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Calendar of art walks and special events June 13 – 19

Third Thursday

Belltown Art Walk. For more information and maps:

Edmonds Art Walk, 5pm-8pm.  Visit

Tacoma Art Walk.  Tacoma’s galleries, Museum of Glass, Tacoma Art Museum, and the Washington State History Museum are open from 5pm-8pm.  All three museums are free.  Call 253.272.4258.

Upper Queen Anne Art Walk, 6pm-8pm.  E-mail

Third Friday

Port Orchard Art Walk from 4-7pm.

Third Saturday

Everett Art Walk, 4pm-7pm.  Visit

LaConner Art Walk, 4pm-8pm.

Last Thursday

Microsoft Art Collection Tours.  Open to the public, free.  RSVP two weeks in advance to  Maximum of 40 can register.

June 16

Tacoma Art Museum from 5-8pm. Identity in Portraiture, Part 1. Explore how identity is examined and portrayed through images.

June 17

Gage Academy of Art  students celebrate a year filled with artistic creativity and intensive study at the 19th annual Best of Gage: Student Art Exhibit, Awards & Sale from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Free to the public with more than 200 works spanning the entire school in diverse media, subjects, and individual style. This year’s guest juror Stefano Catalani, director of curatorial affairs/artistic director of the Bellevue Arts Museum, will select the prestigious Best in Show prize and top entries in seven categories: abstract, beginner, figure, landscape, portrait, sculpture, and still life.

The Seattle Art Museum Olympic Sculpture Park hosts “Beautiful Beats, Bountiful Eats” from 8pm to midnight. Featuring Hey Marseilles with Curtains For You and The Lumineers and dance the night away with music curated by Dave Hernandez from the Shins and DJ Aanshul. Bountiful Eats: Dante’s Inferno Dogs, Maximus/Minimus, Molly Moon Ice Cream, Skillet, Street Treats and Veraci Pizza. Tickets just $75 per person and include everything (great party—all food and drinks).

June 17 – 18

La Conner… Museum of Northwest Art 2011 Auction – Public Preview and Auction. The Museum of Northwest Art in La Conner is hosting a preview of its upcoming art auction on Friday, June 17, from noon to 5 pm and on Saturday, June 18, from 11 am to 3 pm. The preview is FREE and open to the public. The art auction is the Museum’s largest annual fundraiser…for seasoned and novice art collectors—over 350 works by emerging through master artists. Paintings, prints, glass, photographs, sculpture, ceramics, art jewelry, and textiles. A full auction catalog is available for viewing on MoNA’s website: This auction begins at 5 pm on Saturday, June 18. Tickets are $95 each ($100 after June 1) and may be purchased online, by phone (360.466.4446, ext 109), or by visiting the Museum Store.

June 17-19

Edmonds Arts Festival 53rd Anniversary Year.  Visit

Meeker Days Festival, Downtown Puyallup.  Visit

June 18

Museum of Northwest Art 18th Annual Art Auction in LaConner.  Preview June 17. The museum’s largest annual fundraiser…for seasoned and novice art collectors–over 300 works by emerging through master artists.  Paintings, prints, glass, photographs, sculpture, ceramics, art jewelry, and textiles. Visit


June 18 – 19

Fremont Art Fair. Artistic highlights include craft and art booths, street performers, local bands, wacky decorated art cars, the free-spirited Solstice Parade produced by the Fremont Arts Council, and many other oddities that personify Fremont’s official motto “Delibertus Quirkus” – Freedom to be Peculiar.


Summer Solstice Ceramic Art Sale at Happy Valley Grange, 19720 NE 50th St., Redmond. Hours: Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm, Sunday 10 am to 5 pm.  Celebrate summer’s start and Father’s Day amid an offering of unique ceramic art created by 21 regional artists at Redmond’s Happy Valley Grange.  The show features a number of demonstrations by participating artists including wheel throwing, Raku firing, Ikebana floral arranging and a supervised space for children to "Play with Clay". Visit  for map, demonstration schedule and "Artist Gallery".