Northwind Arts Center and the Port Townsend Arts Commission present the 17th 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

July 31 Juried Show Exhibition Opens – 11:30 am
July 31 Juried Show Awards Ceremony and Reception – 7 pm
August 1 Kathleen Moles Lecture – 1 pm
August 1 Art Walk – 5:30 to 8 pm
August 4 Ekphrastic Write-In
August 27 Ekphrastic Reading (Poets reaction to the Juried Show)
August 22 – 23 Artist Studio Tour – 10 am to 4 pm
See the sidebar menu for list of Participating Studios or go to the Studio Tour Artists page for a complete listing of artists with images.
August 30 Juried Show Exhibition Closes – 5:30 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 22 – 23, 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.