Island Scenes on Display in Eureka

Courtesy photo  - “Light Coming Through” by Alameda artist Katherine Meyer is just one of her charcoal works going on display at a museum in Eureka next month.

Island Scenes on Display in Eureka

Alameda artist Katherine Meyer will display a collection of her charcoal drawings called Finding Your Place at the Morris Graves Museum of Art (MGMA) in Eureka, Calif. Some of the drawings take their inspiration from views here in Alameda, where Meyer lives. 

The solo exhibition will run from Saturday, March 7, through Sunday, April 19, with an opening reception set for March 7, from 6 to 9 p.m. during First Saturday Night Arts Alive — an art celebration occuring monthly on Eureka’s Main Street. Meyer will also hold an artist’s talk Sunday, March 8, from 2 to 3 p.m.

Since moving to the Bay Area in 2009, Meyer  has exhibited her work at such venues as the Berkeley Art Center; Marin Museum of Contemporary Art and Mission College in Santa Clara. She also held a solo exhibition at the Triton Museum of Art in Santa Clara. 

The MGMA is located at 636 F St. in Eureka. Find out more about the museum at or (707) 442-0278. The museum is open Wednesday to Sunday, noon to 5 p.m., Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for seniors and students, children 17 and under can enter for free.

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