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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

September 23, 2021

Glowing gourds light up Schack-toberfest in Everett this fall

You can see more than 1,000 of the glass pumpkins, and even make your own. Plus, check out The Artists’ Garage Sale on Sept. 25.

August 11, 2021

12 stops in 2 days: An arts road trip from Edmonds to Bellingham

With a robust cultural agenda (and too few snacks), an arts editor heads up I-5 north to explore beyond the Seattle bubble.

May 2, 2021

In children's book, court involved kids show what's possible

Read about our Art Alternatives program and the book they produce each year.

April 30, 2021

Artist sells jewelry to fight race-inspired violence

Cranes for Peace starts in May, and the funds raised are intended to help fight violence against Asian American Pacific Islanders.

April 23, 2021

Everett Art Center Teams With Bothell Artist To Raise Funds To Stop AAPI Hate

Word in today of a special collaboration between a Bothell based artist and the Schack Arts Center in Everett.

April 1, 2021

Trash gets an artistic transformation at Schack Art Center

The “Art of Recycling: Repurpose with a Purpose”exhibit aims to make you think about your effect on the environment.

March 11, 2021

3 Mukilteo teens earn Scholastic Art Awards

Three students in the Mukilteo School District were among the artists to receive recognition in this year's Scholastic Art Awards.

February 24, 2021

Schack Art Center starts kids’ art kits program

The Schack's board vice president Jennifer MacLean helps package 500 art supply kits as part of the Schack Sparks program.

February 18, 2021

Creature comforts Artistic outlet is set as a career-path

Amelia Ebling uses drawing and painting as a way to relax, and the next steps she takes will make it a profession.

Her awards include a Gold Key for "Owl Eyes" and "Striking," Silver Keys for "Curiosity Killed the Cat" and "Life Through Death" and an honorable mention for "Hunter Becomes Hunted."

January 14, 2021

CARES Act grant helps artists be creative and pay the rent

CARES Act grants allow Schack Art Center to hire artists and art educators.

August 5, 2020

Tag, You're It: Everett exhibit explores Graffiti Art from the streets, to the canvas

Many things are temporarily closed this summer and that includes most museums. While you can still get your creative fix on by checking out public art - like the murals of the International District or Capitol Hill,  but there aren't many opportunities to check out old-school exhibits. That's why Schack Art Center in Everett is so special.  You can still get your art fix with their new exhibit  'American Graffiti: From the Streets to the Canvas' through September 5th. We ZOOM-ed with Schack's Executive Director Judy Tuohy to learn more.

July 24, 2020

Schack’s Graffiti Exhibit: A HipHop’s perspective

Aurelio Valdez shares his review of our American Graffiti: from the Street to Canvas exhibit. 

July 10, 2020

The political power of graffiti: Erased from CHOP, on display in Everett

The Schack Art Center's new exhibit showcases graffiti art from across the country. The works, amassed by a private collector in Washington, prompt questions about what is considered art, and whether the meaning of graffiti changes once it's preserved in a museum.

June 25, 2020

Schack charts graffiti’s journey from the streets to canvas

A new exhibit of more than 80 murals shows how graffiti has shaped our ideas about art.

April 23, 2020

Quarantined artists respond to Schack’s Chalk Art Contest


The art center’s contest, conceived as way to engage the community during the shutdown, drew more than 70 entries.

April 2, 2020

There's an untold story behind winning photo in Schack contest

“Idiosyncratic,” by Makayla McMullen of Lake Stevens High School, was named the grand prize winner of Schack Art Center's annual Black & White Photography Contest.

March 12, 2020

“Currents 2020” craft show at Schack is filled with surprises

The juried exhibition features the works of 134 artists in the 21st century craft movement.

January 16, 2020

Exhibit spans hip-hop portraits to recycled-material sculptures

See the work of Marita Dingus and Hoa Hong — two nationally recognized artists — at the Schack Art Center.

January 5, 2020

Teacher demystifies painting and drawing in his Schack classes

Artist Pete Barth teaches his students basic art techniques so they can create on their own.

November 14, 2019

The Schack to spread cheer with three new holiday happenings

The Schack to spread cheer with three new holiday happenings

A pop-up market, jewelry show and play will join the lineup at Everett’s art center.

October 3, 2019

See the work of 26 glass artists at the Schack Art Center

Husband-and wife-glassmakers invited two dozen of their friends to participate in the exhibit.

August 13, 2019

Local artists participate in Fresh Paint

Fresh Paint offers fresh look of artists' creative efforts.

Marysville resident and doll-maker Kasydy Elliott will join more than 100 artists for an event that highlights the process of creating art.

August 4, 2019

Watch artists in action at Everett’s Fresh Paint festival

See them doing their thing, then purchase the fruits of their labor at the event set for Aug. 17-18. 

June 11, 2019

Forever growing: Snohomish artist mixes multimedia with fiber

Terri Shinn’s experimental work can be seen at the Schack Art Center in an exhibit opening June 20. 

June 4, 2019

Bob the kaleidoscope master spins reality thousands of times

Bob Ade distorts reality. The mundane becomes psychedelic. A rowboat on a lake turns into a boat bonanza.     

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

May 28, 2019

Live in Everett: Glassblowing at the Schack

Live in Everett TV hosts, Tyler and Garret, create their own beautiful vases at Schack Art Center.

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.

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