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Calendar of Art Walks and Events Through November 19

Third Thursday

Edmonds Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. www.edmondsartwalk.com

Third Thursday in Kent 4 – 7pm, www.thirdthursdaykent.com

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

November 15 – December 31

Museum of Glass (MOG)  celebrates its third annual Fire & Ice Festival. MOG will host a variety of Fire & Ice themed activities, performances, and demonstrations for visitors of all ages to enjoy during the holidays.

November 16 – 18

Puyallup Quilt and Craft Festival, Western Washington Fairgrounds in Puyallup.

November 18 – 19

Yule Fest at Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 NW 67th St. 10am – 5pm. www.nordicmuseum.org.

Calendar of Art Walks and Events Through November 20

Third Thursday

Edmonds Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. www.edmondsartwalk.com

Third Thursday in Kent 4 – 7pm, www.thirdthursdaykent.com

Seattle Design Center Art Walk is from 5 – 9pm. at 5701 Sixth Ave. South. www.seattledesigncenter.com

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

Upper Queen Anne Art Walk is from 3 – 9pm and takes place between the 1500 and 2400 blocks on Queen Anne Ave. N.

 

November 19 – 20

"Yule Fest" at Nordic Heritage Museum, 10am – 5pm, 3014 NW 67th Street Visit www.nordicmuseum.org

Art Walks and Events Through October 8

First Thursday

Gallery Walks in Pioneer Square and the Seattle Art Museum area, 5 – 8pm.

Downtown Museum and Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park are free all day on First Thursdays.www.firstthursdayseattle.com

Art in the Park at South Lake Union Park.May through Oct. 11am – 7pm. Free admission at Museum of History and Industry. For more information: www.nwartalliance.com

SLU Art Walk from 5 – 8pm Oct. and May. South Lake Union event features temporary art shows in multiple venues run by Shunpike.

Silverdale Artwalk, March – Nov. 5 – 8pm, Meet at Lisa Stirrett Glass Art Studio, 9536 NW Silverdale Way. 360/613-5472

 

First Friday

Anacortes Galleries are open 6 – 9pm.www.anacortesart.com

Bainbridge Island Galleries are open from 6 – 8pm. www.bainbridgedowntown.org.

Bellingham Downtown Art Walk is from 6 – 10pm. www.downtownbellingham.com/artwalk

Bremerton Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Bremerton. www.ci.bremerton.wa.us

Ellensburg Art Walk is from 5 – 7:30pm in historic downtown Ellensburg.www.ci.ellensburg.wa.us

Fremont Art Walk is 6 – 9pm.www.fremontfirstfriday.com

Issaquah Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm, May – September in downtown Issaquah.www.downtownissaquah.com

Sequim Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Sequim. www.sequimartwalk.com

Vashon Island Gallery Cruise is from 6 – 9pm.www.stov.us/art/firstFriday.html

 

First Saturday

La Conner Galleries are open April – Oct. 5 – 8pm as part of the Skagit Valley Art Escape.www.skagitvalleyartescape.com

Langley on Whidbey Island Art Walk is from 5 – 7pm. www.visitlangley.com

Port Orchard Art Walk April – Oct. from 2 – 5pm. www.pobsa.com

Port Townsend Art Walk is from 5:30 – 8:30pm.www.ptguide.com/arts-music-theatre/158-gallery-walks

 

October 7

Discover new artwork and support Photographic Center Northwest. The event will feature works by 38+ local and nationally-known artists, including James Welling ($12,000 retail value), Ron Jude ($1,300 retail value), Jenny Riffle ($1,350 retail value), and many more.

 

October 8, 9

10th Annual Sammamish Art Fair has grown in reputation to be one of the most anticipated arts events on the Eastside, and it will feature some of the best jury selected local artists in our area. When Forbes recently ranked Sammamish as the number one friendliest town in America they made mention of the annual arts fair. Held at the Sammamish City Hall, 801 228th Ave. SE, Sammamish, WA.  Inside the City Hall building, the highest quality and variety of fine art will be available for purchase, and will include original works of art such as; paintings, jewelry, mixed media, encaustic art, glass arts, ceramics, printmaking, woodcarving, photography and textile art. Sponsorship is grateful received from the City of Sammamish, the Sammamish Arts Commission and 4Culture. Admission is free.

