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Art & Culture Center of Whidbey Island

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Cythara II: The History of the World According to the Guitar

Andre Feriante and Troy Chapman return to the WICA stage for another musical tour through time and geography. Cythara 2 will present their ever expanding personal collections of musical instruments from around the world, each one a relative of the Guitar. With our modern world feeling more and more divided down cultural, national, and ideological […]

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Wandering Reel Traveling Film Festival

THE CLYDE THEATRE PRESENTS Three nights with Wandering Reel Traveling Film Festival. Includes three unique programs of award winning short films from around the world. Screenings begin at 7:30pm each evening, Tuesday, November 5th – Thursday, November 7th. Festival Schedule: Tuesday, November 5th at 7:30pm Program A: Is This Love Stories of compassion, connection, and […]

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Whidbey Art Gallery September Art Walk

Join us for the first Saturday Art Walk on September 7 from 5-7pm and have some fun meeting guest artists, Doug Hansen and Colleen Skinner who are happy to be showing their work throughout the month. Light refreshments will be served and many of the gallery’s artists will be on hand. Come and enjoy the […]

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Whidbey Art Gallery September Happenings

Whidbey Art Gallery welcomes artist Doug Hansen as a guest artist for the month of September. Doug’s years of art studies, combined with his artisan skills have given rise to an inventive style that integrates oils and organic elements into unexpectedly unique three-dimensional studies. This is what he says about his art. ‘My work attempts […]

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“Art + Wood = Woodpalooza @ WICA” Exhibition

The Whidbey Island Woodworkers Guild presents the “Art + Wood = Woodpalooza @ WICA” Exhibition – the 16th Annual Show of Whidbey’s Finest Woodwork at WICA (Whidbey Island Center for the Arts). This year’s show promises exceptional work by twenty-three of Whidbey’s best!

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Whidbey Art Gallery August Art WAlk

First Saturday Art Walk is coming up August 3 from 5-7pm. Enjoy meeting the artists and watching some artists in action in Frick Lane next to the gallery. Bring friends and family and enjoy light refreshments.

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Whidbey Art Gallery August Happenings

Our featured artist is Moe Jerome, known for his rich dramatic oil paintings. One of our guest artists is Wendy Manula. Her style and creativity are as unique as her preferred canvases, which are her reverse paintings applied to vintage wood windows. We also welcome back Julie Pigott. She creates one-of-a-kind ancestor sculptures, allowing driftwood […]

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Whidbey Island Guitar Festival

Multi-Instrumentalist / Composer Andre Feriante brings his yearly festival back to Comforts of Whidbey in Langley! The third annual Whidbey Island Guitar Festival is a two-day event celebrating the many voices of the guitar, and it’s cousins, as presented by some of the most talented musicians of the northwest.  Feriante’s inspiration for this festival stems […]

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Whidbey Island Guitar Festival

Multi-Instrumentalist / Composer Andre Feriante brings his yearly festival back to Comforts of Whidbey in Langley! The third annual Whidbey Island Guitar Festival is a two-day event celebrating the many voices of the guitar, and it’s cousins, as presented by some of the most talented musicians of the northwest.  Feriante’s inspiration for this festival stems […]

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Whidbey Art Gallery July Art WAlk

Please join us for art walk on Saturday, July 6 from 5-7 to see a wide variety of new work from Janet King, Ivan Neaigus and our gallery members. Light refreshments will be served and this time, there will be Artists in Action. Look for the tent in Frick Lane, meet the artists and add […]

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WICA Art Walk: Whidbey Island Glass Guild Inaugural Show

Whidbey Island has been known as a mecca for glassblowers, but did you know that glass fusers, slumpers, painters, and stained glass artists also abound on the island? The newly-formed Whidbey Island Glass Guild will be showcasing all levels of their work using a variety of techniques. For many of their members, this will be […]

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July at Whidbey Art Gallery

Whidbey Art Gallery is pleased to announce that our featured artist for July is Janet King, award winning mixed media felt artist. She creates dimensional wall art, sculptural and abstract vessels and flowing wearable pieces. This month she is featuring three new ocean inspired pieces, a series of mini ghost garments embellished with copper and […]

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WICA Theatre Series: Prelude to A Kiss

You never know where one little kiss will take you… A whirlwind courtship. A storybook wedding. A kiss for the bride. And suddenly everything changes. When Peter and Rita’s brand-new marriage is strained by a magical twist of fate, true love will never mean quite the same thing again. This charming, funny, and poignant adult […]

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Whidbey Art Gallery June Art WAlk

Please join us at Whidbey Art Gallery for Art Walk on Saturday, June 1 from 5-7 pm and enjoy new work from local artists. Guest artists are photographer Robert Steelquist and glass artist, Kaarina Merikaarto. Our featured artist is calligrapher, Mary McLeod. Enjoy a visit with these artists and many other Whidbey Art Gallery members. […]

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Whidbey Art Gallery June Happenings

