Museum of Northwest Art
Housed in an award-winning building in the center of La Conner, the outstanding Museum of Northwest Art (121 S. 1st St., 360/466-4446, www.museumofnwart.org, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Tues.–Sun., $3 adults, free for kids under 13) features paintings and sculptures by regional artists. This is the only museum to exclusively showcase Northwest art, and it includes a permanent collection of works upstairs. Downstairs are contemporary art exhibits, including a room on glassmaking.
© Ericka Chickowski from Moon Washington, 8th edition