Through November 24, Who Are You?
This exhibit is an exploration of identity, including its genesis, its relative permanence, and its performance. What is the nature of this key element of how we understand and express ourselves? Juror: Barbara Stout.
282 High Street, Sebastopol
707-829-4797
www.sebarts.org

Sebastopol Gallery
Lift Your Heart with Art! Paintings, jewelry, woodworking, mixed media, ceramics, photography, and prints by 16 member artists and guest jewelers are featured in the gallery.
150 N. Main St, Sebastopol
707-829-7200
www.sebastopol-gallery.com/

Sebastopol Library Forum Room
7140 Bodega Avenue, Sebastopol
707-326-6874


Sonoma State University, University Art Gallery
Through November 18, Prologue II: An Introduction
Online exhibition featuring work by new Art Department faculty member, Sahar Khoury. Her sculptures integrate abstraction, personal and political symbols, and an intuitive sensitivity to site.
1801 East Cotati Avenue, Rohnert Park
707-664-2295
www.sonoma.edu/artgallery

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art
Through January 3, 2021, Ed Ruscha: Travel Log
Currently the Museum presents Words We Travel: Poetry and The Road in Tribute to Ed Ruscha. A three-part poetry webcast continues November 11, and December 2.

The exhibition will be open to the public as soon as allowed and features prints and photographs by world renowned artist Ed Ruscha. Rarely seen black and white photographs from Ruscha’s frequent trips from L.A. to Oklahoma in the 1960s reveal inspirations for his iconic prints and paintings, including images of gas stations, diners and the streets of rural towns. Also featured are color lithographs from his well-known “word paintings” series that mix visual formality with playful language.
551 Broadway, Sonoma
707-939-7862
www.svma.org


Upstairs Art Gallery
Through November 22, Oh, The Places You’ll Go
Sonoma County artist, Carolyn Wilson, presents mixed media and collage works that explore favorite travel locales. Travel and exploration are favorite activities and a source of artistic inspiration for Wilson. The Small Works Showcase on the stairway features Drawn to Animals, a collection of drawings by Laura Roney that capture her bond with our animal friends. Meet the Artist Carolyn Wilson in the gallery on Monday, November 2 and Saturday, November 14.
306 Center St., Healdsburg
707-431-4214
www.Upstairsartgallery.net

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Art in Sonoma County: Current Gallery and Museum Exhibitions in October 2020

Sonoma County has been a magnet for artists and art connoisseurs for many decades, and continues to attract sophisticated artists and art collectors, along with casual art lovers. Combined with the sheer natural beauty, and general creative ambience, the area readily entices visitors, as well as long-time residents, to explore the many and varied fine art offerings. With the addition of great food, drink, and outdoor activities, it’s easy to spend a day, a week, or a lifetime traversing through the vineyards, forests, and rolling hills, along the scenic coast, and through the welcoming towns of Sonoma County.

The following is a partial list of local art exhibitions. Many eateries, wineries, and civic buildings also present changing art shows in their spaces.

*** Designates an Opening Reception.

As business openings are in the process of changing, please check with the venues for current status of events and exhibitions.

Arts Guild of Sonoma
October 1 through November 2, Thirty Under 100
Thirty Arts Guild artists present their 6 in. x 6 in. artwork. All are under $100!
140 East Napa Street, Sonoma
707-996-3115
www.artsguildofsonoma.org

 

 

 

 

by Alejandro Salazar

Calabi Gallery
Current online exhibition, The Immigrants
The new online show features works by immigrants to the United States from all over the world. The purpose is to show the value that immigration brings to our country, bringing fresh perspectives and rich diversity. The gallery is currently open by appointment 7 days a week and we will continue to post online exhibitions.
456 Tenth St., Santa Rosa
707-781-7070
www.calabigallery.com

 

 

Charles M. Schulz Museum
Through December 2020, 70th Anniversary of Peanuts
The Museum celebrates the 70th Anniversary of Peanuts with a full season of online events. Charles M. Schulz published the first Peanuts comic strip on October 2, 1950. Since then, Peanuts has appeared in 2,600 newspapers, translated into 25 languages, and published in 75 countries worldwide.
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa
707-579-4452
www.schulzmuseum.org

 

 

Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery
All programs cancelled and gallery closed until further notice.
204 N. Cloverdale Boulevard, Cloverdale
707-894-4410
www.cloverdaleartsalliance.org

Cloverdale Sculpture Trail
2020-2021 Cloverdale Sculpture Trail Online
While we are sheltered from one another to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, we offer an alternative to our outdoor 2020-2021 Cloverdale Sculpture Trail. We have created a Sculpture Trail Flip Book. When we can install the new sculptures, the value and beauty of our public art will again be on display outside.
https://cloverdalesculpturetrail.org/

Corricks Art Trails Gallery/ My Daughter the Framer
637 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa
707-546-2424
www.corricks.com

Fulton Crossing Gallery
1200 River Rd., Fulton
707-536-3305
www.fultoncrossing.com/

Gallery 300
October, Michael Garlington
6780 McKinley St., Suite 130, The Barlow
707-332-1212
www.gallery-300.com

Graton Gallery
The Gallery is currently closed for health safety.
9048 Graton Road, Graton
707-829-8912
www.gratongallery.net

Hammerfriar Gallery
132 Mill Street, Ste.101, Healdsburg
707-473-9600
www.hammerfriar.com

Healdsburg Center for the Arts
October 10 through November 15, The Next Generation
*** Opening Reception Saturday, October 10, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Annual juried show that showcases the talent, skill and creativity of young emerging artists in Northern California.
130 Plaza Street, Healdsburg
707-431-1970
https://healdsburgcenterforthearts.org

 

By K. Keller

IceHouse Gallery
Through October 15, Magna Calumnia, MMXVI
Collage drawings and prints by Kathryn Keller. www.kathrynkellerart.com
Digital Grange / IceHouse Gallery
www.digitalgrange.com
405 East D St, Petaluma
707-778-2238

 

 

 

 

Laguna Foundation, Heron Hall
Through December 31, A Salute to the Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation
Watercolors by Julianne Sooley, a tribute to the Laguna Foundation, now in its 30th year. Virtual Gallery of artwork can be viewed here, laguna.julieswatercolors.com. Gallery is open for in-person visits by appointment only due to COVID-19.
Try some of our Learning Laguna activities at home! We hope explorers (of all ages) can find a way to stay connected to nature, even while sheltering in place.
900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa
707-527-9277
www.lagunafoundation.org

Museum of Sonoma County
While the indoor galleries are closed you are invited to visit the Sculpture Gardens and to engage with us online and explore Online Experiences for exhibit tours, artist interviews, and other projects.
Art
Extended through November 29, Landscape: Awe to Activism
From 19th century California artists inspired by nature, to contemporary artists who have broken from traditional perspectives and embraced new technologies to address climate change and other important issues, the artist’s relationship to landscape has evolved. Landscape: Awe to Activism explores this relationship through diverse artworks including painting, photography, and video. Curated by Jeff Nathanson. Enjoy the “Landscape: Awe to Activism” exhibition with 360-degree views! Virtually “walk through” the exhibition while enjoying a video tour led by Executive Director and Art Curator, Jeff Nathanson. “Landscape: Awe to Activism” Virtual Experience

History
Through October 15, Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
October 22 through November 8, Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)
Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a joyous remembrance of the lives of family members and loved ones who have passed and a celebration of the cycle of life. This year the Museum’s annual Día de los Muertos exhibition is presented in the Museum’s Sculpture Garden for the first time. The outdoor exhibition echoes the setting of many Day of the Dead observances in Mexico which often take place in cemeteries. Related Programs and Events can be found on the website, as well as safe visiting protocols.
425 Seventh Street, Santa Rosa
707-579-1500
www.museumsc.org

Occidental Center for the Arts
October 3 through November 28, Treasures From Home
3850 Doris Murphy Court, Occidental
707-874-9392
www.occidentalcenterforthearts.org

