An easy way to dismiss the winter blues at least for a little while? Hit Gonzaga’s Jundt Art Museum for A Grand Tour: Images of Italy, a new show drawing on the museum’s permanent collection that will take you across the country and across time through its works. Through pieces created as far back as the 16th century, explore the canals of Venice, the Renaissance architecture of Florence and scenes from Rome, Milan, Naples and more. While you’re there, check out another show opening Jan. 18, From the Collection on the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment: Prints By Women. It’s part of the school’s 19th and Counting celebration of women gaining the right to vote, and features 20 images by American female artists like Dorothy Dehner and Alice Neel that span the 100 years since the amendment passed.
Jan. 18-May 9; open Mon-Sat from 10 am-4 pm; opening reception Fri, Jan. 17 from 4-7 pm • Jundt Art Museum • 200 E. Desmet Ave. • gonzaga.edu/jundt
— Dan Nailen