Jessica Cejnar / Friday, July 31 @ 6 a.m. / Community, Our Culture

Del Norte, Curry County Art Notes for July 31, 2020

Here is what's happening in the world of the arts for Del Norte and Curry counties, courtesy of the Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness:

Ellensburg Theater Company
ETC’s Thursday Night Jam Sessions have resumed at the theater, 94196 W Moore St, Gold Beach. All musicians are welcome to attend, as are those who come to sing along or just enjoy the music. $2 donation per person requested. Face coverings and social distancing required. For more information, call 541-247-4382.

Coast Redwoods Art Association
Coast Redwoods Art Association’s Crescent Harbor Art Gallery is located at 140 Marine Way in Crescent City. The Artist of the Month for August is Sammy Gensaw. The Del Norte County Library at 190 Price Mall is also displaying work by Eva-Marie Tanner-Klaas. For more information, call 707-464-9133.

Brian Scott Gallery
Brian Scott Gallery, located at 515 Chetco Ave in Brookings, showcases more than 25 artists. The Artist of the Month for July is pastel artist Les Cornish. The Artist of the Month for August will be Pete Chasar. Please visit the Gallery, open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. where you can enjoy ocean views from the third-floor patio. For further information, call 541-469-1241.

Art in Public Places
Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness’ (DNACA) Art in Public Places exhibit in the Del Norte Superior Court at 450 H St in Crescent City is a collection from artist Arlene Krogstad entitled “Colorful Del Norte.” The exhibit is available for viewing through August 13. The courthouse is open from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. weekdays except for state holidays. DNACA’s Art in Public Places exhibit on the mezzanine of the CEC airport at 1650 Dale Rupert Rd. is an exhibition of works by Horst Wolf entitled “Random Ramblings”. This show is available for viewing through October 1. The airport terminal’s regular hours are 6:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. weekdays, 6:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Saturdays, and 6:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Sundays. For more information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or

Veterans Art Show — Call for Artists
Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness’ (DNACA) annual Veterans Art Show will be held from August 13 - October 1, in the Del Norte Superior Court at 450 H St in Crescent City. Interested artists who are Veterans or family members of Veterans, should email pictures of their artwork to DNACA at For more information, call 707-464-1336. Only one piece of art will be chosen per artist. Submission of all mediums are welcome, but artwork will be screened for inclusion in the exhibit.

California Redwoods Art Association
Photographer Larry Blank is the Artist of the Month at the 2nd Street Gallery, 1228 2nd St, Crescent City. Other exhibits include Susan Humphry at the Del Norte County Library, Catherine Balck at the Wild Rivers Foundation offices, and an exhibit of various artists at the Sutter Coast Hospital Infusion Center. There are an additional 35 individual artists’ work on display in the Main Hall at Sutter Coast Hospital. The 2nd Street Gallery will be open to the public Friday and Saturday from Noon - 5:00 p.m., and by appointment only Sunday - Thursday. Call 707-951-4784 for appointments. For general information, call 707-460-1414.

Coloring Book
The coloring book “Colorful Critters of Del Norte County” is a great way to engage students with a home art and learning project! This book is hand drawn by local artist Rosemary Garcia, highlighting the “wild side” of Del Norte County with colorful critters. The coloring book includes captions in English, Tolowa, and Yurok, and at the end of the book are interesting facts about each of the 17 featured animals. “Colorful Critters of Del Norte County” is available at these local outlets: Del Norte Office Supply at 240 I St, the Mail Room at 900 Northcrest Dr, and the Yurok Country Visitor Center at 101 Klamath Blvd in Klamath. For more information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or

Gallery of Arts and Culture
The Gallery of Arts & Culture at 175 H St, Crescent City, is now open. Masks and gloves will be required according to the Department of Public Health, until they are certain the virus is abating. The Gallery has been sanitized and freshened, and is ready to welcome guests and visitors. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. For more information, call the gallery at 707-464-4745. 

Fog and Fine Art Gallery
Located in Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supply at 810 Chetco Ave in Brookings, the Fog and Fine Art Gallery displays many local artists showing a variety of media including jewelry, pottery, painting, and more. The Gallery also has a dedicated classroom that inspires new and seasoned artists with workshops. The Gallery is open from 10:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Saturday. For more information on class listings, painting demonstrations, and featured artists, call 541-469-7900 or visit them on Facebook @WrightsCustomFraming.

Manley Art Center and Gallery
Manley Art Center and Gallery at 433 Oak St in Brookings is featuring artwork by Linda Evans, Sharon Guinn, Peggy Patton, and John Gehl through July 25. When visiting the Gallery, masks are required (provided if needed), and food is not allowed. For more information, call 541-469-1807 or visit

For community arts calendar listings, please visit For inclusion in Arts Scene listings, items should be sent to the Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) at by Tuesday of each week.




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