“FEATHERS Form & Function”, the gorgeous book by Olympia feather artist, Chris Maynard, is in it’s second printing and available once again at Childhood’s End. If you have been wanting one of these stunningly printed, informative books, now is the time, as they are selling quickly. Maynard’s unique feather shadow boxes have been overwhelmingly popular with our [...]
Anyone gazing at their reflection will be fairest of them all – if it’s one of these amazingly detailed, hand crafted mirrors by marquetry woodworker, J. Nelson of Hudson River Inlay. The intricate placement of vibrant, exotic woods and shell, make it hard to believe each color is a separate piece, masterfully inlayed together to [...]
Who doesn’t feel just a little bit lucky when we see rainbows? They are one of Mother Nature’s greatest gifts to us. Olympia is lucky to have Other Worlds studio making these magical wind chimes that bring the essence of a rainbow to us on the days we aren’t having a sun shower. [...]
Often times, the colors of our surroundings are most glorious just before the sun slips away into the horizon, often overlooked, as we busily prepare for the evening ahead. The last bit of daylight doesn’t go unnoticed in this new work from noted pastel artist, Barbara Noonan.
A lifelong nature lover, Noonan finds herself [...]
Did you know you have the power of permanently enhancing public places in the city of Olympia, and support the Arts -
simply by admiring beautiful works of art? Well you do!
The Percival Plinth Project showcases sculptures by regional artists for one year on several stands or “plinths” along the [...]
Few things in life are more rewarding than stepping into your back yard and picking fresh, ripe fuit you grew yourself.
We thought these beautiful, perfectly plump figs from one of our resident artists looked so pretty, we couldn’t resist taking a photograph! We placed them in this lovely, sculptural dish from Oregon [...]
It’s true, what they say, good things do come in small packages!
Many local art lovers are familiar with, and have been following the works of Olympia’s Mary McCann for years now. We have been graced by her gorgeous, color saturated oil paintings hanging on the gallery walls – you may recall [...]
These small, expressive wall sculptures from Oregon artist, Jacquline Hurlbert, are glimpses into the many curiosities and interests we all have within our own personalities. Each of Hurlbert’s faces have similar shapes, yet each one is distinctly different from the next, revealing it’s own little secret.
Hats, birds, flowers, masks. Soft expressions adorned or patterned with [...]
Who doesn’t like Independence Day? The day off, great parties, good food, fantastic light shows in the evening sky. Give your wardrobe a little spark by adding a brightly beaded bracelet to your shorts or sundress this weekend. These roll on or magnetic clasped bracelets come in a rainbow of colors, including the ever patriotic red, white and [...]
June is almost over and we haven’t even mentioned that it’s National Dairy Month!
What better reason to celebrate and honor those bovine belles that supply us with creamy, dairy delights, then by serving some amazing artisan cheeses on a lovely handmade tray? There’s just something about the presentation of great food [...]