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.

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

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.

Art Walks

Aug
4
Fri
ArtWalk August
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Downtown Issaquah Association’s 15th annual Art, Wine and All That Jazz event kicks off on Friday, July 7th from 6-9pm.  Events will be held on Fridays including July 7th, August 4th and September 8th this year.

Bring the kids, friends and neighbors to experience local artists, Nationally and Internationally acclaimed jazz musicians and wine tasting!

As you stroll through Downtown Issaquah, visit with local merchants offering extended hours, sip on your favorite local wines while you explore the galleries, studios and businesses.  Artists across all mediums including photography, sculpture, painting, woodworking, jewelry and more will be featured along the streets and in local shops.

New to the Art Walk is the addition of the Wine Passport option.  Enjoy Washington wines in multiple locations in the downtown area.  The Wine Passport is available for $25 for 10 – 1 oz. pours which can be purchased before the event or at registration/check-in for the on-site registration price is $30.  Check in is located at The Downtown Issaquah Association office located at the historic Shell Station at 232 Front Street North.

Following are locations, featured wineries and jazz musicians:

Train Depot – Cascade Jazz & Wilridge Winery

Library – Kaleidoscope School Music- Rock Academy outdoor concert

artEAST – Bob Hammer & Chris Clark Duo & Pearl & Stone Winery

Fresh-The Juice Bar – Catherine & Harold Drews Quintet & Love That Red Winery

First Stage – Bernie Jacob’s Trio & Kiera Winery

Village Theater – Lloyd Chisholm Quartet & Sol Stone Winery

Revolve Consignment – One Hope Wine

Art by Fire – Masquerade Winery

Yum E Yogurt – The Cool School Jazz Student All-Star Ensemble

With so much to do and see, the Issaquah Art, Wine and All That Jazz event is a great way to spend an enjoyable evening and support local…so come down and join the fun!

Event programs including participating venues, artists and exhibitions will be available at the Historic Shell Station at 232 Front Street the night of the event.

We are still accepting artist applications.  If you are interested in showing your art work: Visit our website and submit an application or contact: Brenda DeVore at 425-391-1112 or events@downtownissaquah.com

**CALL TO ARTISTS!**

SUBMISSION INFORMATION:

  • Inside venues: Artists are paired with a participating downtown venue to set up inside the business using wall space and tables (if available). Artist provides any additional display materials.
  • Outside spaces: A variety of spaces are available, some are semi-covered and are roughly 10’ x 10’. Artist provides tent, tables and additional display materials (tents are not required).
  • The artist must be fully set up before the 6:00 start time and must be present with the artwork throughout the entire event. The artist can have an assistant to help with the show but the artist must be present for most of the event. Unsold artwork must be removed at the end of the evening by 10pm.  
  • Fee $25 per event, due upon confirmation of participation.
  • Payment can be made through Eventbrite at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/downtown-issaquah-artwalk-artist-registration-tickets-35188766548 or mail a check payable to The Downtown Issaquah Association at 232 Front Street North, Issaquah, WA 98027
  • Artists will be placed in venues at presenter’s discretion
  • Additional event information can be found at downtownissaquah.com

 

Please provide the following information to events@downtownissaquah.com

  • Name: _______________________Age: _____________  ______________
  • Address: _____________________________________________________
  • Phone:______________________________________________________
  • E-mail:______________________________________________________
  • Website or Facebook URL
  • 4 photos of work being presented at the event____________________________
  • 1 booth/presentation photo
  • Months available to show art: _____July 7th _____August 4th _____September 8th

 

Artwork will be juried and artists will be notified if they have been accepted for the 2017 Art Walk series as entries are received.

Thank you for your interest. We are looking forward to a great ArtWalk this year in downtown Issaquah.

For more information contact: Brenda DeVore at 425.391.1112 or events@downtownissaquah.com

Facebook: @DowntownIssaquahAssociation   Instagram: dt_Issaquah

Sep
8
Fri
ArtWalk Sept
Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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.