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Local Art Notes is a round-up of art displays, activities and events in Del Norte and Curry County:


Brian Scott Gallery

Brian Scott Gallery, located at 515 Chetco Ave. in Brookings, showcases more than 25 artists. The Artist of the Month is Pete Chasar, acrylic artist and sculptor. The gallery is now open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ocean views can be enjoyed from the third-floor patio. For more information, call 541-469-1241.

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.

Fog and Fine Art Gallery

Located inside Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supply, 810 Chetco Ave., 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. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. For more information on class listings, painting demonstrations, and featured artists call 541-469-7900 or visit the gallery on Facebook @WrightsCustomFraming.

Hawthorne Gallery

“Finding My Voice with Words & Pictures,” a show of 13 new sculptures by Port Orford artist Janet Pretti, plus a new book designed and written by the artist, will be on display at the Hawthorne Gallery through the end of 2020. The gallery is located at 517 Jefferson St., on U.S. Highway 101 right next to Battle Rock, adjacent to the Hawthorne’s Redfish Restaurant in Port Orford.

Manley Art Center and Gallery

Manley Art Center and Gallery at 433 Oak St. in Brookings features the work of Jenny Dwaileebe and Heikie & Co. through Aug. 29. Come see the gallery’s faux aquarium! The gallery will participate in the 2nd Saturday Art Walk from 3 to 5 p.m. on Aug. 8. The interview and wine bar will be outside.

Rachel Gates, the future Gallery Coordinator for 2021 will be the featured artist from Sept. 1 through Oct. 3. The September Art Walk will be from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12.

The gallery has a limit of no more than 10 visitors inside the gallery at this time due to rules related to the virus and masks are required whenever social distancing cannot be maintained. Food is not allowed. For more information, call 541-469-1807 or visit


• For community arts calendar listings, visit online. 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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