Opening Activities

Be a part of our opening activities!

Picture of Scrimshaw carving The FortyNiner by Jim StevensAugust 22/23, MBNCA is bringing world renowned scrimshaw artist Jim Stevens to Seattle for a workshop and reception to kick-off the gallery!

Scrimshaw is a style of art generally described as the engraving or carving of ivory or bone. Jim Stevens practices traditional scrimshaw as well as contemporary interpretations on lucite and monofilament. Learn more about Jim Stevens.

August 22, 6:30pm
Friends of the Gallery Dinner and Special Presentation by Jim Stevens

@ Mount Baker Community Club
The $40 ticket to this event brings you a delicious catered dinner, personal introduction to visiting artist Jim Stevens, a special presentation by Stevens about his internationally renowned scrimshaw art and work as a visually impaired artist, and the chance to be a founding supporter of MBNCA.

Register for the Friends of the Gallery Dinner through Paypal.
Sliding scale options available – email for assistance.

August 23, 10am – 1pm
Scrimshaw Workshop with Jim Stevens
@ Mount Baker ArtSpace Lofts Community Room

Includes a 1-hour talk about the art of scrimshaw with examples of the art. Following is a 2-hour workshop where participants try their hand at the unique art of scrimshaw carving, guided by the expert hand of Jim Stevens. All materials and tools are provided in the $40 registration fee.

Click here to register for workshop through Paypal!
Sliding scale options available – email for assistance.

August 23, 3pm – 7pm, Free to Attend
Gallery Grand Opening and Wine and Cheese Reception
@ Mount Baker ArtSpace Lofts, MBNCA Gallery Space
(2919 Rainier Avenue)

Join MBNCA for a the grand opening of our gallery space in the Mount Baker ArtSpace Lofts! View work by Jim Stevens, enjoy wine and cheese, and show your support for the new Mount Baker Neighborhood Center for the Arts! We look forward to meeting you.

This event is FREE to attend. Donations are welcome!


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