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2018 Exhibit Schedule to view/print   [Archive: 2017 exhibit schedule]


Showcase 2018 Schedule
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Dec 1 - Jan 22 - Call for artists

Feb 28 - Hang artwork
Mar 1- Showcase opens
Mar 3 - Saturday 5:30 - 8:30 pm - Opening reception and Art Walk

March exhibition Community Read -- Port Townsend Library's book-inspired exhibition. Bring artwork for jury Sun. Feb. 25 (4:30 - 6:00) or Mon. Feb. 26 (10:00 - 2:00). Click here for details and prospectus...
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A special award will be presented for the Best Representation of the Book ($100) sponsored by the Friends of the Port Townsend Public Library and chosen by Melody Sky Eisler, Director of the Port Townsend Public Library. Other prizes: Juror’s Choice ($125) and three Merit Awards ($75 each). Throughout the exhibit, visitors will be encouraged to make their People’s Choice ($75).

May 31 Think Big - Click here for exhibit info... - an opportunity for artists of all disciplines to break the limits that are quite often placed on our creativity and go large! Take  advantage of our tall walls and lofty ceilings. Oversized, out of scale, super close-ups of things from your imagination - grandiose ideas - new color pallets, new materials, new subjects?  Think beyond your comfort zone!

July 5 Bi-annual series - The Printmakers Hand IV - a juried show of traditional and new approaches to techniques such as etching, drypoint, monoprint, lithograph and collagraph. Prospectus and online registration at
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Jan. 5 - Open for submissions
April 4 - Deadline
May 10 - Jury selection notifications

Aug. 2 Art Port Townsend Expressions Northwest - Submissions in June

Aug. 18-19 Art Port Townsend Studio Tour  - Submissions March to June

Oct. 4 Perspectives on Landscapes - Submissions by Oct. 1

Nov. 29 Small Expressions - Submissions by Nov. 26. Open to all media


2019 and 2020 Northwind Arts Center Exhibitions Committee is seeking artists and guest curators for exhibits in the gallery. All submissions must be received on or before midnight March 1, 2018. No submissions for 2019 or 2020 will be accepted after that date. Read more about proposing an exhibit...