Paul Mahder Gallery
Through October 18, Duegaw and Beards
Patrick Duegaw; The Trials of the Golden Rat – New Lithograph Series.
Chris Beards; Solace – New Sculptures
Gallery is open limited hours and by appointment.
222 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg
707-473-9150
https://paulmahdergallery.com/

 

Petaluma Arts Center
Presented by the Petaluma Arts Center, in collaboration with the Petaluma Public Art Committee, the program features 25 Sonoma County artists who reflect on the hidden aspects of this wonderful city. The show will have a limited opening Labor Day weekend with additional opportunities to view the artworks online and on banners installed around the city.
230 Lakeville Street, Petaluma
707-762-5600
www.petalumaartscenter.org

 

Ren Brown Collection Gallery
You can View the collection On-line, the website is up to date with new acquisitions showcasing each of our artists. Housed in a refurbished building with shoji and a small, serene Japanese garden, the gallery shows contemporary art by Japanese and regional Northern California artists.
1781 Coast Highway One, Bodega Bay
707-875-2922
www.renbrown.com

Riverfront Art Gallery
Through November 8, 13th Anniversary Show
Featured artists; Jean Cullinane and Heather Roberson.
The gallery is open to the public with limited hours.
132 Petaluma Boulevard North, Petaluma
707-775-4278
www.riverfrontartgallery.com

 

By Simmon Factor

Santa Rosa Arts Center
October 1 through November 3, VOTE 2020!
An On-Line Exhibition, Artists responding to why voting matters.
SOFA Arts District
312 South A Street, Santa Rosa
707-293-6051
https://santarosaartscenter.org/

 

 

 

 

Santa Rosa Junior College, Robert F. Agrella Art Gallery
1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa
707-527-4298
https://art-gallery.santarosa.edu

Sculpturesite, Glen Ellen
Through November 20, Rebecca Johnson: Landmarks – Drawing Light
Exclusive online sculpture exhibition featuring recent stone sculptures by California artist Rebecca Johnson. Our indoor space is now closed, but our outdoor SculptureWALK exhibition can still be viewed 7 days a week.
14301 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen
707-933-1300
www.sculpturesite.com

Sebastopol Center for the Arts
October 10 through November 24, Who Are You?
This exhibit is an exploration of identity, including its genesis, its relative permanence, and its performance. What is the nature of this key element of how we understand and express ourselves? Juror: Barbara Stout.
282 High Street, Sebastopol
707-829-4797
www.sebarts.org

Sebastopol Gallery
Lift Your Heart with Art! Paintings, jewelry, woodworking, mixed media, ceramics, photography, and prints by 16 member artists and guest jewelers are featured in the gallery.
150 N. Main St, Sebastopol
707-829-7200
www.sebastopol-gallery.com/

Sebastopol Library Forum Room
7140 Bodega Avenue, Sebastopol
707-326-6874

 

Sonoma State University, University Art Gallery
Through October 10, Prologue: An Introduction, Part I
Online exhibition featuring work by new Art Department faculty member, Sena Clara Creston.
1801 East Cotati Avenue, Rohnert Park
707-664-2295
www.sonoma.edu/artgallery

 

 

Ed Ruscha

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art
Through January 3, 2021, Ed Ruscha: Travel Log
Join us for a special exhibition of prints and photographs by world renowned artist Ed Ruscha. Rarely seen black and white photographs from Ruscha’s frequent trips from L.A. to Oklahoma in the 1960s reveal inspirations for his iconic prints and paintings, including images of gas stations, diners and the streets of rural towns. Also featured are color lithographs from his well-known “word paintings” series that mix visual formality with playful language.
551 Broadway, Sonoma
707-939-7862
www.svma.org

 

Marsha Connell

Upstairs Art Gallery
Through October 25, Connected By Water
Marsha Connell presents plein air paintings in oil and watercolor, both large-scale and intimate, depicting water encountered and observed in its many forms and settings. The work is charged by the artist’s passion for saving the environment. The Small Works Showcase on the stairway features Sense of Sonoma, a collection of small acrylic paintings by Beverly Bird that capture scenes depicting the beauty and character of our amazing corner of the planet.
306 Center St., Healdsburg
707-431-4214
www.Upstairsartgallery.net

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Art in Sonoma County: Current Gallery and Museum Exhibitions in September 2020

Sonoma County has been a magnet for artists and art connoisseurs for many decades, and continues to attract sophisticated artists and art collectors, along with casual art lovers. Combined with the sheer natural beauty, and general creative ambience, the area readily entices visitors, as well as long-time residents, to explore the many and varied fine art offerings. With the addition of great food, drink, and outdoor activities, it’s easy to spend a day, a week, or a lifetime traversing through the vineyards, forests, and rolling hills, along the scenic coast, and through the welcoming towns of Sonoma County.

The following is a partial list of local art exhibitions. Many eateries, wineries, and civic buildings also present changing art shows in their spaces.

*** Designates an Opening Reception.

As business openings are in the process of changing, please check with the venues for current status of events and exhibitions.

Christine Gonzalves

Arts Guild of Sonoma
Through September 28, Arts Guild of Sonoma Member Artists Show
We have prepared the gallery so you can have a safe experience visiting and viewing art!
140 East Napa Street, Sonoma
707-996-3115
www.artsguildofsonoma.org

 

 

 

 

By Horst Trave.

Calabi Gallery
While the Gallery is currently open by appointment only. The new online exhibition, The Immigrants, is on the website.
456 Tenth St., Santa Rosa
707-781-7070
www.calabigallery.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charles M. Schulz Museum
While our galleries are closed, we hope that the Museum can still be a source of enjoyment and education. On their website you will find resources for families, teachers, and our community of fans to enjoy at home. Many wonderful projects, Including The Peanuts Gang Family Resource Gallery: Home-Based Learning, and Lucy’s Psychiatric Advice Teller.
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa
707-579-4452
www.schulzmuseum.org

Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery
All programs cancelled and gallery closed until further notice.
204 N. Cloverdale Boulevard, Cloverdale
707-894-4410
www.cloverdaleartsalliance.org

Cloverdale Sculpture Trail
2020-2021 Cloverdale Sculpture Trail Online
While we are sheltered from one another to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, we offer an alternative to our outdoor 2020-2021 Cloverdale Sculpture Trail. We have created a Sculpture Trail Flip Book. When we can install the new sculptures, the value and beauty of our public art will again be on display outside.
https://cloverdalesculpturetrail.org/

Corricks Art Trails Gallery/ My Daughter the Framer
Through September 30, SAVOS Preview Exhibit
SebArts Virtual Open Studios, or SAVOS, combines two open studio events sponsored by Sebastopol Center for the Arts, creating an online gallery and virtual open studio experience. Corricks is hosting an in-person exhibit of more than 55 of these top local artists. The exhibit will be on view throughout September. No opening reception will be held, but artists will be available to meet on selected Fridays and Saturdays. Check out the Facebook event for more details, and SebArts Virtual Open Studios.
637 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa
707-546-2424
www.corricks.com

By Donavan

Fulton Crossing Gallery
Through October 1, How I See It by Donavan
Featured artist Donavan’s work is at the intersection of science, religion, society, nature and history.
1200 River Rd., Fulton
707-536-3305
www.fultoncrossing.com/

 

 

 

 

 

Gallery 300
The Gallery is open to visitors.
6780 McKinley St., Suite 130, The Barlow
707-332-1212
www.gallery-300.com

 

 

By Eric Wallon

Graton Gallery
September 4 through October 11, Guest Artist Show 2
Featuring 6 Guest Artists; Damon Davies, Vicki Folkerts-Coots, Nina Hari, Patricia Marina, Andrea Sheets, and Eric Wallon.
9048 Graton Road, Graton
707-829-8912
www.gratongallery.net

 

 

 

Hammerfriar Gallery
132 Mill Street, Ste.101, Healdsburg
707-473-9600
www.hammerfriar.com

 

Healdsburg Center for the Arts
Through October 4, Outside the Box
Online exhibition of Abstract art expressing and communicating in the language of line, form, color, and gesture. Online classes and virtual exhibitions are available.
130 Plaza Street, Healdsburg
707-431-1970
https://healdsburgcenterforthearts.org

 

IceHouse Gallery
405 East D St, Petaluma
707-778-2238

By Julianne Sooley

Laguna Foundation, Heron Hall
September 1 through December 31, A Salute to the Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation
Watercolors by Julianne Sooley, a tribute to the Laguna Foundation, now in its 30th year. Virtual Gallery of artwork can be viewed here, laguna.julieswatercolors.com. Gallery is open for in-person visits by appointment only due to COVID-19. Try some of our Learning Laguna activities at home! We hope explorers (of all ages) can find a way to stay connected to nature, even while sheltering in place.
900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa
707-527-9277
www.lagunafoundation.org

Museum of Sonoma County
While the indoor galleries are closed you are invited to visit the Sculpture Gardens and to engage with us online and explore Online Experiences for exhibit tours, artist interviews, and other projects.

