Art Port Townsend

2017 19th Annual Port Townsend Arts Festival

Northwind Arts Center and Port Townsend Arts Commission present our annual festival. The schedule of events includes visual arts, literary events, workshops, lectures, and an artist studio tour.

Art Port Townsend – 2017 Calendar

June 11 Deadline to enter Expressions Northwest juried exhibit or the Studio Tour 
Aug. 3 Expressions Northwest - Juried exhibition opens – 11:30 am - 5:30 pm (click for details...)
Aug. 4 Awards ceremony and reception - 5:30 pm
Aug. 5 Juror Lecture - Susan Warner - 1:00 pm (click for details...)
Art Walk Evening - 5:30 - 8:00 pm
Aug. 8 Ekphrastic Write-In - Authors are invited to experience the artwork and be inspired to write a piece (click for details...)
Aug. 20 Port Ludlow Village Players reading of Noel Coward's Nude with Violin - 4:00 pm (click for details...)
Aug. 24 Ekphrastic Evening - Authors read their work reacting to and inspired by the exhibition - 7:00 pm  (click for details...)
Aug. 25 Simon Lynge, guitarist and songwriter performance - 7:00 pm (click for details...)
Aug. 26-27 Artist Studio Tour - 2 days from 10 am - 4 pm (click for details...)
Aug. 27 Exhibition closes 5:30 pm


Juried Regional Art Exhibit - Expressions Northwest

This is an exhibit by artists from Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, British Columbia, and Alaska. The juror will select pieces to include in the show from artist’s submissions. (click for details...)

Studio Tour

This is an opportunity to visit local artists, observe demonstrations, and discuss the creative process throughout an intensive weekend of art. (click for details...)

Lectures and Performances

During this festival month there will be activities including music, poetry, lectures, workshops, and theater.

Your Support

Please support this event with your special donation  (click for details...)

Thank you to our current sponsors...

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