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Art shows, gallery exhibits

    The Arts Council of Snohomish displays the "For The Birds" mixed-media exhibit through July 11 and Joan Pinney's watercolor paintings through August 20. Opening night for Pinney's work is June 13 from 5 to 8 p.m. during the Second Thursday Everett Gallery Walk. Call 259-0380.

   The King County Art Gallery presents the works of print artist Susan Arthur Harris and sculptor Priti Darooka through June 28.

   The Wing Luke Asian Museum's summer program for June includes miniature dragon boat making on June 15 from 1 to 3 p.m. and WWII veterans of segregated units on June 19 at 7 p.m. Call 623-5124.

   The Hands Off Washington Snohomish County Coalition will bring the "Family, Friends and Neighbors" photo exhibit to the Everett Public Library from June 12 to 19. An opening reception will take place on June 12 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the library auditorium.

   The Seattle Art Museum will feature a number of forums devoted to "Beyond The Tanabata Bridge: A Textile Journey in Japan." Examples of the textiles will be shown from June 13 to September 15, with special exhibitions at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and 6 p.m. on Sundays. "Moon Rabbits and Indigo Bats" will open the exhibit on June 13 at 5:30 p.m. Local textile artists will demonstrate the weaving techniques used in the exhibit on June 20 and 27 at 3, 5, and 7 p.m. John A. McCone Foundation Curator William J. Rathburn will speak about the exhibit on June 26 at noon. A tea ceremony demonstration will take place June 30 at 2:30 p.m. Call 206-654-3100.

   Other Seattle Art Museum exhibits this month include a showing of Mary Cassatt's paintings running through June 23, lectures on the arts and crafts movement of 1895 to 1945 on June 15 at 10:30 a.m., and a discussion of Canada's renowned landscape painters on June 20 at 7 p.m. Call 206-654-3100.

   The Seattle Asian Art Museum offers "Adornment For Eternity: Status and Rank in Chinese Ornament" through July 14, as well as a small Chinese shadow puppet installation through the fall, and summer tea and flower festivals on June 16, July 21, and August 18 at noon. Call 206-654-3100.

   The Parklane Gallery in Kirkland will host its 4th Annual Miniature Art Show through June 30. For the first time, the juried event will include many international entries in addition to those from throughout the United States. Call 827-1462.

   Lily Eng's acrylic paintings will be displayed at the Island Trader Gallery through July 11. Call 527-7939.

   The Northwest Watercolor Society will hold its 56th Annual Open Watercolor Exhibition through June 22 at the Howard/Mandville Gallery. Call 842-0168.

   UW Master of Fine Arts candidates will be exhibiting thesis work at the Center on Contemporary Arts in Seattle through June 12. Call 543-0970.

   The UW Women's Center Imogen Cunningham Gallery will exhibit works by Mary Flynn-Gillies through July 19. Call 685-1090.

   Paintings by Marjorie Masel will be on display at the Anderson Glover Gallery from June 13-July 15. Along with her, Aristotle Georgiades will be displaying his sculptures at the same time. Call (206) 739-0303.

   The University of Washington presents Master of Fine Arts Exhibition at NBBJ through June 14, 11:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call (206) 223-5555.

   Admission is free to the 9th Annual Best Show of commercial photography through July 18 at the Art Institute of Seattle Gallery. Call 448-0900.

   Color woodblock prints from Japan's "floating world" period are on exhibit at Carolyn Staley Fine Prints through June 29. Call 621-1888.