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Our press page includes information about upcoming exhibits and events, as well as recent articles about the Schack Art Center.

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Recent articles about the Schack Art Center

May 30, 2019

Schack Art Center’s Artists’ Garage Sale is bigger than ever

The annual event has been expanded to run on Hoyt Avenue all the way from Hewitt to Pacific avenues. by Sharon Salyer

March 19, 2019

The ‘Wax Slayer’: Quiet Snohomish countryside inspires her art

Artist Jackie Cort primarily works in encaustic, which is the use of melted beeswax and a torch. by Andrea Brown

March 7, 2019

Janie Olsen’s paintings are reminiscent of children’s books

The Artist of the Year’s exhibition titled “Animal Kingdom” opens March 7 at the Schack Art Center. by Gale Fiege

February 7, 2019

Schack exhibit features students’ award-winning artwork

Six high schoolers from throughout Snohomish County are regional Scholastic Art Award winners, by Sharon Salyer

November 15, 2018

What a gift: The Schack’s Holiday Art Exhibit opens tonight

The Holiday Art Exhibit, an annual event at Everett’s Schack Art Center, kicks off tonight with an opening reception for a display that fills the main and mezzanine galleries.

November 14, 2018

Schack opens holiday season with Northwest Pastel Society

Kick off the holiday season with the Schack Art Center at the opening reception of the 2018 Holiday Art Exhibit featuring the Northwest Pastel Society (NPS) on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 5 to 8 p.m.

October 4, 2018

‘Voyager’ documents grief and loss, journey of life and death

The Schack Art Center’sVoyager” exhibit by Seattle artist Steve Jensen, which opens today, draws heavily on his family’s Norwegian heritage as fishers and boat builders.

August 26, 2018

Yin and Yang: Couple is named Schack’s Artists of the Year

Chris and Jan Hopkins, lifelong professional artists, have a time-tested repartee, a give-and-take, ebb-and-flow timing in conversation that feels like being in a top-notch sitcom.

August 16, 2018

Fresh Paint to bring artists, art lovers to waterfront

Consider this weekend’s Fresh Paint in Everett an opportunity not just to look at art, but watch it being made.

June 18, 2018

Schack Art Center hosts “Americans Interned” and a talk with Mayumi Tsutakawa

Schack Art Center is currently featuring the work of Everett artists Jan and Chris Hopkins in the exhibit Americans Interned: A Family’s Story of Social Injustice.

June 18, 2018

Where Art and Community Meet: How a Unique Gallery Space Celebrates Art in Snohomish County

Merchant spotlight about the Schack Art Center on the Gravity Payments blog.

June 17, 2018

Return to Minidoka: Revisiting the imprisonment of my family

A new art exhibit at the Schack depicts the lives of Japanese Americans interned during WWII.

by Ben Watanabe

June 15, 2018

Americans Interned, makes us feel. Like it or not

Everett's Schack Art Center exhibit, Americans Interned, makes us feel. Like it or not - KING 5 Evening Magazine from June 15, 2018.

April 26, 2018

Learn how artists use math at Schack show

The theme of the upcoming Schack Art Center show, “The Intersection of Art + Math,” may have people shaking their heads in curiosity.

April 26, 2018

Artist’s mural inspired by British ‘dazzle ships’ of WWI

What’s it like to create a work of art, knowing from the moment of your first brushstrokes that the image will be erased in five weeks?


Seattle artist Harold Hollingsworth said not only does he not mind, it adds to its fun.

March 18, 2018

Winning photo taken on trip to Pike Place Market

Lines, shadows, and shapes are basic ingredients for compelling black-and-white photography, and Emily Sanger nailed them all in “The Baker,” the grand-prize winner of the Schack Art Center’s 2018 Black & White Photography Contest.

March 15, 2018

Schack’s juried art show features 121 Northwest artists

EVERETT — Gale Johansen was having a difficult time choosing.

The day before the opening of the Schack Art Center’s 21st Juried Art Show last week, Johansen wandered around the Schack with great intent. As one of two jurors, the Snohomish artist had a heavy assignment.

March 6, 2018

Everett is a ‘staycation’ wonderland — better than Cleveland!

No need to jet off to Maui for a spring break binge.

Seems a top vacation spot is … Everett?

Expedia named Everett as one of the best small cities for a stay-at-home vacation or “staycation.”

February 1, 2018

Student artists shine at Schack Art Center show in Everett

The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibit shows off the talents of Snohomish County high school students. 