Chester Arnold

Art
Extended through November 29, Landscape: Awe to Activism
From 19th century California artists inspired by nature, to contemporary artists who have broken from traditional perspectives and embraced new technologies to address climate change and other important issues, the artist’s relationship to landscape has evolved. Landscape: Awe to Activism explores this relationship through diverse artworks including painting, photography, and video. Curated by Jeff Nathanson. Enjoy the “Landscape: Awe to Activism” exhibition with 360-degree views! Virtually “walk through” the exhibition while enjoying a video tour led by Executive Director and Art Curator, Jeff Nathanson. “Landscape: Awe to Activism” Virtual Experience

History
Extended through September 20, From Suffrage to #MeToo
2020 is the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the constitutional right to vote. While different in goal and origin, the recent #MeToo movement and women’s marches also represent pivotal change and the power of the collective voice to challenge the status quo. From Suffrage to #MeToo: Groundbreaking Women in Sonoma County, explores the changing expectations, challenges, and obstacles to inclusion that women have faced and the remarkable people who have broken through the barriers.
425 Seventh Street, Santa Rosa
707-579-1500
www.museumsc.org

Occidental Center for the Arts
Through September 5, OCA Members Art Exhibition
3850 Doris Murphy Court, Occidental
707-874-9392
www.occidentalcenterforthearts.org

 

By Chris Beards

Paul Mahder Gallery
Through October 18, Duegaw and Beards
Patrick Duegaw; The Trials of the Golden Rat – New Lithograph Series.
Chris Beards; Solace – New Sculptures
Gallery is open limited hours and by appointment.
222 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg
707-473-9150
https://paulmahdergallery.com/

 

 

 

Petaluma Arts Center
Saturday, September 5, 2 to 5 p.m. Paint Petaluma: Hidden Petaluma
Presented by the Petaluma Arts Center, in collaboration with the Petaluma Public Art Committee, the program features 25 Sonoma County artists who reflect on the hidden aspects of this wonderful city. The show will have a limited opening Labor Day weekend with additional opportunities to view the artworks online and on banners installed around the city.
230 Lakeville Street, Petaluma
707-762-5600
www.petalumaartscenter.org

Ren Brown Collection Gallery
You can View the collection On-line, the website is up to date with new acquisitions showcasing each of our artists. Housed in a refurbished building with shoji and a small, serene Japanese garden, the gallery shows contemporary art by Japanese and regional Northern California artists.
1781 Coast Highway One, Bodega Bay
707-875-2922
www.renbrown.com

 

By Heather Roberson

Riverfront Art Gallery
September 11 through November 8, 13th Anniversary Show
The gallery is open to the public with limited hours.
132 Petaluma Boulevard North, Petaluma
707-775-4278
www.riverfrontartgallery.com

 

 

Santa Rosa Arts Center
Through September 30, Art In The Time Of Covid – online exhibition
SOFA Arts District
312 South A Street, Santa Rosa
707-293-6051
https://santarosaartscenter.org/

Santa Rosa Junior College, Robert F. Agrella Art Gallery
1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa
707-527-4298
https://art-gallery.santarosa.edu

By Rebecca Johnson

Sculpturesite, Glen Ellen
September 18 through November 20, Rebecca Johnson: Landmarks – Drawing Light
Exclusive online sculpture exhibition featuring recent stone sculptures by California artist Rebecca Johnson. Our indoor space is now closed, but our outdoor SculptureWALK exhibition can still be viewed 7 days a week.
14301 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen
707-933-1300
www.sculpturesite.com

 

Sebastopol Center for the Arts
September 1 through September 30, SAVOS, SebArts Virtual Open Studios
Opening reception online with Zoom, September 1, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Everyone welcome. Meet the artists and celebrate with us. SCA has revised its signature spring and fall programs, Art at the Source and Sonoma County Art Trails, creating an opportunity for the public to engage with Sonoma County artists despite the challenges presented by the pandemic. This month, 138 artists will open their studio online, fully onsite, or by appointment. You can now visit artists and buy art from the safety of your favorite armchair, or get your mask and hand sanitizer to visit the artists in person. Check out the website on https://sebartsvirtual.org/.
282 High Street, Sebastopol
707-829-4797
www.sebarts.org

Sebastopol Gallery
Lift Your Heart with Art! Paintings, jewelry, woodworking, mixed media, ceramics, photography, and prints by 16 member artists and guest jewelers are featured in the gallery.
150 N. Main St, Sebastopol
707-829-7200
www.sebastopol-gallery.com/

Sebastopol Library Forum Room
7140 Bodega Avenue, Sebastopol
707-326-6874

Sonoma State University, University Art Gallery
September 10, Prologue: An Introduction
0nline exhibition featuring work by two new Art Department faculty members, Sena Clara Creston and Sahar Khoury.
1801 East Cotati Avenue, Rohnert Park
707-664-2295
www.sonoma.edu/artgallery

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art
Through September 13, California Rocks! Photographers Who Made the Scene, 1960 – 1980
The exhibition celebrates the role that photographers and the images they created play in the history of West Coast rock ‘n’ roll culture. View online exhibition video.

September 26 through January 3, 2021, Ed Ruscha: Travel Log
Exhibition of prints and photographs by world renowned artist Ed Ruscha. Rarely seen black and white photographs from Ruscha’s frequent trips from L.A. to Oklahoma in the 1960s reveal inspirations for his iconic prints and paintings, including images of gas stations, diners and the streets of rural towns. Also featured are color lithographs from his well-known “word paintings” series that mix visual formality with playful language.
551 Broadway, Sonoma
707-939-7862
www.svma.org

By Karen Miller

Upstairs Art Gallery
Through September 27, Composed for Solace
Karen A. Miller presents a collection of work that highlights pastel paintings created during the current pandemic and centering on subject matter from (necessarily) close to home. The Small Works Showcase on the stairway features Reflections of Myself by Ron Sumner, a collection of watercolor paintings that show the artist’s deep appreciation for nature, especially wildlife.
306 Center St., Healdsburg
707-431-4214
www.Upstairsartgallery.net

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Art in Sonoma County: Current Gallery and Museum Exhibitions in August 2020

Sonoma County has been a magnet for artists and art connoisseurs for many decades, and continues to attract sophisticated artists and art collectors, along with casual art lovers. Combined with the sheer natural beauty, and general creative ambience, the area readily entices visitors, as well as long-time residents, to explore the many and varied fine art offerings. With the addition of great food, drink, and outdoor activities, it’s easy to spend a day, a week, or a lifetime traversing through the vineyards, forests, and rolling hills, along the scenic coast, and through the welcoming towns of Sonoma County.

The following is a partial list of local art exhibitions. Many eateries, wineries, and civic buildings also present changing art shows in their spaces.

*** Designates an Opening Reception.

Please check with the venues for current status of events and exhibitions.

