Dungeness crab art: Take home a piece of the coast
There’s art and literature and lifestyles and culture. You’ll find all of the above when you stay at Boreas Bed & Breakfast Inn on Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula.Crab-themed art, much like the crustaceans themselves, comes in myriad shapes and sizes, colors and characters. The Long Beach Peninsula is home to more than a dozen art galleries, many of which feature crab-inspired creations. From fine to fun, crab-themed and coast-inspired artwork brings the spirit of the Pacific Northwest to your living room, kitchen or bedroom.
Just down the street from Boreas, The Picture Attic in Long Beach features watercolors, art supplies, scrapbooking paper, custom framing and craft supplies – everything you need to craft your own crab creations. Stop by The Picture Attic while strolling to and from downtown Long Beach.
Find three galleries in the middle-Peninsula hamlet of Ocean Park. Bay Avenue Gallery features fine local pieces from a collection of Peninsula artists. Plan to visit nearby Weir Studios and Wiegardt Studio Gallery as well. Weir Studios features fabulous glass work including pendants, finished jewellery, fused glass and glass paintings. Wiegardt Studio Gallery is home to the award-winning watercolors of Eric Wiegardt. Contact InfoArtPort Gallery: Port of Ilwaco, 360.244.5818Don Nisbett Gallery: Port of Ilwaco, 360. 642.8831Marie Powell Gallery: Port of Ilwaco, 360.244.0800Queen La De Da’s Art Castle: Port of Ilwaco, 360.642.0823Weir Studios: Ocean Park, 360.665.6821Wiegardt Studio Gallery: Ocean Park, 360.6655976Bay Avenue Gallery: Ocean Park, 360.665.5200Picture Attic: Long Beach, 360.6424770Drew C. Foster is a writer and creative content professional based on the Long Beach Peninsula. He can be reached at email@example.com.