Make Love to the Camera: Queer Couples Collaborating on Film and Video

Artists, couple, and collaborators Chris  E. Vargas and Greg Youmans will present their video work alongside works...

Panel Discussion on the Cultural Appropriation of Indigenous Artwork

The Museum of Northwest Art will present a panel discussion on the cultural appropriation of Indigenous artwork. The speakers are Cowlitz author Elissa Washuta and Kwakawaka'wakw carver Rande Cook...

The Written Image: Blending Poetry with the Visual Arts

Sunday, April 23, 3:00pm
Discover the fascinating work that can result when visual arts and poetry collide. Poet Shin Yu Pai discusses the history of artist-poet...

Not Just for Kids: How Children's Literature Inspires Bold Conversations

Monday, March 20, 6:00pm

Children’s books such as Curious George and Goodnight Moon are often beloved by children, sparking their imaginations and providing warmth and...

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Museum of Northwest Art


The Museum of Northwest Art connects people with the art, diverse cultures and environments of the Northwest. 



The Museum of Northwest Art enriches lives in our diverse community by fostering essential conversations and encouraging creativity through exhibitions and educational activities that explore the art of the Northwest.



MoNA collects and exhibits contemporary art from across the Northwest, including Alaska, British Columbia, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.