Category Archive: Events

Art events here and in the community.

Rookery 2014 Nest Project

July 14–17, Village Green Park, 26th Ave and Park Drive, Issaquah Highlands

ArtEAST’s popular Rookery Project, an annual event featuring art inspired by Washington’s indigenous Great Blue Heron, was established to build community around art.

Now in it’s third year, the 2014 Rookery Project takes community building to a new level by involving local …

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Art Outside Art Festival

You’re invited to this week-long festival of art inspired by, created in, and constructed from nature. FInd out more from this introductory video or any of the events listed here.

Northwest Landscapes Grand and Intimate, Art Exhibitions

Celebrating our beautiful and unique …

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Figure Show & Sale

Saturday, June 7, noon–7:30 pm Sunday, June 8, noon–5 pm

Come marvel as our group of figurative students hosts its second annual celebration of the art of the figure. Literally hundreds of works will be on display in the studio classroom: A selection of drawings and paintings will be exhibited salon style on the walls; …

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First Friday Art Walk

Friday June 6, 6–9 pm

We’re excited to welcome the 2014 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.

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Give Big!

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

A Special Message to Our Friends & Community

TODAY ONLY there are two ways to make your community a better place with the click of a mouse.

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150 Feet of Art Auction

Thank you for a Successful 150 Feet of Art Auction!

The 150 Feet final bidding frenzy was surrounded by beautiful art, incredible food and wine, and great bidding by the on-site guests as well as a significant number of bidders strategizing behind their computer screens at home.  Thank you.  You helped raise $13,000

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Art Outside Plein Air Festival

First Annual

Art Outside Plein Air Festival

in Partnership with the Plein Air Washington Artists and Issaquah Highlands Council

July 18-20 Issaquah & Issaquah Highlands

The accessible locations of Issaquah and the Issaquah Highlands Community offer …

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Art in the Garden Marketplace

Friday–Saturday, April 11–12, 11am–7:30pm Sunday, April 13, 12–5pm

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 …

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Art That Talks

Community Art Programs Spring and Summer 2014 

artEAST strives to develop community programming that promotes participation and dialog through innovative visual arts education workshops, exhibitions and events. We believe that art brings people together and creates vibrant communities in which we all want to live.   In 2013 artEAST launched Art-Together-Time, family-friendly workshops …

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Crow/Raven: Magic and Mystery

Exhibition: May 30 – July 12 Opening Reception: Friday, May 30, 6–8pm, artEAST Art Center Opening Reception: Sunday, June 8, 4–6pm, Blakely Hall

“To know the crow is to know ourselves,” writes John Marzluff, award-winning author of In the Company of Crows and Ravens. The strange familiarity …

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Mud, Sweat and Tears

March 28-April 26, 2014  Opening Reception: April 5, 6–8pm

Please join us for a very special ceramics show in April at artEAST. Gallery artists who work in ceramics and artEAST’s own resident ceramic artists were invited to participate in this show, and they have created some wonderful pieces for you to enjoy. The reception and show …

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Women of Persia

April 1–May 30, 2014, Blakely Hall Opening Reception: Saturday, April 19, 6–8pm

Please join us for an exhibition of paintings by Farshad Alamdari. Background information is available from the artist presentation.

In his words: “The Women of Persia series was inspired by the greatest influences in my life—three amazing and extraordinary …

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Undercover Stories: The Secret Lives of Books

February 8–March 22, 2014 Opening Reception: Saturday, February 8, 6–8pm

ArtEAST and Eastside Writes present “Undercover Stories: The Secret Lives of Books.”

The month-long event will include an exhibit of artist books, some created from books, curated by book artist MalPina Chan, and a series of visual arts and writing workshops.

From the Curator’s statement: …

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Put a Heart On It!

A Special Event Featuring Artist Sally Penley Sunday, February 9th, Noon to 5pm

Here is something special to put you in a Valentine’s Day mood!

Sally Penley is the exquisite talent behind the miniature message booklets which have been flying out of the artEAST Gallery since last fall. She will …

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55+ Art Program

We are partnering with the Sammamish Arts Commission to bring qualified instructors and exciting FREE art workshops to Sammamish residents age 55 and older. Workshops take place at the Boys & Girls Club, EX3 Teen Center.  Each class can take a maximum of 12 students.

To register:

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Studio Sale

Friday, January 24–Sunday, January 26

The AWESOME and ANNUAL event is back! 

We clean house and you get treasures! Deeply discounted works, slightly flawed pieces, as well as extra tools, materials, and art supplies are waiting for savvy shoppers. This is a public sale, and the perfect opportunity to jumpstart the creative part of your …

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Cash Mob 2013: The Clip-On Tie

Monday, December 16

We believe in the freedom of expression! December marks the anniversary of the invention of the clip-on tie. That marvel of simplicity, that enduring fashion statement, that made-you-laugh real life product is just the kind of creative and artistic expression we love at artEAST. What a perfect trigger for an artEAST …

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Holiday Events

Come by to find distinctive, original, quality gifts of fine and functional artwork, created by our local artists.

Special Events Every Week

  • November 30th: Shop Local, a special Downtown Issaquah event. A free trolley will serve downtown Issaquah, Gilman Village and the Issaquah Highlands.
  • December 6-15: Classy Bargains Art Sale. Perfect gifts at …

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Holiday Happenings

Give the gift of art for the holidays, with help from your local artists at artEAST:

Small Works Holiday Show

Our artists have created works no bigger than 6″ square, perfect for gift giving.

Special Sales Events

Unique gifts, local artists, fun gatherings!

Family Holiday Workshops

Drop-in Saturday events for the …

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SWIRL Encore!

We’re sorry, these special opportunities are no longer available to purchase. Thank you for your support!

SWIRL Encore! We have a great opportunity for you to join some of our special workshops and experiences created specifically for SWIRL. For a very short time (through December 8), we are able to offer a few …

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