April Showers Bring May's Kinetic Artwork

(May 4, 2023) After a long winter, we are almost ready for Humboldt's favorite Memorial Day weekend event: the Kinetic Grand Championship. As we gear up for the fun at the end of...

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Creativity Shouldn't Cost the World

Maker's Apron's creative reuse mission

(April 13, 2023) Attention crafters, recycling mavens and parents looking for affordable, sparkly reused treasures for your children: If you have been missing SCRAP Humboldt, it's time to welcome Maker's Apron Creative Reuse...

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Spring is in the Air

(April 6, 2023) The signs of Humboldt spring are everywhere: budding trees, muddy holes, emerging trilliums and gardeners doing their thing. What does spring look like to you? If you hurry and visit...

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Some Assembly Required

February art at the Morris Graves Museum of Art

(February 16, 2023) This month's Arts Alive at the Morris Graves Museum of Art in Eureka showcased three very different exhibitions that, each in its own way, explore the interconnected resilience and breakdown...

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The Surprise of Katie Pasquini Masopust's Capriccio

(January 12, 2023) Now through Jan. 22 at The Morris Graves Museum of Art, Katie Pasquini Masopust displays her mastery of quilting and painting. Infusing her foundation in painting with her expertise in...

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Self Definition in My Black Is ...

An exhibition of Black artists at the Reese Bullen Gallery

(November 17, 2022) Now through Dec. 3, nine local artists showcase their unique expressions of Black identity at Cal Poly Humboldt's Reese Bullen Gallery. The exhibition My Black Is ... centralizes Black and...

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Community and Creative Spirit

Recalling from the Source at Goudi'ni Native American Arts Gallery

(November 3, 2022) A showcase of local Native art, Recalling from the Source at Cal Poly Humboldt's Goudi'ni Native American Arts Gallery features a mix of traditional and contemporary art practices, materials, symbols...

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Where the Party's At

Jesse Wiedel's Seven Day Weekend at Synapsis

(September 15, 2022) In our third hour at Toni's restaurant the other night, I told my three friends, each visiting the North Coast for the first time from a different city, about the...

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Tamar Atik's Arcata Spectacle

(August 25, 2022) If you have spent any time in Arcata lately, you will have noticed a lot of changes, many of which cause no shortage of griping among the citizenry. I'm talking...

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Ingrid Nickelsen's Legacy at Morris Graves

The late artist's work and juried all-women show

(August 18, 2022) Ingrid Nickelsen was not originally from Humboldt County but her legacy here is strong in her landscape paintings capturing the raw beauty of rivers, creeks and wilderness areas both familiar...

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Art Outside-in on the Bluff

The second annual Outer Roominations

(June 23, 2022) It was raining lightly and a little windy when I arrived with a friend at Outer Roominations for the third and final day of this year's site-specific installation and performance...

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