Category Archive: Community

Events in our community

Menagerie Festival Thanks

Thank you for helping make this year’s Menagerie Art Festival a huge success! This ten day arts extravaganza included free, family-friendly community events and unique animal-themed workshops. artEAST’s goal with this inaugural arts festival was to engage the community in celebrating self-expression. Based on the festival’s continuous parade of …

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First Friday Art Walk

Friday August 2, September 6, 2013  6-9 pm  in Downtown Issaquah

Even if the summer weather gets iffy, come down for art fun. Here’s what we have in store for you:

New Show! Our herons have landed. Come see the Heron Rookery show in the exhibition gallery.

Local Artists. …

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First Friday Art Walk

Friday July 5, August 2, September 6, 2013  6-9 pm  in Downtown Issaquah

  • Food to grill? Check.
  • Cool tall drinks? Check.
  • Flotation devices? Check.
  • Swing by Art Walk and artEAST Art Alley?  CHECK!

Here’s what we have in store for you:

Local Artists. Our retail gallery is constantly rotating our selection of …

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Menagerie Summer Arts Festival

Our Summer Art Extravaganza! July 23 – August 3, 2013 Kickoff Reception: Wednesday July 24, 6:30–8:30pm

Thank you for joining us for our arts extravaganza! The special classes, guest artists, free family Art-Together events, exhibitions, and receptions were enjoyed by both artists and our students. Our inaugural festival unified its activities with a theme of “Menagerie”, a …

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Fenders on Front Street

Art by Randy McCoy

June 16, 2013, 10am–3pm

artEAST Art Center is the place for fender-themed art experiences! We open with special hours on Sunday, June 16th, from 10am to 3pm.   Drop in for a chance to sketch a thing of beauty: a Harley Davidson cycle, courtesy of Eastside Harley Davidson.

For new patrons and interested friends, enter to …

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First Friday Art Walk

Friday June 7, 6–9 pm

We’re excited to welcome the 2013 Art Walk season and we have lots to show you!

Local Artists. Our retail gallery is constantly rotating our selection of artwork from more than 100 local artists.

Juried Exhibition. Our current show in the exhibition hall, 

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Color Riot: A Young Artist Extravaganza

Friday June 7, 5–8 pm

Join us during Art Walk for the debut installation of “Color Riot: A Young Artist Extravaganza “, an 18 canvas, giant installation of wildly colorful youth artworks inspired by a contemporary abstract artist. Through a series of serendipitous events, artEAST was able to secure …

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Photo Safari Hunt

Monday, July 29, 6–7pm

Facilitator: Kelly Morrison Location: artEAST Art Center

Grab a camera and go on a hunt in Issaquah! This is a photo scavenger hunt where teens, adults and families search for their visual interpretation of a list of menagerie themed words; for instance, what image does “stalk” …

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Chalk Art Fest

Tuesday, July 30, 12–5pm

Location: Issaquah Community Center

Take your time in creating your sidewalk chalk masterpiece! All entries will be judged at 5:00 PM and winners will be announced at 6:00 PM before the Concert on the Green. Sidewalk space is available on a first-come, first-served basis! Arrive early to …

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Envision the Music

Tuesday, July 30, 7–8:30pm

Facilitator: Gail Baker Location: Issaquah Community Center

Paint the rhythm and movement of music during Concerts on the Green.

From Kandinsky to Man Ray, countless artists have been inspired by music and dance. Let’s unleash our muse with washable paints, easels and a little instruction to “paint …

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Art at the Zoo

Thursday, August 1, 10am–1pm and 2–4pm

Facilitators: Ellen Borison and Lee Berry

Bring your pencils, pads and paints (and a picnic) and spend the day at beautiful Cougar Mountain Zoo. There are options for everyone, from Figure Drawing to Animal Sketching to Plein Air vistas. Participants are welcome to make the most of …

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First Friday Wine Walk

Friday May 3, 5–8 pm

We are a stop on the Downtown Issaquah Association’s First Friday Walk! Featuring the option to purchase wine tasting from local wineries. See complete details here.

And, because Mothers’ Day, graduation, and wedding season is right around the corner, during this Wine Walk, we are …

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Art of the Garden

Friday, April 5th, 11 am–9 pm

You can depend on Nature to supply the blooms…. or you can “plant” art for a sure thing!

artEAST artists are here to help with a marketplace of delightful garden art! All flowers, no weeds…it doesn`t get any better than that!  …

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First Friday Wine Walk

Friday April 5, 5–8 pm

We are a stop on the Downtown Issaquah Association’s First Friday Walk! Featuring the option to purchase wine tasting from local wineries. See complete details here.

While you`re at artEAST, shop the Art of the Garden marketplace for unique garden-themed artworks.

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First Friday Wine Walk

Friday March 1, 5–8 pm

We are a stop on the Downtown Issaquah Association’s First Friday Walk! Featuring the option to purchase wine tasting from local wineries. See complete details here.

While visiting artEAST, be sure to enjoy the work of our March …

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Artist Trust at Large

Thursday, February 7, 7–8:30 pm

We are pleased to host this informative Artist Trust presentation, open to all career-oriented artists looking to understand the amazing resources Artist Trust provides.  If you are not familiar with the organization, take a few minutes to peruse their website.  Washington State is fortunate to have an organization …

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A Gift from the Heart

Friday, Febrary 8, 2013 6-8pm

We are hosting a fun Valentine’s art event — join us!

Make your own mixed media valentine with artEAST member artist JoAnna Bell. Decorate a valentine cookie! Free and ideal for our members and the community. Children 10 and up are welcome …

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First Friday Wine Walk

Friday February 1, 5–8 pm

We are a stop on the Downtown Issaquah Association’s First Friday Walk! Featuring the option to purchase wine tasting from local wineries. See complete details here. While you`re at artEAST, shop our artists’ Studio Sale for discounted art and art supplies.

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Studio Sale

Thursday, January 31–Sunday, February 3

Deeply Discounted Art and Art Supplies!

Our artists are getting a fresh start on the New Year by hosting a Studio and Seconds sale on Thursday, January 31 through Sunday, February 3, 2013.  We’ll be open Thursday–Saturday from 11am to 8pm and Sunday from noon to 5pm, and you’re …

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One-Day Holiday Marketplace

One Day Only! Friday November 30, 11am–8pm

Our gallery is full of wonderful works for the holiday season.  For one special day, marketplace artists will join us with booths presenting extra-special treats!  Don`t miss this one day extravaganza.  There will be tasty nibbles and something to wet your whistle while you work on your gift list.

What about gifts for you?? Eliminate sad, …

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