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updated 07.23.14

 
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Artwalks

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.laconnerartwalk

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

Second Wednesday

Wallingford Art Wallk 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.

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

Art Events

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July 25 - 27

Bellevue Festival of the Arts 68th year. One of, if not, the largest art fair in the country. Get there early, downtown Bellevue, Fri. - Sat. 9:30am - 9:30pm, Sun. 9:30am - 6pm. Visit www.bellevuearts.org.

August 1 - 31

Art Port Townsend 16th annual juried art festival. Northwind Art Center. Visit www.northwindarts.org.

August 1 - 3

Anacortes Arts Festival: Bigger and Better than ever--takes over the whole town. Visit www.anacortesfestival.com

August 8 - 10

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

August 9 - 10

Coupeville Arts & Crafts Festival on Whidbey Island. Call 360/678-3396.

August 15 - 17

Poulsbo Arts Festival. All kinds of arts and crafts. www.cafnw.org.

August 16 - 17

Fresh Paint Festival of Artists at Work along the entire length of the promenade at the Port of Everett Marina, 1700 W Marine View Dr. Visit www.schack.org

Viking Days at Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 Northwest 67th St. Visit www.nordicmuseum.org.

August 23 - 24

Port Townsend Annual Studio Tour. Visit www.northwindarts.org

Whidbey Open Studio Tour 2014, 10am - 5pm. Visit www.whidbeyopenstudiotour.com

August 30 - 31

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

August 30 - September 1

Bumbershoot: Seattle's Music & Art Festival, Seattle Center. The biggest of its kind in North America. Visit www.bumbershoot.org

September 1 - October 15

Quilt Walk in LaConner Shops. Visit www.laconnerquilts.com.

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 www.edmondsartstudiotour.com

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 www.tacomaglassblowingstudio.com

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 www.schack.org

October 3 - 5

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

October 4 - 5

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

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 www.pilchuck.com.

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 www.artatworktacoma.com.

November 7 - 9

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

November 8 - 9

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

November 22 - 23

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

November 28 - 29

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

November 29

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

 


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