Arts Guild of Sonoma
140 East Napa Street, Sonoma
707-996-3115
www.artsguildofsonoma.org

Blasted Art Gallery
SONOMA COUNTY: Flattening the Curve
Bill Shelley and Chris Beards, co-founders of Blasted Art Gallery, are hosting an online exhibit to share your creative reflections and responses to the Sonoma County stay-at-home order, COVID-19, or related concepts. To view the work go to Blasted Art Gallery’s Facebook page, facebook.com/blastedartgallery.

by Rafael Canogar

Calabi Gallery
While the Gallery is closed view the current Group Show on the website.
456 Tenth St., Santa Rosa
707-781-7070
www.calabigallery.com

 

 

 

 

Charles M. Schulz Museum
While our galleries are closed, we hope that the Museum can still be a source of enjoyment and education. On their website you will find resources for families, teachers, and our community of fans to enjoy at home. Many wonderful projects, Including The Peanuts Gang Family Resource Gallery: Home-Based Learning, and Lucy’s Psychiatric Advice Teller.
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa
707-579-4452
www.schulzmuseum.org

Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery
All programs cancelled and gallery closed until further notice.
204 N. Cloverdale Boulevard, Cloverdale
707-894-4410
www.cloverdaleartsalliance.org

Cloverdale Sculpture Trail
2020-2021 Cloverdale Sculpture Trail Online
While we are sheltered from one another to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, we offer an alternative to our outdoor 2020-2021 Cloverdale Sculpture Trail. We have created a Sculpture Trail Flip Book. When we can install the new sculptures, the value and beauty of our public art will again be on display outside.
https://cloverdalesculpturetrail.org/

Corricks Art Trails Gallery/ My Daughter the Framer
Unfortunately, we’re temporarily closed right now – trying to do our part to keep our awesome staff and fabulous customers healthy, and battle the spread of COVID-19.
637 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa
707-546-2424
www.corricks.com

Fulton Crossing Gallery
1200 River Rd., Fulton
707-536-3305
www.fultoncrossing.com/

Gallery 300
6780 McKinley St., Suite 130, The Barlow
707-332-1212
www.gallery-300.com

By Patricia Oberg

Graton Gallery
Through August 30, 6 Guest Artists
Guest Artists: Charlotte Ballinger, Karen Lockhart, Gale S. McKee, Connie Mygatt, Patricia Oberg, and Jay ONeil.

Also an online show, Virtually Anything Goes, available on the gallery website, Through August 31.
9048 Graton Road, Graton
707-829-8912
www.gratongallery.net

 

 

Hammerfriar Gallery
132 Mill Street, Ste.101, Healdsburg
707-473-9600
www.hammerfriar.com

Healdsburg Center for the Arts
Online classes and virtual exhibitions are available.
130 Plaza Street, Healdsburg
707-431-1970
https://healdsburgcenterforthearts.org

 

 

IceHouse Gallery
405 East D St, Petaluma
707-778-2238

j.gallery
311 D Street
707-521-9098
www.jgalleryfineart.com

Laguna Foundation, Heron Hall
All events have been canceled or postponed until further notice. Staying Connected to Nature at Home. Try some of our Learning Laguna activities at home! We hope explorers (of all ages) can find a way to stay connected to nature, even while sheltering in place.
900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa
707-527-9277
www.lagunafoundation.org

Museum of Sonoma County
While the indoor galleries are closed you are invited to visit the Sculpture Gardens and to engage with us online and explore Online Experiences for exhibit tours, artist interviews, and other projects.
Art

By Adam Wolpert

Extended through November 29, Landscape: Awe to Activism
From 19th century California artists inspired by nature, to contemporary artists who have broken from traditional perspectives and embraced new technologies to address climate change and other important issues, the artist’s relationship to landscape has evolved. Landscape: Awe to Activism explores this relationship through diverse artworks including painting, photography, and video. Curated by Jeff Nathanson. Enjoy the “Landscape: Awe to Activism” exhibition with 360-degree views! Virtually “walk through” the exhibition while enjoying a video tour led by Executive Director and Art Curator, Jeff Nathanson. “Landscape: Awe to Activism” Virtual Experience

History
Extended through September 20, From Suffrage to #MeToo
2020 is the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the constitutional right to vote. While different in goal and origin, the recent #MeToo movement and women’s marches also represent pivotal change and the power of the collective voice to challenge the status quo. From Suffrage to #MeToo: Groundbreaking Women in Sonoma County, explores the changing expectations, challenges, and obstacles to inclusion that women have faced and the remarkable people who have broken through the barriers.
425 Seventh Street, Santa Rosa
707-579-1500
www.museumsc.org

Occidental Center for the Arts
Through September 5, OCA Members Art Exhibition
3850 Doris Murphy Court, Occidental
707-874-9392
www.occidentalcenterforthearts.org

By Rodger Roundy

Paul Mahder Gallery
The gallery has reopened and is officially Out of Isolation
#13- Out of Isolation
– and into Never Neverland. This Week’s Showcase: Rodger Roundy’s Don’t Get Above Your Raisin.

Two New shows opening August 22.
*** Opening Reception Saturday, August 22, From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Easy social distancing in a large gallery space.
Patrick Duegaw; The Trials of the Golden Rat – New Lithograph Series.
Chris Beards; Solace – New Sculptures
222 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg
707-473-9150
https://paulmahdergallery.com/

Petaluma Arts Center
Petaluma Arts Center is proud to announce a mobilization of artistry and community. DEEDS: Art as Action is a multifaceted program intended to activate and inspire all who participate with the underlying call to action of getting out the vote in November.
Acting Local will be an online exhibition of artworks produced by local talent in this unprecedented time of sheltering in place, social unrest and protest. Talking Fence, inspired by and in support of, the Kindness Project fence at Leghorn Park, also a social sculpture, will begin its evolution on the cyclone fence at the PAC.
Truth to Power will showcase evocative works of the contemporary art world, treading the challenging landscape of activism. This exhibition will live online and on view in the center, if permissible.
Get Out And Vote is a campaign featuring eight new artworks to be displayed on the PAC outer walls for all to see and will create a collection of printed postcards, posters and lawn signs messaged specifically to get out the vote. The website will also include local and national “get out the vote” resources and “get out the vote” events will be planned.
230 Lakeville Street, Petaluma
707-762-5600
www.petalumaartscenter.org

By Joel Stewart

Ren Brown Collection Gallery
You can View the collection On-line, the website is up to date with new acquisitions showcasing each of our artists. Housed in a refurbished building with shoji and a small, serene Japanese garden, the gallery shows contemporary art by Japanese and regional Northern California artists.
1781 Coast Highway One, Bodega Bay
707-875-2922
www.renbrown.com

 

 

 

Riverfront Art Gallery
Closed until Shelter in Place is suspended.
132 Petaluma Boulevard North, Petaluma
707-775-4278
www.riverfrontartgallery.com

By Seamus Duffy

Santa Rosa Arts Center
Through September 30, Art In The Time Of Covid – online exhibition
SOFA Arts District
312 South A Street, Santa Rosa
707-293-6051
https://santarosaartscenter.org/

 

Santa Rosa Junior College, Robert F. Agrella Art Gallery
1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa
707-527-4298
https://art-gallery.santarosa.edu

 

 

Sculpturesite, Glen Ellen
Through August 12, 2D from 3D : Sculptors Paint
We are delighted to present 44 works by 8 artists, who are mostly known as sculptors, in an exclusive online exhibition. Works in carbon on canvas by metal sculptor JP Long; Paper and pastel wall sculptures by celebrated metal sculptor Bella Feldman; Mixed media works by ceramic sculptor Nina Lyons;. Watercolors on paper Underwater series by bronze figurative sculptor John Denning; and abstract paintings by figurative ceramic sculptor, Jane Burton.
*Our indoor space is now closed, but our outdoor sculptureWALK exhibition can still be viewed 7 days a week.
Jack London Village, Glen Ellen
707-933-1300
www.sculpturesite.com

By Jami Taback

Sebastopol Center for the Arts
Through August 22, H20: Online Exhibition
For this Juried Exhibition artists were asked to submit work related to anything and everything water related, such as oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, brooks, but also aquariums, clouds, rain, flood, flow, steam, ice, glaciers, icebergs, wells, sources, or any other associations related. Juror: Zea Morvitz
282 High Street, Sebastopol
707-829-4797
www.sebarts.org

Sebastopol Gallery
Lift Your Heart with Art! Paintings, jewelry, woodworking, mixed media, ceramics, photography, and prints by 16 member artists and guest jewelers are featured in the gallery.
150 N. Main St, Sebastopol
707-829-7200
www.sebastopol-gallery.com/

Sebastopol Library Forum Room
7140 Bodega Avenue, Sebastopol
707-326-6874

Sonoma State University, University Art Gallery
1801 East Cotati Avenue, Rohnert Park
707-664-2295
www.sonoma.edu/artgallery

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art
A Free, Sonoma Valley-Wide Public Art Exhibit
The Summer Arts Stroll is a self-guided, outdoor art-viewing experience—complete with a virtual map and decals identifying exhibition locations for patrons to view from a safe distance when it’s convenient for them. SVMA will be participating with hearts on display, along with our Lyrics Window challenge on the facade of the museum. 