Calendar of Art Walks and Events Through August 14

Second Wednesday

Wallingford Art Walk starts at 6pm each month. Visit www.wallingford.org

Second Thursday

Gig Harbor Art Walk along the waterfront in the summer until 8pm. www.gigharborguide.com

Blitz, Capitol Hill’s Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm.capitolhillartwalk.com

West Seattle Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm.westseattleartwalk.blogspot.com

 

Second Friday

Belltown Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm.www.belltownartwalk.com

Phinney Wood Art Up Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. ­artupphinneywood.com

Kirkland Art Walk is from noon – 8pm.www.kirklandartwalk.com

 

Second Saturday

Ballard Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm.www.ballardartwalk.com

Central District Art Walk is from 1 – 5pm. At various locations around 23rd Ave. and E. Cherry St. www.seattleartists.com

Georgetown Art Attack is from 6 – 9pm.www.georgetownartattack.com

Port Angeles Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm.www.olympicpeninsula.org

Poulsbo Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm.www.historicdowntownpoulsbo.com/ArtWalk.html.

 

August 12 – 14

Bainbridge Island Summer Studio Tour, 10am – 6pm daily. Features regional artists In local studios. Visit www.bistudiotour.com.

 

August 13 – 14

Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival on Whidbey Island, Sat. 10am – 6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm. Visit www.coupevillefestival.com.

Calendar of Art Walks and Events Through April 24

Third Thursday

Edmonds Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm.www.edmondsartwalk.com

Third Thursday in Kent 4 – 7pm,www.thirdthursdaykent.com

Seattle Design Center Art Walk is from 5 – 9pm. at 5701 Sixth Ave. South.www.seattledesigncenter.com

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

Upper Queen Anne Art Walk is from 3 – 9pm and takes place between the 1500 and 2400 blocks on Queen Anne Ave. N.

 

Fourth Saturday

Bremerton Charleston Arts District Artwalk, noon – 8pm www.ci.bremerton.wa.us/

 

Through April

33rd Annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival features lots of arts and crafts exhibits as well as the most beautiful tulips you’ve ever seen.

 

April 18 – June 3

Northwest Watercolor Society  International Open Exhibition, Mercer Island Community Center, 8236 SE 24th Street, Mercer Island, 206/275-7609.

 

April 23

The Art of Science and Color from 6-8pm at the Kittredge Gallery at University of Puget Sound. (N. Alder and N. 15th Street) in Tacoma.

 

Tacoma Art Museum symposium on western art. The symposium is open to the public and is particularly relevant to enthusiasts and students of art, history, the environment, and the American West. The event takes place Saturday, April 23. Check in starting at 9:00 am and enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast.

 

Mighty Tieton  Open House from 10am-3pm. Tieton Arts & Humanities’ annual Student Art Exhibition will feature over 200 works by K-12  students in the Highland, Naches, and West Valley school districts. There is an awards ceremony for the kids at 2:00 pm. Located at 608 Wisconsin Ave, Tieton, WA .

 

April 24

sculptureInternational Sculpture Day on April 24, Sculpture Northwest Gallery and the City of Bellingham have collaborated on the Downtown Sculpture Exhibition.  The outdoor exhibition features the sculpture of prominent Pacific Northwest sculptors:  Ann Morris (Eagle Arm); Jason Reed Brown (Raven II); David Kitts (Giant Mailbox); Aaron Loveitt (Hollow); Thor Myhre (Buddha); Christopher Pauley (Two Cats on a Bicycle and Red Bird Apartment House)  Lillian Pitt (She Follows the Dreams and Dreaming About Weaving Baskets). Displayed at various locations in the Bellingham Arts District and central downtown areas. 

