September is always a month of transition – back to school for students, shorter days, leaves turning color and changes in wardrobe.
One of the easiest changes to make, is adding a new purse. The intricate detailing of botanicals in the hand tooled leather of Leaf Leather handbags is unsurpassed. Every style […]
The tugboats will be chugging into the harbor the next few days, bringing with them one of the liveliest community events of the year. This Labor Day Weekend is Harbor Days at Percival Landing!
You don’t have to be a history or industry buff, boater, race fan or even a grown up […]
We just received a new order of pop-up greeting cards. If you haven’t seen these yet, you really do need to “pop in” and see why our customers just love them!
Pop up cards do exactly that. Beautifully cut out on the outside, and pretty enough on your first impression, but when you open it….Voila! […]
If you missed out on seeing the Olympia Oyster by resident artist, Colleen Cotey displayed on Olympia’s Percival Landing last year, don’t fret. The Goliath mollusk is sitting pretty guarding City Hall for a while.
Colleen’s sculpture was voted the favorite by the public in last year’s Plinth Project. It just seemed […]
Go ahead and make it a double shot – August is National Coffee Month!
We are so lucky to have such great coffee shops here in Olympia, but on those days you don’t want to leave the house, its nice to have your favorite blend at home so you can enjoy a cup […]
Warm and earthy tones wrap the latest pottery from Reid Ozaki, now on exhibit at the gallery.
Firing pottery in a wood fired kiln is an ancient technique, but takes years to master. Reid has done just that and it is apparent in this new collection of work. The bottles, teapots, sake […]
This weekend boasts another not-to-miss event in downtown Olympia. Paddle to Nisqually will bring over 13o tribal canoe families to our Olympia shore for this unique cultural event. Area tribes will paddle their canoes, dress in ceremonial attire and share traditional native song, dance and prayer for the celebration. Witness the gathering […]
Two Olympia artists show us a window into their creative perspectives in our July exhibit. Come in and see why Susan Aurand has been a respected Professor of Art since 1974 and Faculty Emerita at The Evergreen State College and Liza Brenner is an Assistant Professor of Arts at South Puget Sound Community College.
There is just something soothing and tranquil about watercolors, that lures the viewer into wanting to take a closer look. Maybe it’s the transparency in the wash and blending of colors, or the fluidity of the paint reacting with the paper that make them so alluring.
July is National Watercolor Month and […]
Not enough time to get away to the coast? No problem! All you need to do is pop into the Farmer’s Market for some fresh shellfish and smoked salmon & grab a bottle of local wine.
The starfish, seahorse, octopus, sea turtle, and fish design stemware will go swimmingly with your catch of […]