Category Archives: Volunteers

Sidney Volunteer–Dana Harmon

A Bremerton native, Sidney volunteer Dana Harmon has been a member of the Sidney Museum and Arts Association almost since the beginning in the early 70's and has been a volunteer for since 2006.  She was introduced to the Sidney Art Gallery through her sister, who started to send her artistic things from the Gallery for Christmas while she was living in California.  Once Dana moved to Port Orchard, she decided to become a member herself. An artist in her

Sidney Volunteer–Mary Peterson

Sidney Volunteer Mary Peterson comes from a family four generations born and raised in this area.  She has been volunteering with the Sidney Museum and Arts Association for more than 15 years, including serving as a long time board member and Chair of the History Committee.  An artist in her own right, she enjoys hand embroidery, particularly Brazilian embroidery, which she has demonstrated at the Sidney Art Gallery, as well as quilting.  Mary has been responsible for many years for

Sidney Volunteer — Maxine Spillinger

Originally from Chicago, longtime Sidney volunteer, Maxine Spillinger has been with the Sidney Museum and Arts Association since 1976.  "I enjoy meeting the people, having the opportunity to be a part of an art community," she said when asked what keeps bringing her back to volunteer.  Maxine also volunteers with the Friends of the Library, a particular passion of hers.  She is often instrumental in bringing library activities to the Log Cabin Museum and the Sidney Art Gallery Museum, most recently

In Memoriam – Virgil Reames

In Memoriam Virgil James Reames October 1, 1938 – June 25, 2014 Sidney Museum and Arts Association regrets to inform our friends and members of the sudden passing of Virgil Reames, our historian and archivist.  Virgil passed away peacefully at his home.  He has always been an inspiration for us in our work and will continue to be in the future.  He has been a wonderful colleague and friend and will be sorely missed.   Virgil James Reames was a

Sidney Volunteer–Jane Raudabaugh

It's Volunteer Appreciation Week and the Sidney Museum and Arts Association appreciates the help and support we receive from all of our Sidney Volunteers.  Be sure to stop by the Sidney Art Gallery and Museum and meet some of these intrepid people.  We are always on the lookout for good volunteers. If you are looking to become a Sidney Volunteer, click here for more information and please let us know.  We are looking for Sidney Volunteers for the Log Cabin

Sidney Volunteers-Olga ‘Toni’ Nelson

Toni Nelson, artist and one of the Sidney volunteers How long have you been a volunteering? Well 1979, I started to volunteer. Are you an artist? Yes, a watercolorist. I teach also. Who are some of your favorite artists in the gallery? I like Bev Pederson, Marti Green, there are a lot of great artists! Do you have a hobby?  I do enjoy putting together floral arrangements in the spring time. Now I focus most of my time painting. Would

Sidney Volunteer–Lynne Little

The Sidney Museum and Arts Association appreciates each Sidney Volunteer and will be introducing some of them to you.  Next up, Lynne Little – one of our long time board members, Membership Chair and a loyal Sidney Volunteer.  If you are interested in membership with the Sidney Museum and Arts Association, Lynne is the person to contact.  And if you are interested in becoming a Sidney Volunteer, please be sure to let us know. Lynne Little,  Sidney Volunteer, Membership Chair

Sidney Volunteer–Sally Shuster

The Sidney Museum and Arts Association values each of the Sidney Volunteers and we're going to be introducing you to some of them.  Stop in at the Sidney Art Gallery and Museum any Tuesday through Sunday and you'll find one of these great people there ready to tell you all about the Sidney Art Gallery, the Sidney Museum or the Log Cabin Museum.  And if you're interested in being a Sidney Volunteer, please let us know.  So now, introducing our

Sidney Volunteer – Virginia Collins

Sidney Museum and Arts Association values all of the Sidney Volunteers and we'd like to introduce you to some of them as well as encourage anyone interested in becoming a Sidney Volunteer.  First, of course, is our Sidney Volunteer Coordinator, Virginia Collins.  Virginia is always ready to help out, willing to fill in at a moments notice, and always with that great smile! How long have you been a Sidney Volunteer?  Since 1997, about 17 years. What do you do

Sidney Volunteers–Guy Cook

  Guy Cook, vDomainHosting, Sidney's Web Master and one of the Sidney volunteers How long have you been working with SMAA? Oh, I started being the web master for SMAA around 2004. How long have you been working with developing websites? Since 1995.  I went to the Port Orchard Farmer's Market and looked for someone who would not buy a website so I could practice my sales speech.  I picked someone who sold wool sheep fiber and homemade soap –

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