 

Arty Party at the Henry Art Gallery on the University of Washington campus from 1-4pm. Discover new taste buds, shift your sense of time, and explore art with your whole body in an afternoon full of artist and youth-led FREE activities.

Calendar of Art Walks and Events Through April 17

Second Wednesday

Wallingford Art Walk starts at 6pm each month. Visit www.wallingford.org

 

Second Thursday

Gig Harbor Art Walk along the waterfront in the summer until 8pm. www.gigharborguide.com

Blitz, Capitol Hill’s Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm.capitolhillartwalk.com

West Seattle Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm.westseattleartwalk.blogspot.com

 

Second Friday

Belltown Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm.www.belltownartwalk.com

Phinney Wood Art Up Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm. ­artupphinneywood.com

Kirkland Art Walk is from noon – 8pm.www.kirklandartwalk.com

 

Thru April

33rd Annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival features lots of arts and crafts exhibits as well as the most beautiful tulips you’ve ever seen.

Through April 24

Art in the Schoolhouse at Christianson’s Nursery, Mt. Vernon. Visit StanwoodCamanoArts.com.

 

April 18 – June 3

Northwest Watercolor Society International Open Exhibition, Mercer Island Community Center, 8236 SE 24th Street, Mercer Island, 206/275-7609.

Art Walks and Special Events Through September 7

First Thursday

Gallery Walks in Pioneer Square and the Seattle Art Museum area, 5 – 8pm.

Downtown Museum and Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park are free all day on First Thursdays. www.firstthursdayseattle.com

New! Silverdale Art walk, 5:30 – 8pm, November through March. Meet at Lisa Stirrett Glass Art Studio, 9536 NW Silverdale Way. 360/613-5472

 

First Friday

Anacortes Galleries are open 6 – 9pm.www.anacortesart.com

Bainbridge Island Galleries are open from 6 – 8pm. www.bainbridgedowntown.org.

Bellingham Downtown Art Walk is from 6 – 10pm. www.downtownbellingham.com/artwalk

Bremerton Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Bremerton. www.ci.bremerton.wa.us

Ellensburg Art Walk is from 5 – 7:30pm in historic downtown Ellensburg.www.ci.ellensburg.wa.us

Fremont Art Walk is 6 – 9pm.www.fremontfirstfriday.com

Issaquah Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm, May – September in downtown Issaquah.www.downtownissaquah.com

Sequim Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Sequim. www.sequimartwalk.com

Vashon Island Gallery Cruise is from 6 – 9pm.www.stov.us/art/firstFriday.html

 

First Saturday

La Conner Galleries are open 5 – 8pm as part of the Skagit Valley Art Escape Weekend.www.skagitvalleyartescape.com

Langley on Whidbey Island Art Walk is from 5 – 7pm. www.visitlangley.com

Port Townsend Art Walk is from 5:30 – 8:30pm.www.ptguide.com/arts-music-theatre/158-gallery-walks

Quilcene Art Walk is from 11am – 6pm.

 

August 30 – October 31

The Great Northwest Glass Pumpkin Patch featuring 2000+ hand blown glass pumpkins crafted by local glass artisans. For dates and locations visit www.tacomaglassblowing.com

 

September 4 – 6

ARTfusion, Annual Fine Art Show by Sequim’s award winning artists. The Cutting Garden, 303 Dahlia Llama Lane, Sequim. 360/670-8671

 

September 5 – 6

Lopez Island Artists Studio Tour. Visit www.lopezisland.com/studiotour.

 

September 5 – 7

Bumbershoot: Seattle’s Music & Art Festival, Seattle Center. The biggest of its kind in North America and an absolute must for Seattle’s art community.  Visit www.bumbershoot.org

 

September 7-13

Paint the Peninsula  third annual juried plein air painting competition in Port Angeles. The weeklong event will feature daily exhibits and sales of original artwork, a Friday “Quick Draw” competition, awards receptions and a Sunday interactive festival of the arts at Webster’s Woods Art Park. The only event of its caliber in the state of Washington, Paint the Peninsula benefits the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center (PAFAC). 