California Rocks! Photographers Who Made the Scene, 1960 – 1980 celebrates the role that photographers and the images they created play in the history of West Coast rock ‘n’ roll culture.
551 Broadway, Sonoma
707-939-7862
www.svma.org

By Susan Greer

Upstairs Art Gallery
306 Center St., Healdsburg
707-431-4214
www.Upstairsartgallery.net

 

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Art in Sonoma County: Current Gallery and Museum Exhibitions in July 2020

Sonoma County has been a magnet for artists and art connoisseurs for many decades, and continues to attract sophisticated artists and art collectors, along with casual art lovers. Combined with the sheer natural beauty, and general creative ambience, the area readily entices visitors, as well as long-time residents, to explore the many and varied fine art offerings. With the addition of great food, drink, and outdoor activities, it’s easy to spend a day, a week, or a lifetime traversing through the vineyards, forests, and rolling hills, along the scenic coast, and through the welcoming towns of Sonoma County.

The following is a partial list of local art exhibitions. Many eateries, wineries, and civic buildings also present changing art shows in their spaces.

*** Designates an Opening Reception.

Museums and Galleries are re-opening to in-person visitors with health safety protocols in place. O = Opened or Opening in July.

by Jennifer Whitfield

O Arts Guild of Sonoma
The Arts Guild of Sonoma Gallery is now open.
View Painting, Drawing, Photography, Printmaking, Jewelry, Ceramics, Sculpture, Textile, and Mixed Media by Arts Guild of Sonoma Member Artists; BJ Beck, Tracy Child, Sarah Delson, Kirk Economos, Irene Ehret, Laura Lee Fritz,, Warren Green, Susan Heeringa-Pieper, Ann Iverson, Helen Mehl, Pat Meier-Johnson, Martin Munson, Andrea Patri, Lyn Swan, Jennifer Whitfield, and Norm Worth.
140 East Napa Street, Sonoma
707-996-3115
www.artsguildofsonoma.org

 

 

Blasted Art Gallery
SONOMA COUNTY: Flattening the Curve
Bill Shelley and Chris Beards, co-founders of Blasted Art Gallery, are hosting an online exhibit to share your creative reflections and responses to the Sonoma County stay-at-home order, COVID-19, or related concepts. To view the work go to Blasted Art Gallery’s Facebook page, facebook.com/blastedartgallery.

Calabi Gallery
While the Gallery is closed view the current Group Show on the website.
456 Tenth St., Santa Rosa
707-781-7070
www.calabigallery.com

Charles M. Schulz Museum
The Schulz Museum is expecting to reopen in mid-July. Please check website for a confirmed reopening date. While our galleries are closed, we hope that the Museum can still be a source of enjoyment and education. On their website you will find resources for families, teachers, and our community of fans to enjoy at home. Many wonderful projects, Including The Peanuts Gang Family Resource Gallery:Home-Based Learning, and Lucy’s Psychiatric Advice Teller.
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa
707-579-4452
www.schulzmuseum.org

Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery
All programs cancelled and gallery closed until further notice.
204 N. Cloverdale Boulevard, Cloverdale
707-894-4410
www.cloverdaleartsalliance.org

Cloverdale Sculpture Trail
2020-2021 Cloverdale Sculpture Trail Online
While we are sheltered from one another to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, we offer an alternative to our outdoor 2020-2021 Cloverdale Sculpture Trail. We have created a Sculpture Trail Flip Book. When we can install the new sculptures, the value and beauty of our public art will again be on display outside.
https://cloverdalesculpturetrail.org/

Corricks Art Trails Gallery/ My Daughter the Framer
Unfortunately, we’re temporarily closed right now – trying to do our part to keep our awesome staff and fabulous customers healthy, and battle the spread of COVID-19.
637 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa
707-546-2424
www.corricks.com

Fulton Crossing Gallery
1200 River Rd., Fulton
707-536-3305
www.fultoncrossing.com/

O Gallery 300
Opening Again, Works by DA Bishop, Jaqueline Boberg, Alex Boberg, and Jennifer Hirshfield.
6780 McKinley St., Suite 130, The Barlow
707-332-1212
www.gallery-300.com

O Graton Gallery
Opens Friday July 10 with in-gallery exhibition.
July 10 through August 30, 6 Guest Artists
Reception; To maintain heath safety precautions there will not be an artists reception. Guest Artists: Charlotte Ballinger, Karen Lockhart, Gale S. McKee, Connie Mygatt, Patricia Oberg, and Jay ONeil.

Also an online show, Virtually Anything Goes, available on the gallery website, July 15 through August 31.
9048 Graton Road, Graton
707-829-8912
www.gratongallery.net

Hammerfriar Gallery
132 Mill Street, Ste.101, Healdsburg
707-473-9600
www.hammerfriar.com

O Healdsburg Center for the Arts
The Gallery @ HCA has reopened to visitors.
130 Plaza Street, Healdsburg
707-431-1970
https://healdsburgcenterforthearts.org

IceHouse Gallery
405 East D St, Petaluma
707-778-2238

O j. gallery
gallery has re-opened its doors on a very limited basis with restrictions to protect the health and safety of customers, employees, and owners/management.
311 D Street
707-521-9098
www.jgalleryfineart.com

Laguna Foundation, Heron Hall
All events have been canceled or postponed until further notice. Staying Connected to Nature at Home. Try some of our Learning Laguna activities at home! We hope explorers (of all ages) can find a way to stay connected to nature, even while sheltering in place.
900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa
707-527-9277
www.lagunafoundation.org

O Museum of Sonoma County
We are pleased to announce that we are officially permitted to reopen our doors! Members-Only Soft Opening on Wednesday, July 1 through Friday, July 3. Public Reopening; Begins Thursday, July 9. We also invite you to continue to engage with us online and explore Online Experiences for exhibit tours, artist interviews, and other projects.
Art
Extended through November 29, Landscape: Awe to Activism
From 19th century California artists inspired by nature, to contemporary artists who have broken from traditional perspectives and embraced new technologies to address climate change and other important issues, the artist’s relationship to landscape has evolved. Landscape: Awe to Activism explores this relationship through diverse artworks including painting, photography, and video. Curated by Jeff Nathanson.

History
Extended through September 20, From Suffrage to #MeToo
2020 is the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the constitutional right to vote. While different in goal and origin, the recent #MeToo movement and women’s marches also represent pivotal change and the power of the collective voice to challenge the status quo. From Suffrage to #MeToo: Groundbreaking Women in Sonoma County, explores the changing expectations, challenges, and obstacles to inclusion that women have faced and the remarkable people who have broken through the barriers.
425 Seventh Street, Santa Rosa
707-579-1500
www.museumsc.org

O Occidental Center for the Arts
Our gallery is re-opening on Saturday, July 18!
July 18 through September 5, OCA Members Art Exhibition
3850 Doris Murphy Court, Occidental
707-874-9392
www.occidentalcenterforthearts.org

O Paul Mahder Gallery
The gallery has reopened and is officially Out of Isolation
Featured artwork and writings from a series of the last three months that explore the world opened up by a work of art. Through July. Come Visit in person.
222 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg
707-473-9150
https://paulmahdergallery.com/

Petaluma Arts Center
July Programs and Events
Petaluma Arts Center is proud to announce a mobilization of artistry and community. Beginning on July 4th DEEDS: Art as Action will launch a multifaceted program intended to activate and inspire all who participate with the underlying call to action of getting out the vote in November.

