Posts Tagged ‘art festivals. museums’

Events Through December 16

December 16 – 17

Renegade returns to Hangar 30 @ Magnuson Park at 6310 NE 74th St with a festive weekend celebration of all things handmade including one-of-a-kind gifts for friends and family, Discover top independent maker talent from around the country, and enjoy a memorable Holiday weekend of local food vendors, seasonal cocktails, DJ sets, DIY workshops, photo ops, and more. Renegade partnered with CERF+ during the 2017 Winter Tour to help raise funds for their Disaster Relief Fund, providing aid to affected makers and artists from the recent devastating disasters from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria and the wildfires in Northern California. To donate or learn more about CERF+ click here or stop the info booth.

December  17

Native Art Mart at the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center, 5011 Bernie Whitebear Way in Discovery Park. Features a wide array of native-made arts and crafts

Through December23

Kirkland Arts Center Gallery, 620 Market Street, hosts a Holiday Art Market featuring local artists and craftspeople. Come shop for unique, handmade gifts and keepsakes while supporting the arts in our community. We will have ceramics, prints, paintings, cards, jewelry, and more! All events are free and open to the public.

Calendar of Art Walks and Events Through April 24

Third Thursday

Edmonds Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm.

Third Thursday in Kent 4 – 7pm,

Tacoma Art Mingle when Tacoma museums offer free admission and galleries are open from 5 – 8pm.


Thru April

34th Annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival features lots of arts and crafts exhibitions.


Thru April 24

Art in the Schoolhouse at Christianson’s Nursery, Mount Vernon.


April 22

Whidbey Island Sculpture Day Tour. The City of Langley proclaims Saturday, April 22 International Sculpture Day. International Sculpture Day is a world-wide celebration involving hundreds of artists, organizations and institutions in over 20 countries championing sculpture and is annually observed on or around April 24. An awards ceremony in Langley will recognize the body of works by internationally recognized sculpture artist, Georgia Gerber for her contribution to communities in support of public art, arts organizations and service organizations. A guided tour of Langley public art will follow the ceremony.


April 22

From 10-3pm Tieton Arts & Humanities‘ annual Upper Valley Student Art Show will feature the artwork of K-12 students in the Highland, Naches, and West Valley school districts and Oakridge Montessori. There will be an awards ceremony for the kids at 2pm. BOXX Gallery’s current photography show will be on display.


April 22 & 23

For the fourth year, The Depot in Anacortes sponsors a two day Spring Fest on April 22 & 23.  It has all the fun components of the August Art Festival, on a slightly smaller scale.   Some of the favorite booth artists will be there, as well as entertainers, food trucks, and a beer garden.   There will also be activities for the kids and demonstrating artists. Many art studios will be open including Tieton Mosaic, Goathead Press, and Paper Hammer Studios.

Bellevue Arts Museum Hosts BAM ARTSfair July 29 – 31

July 29 –  31

BAM ARTSfair. Bellevue Arts Museum hosts the largest award winning arts and crafts festival in the Northwest. Shop from over 300 inspiring artists. Fri. and Sat., 9:30am – 9:30pm., Sunday 9:30am-6pm. Bellevue Arts Museum FREE.

Western Fest at Tacoma Art Museum Sunday, February 28

tamWear your cowboy hat and boots to the Tacoma Art Museum this coming Sunday for a “Western Fest.” It takes place from 10am-4pm. Read all about it on the web by clicking the following link to Western Fest. All kinds of fun artsy cowboysy (I just invented that word)  happenings for the whole family at no charge. Live music from 11am-2pm.

Calendar of art walks and events through May 26

May 24-27

42nd Annual Northwest Folklife Festival, 11am-11pm., Seattle Center. Visit



June 7

Still time to buy Seattle Art Museum  Remix tickets. The Remix explores  The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States and SAM’s collection during a special evening of performances, art activities, dancing, and more at this late-night, creative explosion. This event is open to guests ages 18+. Taxes place from 8pm to midnight.

Calendar of art walks and events through May 19

Third Thursday

Belltown Art Walk, 6pm until closing. Visit

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 fro, 5pm-8pm. All three museums are free. Call 253.272.4258 or

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



Third Friday

Port Orchard Art Walk from 4-7pm. May through October



Third Saturday

Everett Art Walk, 4pm-7pm. Visit

LaConner Art Walk, 4pm-8pm.


May 17-19

Viking Fest Poulsbo, Downtown and on the waterfront. Visit



May 18

Blue Poppy Day with Ranier League of Arts. View both art and blue poppies throughout the Rhododendron Species Botanical Gardens next to Weyerhauser in Federal Way.



At 1 p.m. Museum of Glass in Tacoma hosts internationally acclaimed curator and author William Warmus for a lecture entitled “The True History of Glass?”  This lecture is part of the Museum’s ongoing educational programming in support of the mission to provide a dynamic learning environment to appreciate the medium of glass through creative experiences, collections and exhibitions. Admission to the lecture is included in Museum admission.



May 18-19

University District Street Fair: longest running street festival in the nation. Visit





3548 Meridian Street, Bellingham. Visit