Art Notes

Del Norte County

Art in Public Places

The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness’ Art in Public Places exhibit in the Del Norte Superior Court at 450 H St. in Crescent City is a collection from artist Pauline Holmes entitled “Local Scenes Plus a Llama.” The exhibit will be available for viewing through April 23. The courthouse is open from 8 a.m.-5 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 Pauline Lodolini entitled “Art Inspired from Animals and Traveling.” This show will be available for viewing through June 18. The airport terminal’s regular hours are 6 a.m.-8 p.m. weekdays, 6-10 a.m. and 5-8 p.m. Saturdays, and 6 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Sundays. For more information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or

Arts for Veterans Drum Circle

Due to concerns over COVID-19 Virus and the California Department of Public Health guidelines for public gatherings for the remainder of March, Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) Drum Circle with teaching artist Mombo Hernandez on Saturday, March 21 has been CANCELED. DNACA hopes to reschedule this activity for a future date. For more information, please email

Arts for Veterans Guitar Lessons

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) presents a course of Guitar Workshops with teaching artist Dale Morgan, Tuesdays, April 7-June 9, in the Fireside Room at the Veterans Memorial Hall, 810 H St., Crescent City. “Beginning" class takes place from 5-6 p.m. “Beyond Beginning" class takes place from 6:15-7:15 p.m. All workshops are free-of-charge to Veterans, Active Military, and their family members. Families are eligible whether or not the Veteran participates. Registration is required. To register or for more information, please call DNACA at 707-464-1336, or email

California Redwoods Art Association

In light of the recent California Department of Public Health mandates, the California Redwoods Art Association is closing the Gallery and canceling classes and events for the remainder of March. They will keep the public apprised about reopening as the information warrants. 

For more information, call 707-460-1414.

Coast Redwoods Art Association

Coast Redwoods Art Association’s Crescent Harbor Art Gallery, located at 140 Marine Way in Crescent City, is open 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and Noon-4 p.m. on Sunday. The Artist of the Month is Bettie Belitz, who has created art works in clay, watercolor, pen and ink, acrylics, and oils. The Del Norte County Library at 190 Price Mall is also displaying work by Eva-Marie Tanner-Klaas through May. For more information, call 707-464-9133.

Coloring Book

DNACA’s first coloring book “Colorful Critters of Del Norte County” is a great gift for any special occasion! 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 creatures. “Colorful Critters of Del Norte County” is available at these local outlets: Chamber of Commerce Visitors’ Center at 1001 Front St, Crescent Harbor Gallery at 140 Marine Way, 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 and Culture at 175 H St. features artists Ronald Kusina, Michael Tompkins, Daniel Desmond, Marianne Strehler, Nan Marie Wineinger, Michael Jackson, Rive Nestor, John Hewitt, David LaBrier, Stephen Sable, Laura Wiens, W. Allan Armstrong, Richard “Dickie” Dabbs, and many other favorites. The Gallery is open 11 a.m-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. For more information, call 707-464-4745. 

Music in the Redwoods

Music in the Redwoods, presented by the Del Norte-Curry Community Concert Association, is celebrating 70 years of bringing quality live entertainment to our community. Their final concert of this season is Duo Aliada at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 17. All concerts take place at Crescent Elk Auditorium at 994 G St. in Crescent City. individual tickets are $20 per adult, and children under 18 receive free admission. For more information, call 707-951-3102 or visit

North Coast Chorale and North Coast Youth Choirs

North Coast Chorale and North Coast Youth Choirs have cancelled their entire spring season due to health concerns regarding COVID-19, and mandates from Oregon State and California State.

Wild Rivers Symphony Spring Concert Series

Due to mandates regarding the COVID-19 virus, Wild Rivers Symphony will reschedule their planned Spring Concert Series for a later date to be determined. This concert series will feature festive classical music with an Americana theme, including: “An American in Paris Suite” by George Gershwin; “American Salute” (based on When Johnny Comes Marching Home) by Morton Gould; “The Cowboys” by John Williams; “Violin Concerto in A Minor Op. 3 No. 6” by Antonio Vivaldi, (featuring the winners of the first annual Youth Solo Competition, Andre Pamplona da Silva and Karolina Kimbrough); “An American Elegy” Frank Ticheli; and “Fanfare for the Common Man” and “Hoedown” by Aaron Copland. For more information, visit

Curry County Azalea Festival Art Show 2020

The Azalea Festival Art Show sponsored by Pelican Bay Arts Association, will be held May 23-2, at the Brookings-Harbor High School Gym. Applications are available at Manley Art Center, Wright’s Custom Framing, and Crescent Harbor Gallery. A PDF version is available online at or Please see application for specific details. An in-person registration will be held at the Manley Arts Center April 24 and 25, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Deadline for all entries April 25 at 4 p.m. Prize money will be awarded. Thanks to our award donors, Wright’s Custom Framing, Linda and Robert Beaudry, and donation in memory of Pat Stewart. For more information, call 541-469-1807 or email

Brian Scott Gallery

Brian Scott Gallery, located at 515 Chetco Ave. in Brookings, showcases more than 25 artists. Their artist for the month of March is Linda Ross, featuring her ceramics and abstract art. 

The patio is open during regular Gallery hours, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call 541-412-8687.

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 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. For more information on class listings, painting demonstrations, and featured artists, call 541-469-7900 or visit them on Facebook @WrightsCustomFraming. 

Friends of Music

Brookings Harbor Friends of Music continues their 35th season with the Rastrelli Cello Quartet, between-the-genres Russian ensemble on Sunday, April 5; and Mayuko Kamio, returning favorite virtuoso violinist on Sunday, April 26. Tickets are available for purchase at Wright’s Custom Framing at 810 Chetco Ave. in Brookings. Tickets are $20 per event and children 18 and under receive free admission. The season concludes on May 17 with their annual, free-of-charge scholarship concert with Alexander Tutanov, professor of piano at Southern Oregon University, and will feature students selected as scholarship recipients. All performances take place at 3 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 102 Park Ave in Brookings. For more information, call 541-469-7625 or visit

Manley Art Center and Gallery

The Manley Art Center and Gallery at 433 Oak St. in Brookings is open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Children of all ages are invited to the Center on Saturdays to see work created by member artists and to work in the classroom. For more information, call 541-469-1807 or visit

Oregon Oldtime Fiddlers “Brookings Jamboree”

Due to public health concerns, the Oregon Oldtime Fiddlers has canceled their annual “Brookings Jamboree” March 28, at the Chetco Grange in Brookings. This event was to be hosted by District 5, the south/central coast district of the Oregon Oldtime Fiddlers. For more information, call Kriss at 541-260-6756 or Dawn at 541-347-4561.

>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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