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updated 09.08.14

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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.

First Friday

Anacortes Galleries are open from 6 - 9pm.

Bainbridge Island Galleries are open from 6 - 8pm.

Bellingham Downtown Art Walk is from 6 - 10pm.

Bremerton Gallery Walk is from 5 - 8pm in downtown Bremerton.

Ellensburg Art Walk is from 5 - 7:30pm in Historic downtown Ellensburg.

Fremont Art Walk is from 6 - 9pm.

Issaquah Art Walk is from 6 - 9pm, May - September in downtown Issaquah.

Sequim Art Walk is from 5 - 8pm in downtown Sequim.

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

Vashon Island Gallery Cruise is from 6 - 9pm.

First Saturday

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

La Conner Galleries are open 5 - 8pm as part of the Skagit Valley Art Escape Weekend. www.laconnerartwalk

Langley on Whidbey Island Art Walk is from 5 - 7pm.

Port Townsend Art Walk is from 5:30 - 8:30pm.

Quilcene Art Walk is from 11am - 6pm.

Second Wednesday

Wallingford Art Wallk is from 6 - 9pm from May - September.

Second Thursday

Blitz, Capitol Hill's Art Walk is from 5 - 8pm.

West Seattle Art Walk is from 6 - 9pm.

Second Friday

Belltown Art Walk is from 6pm until closing.

Greenwood-Phinney Art Up Art Walk is from 6 - 9pm.

Kirkland Art Walk is from noon - 8pm.

Second Saturday

Ballard Art Walk is from 6 - 9pm.

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

Georgetown Art Attack is from 6 - 9pm.

Port Angeles Art Walk is from 5 - 8pm.

Poulsbo Art Walk is from is from 5 - 8pm.

Third Thursday

Edmonds Art Walk is from 5 - 8pm.

Seattle Design Center Art Walk is from 5 - 9pm. at 5701 Sixth Ave. South.

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.

Third Friday

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

Third Saturday

Everett Art Walk is from 4 - 7pm.

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September 19 - 20

Vashon Island Allied Arts Art Auction. Two evenings of art, food, and entertainment in support of island arts, 6 - 10pm, at the Blue Heron. Call 206/463-5131.

September 20 - 21

Edmonds Art Studio Tour, 10am - 5pm. Visit

LATE September - October

The Northwest ALL Glass Pumpkin Patches feature 1000 hand-blown pumpkins crafted By local glass artisans. Admission free, but pumpkins are for sale. For dates and locations visit

September 25 - 28

Schack-toberfest: Art & Harvest Festival. Festivities include glass pumpkin patch and "Make Your Own Pumpkin" in the hot shop. Schack Art Center. Visit

October 3 - 5

La Conner Annual Quilt Fest and Silent Auction Visit

October 4 - 5

Issaquah Salmon Days Festival, 10am - 6pm in Downtown Issaquah.Loads of art and free fun. Visit

October 24

Pilchuck Glass School 36th Annual Auction and Gala: THE contemporary glass event of the year. Held at The Westin, Seattle. Auction tours Oct. 22 - 25 are free and open to the public. Preview Night, Oct. 23. For reservations, time, and details, visit

THRU November

Art at Work: Tacoma Arts Month, one whole month to involve people in the arts and showcase the collective talent in Tacoma. Visit

November 7 - 9

La Conner's 28th Annual "Arts Alive!" Weekend festival and invitational art show. Visit

November 8 - 9

Art in the Woods. Self-guided tour of North Kitsap artists' studios with over 75 artists.

November 22 - 23

Yule Fest at Nordic Heritage Museum, 10am - 5pm, 3014 NW 67th St. Visit

November 28 - 29

Historic Fairhaven Holiday Festival and Open House, Bellingham, 5pm - 9pm. Call Artwood at 360/647-1628 or visit

November 29

Season of Lights Gala Festival of Trees benefits Children's Hospital Uncompensated Care Fund, Fairmont Olympic Hotel.


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