Friday Harbor joins the ranks of Brattleboro, Vermont, Carmel, California, The Hamptons, Portland, Maine, Oxford, Mississippi and more in Americathebeautiful.com's list of Favorite Art Towns in the U.S.A. Howie Rosenfeld's scrimshaw is featured in the write-up.
The description: From paintings and photographs to sculptures, fiber art and pottery, Friday Harbor, Washington is alive with art — and artists. You’ll see murals and tile mosaics by islanders on buildings and walls (check out the hardware store), and a stroll through the galleries, gift shops, and boutiques will give you a taste of the extraordinary variety of artwork created on this small island.
San Juan Community Theatre and Island Stage Left put on a plethora of performing arts featuring multi-talented Islanders. Visual artists and photographers, often on a retreat, decide to make Friday Harbor their permanent residence. They relocate to San Juan Island for the captivating scenery