Art Walks

The summer ArtWalks transforms the historic downtown businesses into artists’ galleries for the night. Issaquah ArtWalk is a lively, festive event with a variety of artistic styles, interactive art demonstrations, live music and dance in multiple locations throughout the historic downtown.  This free event includes hands-on art projects and some special surprises.

From the time ArtWalk started in 2002, the crowd has increased twelve-fold and the number of artists who participate has tripled.  Artwalks brings people downtown Issaquah to see and purchase art, hear live music and support our historic downtown.  Issaquah ArtWalk is a First Friday night destination on the East Side.

ArtWalk venues include ArtByFire, ArtEast, Centennial Park, Confetti Cupcake, Christian Science Reading Room, Eastside Audiology,  Experience Tea, First Stage, Fischer Meats, Hailstone Feed Store, Illuminate,  Issaquah Public Library, Issaquah Train Depot, Museo Art Academy, Music & Arts,  Opus Bank, Pedestrian Park,  So There, Painted Ladies, Petty Stained Glass Studio, Sharon’s Art Studio, CoHo Computers, Yum e Yogurt and Village Theatre.   Come on down and join in the fun.  Event maps will be available at several locations throughout the walks.

Below is the Art Walk venues;  copies available at the Historic Shell Station.

Jul
8
Fri
ArtWalk @ Front Street Issaquah
Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

ArtWalk2014KidsPaintingThe popular art walk will be held in July 8th and August 5th in 2016.    Visitors are invited to meet local business owners, enjoy live music, watch artists in action, shop and dine in downtown Issaquah.  ArtWalk draws hundreds of visitors into downtown Issaquah by placing artists into local businesses and on the streets.  The ArtWalk enhances the already vibrant arts scene in Downtown Issaquah including the unique artEAST Art Center and ArtByFire glassblowing studio.

ArtWalk features up to 50 talented artists with art ranging from jewelry, photography, paintings, glass and metal work, sculpture and more.  In addition to art, you won’t want to miss the amazing musical performances throughout downtown this month.  There will also be kid’s art activities sponsored by ArtEast and Artitudes.  Art Walkers can eat, drink and be merry at several downtown restaurants including Amante Pizza, Capri Cellars, Fin’s Bistro, Flying Pie, Jak’s, Levitate,  Montalcino, Rogue Brewery, Sunset Brewery, or Vino Bella Wine Bar.

ArtWalk venues include ArtByFire, ArtEast Gallery,  Centennial Park, Confetti Cupcake,  First Stage Theatre, Fischer Meats, Hailstone Feed Store,  Issaquah Public Library, Music and Arts, Pedestrian Park, YumE Yogurt, CoHo Computer, Village Theatre and Experience Tea.

 

Aug
5
Fri
ArtWalk @ Downtown Issaquah
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

ArtWalk2014KidsPaintingThe popular art walk will be held in July 8th and August 5th in 2016.    Visitors are invited to meet local business owners, enjoy live music, watch artists in action, shop and dine in downtown Issaquah.  ArtWalk draws hundreds of visitors into downtown Issaquah by placing artists into local businesses and on the streets.  The ArtWalk enhances the already vibrant arts scene in Downtown Issaquah including the unique artEAST Art Center and ArtByFire glassblowing studio.

ArtWalk features up to 50 talented artists with art ranging from jewelry, photography, paintings, glass and metal work, sculpture and more.  In addition to art, you won’t want to miss the amazing musical performances throughout downtown this month.  There will also be kid’s art activities sponsored by ArtEast and Artitudes.  Art Walkers can eat, drink and be merry at several downtown restaurants including Amante Pizza, Capri Cellars, Fin’s Bistro, Flying Pie, Jak’s, Levitate,  Montalcino, Rogue Brewery, Sunset Brewery, or Vino Bella Wine Bar.

ArtWalk venues include ArtByFire, ArtEast Gallery,  Centennial Park, Confetti Cupcake,  First Stage Theatre, Fischer Meats, Hailstone Feed Store,  Issaquah Public Library, Music and Arts, Pedestrian Park, YumE Yogurt, CoHo Computer, Village Theatre and Experience Tea.