Community excitement is building for the Cascadia Art Museum second anniversary gala to be held at the Woodway home of Lindsey and Carolyn Echelbarger on Aug. 12. Area residents Sara Carter and Harry N. Pepe III recently visited the museum and shared their enthusiasm for the upcoming event.
“The gala setting is magnificent,” said Carter. “It will be a lovely evening to honor Northwest art and Cascadia museum.”
This year’s event is chaired by volunteer Nancy Webster with Cascadia Art Museum board member Susan Loreen serving as co-chair. Countless hours of effort by volunteers and staff have gone into creating what promises to be a magical night with an Hawaiian theme. Guests are encouraged to slip on their festive Hawaiian attire and favorite flip flops, all the better to stroll the venue gardens.
Cascadia Art Museum opened in Sept. 2015 in Edmonds’ Salish Crossing near the waterfront. The museum has been featured in numerous articles, including the Los Angeles Times, and draws visitors interested in groundbreaking Northwest art. Curator David Martin’s latest show highlights works by Paul Morgan Gustin, known for capturing the majestic beauty of Washington mountain ranges and waterways.
“How fortunate we are to have this gem of a museum right here in Edmonds,” said Carter. “We can’t wait to celebrate.”