Calendar of Art Walks and Events Through August 9

First Thursday

Gallery Walks in Pioneer Square and the Seattle Art Museum area, 5 – 8pm.

Downtown Museum and Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park are free all day on First Thursdays. www.firstthursdayseattle.com

New! Silverdale Art walk, 5:30 – 8pm, November through March. Meet at Lisa Stirrett Glass Art Studio, 9536 NW Silverdale Way. 360/613-5472

 

First Friday

Anacortes Galleries are open 6 – 9pm.www.anacortesart.com

Bainbridge Island Galleries are open from 6 – 8pm. www.bainbridgedowntown.org.

Bellingham Downtown Art Walk is from 6 – 10pm. www.downtownbellingham.com/artwalk

Bremerton Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Bremerton. www.ci.bremerton.wa.us

Ellensburg Art Walk is from 5 – 7:30pm in historic downtown Ellensburg.www.ci.ellensburg.wa.us

Fremont Art Walk is 6 – 9pm.www.fremontfirstfriday.com

Issaquah Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm, May – September in downtown Issaquah.www.downtownissaquah.com

Sequim Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Sequim. www.sequimartwalk.com

Vashon Island Gallery Cruise is from 6 – 9pm.www.stov.us/art/firstFriday.html

 

Second Saturday

Ballard Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm.www.ballardartwalk.com

Central District Art Walk is from 1 – 5pm. At various locations around 23rd Ave. and E. Cherry St. www.seattleartists.com

Georgetown Art Attack is from 6 – 9pm.www.georgetownartattack.com

Port Angeles Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm.www.olympicpeninsula.org

Poulsbo Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm.www.historicdowntownpoulsbo.com/ArtWalk.html.

 

bistudioAugust 7 – 9

Anacortes Arts Festival: Bigger and better than ever–takes over the whole town. Visit www.anacortesartsfestival.com. Many exciting new artists this year, from the West Coast and as far away as New York, Florida and Texas.  

 

Bainbridge Island Summer Studio Tour, 10am – 6pm. daily. Features regional artists in local studios.www.bistudiotour.com. In all, there are five studios to visit over the 3-day weekend. Each studio has a variety of art mediums, and between eight and fourteen juried artists waiting to greet you.

Calendar of art walks and events through June 15

Second Wednesday

Wallingford Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm from May – September.www.wallingfordartwalk.com

Second Thursday

Blitz, Capitol Hill’s Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. www.wallingfordartwalk.com

West Seattle Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm.www.westseattleartwalk.com

 

Second Friday

Belltown Art Walk is from 6pm until closing. www.belltownartwalk.com

Greenwood-Phinney Art Up Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm.www.greenwoodphinneyartwalk.com

Kirkland Art Walk is from noon – 8pm.www.kirklandartwalk.com

 

Second Saturday

Ballard Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm.www.ballardartwalk.com

Central District Art Walk is from 1 – 5pm. At various locations around 23rd Ave. and E. Cherry St. www.centraldistrictartwalk.com

Georgetown Art Attack is from 6 – 9pm.www.georgetownartattack.com

Port Angeles Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm.www.portangelesartwalk.com

Poulsbo Art Walk is from is from 5 – 8pm.www.poulsboartwalk.com.

 

June 13

"Best of Gage" Student Art Show and Awards at Gage Academy of Art, 1501 10th Ave. East. Visit www.gageacademy.org.

 

June 13 – 15

56th Edmonds Arts Festival, one of the Pacific Northwest’s largest arts celebrations, is a free, fun-filled Father’s Day Weekend in Edmonds. Fri. 11am – 9pm, Sat. 10am – 8pm, Sun. 10am – 6pm. Visit edmondsartsfestival.org.