Whidbey Art Gallery in Langley welcomes these guest and featured artists. Come see their work as well as new work by our 35+ local artists. Robert Steelquist is a Pacific Northwest naturalist, writer and photographer. Most recently, he photographed and wrote The Northwest Coastal Explorer, published by Timber Press . He states: My photography records […]

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WICA Humanities Series–Art Talks with Rebecca Albiani

WICA presents art historian Rebecca Albiani in a dynamic and fascinating three-part lecture series on Seattle Art Museum’s upcoming exhibition featuring works by the Pre-Raphaelites, designer William Morris, and members of the Arts & Crafts Movement. The next in the series is The Arts and Crafts Movement: Form, Function, and Influence, May 15 | 11am […]

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Four Voices Poetry Reading

You’re invited to Whidbey Art Gallery in Langley on Friday, April 26 for a special evening of inspiring poetry. Dallas Huth, Faith Wilder, Janice O’Mahony and Dianne Shiner will share some of their work. Bring your friends and family from 5-6 and meet these wonderful poets.

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Whidbey Art Gallery April Art WAlk

Please stop by Whidbey Art Gallery’s first Saturday Art Walk from 5-7 pm on April 6. Bring your friends and family, enjoy spectacular art and meet the artists. Light refreshments will be available. Our gallery is bursting with new work from over 35 artists, with a wide ranging selection of inspired creations. Stop by any […]

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SW Art & Craft Supply Flea Market

For those of us artistic and crafty people, who either end up with extra supplies from a project or need more of something for a new one (usually both!), this event is for you. Bring your unused art and craft supplies, buy some new-to-you ones, barter and swap! We are also accepting donations to be […]

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Whidbey Art Gallery February Art WAlk

Whidbey Art Gallery invites you to join us for Art Walk on Saturday, February 2 from 5-7pm. Come see the newly renovated space and new artwork from our members. A new show based on a poem by Dallas Huth begins and we welcome guest artists Kristine Mcinvaille and Sydnee Elliot.

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Whidbey Art Gallery January Art WAlk

Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 5-7 pm Be sure to join us for an art filled evening during our art walk. Light refreshments and live music round out the event. Bring your friends and enjoy an inspiring collection of paintings, photography, pottery, mixed media, jewelry and more! Whidbey Art Gallery 220 Second St Langley WA […]

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Japanese Pruning Workshop

Japanese Pruning Workshop at Meerkerk Rhododendron Gardens “Most consider landscaping to be a chore, but for Masa Mizuno it is a work of art.” Join revered Japanese Master Gardener, Masa Mizuno, for a pruning workshop at Meerkerk Gardens on South Whidbey Island. The event includes a demonstration, opportunities to explore the gardens,  a question and answer […]

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Feriante & Chapman: String Stories

Join two of the Pacific Northwests premiere guitarists as they take you on a journey with exotic string instruments from around the world. On March 31st, Andre Feriante and Troy Chapman will bring their instrument collections to Comforts of Whidbey Winery in Langley, WA.. This is a unique chance to hear this wide variety to […]

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Comfort and Joy: A Guitar Euphoria Christmas

Comfort and Joy: A Guitar Euphoria Christmas Join us at Comforts of Whidbey on beautiful Whidbey Island Washington for a beautiful evening of Christmas music! Along with the music, enjoy the offerings of Comforts of Whidbey Winery! Tickets available online at: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3184496 Featuring: Andre Feriante: Flamenco Fusion Guitarist Steve Thoreson: World Renowned Tenor Troy Chapman: Gypsy […]

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Andre Feriante in Concert

Andre Feriante in Concert Whidbey Island Center for the Arts 565 Camano Avenue Langley, WA November 4, 2017 – 7:30pm Tickets: $20 at https://tickets.wicaonline.org  On November 4, 2017 at 7:30pm, Italian born, award winning virtuoso guitarist Andre Feriante will perform in concert at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts (WICA) in Langley, WA as part […]

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Hats Off To You!

On Thursday, September 21, join Goosefoot from 4pm to 7pm at The Goose Community Grocer for a “Hats Off To You!” celebration! To thank community members for their support over the last year, Goosefoot is hosting a decorated hat contest, complete with prizes, free food and live music.   To enter the hat contest, contestants […]

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Feriante and Chapman: Debut!

What happens when nylon strings sing with steel strings? What is discovered when Classical and Flamenco guitar music merges with the world of Jazz and Gypsy Jazz? What is created when the old world fuses with Americana and tradition blends with contemporary? What happens when nylon strings sing with steel strings? What is discovered when […]

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First Saturday Art Walks

Every first Saturday of the month, Langley’s art galleries open their new shows with the First Saturday Art Walk from 5 to 7 p.m. This is a time to meet the featured artists and take in the vibrant Langley art scene.

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New Year’s Resolution: More Local Art Education Opportunities

Cary Jurriaans of Whidbey Fine Arts Studio is starting off the new year with a couple of community-minded projects, and a wish for more community involvement in promoting art education. On Friday, January 22 at 6 p.m. at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts (WICA’s) Zech Hall, Jurriaans has invited Seattle artist and art critic […]

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