Sonoma contains a rich history and culture surrounding art in all its forms.
Wine Country has a particular way of inspiring the creative mind.
Whether it’s the calming wind rustling through the trees or the idyllic, pastoral valley setting rich with color and life, the landscape focuses creative energy like few other studios can.
From fabrics to traditional paintings to installations to sidewalk chalk, Sonoma County is awash with art to inspire the mind and invigorate the spirit.
Here are 7 art events coming up in Sonoma this summer that you can’t miss, courtesy of Sonoma County, CA:
Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6 and 7, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Interactive community of artists, businesses, and residents in downtown Santa Rosa. Enjoy art, music, and a unique, small community atmosphere.
Friends of the Duck
Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 13 and 14, 12 to 4 p.m.
Laurie Luck Art Gallery
Enjoy art from 10 diverse artists at Lauri Luck Art Gallery. Oh, and there will be homemade Bumbleberry and Lemon Chess pie. Yum!
Art in the Redwoods Festival
Saturday, Aug. 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Gualala Arts Center
Live entertainment and artist booths, including vendor booths with jewelry, ceramics, wood, tiles, weavings, and more.
Open Studios at Fulton Crossing
Aug. 19, Sept. 16
On the third Friday of each month, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Open studios from Fulton Crossing tenants with a focus on functional art and furniture.
Frank Morbillo: New Works
July 16 -Aug. 20
Thursday through Monday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
See new sculptures by master metal worker Frank Morbillo at Sculpturesite Gallery in Glen Ellen’s Jack London Village.
In the Woods – By the River, an Exhibition of Contemporary Tapestries
July 8 – Aug. 25
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. or by appointment.
Dallas A. Saunders Artisan Textiles
This exhibition features contemporary tapestries by internationally recognized artists, Donald and Era Farnsworth, April Gornik, Alan Magee, and Kiki Smith.
Reflections | Shadows
July 21 – Aug. 28
Sunday-Thursday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Healdsburg Center for the Arts
Juried exhibition of work by Sonoma County artists features the physical aesthetics and conceptual connotations of reflections and shadows.