Acting Local will be an online exhibition of artworks produced by local talent in this unprecedented time of sheltering in place, social unrest and protest. Talking Fence, inspired by and in support of, the Kindness Project fence at Leghorn Park, also a social sculpture, will begin its evolution on the cyclone fence at the PAC.

Truth to Power will showcase evocative works of the contemporary art world, treading the challenging landscape of activism. This exhibition will live online and on view in the center, if permissible.

Get Out And Vote is a campaign featuring eight new artworks to be displayed on the PAC outer walls for all to see and will create a collection of printed postcards, posters and lawn signs messaged specifically to get out the vote. The website will also include local and national “get out the vote” resources and “get out the vote” events will be planned.
230 Lakeville Street, Petaluma
707-762-5600
www.petalumaartscenter.org

O Ren Brown Collection Gallery
We are now OPEN. Thank you for wearing a mask, using our hand sanitizer when you enter, and maintaining proper social distance. You can View the collection On-line, the website is up to date with new acquisitions showcasing each of our artists. Housed in a refurbished building with shoji and a small, serene Japanese garden, the gallery shows contemporary art by Japanese and regional Northern California artists.
1781 Coast Highway One, Bodega Bay
707-875-2922
www.renbrown.com

Riverfront Art Gallery
Closed until Shelter in Place is suspended.
132 Petaluma Boulevard North, Petaluma
707-775-4278
www.riverfrontartgallery.com

by Emily Florence

O Santa Rosa Arts Center
Santa Rosa Arts Center welcomes artists and the art loving public to the reopening of the Gallery on Friday, July 17.
July 17 through August 29, Art In The Time Of Covid
SOFA Arts District
312 South A Street, Santa Rosa
707-293-6051
https://santarosaartscenter.org/

 

 

 

Santa Rosa Junior College, Robert F. Agrella Art Gallery
1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa
707-527-4298
https://art-gallery.santarosa.edu

 

Sebastopol Center for the Arts
Through July 18, Online art exhibition, Pandemic Transformation
July 11 through August 22, H20: Online Exhibition
For this Juried Exhibition artists were asked to submit work related to anything and everything water related, such as oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, brooks, but also aquariums, clouds, rain, flood, flow, steam, ice, glaciers, icebergs, wells, sources, or any other associations related. Juror: Zea Morvitz
282 High Street, Sebastopol
707-829-4797
www.sebarts.org

 

O Sebastopol Gallery
After several months of sheltering at home, the artists of Sebastopol Gallery are back and eager to welcome visitors. Lift Your Heart with Art! Paintings, jewelry, woodworking, mixed media, ceramics, photography, and prints by 16 member artists and guest jewelers are featured in the gallery and its windows in July.
150 N. Main St, Sebastopol
707-829-7200
www.sebastopol-gallery.com/

Sebastopol Library Forum Room
7140 Bodega Avenue, Sebastopol
707-326-6874

Sonoma State University, University Art Gallery
1801 East Cotati Avenue, Rohnert Park
707-664-2295
www.sonoma.edu/artgallery

Suki Hill—Michelle Phillips, 1967, Monterey Pop Festival

O Sonoma Valley Museum of Art|
SVMA reopens on Wednesday, July 1, with the exhibition California Rocks! Photographers Who Made the Scene, 1960 – 1980, which celebrates the role that photographers and the images they created play in the history of West Coast rock ‘n’ roll culture. The photography includes images of artists such as Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, Crosby, Stills Nash and Young, Tom Petty, Rolling Stones, Bonnie Raitt, Linda Ronstadt, Emmy Lou Harris, and Jackson Browne, to name a few.
551 Broadway, Sonoma
707-939-7862
www.svma.org

O Upstairs Art Gallery
Upstairs Art Gallery re-opens with new exhibits by two artists:
Through July 26, Showcasing Nature’s Beauty
Victoria A. Kochergin presents Showcasing Nature’s Beauty, a collection of colored pencil botanicals. Kochergin is inspired by each season as it showcases nature’s beauty. The Small Works Showcase features Between Chaos and Calm, a collection of small abstract paintings by Cynthia Sumner.
306 Center St., Healdsburg
707-431-4214
www.Upstairsartgallery.net

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Art in Sonoma County: Current Gallery and Museum Exhibitions in June 2020

Sonoma County has been a magnet for artists and art connoisseurs for many decades, and continues to attract sophisticated artists and art collectors, along with casual art lovers. Combined with the sheer natural beauty, and general creative ambience, the area readily entices visitors, as well as long-time residents, to explore the many and varied fine art offerings. With the addition of great food, drink, and outdoor activities, it’s easy to spend a day, a week, or a lifetime traversing through the vineyards, forests, and rolling hills, along the scenic coast, and through the welcoming towns of Sonoma County.

The following is a partial list of local art exhibitions. Many eateries, wineries, and civic buildings also present changing art shows in their spaces.

*** Designates an Opening Reception.

It’s absolutely incredible how much there is to see and do by just going online, instead out the door. It’s not the same as experiencing art and people in person, but amazing creative innovation still abounds, making art and creativity even more essential.

The National Arts Drive
Saturday, June 6, 2020, from 1 to 4 p.m.
Postponed. As you most likely already know, many cities across the United States are experiencing mass protests for the Black Lives Matter movement. This is a conversation that is long overdue for the country and the world-at-large. In support of those collective voices protesting, we have made the decision to yield The National Arts Drive and postpone the date to Saturday, June 20, 2020.
On June 6 artists in select cities across the U.S, Canada and Mexico are encouraged to display, perform and showcase their creativity from driveways, balconies, windows, stoops, front lawns, or participating local small businesses (where applicable and safe) during a three-hour period. The National Arts Drive map will be available to the public and artists on “Drive Day”, Saturday, June 6, so check the website then for participation in Sonoma County.
https://www.nationalartsdrive.com/

Arts Guild of Sonoma
While waiting for the gallery to re-open, you are invited to enjoy a slideshow of recent artworks by member artists on the website. View Painting, Drawing, Photography, Printmaking, Jewelry, Ceramics, Sculpture, Textile, and Mixed Media by Arts Guild of Sonoma Member Artists.
140 East Napa Street, Sonoma
707-996-3115
www.artsguildofsonoma.org

Branka Harris

Blasted Art Gallery
SONOMA COUNTY: Flattening the Curve
Bill Shelley and Chris Beards, co-founders of Blasted Art Gallery, are hosting an online exhibit to share your creative reflections and responses to the Sonoma County stay-at-home order, COVID-19, or related concepts. To view the work go to Blasted Art Gallery’s Facebook page, facebook.com/blastedartgallery.

