New Salmon Art at Makah National Fish Hatchery

.: Friends :. Category, submitted June 10th, 2020

The Makah National Fish Hatchery Visitor Center in Neah Bay, WA is getting some new tribal art that celebrates and honors the importance and influence of salmon to the Makah culture. Commissioned pieces include a red cedar carving (14″ x 58″) Steelhead plaque carved with abalone inlay and treated with lemon oil, some wooden fish dissection puzzles, and more. These art pieces will be available to be enjoyed by all who enter the Visitor Center as soon as it reopens following the shutdown related to Covid-19.

Red cedar carvingĀ Steelhead plaque

The Makah National Fish Hatchery is a part of the Olympic Peninsula Fisheries Complex. Many thanks to the artists, coordinators, and our funding partners. This program is supported, in part, by a grantĀ from the Washington State Arts Commission. Also supported by the National Endowment for the Arts.










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