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Lino Tagliapietra at Museum of Glass Hot Shop

mogItalian glass Maestro Lino Tagliapietra will spend two weeks in the Museum of Glass  (MOG) Hot Shop from February 10 through 21. Tagliapietra’s Visiting Artist Residency will kick off with a “Tips and Tricks” special presentation in the Hot Shop on February 10 starting at 9 am. Artist John Kiley will provide in-depth commentary about glassmaking techniques while Tagliapietra works. The presentation is open to the public and included with museum admission.

Calendar of art walks and events through October 6

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

 

First Friday

Anacortes Galleries are open from 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/artwork

Bremerton Gallery Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Bremerton.www.bremertonartwalk.com

Ellensburg Art Walk is from 5 – 7:30pm in Historic downtown Ellensburg.www.ellensburgartwalk.com

Fremont Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm.www.fremontartwalk.com

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

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

Upper Queen Anne Art Walk is from 3 – 9pm and takes place between the 1500 and 2400 block On Queen Anne Avenue North.www.upperqueenartwalk.com

Vashon Island Gallery Cruise is from 6 – 9pm. www.vashonislandfirstfriday.com

 

First Saturday

Gig Harbor Art Walk along the waterfront is from 1 – 5pm, and every Thursday night in the summer until 8pm. www.gigharborartwalk.com

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.porttownsendartwalk.com

Quilcene Art Walk is from 11am – 6pm.www.quilceneartwalk.com

 

October 1 – 31

Savor the San Juans – A Medley of Food, Art & Culture,, Lopez Island, Orcas Island, San Juan Island, www.visitsanjuans.com/savor

October 3 – 5

La Conner Annual Quilt Fest and Silent Auction Visit www.laconnerquilts.com.

 

Museum of Glass  in Tacoma for the 11th Annual Iittala Bird Lovers’ Weekend. A yearly celebration of the artistry of Professor Oiva Toikka – one of the most renowned names in glass art – the Bird Lovers’ Weekend will spotlight the imaginative, rich and bold glass Birds by Toikka via a special exhibit with various bird-making demonstrations by Iittala master glassblowers.

 

October 4

San Juan Island Oktoberfest!, San Juan Island, www.sanjuanisland.org

 

October 4 – 5

Artstock on San Juan Island, www.artstocksanjuanisland.com

 

Issaquah Salmon Days Festival, 10am – 6pm in Downtown Issaquah.Loads of art and free fun. Visit www.salmondays.org.

 

 

20th Annual Whatcom Artist Studio Tour

More than 50 Whatcom County artists will open their studios to the public during the 20th annual Whatcom Studio Artist Tour held the first two weekends of October 4-5 and 11-12 from 10 am to 5 pm daily. Each studio will present a wide selection of art for sale and artists will be available throughout the tour to meet with visitors and many will provide demonstrations of their craft.  Art represented on the tour includes clay, glass, handmade books, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, sculpture and woodworking.  The event is free of charge, people of all ages are welcome and most studios are accessible.  Check the website www.studiotour.net for updates on venue openings and exhibition dates.