 

 

 

 

Calabi Gallery
While the Gallery is closed view the current Group Show on the website.
456 Tenth St., Santa Rosa
707-781-7070
www.calabigallery.com

 

 

Charles M. Schulz Museum
Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, the Schulz Museum is temporarily closed until further notice. While our galleries are closed, we hope that the Museum can still be a source of enjoyment and education. On their website you will find resources for families, teachers, and our community of fans to enjoy at home. Many wonderful projects, Including The Peanuts Gang Family Resource Gallery:Home-Based Learning, and Lucy’s Psychiatric Advice Teller.
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa
707-579-4452
www.schulzmuseum.org

Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery
All programs cancelled and gallery closed until further notice.
204 N. Cloverdale Boulevard, Cloverdale
707-894-4410
www.cloverdaleartsalliance.org

by Bryan Tedrick

Cloverdale Sculpture Trail
2020-2021 Cloverdale Sculpture Trail Online
While we are sheltered from one another to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, we offer an alternative to our outdoor 2020-2021 Cloverdale Sculpture Trail. We have created a Sculpture Trail Flip Book. When we can install the new sculptures, the value and beauty of our public art will again be on display outside.
https://cloverdalesculpturetrail.org/

 

 

 

Corricks Art Trails Gallery/ My Daughter the Framer
Unfortunately, we’re temporarily closed right now – trying to do our part to keep our awesome staff and fabulous customers healthy, and battle the spread of COVID-19.
637 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa
707-546-2424
www.corricks.com

Fulton Crossing Gallery
The National Art Dive has postponed their event, our event is still ON. The Fulton Crossing Art Drive will still take place on Saturday, June 6, from 1 to 4 p.m.
1200 River Rd., Fulton
707-536-3305
www.fultoncrossing.com/

Gallery 105
105 4th Street, Santa Rosa
707-206-8010

By Jennifer Hirshfield

Gallery 300
June 11, Opening Again
Works by DA Bishop, Jaqueline Boberg, Alex Boberg, and Jennifer Hirshfield.
6780 McKinley St., Suite 130, The Barlow
707-332-1212
www.gallery-300.com

 

 

 

 

 

Sally Baker

Graton Gallery
In the interest of safety and health for our community and concerns about the Coronavirus, we are closing the Graton Gallery until further notice. Gallery members share their current work on Graton Gallery Facebook page.
9048 Graton Road, Graton
707-829-8912
www.gratongallery.net

 

 

Hammerfriar Gallery
132 Mill Street, Ste.101, Healdsburg
707-473-9600
www.hammerfriar.com

Healdsburg Center for the Arts
HCA is temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Online viewing is available for the current exhibitions; Figure it Out and All Creatures Great & Small. Classes and Workshops are also available online.
130 Plaza Street, Healdsburg
707-431-1970
https://healdsburgcenterforthearts.org

IceHouse Gallery
405 East D St, Petaluma
707-778-2238

j.gallery
j.gallery will open its doors on a very limited basis with restrictions to protect the health and safety of customers, employees, and owners/management. For now the gallery will be open Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays from 12 to 4 p.m. and by appointment.
311 D Street, Santa Rosa
707-521-9098
www.jgalleryfineart.com

Laguna Foundation, Heron Hall
All events have been canceled or postponed until further notice. Staying Connected to Nature at Home. Try some of our Learning Laguna activities at home! We hope explorers (of all ages) can find a way to stay connected to nature, even while sheltering in place.
900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa
707-527-9277
www.lagunafoundation.org

Museum of Sonoma County
The Museum of Sonoma County is currently closed to support the local efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. We invite you to continue to engage with us online! Follow us on social media and explore Online Experiences for exhibit tours, artist interviews, and other projects.
Art
Through July 19, Landscape: Awe to Activism
From 19th century California artists inspired by nature, to contemporary artists who have broken from traditional perspectives and embraced new technologies to address climate change and other important issues, the artist’s relationship to landscape has evolved. Landscape: Awe to Activism explores this relationship through diverse artworks including painting, photography, and video. Curated by Jeff Nathanson.

History
Through September 13, From Suffrage to #MeToo
2020 is the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the constitutional right to vote. While different in goal and origin, the recent #MeToo movement and women’s marches also represent pivotal change and the power of the collective voice to challenge the status quo. From Suffrage to #MeToo: Groundbreaking Women in Sonoma County, explores the changing expectations, challenges, and obstacles to inclusion that women have faced and the remarkable people who have broken through the barriers.
425 Seventh Street, Santa Rosa
707-579-1500
www.museumsc.org

Occidental Center for the Arts
In the spirit of promoting the safety and well-being of our audiences, performers and artists, we are suspending our events until further notice.
3850 Doris Murphy Court, Occidental
707-874-9392
www.occidentalcenterforthearts.org

Paul Mahder Gallery
The Gallery is closed and Virtual Tours are available on the website.
222 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg
707-473-9150
https://paulmahdergallery.com/

Petaluma Arts Center
Due the unfortunate circumstances of the COVID-19 Pandemic, our current exhibits have closed. Virtual exhibitions and programs can be found on the website.
Join the Art Apart Movement! Art Apart, PAC’s community drive-by arts exhibition, has grown to over 30 locations! The interactive map shows where the art is located and offers a preview of the piece, as well as the artists’ information. The map is growing daily and we look forward to continuing this as long as we’re in some version of sheltering-in-place.
230 Lakeville Street, Petaluma
707-762-5600
www.petalumaartscenter.org

 

By Joel Stewart

Ren Brown Collection Gallery
Housed in a refurbished building with shoji and a small, serene Japanese garden, the gallery shows contemporary art by Japanese and regional Northern California artists. Enjoy a peaceful, meditative online tour of selected work from the collection.
1781 Coast Highway One, Bodega Bay
707-875-2922
www.renbrown.com

 

 

 

Riverfront Art Gallery
Closed until Shelter in Place is suspended.
132 Petaluma Boulevard North, Petaluma
707-775-4278
www.riverfrontartgallery.com

Santa Rosa Arts Center
All events are postponed due to concerns about the coronavirus. Postponed to Saturday, June 20. On Saturday, June 6, from 1 to 4 p.m. you are invited to our first event of the summer, a drive by art show in front of the gallery, part of the National Arts Drive. Enjoy art and theatre from the safety and comfort of your car. Board members and other artists will be exhibiting recent paintings and there will also be three performances of Death Fog, a 6-minute monologue written by Karen Pierce Gonzalez and performed by David Gonzalez.
SOFA Arts District
312 South A Street, Santa Rosa
707-293-6051
https://santarosaartscenter.org/

Santa Rosa Junior College, Robert F. Agrella Art Gallery
1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa
707-527-4298
https://art-gallery.santarosa.edu

Sebastopol Center for the Arts
In light of the current coronavirus pandemic the leadership of Sebastopol Center for the Arts has decided to postpone all public events, gallery exhibits, programs and classes. Many films, virtual tours, classes, and workshops are available online.

June 6 through July 18, Online exhibition; Pandemic Transformation
282 High Street, Sebastopol
707-829-4797
www.sebarts.org

 

 

Sebastopol Gallery
150 N. Main St, Sebastopol
707-829-7200
www.sebastopol-gallery.com/

Sebastopol Library Forum Room
7140 Bodega Avenue, Sebastopol
707-326-6874

Sonoma State University, University Art Gallery
1801 East Cotati Avenue, Rohnert Park
707-664-2295
www.sonoma.edu/artgallery

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art
As a public health precaution due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), Sonoma Valley Museum of Art (SVMA) has closed the museum effective immediately. The safety of SVMA audiences, members, volunteers and staff is our first concern and therefore all SVMA programs and events are cancelled through Saturday, June 13, 2020.

ARTS@Home. In response to temporary school closures due to COVID-19, SVMA presents ARTS@Home, special lessons available online for families working and learning from home. These series of art lessons, prepared by SVMA arts education staff, can provide children with hours of stimulating and fun learning activities—good for students and good for parents and grandparents! Each week SVMA will release new ARTS@Home learning activities, now available in Spanish.
551 Broadway, Sonoma
707-939-7862
www.svma.org

Marsha Connell

Upstairs Art Gallery
306 Center St., Healdsburg
707-431-4214
www.Upstairsartgallery.net

 

 

 

 

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Art in Sonoma County: Current Gallery and Museum Exhibitions in May 2020

Sonoma County has been a magnet for artists and art connoisseurs for many decades, and continues to attract sophisticated artists and art collectors, along with casual art lovers. Combined with the sheer natural beauty, and general creative ambience, the area readily entices visitors, as well as long-time residents, to explore the many and varied fine art offerings. With the addition of great food, drink, and outdoor activities, it’s easy to spend a day, a week, or a lifetime traversing through the vineyards, forests, and rolling hills, along the scenic coast, and through the welcoming towns of Sonoma County.

