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Northwind Arts Center and the Port Townsend Arts Commission present the 16th annual Port Townsend Arts Festival. This year the schedule of events includes visual arts, literary events, workshops, lectures, and an artist studio tour.

Art Port Townsend – Calendar

August 1 – August 31

August 1 Juried Show Exhibition Opens
August 2 Art Walk – 5:30 to 8 pm
August 5 Ekphrastic Write-In
August 21 Ekphrastic Reading
August 23 – 24 Artist Studio Tour – 10 am to 4 pm
See sidebar menu for list of Participating Studios
August 31 Juried Show Exhibition Closes – 5 pm

Juried Regional Art Exhibit

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 artists’ submissions.

Artist Studio Tour

The tour offers an opportunity to visit local artists, observe demonstrations, and discuss the creative process throughout an intensive weekend of art, August 23 – 24, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Lectures and Performances

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