January 11, 2018

New Schack show celebrates Artist of the Year honorees

The colorful, multi-dimensional exhibit opening today at the Schack Art Center is in itself proof that Snohomish County is home to a diverse group of artists who work in a wide variety of media.

November 26, 2017

For a memorable gift, consider works by the region’s artists

Got your Christmas shopping done?

Have you thought about buying art — as in fine art by local artists?


Resist the idea that you can run out to a discount store for a cheapo framed print that matches the colors of your sister’s couch.

November 16, 2017

Schack holiday show features Northwest watercolor artists

Just because retired Everett dentist Dr. Lee Allen is a science guy doesn’t mean he isn’t creative. In fact, he has been all his life.

October 5, 2017

New art exhibit inspired by Africa and the human spirit

See Lodestar by glass artists Jenny Pohlman and Sabrina Knowles on display at the Schack Art Center. 

September 14, 2017

Halloween season begins with glass pumpkin fest at the Schack

EVERETT — Oct. 31 seems to come earlier each year.

Grocery stores are packed with pumpkins. People are planning costumes. By the end of September most people have their Harvest time-Halloween-Dia de los Muertos decorations in hand, if not already adorning their homes.

August 17, 2017

Poster artist for Fresh Paint festival paints with beeswax

She calls herself the Wax Slayer.

The name refers to encaustic painter Jackie Cort’s obsession with beeswax, her favorite artistic medium.

August 9, 2017

Local artists participate in Fresh Paint

More than 100 artists, including several local Marysville and Arlington artists, will be at the Fresh Paint Festival at the Port of Everett on Aug. 19 and 20.

July 30, 2017

Day Trip Discoveries: Explore Everett’s surprising art scene

Think of Everett, and likely the big Boeing assembly plant and U.S. Naval Station spring to mind. Just a few decades ago, Everett evoked images of a lumber mill town and rough-and-tumble port. So you may be surprised how the former “City of Smokestacks” has developed quite an art scene in the past few years.

June 15, 2017

Schack Arts Center exhibit features Northwest coast native art

It takes art collectors (not all who are wealthy) with a passion for artistic expression and a longing for friendships with artists to support the flow of creativity in this world. >

April 21, 2017

Schack exhibit showcases Mexican/Chicano art from region

EVERETT — The work of eight Mexican/Chicano artists are featured in two exhibits at the Schack Art Center from April 27 through June 3.

April 11, 2017

E-W junior wins Schack photo contest

An Edmonds-Woodway High School student won the grand prize in Schack Art Center’s 2017 Black & White Photography Contest.

April 9, 2017

21 Best Things to Do in Everett

Everett, WA area is filled with activities for explorers and adventurers. The long tradition of aviation is celebrated in several museums as well as in the Boeing Factory Tour, while art and culture find a prominent place in Everett and its neighboring towns.

March 9, 2017

Traveling art exhibit in Everett fuses fiber with sculpture

Fiber arts often don’t get the attention that sculpture, painting and other fine arts garner.

Through April 15, Schack Art Center is hosting a fabulous fiber show that proves that fiber arts focus on the aesthetic rather than the utility of craft work. It’s an art form that is truly sculptural, made from textiles, yarn or other fibers.

February 10, 2017

5 young artists receive local Scholastic best of show awards

The talents of many Snohomish County young fine artists are on display this month at the Schack Art Center.

February 7, 2017

The city of Everett has many reasons to celebrate the arts

During the past 25 years, people in the city of Everett have established a passion for the fine and performing arts.

January 5, 2017

Red Tails, Silver Wings exhibit soars at the Schack

EVERETT — The Tuskegee Airmen were the United States’ first African-American military pilots.

Red Tails, Silver Wings — the current exhibition at the Schack Art Center — honors these heroic World War II veterans, recognizes Black History Month (February) and celebrates the talents of Everett artist Chris Hopkins.

January 4, 2017

New exhibit showcases historic airmen and planes

EVERETT — Aviation buffs are in for a treat this week with the opening of a new exhibition at the Schack Art Center.

January 3, 2017

Top Places to Visit after Moving to Everett, WA

by Ryan Cox on Jan 3, 2017

Everett is the largest city in Snohomish County, Washington. It's a bustling town that's home to a wide array of interesting things to do and places to visit. From entertainment venues and museums to parks and a massive marina, this city offers guests a lot to enjoy. Your move to Everett can be made easier and more fulfilling by knowing more about the best that the city has to offer.

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