The following is a partial list of local art exhibitions. Many eateries, wineries, and civic buildings also present changing art shows in their spaces.

*** Designates an Opening Reception.

It’s absolutely incredible how much there is to see and do by just going online, instead out the door. It’s not the same as experiencing art and people in person, but amazing creative innovation still abounds, making art and creativity even more essential.

The Museum Computer Network offers a list with links to world-wide Portals; Virtual Tours of Museums; Online Exhibits; E-learning; Kid’s Stuff (probably fun for grown-ups too); and more. http://mcn.edu/a-guide-to-virtual-museum-resources/

Arts Guild of Sonoma
While waiting for the gallery to re-open, you are invited to enjoy a slideshow of recent artworks by member artists on the website. View Painting, Drawing, Photography, Printmaking, Jewelry, Ceramics, Sculpture, Textile, and Mixed Media by Arts Guild of Sonoma Member Artists.
140 East Napa Street, Sonoma
707-996-3115
www.artsguildofsonoma.org

Blasted Art Gallery
SONOMA COUNTY: Flattening the Curve
Bill Shelley and Chris Beards, co-founders of Blasted Art Gallery, are hosting an online exhibit to share your creative reflections and responses to the Sonoma County stay-at-home order, COVID-19, or related concepts. To view the work go to Blasted Art Gallery’s Facebook page, facebook.com/blastedartgallery.

 

By Pam Glasscock.

Calabi Gallery
While the Gallery is closed view the current Group Show on the website.
456 Tenth St., Santa Rosa
707-781-7070
https://calabigallery.com/view-our-gallery-group-show-from-home/
www.calabigallery.com

 

Charles M. Schulz Museum
Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, the Schulz Museum is temporarily closed until further notice. While our galleries are closed, we hope that the Museum can still be a source of enjoyment and education. On their website you will find resources for families, teachers, and our community of fans to enjoy at home. Many wonderful projects, Including The Peanuts Gang Family Resource Gallery:Home-Based Learning, and Lucy’s Psychiatric Advice Teller.
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa
707-579-4452
www.schulzmuseum.org

 

Cloverdale Arts Alliance Gallery
All programs cancelled and gallery closed until further notice.
204 N. Cloverdale Boulevard, Cloverdale
707-894-4410
www.cloverdaleartsalliance.org

 

 

 

 

Corricks Art Trails Gallery/ My Daughter the Framer
Unfortunately, we’re temporarily closed right now – trying to do our part to keep our awesome staff and fabulous customers healthy, and battle the spread of COVID-19.
637 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa
707-546-2424
www.corricks.com

Fulton Crossing Gallery
1200 River Rd., Fulton
707-536-3305
www.fultoncrossing.com/

Gallery 105
105 4th Street, Santa Rosa
707-206-8010

Gallery 300
6780 McKinley St., Suite 130, The Barlow
707-332-1212
www.gallery-300.com

Graton Gallery
In the interest of safety and health for our community and concerns about the Coronavirus, we are closing the Graton Gallery until further notice.
9048 Graton Road, Graton
707-829-8912
www.gratongallery.net

Hammerfriar Gallery
132 Mill Street, Ste.101, Healdsburg
707-473-9600
www.hammerfriar.com

By M. Beck

Healdsburg Center for the Arts
HCA is temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Online viewing is available for the current exhibition, Figure it Out. Paint-Along Workshops are also available online.
130 Plaza Street, Healdsburg
707-431-1970
https://healdsburgcenterforthearts.org

 

IceHouse Gallery
405 East D St, Petaluma
707-778-2238

 

 

Laguna Foundation, Heron Hall
All events have been canceled or postponed until further notice. Staying Connected to Nature at Home. Try some of our Learning Laguna activities at home! We hope explorers (of all ages) can find a way to stay connected to nature, even while sheltering in place.
900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa
707-527-9277
www.lagunafoundation.org

Museum of Sonoma County
The Museum of Sonoma County is currently closed to support the local efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. We invite you to continue to engage with us online! Follow us on social media and explore our digital content for exhibit tours, artist interviews, and other projects.
Art
Through July 19, Landscape: Awe to Activism
From 19th century California artists inspired by nature, to contemporary artists who have broken from traditional perspectives and embraced new technologies to address climate change and other important issues, the artist’s relationship to landscape has evolved. Landscape: Awe to Activism explores this relationship through diverse artworks including painting, photography, and video. Curated by Jeff Nathanson.

History
Through September 13, From Suffrage to #MeToo
2020 is the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the constitutional right to vote. While different in goal and origin, the recent #MeToo movement and women’s marches also represent pivotal change and the power of the collective voice to challenge the status quo. From Suffrage to #MeToo: Groundbreaking Women in Sonoma County, explores the changing expectations, challenges, and obstacles to inclusion that women have faced and the remarkable people who have broken through the barriers.
425 Seventh Street, Santa Rosa
707-579-1500
www.museumsc.org

Occidental Center for the Arts
In the spirit of promoting the safety and well-being of our audiences, performers and artists, we are suspending our events until further notice.
3850 Doris Murphy Court, Occidental
707-874-9392
www.occidentalcenterforthearts.org

Paul Mahder Gallery
The Gallery is closed and Virtual Tours are available on the website.
222 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg
707-473-9150
https://paulmahdergallery.com/

 

 

 

 

 

Petaluma Arts Center
Due the unfortunate circumstances of the COVID-19 Pandemic, our current exhibits have closed. We are preparing a transition to virtual exhibitions.
230 Lakeville Street, Petaluma
707-762-5600
www.petalumaartscenter.org

HAMANISHI Katsunori

Ren Brown Collection Gallery
Housed in a refurbished building with shoji and a small, serene Japanese garden, the gallery shows contemporary art by Japanese and regional Northern California artists. Enjoy a peaceful, meditative online tour of selected work from the collection.
1781 Coast Highway One, Bodega Bay
707-875-2922
www.renbrown.com

 

Riverfront Art Gallery
Closed until Shelter in Place is suspended.
132 Petaluma Boulevard North, Petaluma
707-775-4278
www.riverfrontartgallery.com

Santa Rosa Arts Center
All events are postponed due to concerns about the coronavirus.
SOFA Arts District
312 South A Street, Santa Rosa
707-293-6051
https://santarosaartscenter.org/

Santa Rosa Junior College, Robert F. Agrella Art Gallery
1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa
707-527-4298
https://art-gallery.santarosa.edu

By Kathy Byrne

Sebastopol Center for the Arts
In light of the current coronavirus pandemic the leadership of Sebastopol Center for the Arts has decided to postpone all public events, gallery exhibits, programs and classes. Many films, virtual tours, classes, and workshops are available online.
282 High Street, Sebastopol
707-829-4797
www.sebarts.org

 

Sebastopol Gallery
150 N. Main St, Sebastopol
707-829-7200
www.sebastopol-gallery.com/

Sebastopol Library Forum Room
7140 Bodega Avenue, Sebastopol
707-326-6874

Sonoma State University, University Art Gallery
1801 East Cotati Avenue, Rohnert Park
707-664-2295
www.sonoma.edu/artgallery

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art
As a public health precaution due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), Sonoma Valley Museum of Art (SVMA) has closed the museum effective immediately. The safety of SVMA audiences, members, volunteers and staff is our first concern and therefore all SVMA programs and events are cancelled through Saturday, June 13, 2020.

ARTS@Home. In response to temporary school closures due to COVID-19, SVMA presents ARTS@Home, special lessons available online for families working and learning from home. These series of art lessons, prepared by SVMA arts education staff, can provide children with hours of stimulating and fun learning activities—good for students and good for parents and grandparents! Each week SVMA will release new ARTS@Home learning activities, now available in Spanish.
551 Broadway, Sonoma
707-939-7862
www.svma.org

Upstairs Art Gallery
Upstairs Art Gallery artists are sponsoring an online art auction to provide immediate help to the Redwood Empire Food Bank. Auction closes May 11.
306 Center St., Healdsburg
707-431-4214
www.Upstairsartgallery.net

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