 

June 14

laconnerJoin Mayor Ramon Hayes for the opening of the 9th Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition in La Conner.
Walk-through will begin in Gilkey Square at the corner of First Street and Morris Street, La Conner. The outdoor show, sponsored by the La Conner Arts Commission, receives ongoing media coverage and brought the Town of La Conner a prestigious Municipal Achievement Award from the Association of Washington Cities. If you have any questions please call Lori at La Conner Town Hall, (360) 466-3125, or planning@townoflaconner.org. Shown at the left: Rose Window by Barrie Herem.

Calendar of art walks and events through April 27

Thru April

skagit valley tulip

31st Annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival features lots of arts and crafts exhibits not to mention the most gorgeous display of tulips you’ve ever seen. The entire valley gears up for this festival every year.  Visit www.tulipfestival.org.

 

Through  June 6

Northwest Watercolor Society 74th Annual International Open Exhibition features 62 artists from the US, Canada and 5 other countries. How showing at The American Art Company, 1126 Broadway Plaza, Tacoma . Visit NWWS.org.

 

April 26

Pratt’s 32nd Annual Fine Art Auction,"The Pratt Pack." Bell Harbor Conference Center, 2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66. Visit www.pratt.org

Art walks and events through April 20

Third Wednesday

Uptown Art Walk will take place the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 5 p.m. The walk will start at the corner of Roy Street and Queen Anne Avenue, continuing north on Queen Anne Avenue.

Third Thursday

Edmonds Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm.www.edmondsartwalk.com

Seattle Design Center Art Walk is from 5 – 9pm. at 5701 Sixth Ave. South.www.seattledesigncenterartwalk.com

Tacoma Art Walk. Tacoma’s galleries, Museum of Glass, Tacoma Art Museum. And the Washington State History Museum are open from 5 – 8pm. All three museums are free. www.artwalktacoma.com

 

Third Friday

Port Orchard Art Walk is from 4 – 7pm, May through October.www.portorchardartwalk.com.

 

Third Saturday

Everett Art Walk is from 4 – 7pm.www.everettartwalk.com

 

Thru April

skagit valley tulip

31st Annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival features lots of arts and crafts exhibits not to mention the most gorgeous display of tulips you’ve ever seen. The entire valley gears up for this festival every year.  Visit www.tulipfestival.org.

 

April 19 – June 6

Northwest Watercolor Society 74th Annual International Open Exhibition at the American Art Company in Tacoma. Visit NWWS.org.

Calendar of art walks and events though December 15

Second Wednesday

Wallingford Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm from May – September.www.wallingfordartwalk.com

 

Second Thursday

Blitz, Capitol Hill’s Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm. www.wallingfordartwalk.com

West Seattle Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm.www.westseattleartwalk.com

 

Second Friday

Belltown Art Walk is from 6pm until closing. www.belltownartwalk.com

Greenwood-Phinney Art Up Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm.www.greenwoodphinneyartwalk.com

Kirkland Art Walk is from noon – 8pm.www.kirklandartwalk.com

 

Second Saturday

Ballard Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm.www.ballardartwalk.com

Central District Art Walk is from 1 – 5pm. At various locations around 23rd Ave. and E. Cherry St. www.centraldistrictartwalk.com

Georgetown Art Attack is from 6 – 9pm.www.georgetownartattack.com

Port Angeles Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm.www.portangelesartwalk.com

Poulsbo Art Walk is from is from 5 – 8pm.www.poulsboartwalk.com.

 

December 7 – 8, 14 – 15

Vashon Island Holiday Art Studio Tour,10am – 4pm. Call Vashon Allied Arts at 206/463-5131.

 

December 13 – 14

Fa-La-La Holiday Sale of Fine Art & Craft, Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Avenue, Everett. will feature unique one-of-a-kind gifts for holiday giving. Visit www.schack.org.

 

December 14 – 15

Chimacum Arts & Crafts Fair, 10am – 4pm, Chimacum High School in Port Townsend. Visit www.chimacumarts.org.