Permanent Collection: North & Southwest Art
The Yaquina River Museum of Art will be showing a select number of paintings from the Musuem Permanent Collection. The YRMA was founded in 2002 by Michael and Judith Gibbons with the express purpose to leave a legacy of art to the community. The mission of the Musuem includes creation and preservation of an exhibition environment and focus on works of art generated by and about the land and people of the Yaquina River watershed region. To that end, much of the Permanent Collection has been generated from artists who have worked, temporarily lived or passed through this area.
The focus of this Permanent Collection Exhibit is North & Southwest art. The Yaquina River Museum of Art has a long history of inviting artists from the Southwest to paint in the temperate region of the Pacific Northwest. Artists from the Southwest have often expressed their interest in painting in the Northwest to step outside the norms of their own region and broaden their perspectives. Our guest artists have shown great generosity in offering their art up for our Permanent Collection.
See their art, as well as paintings from artists in our local region during our Permanent Collection Exhibit. The Yaquina River Museum of Art is open Wednesday-Sunday, Noon-4PM.