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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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Small Works Holiday Show

November 15–December 28, 2013 Opening Reception: Friday, November 15, 6–8pm

artEAST invites you to the fabulous annual Small Works Holiday Show!

Member artists have created works of diminutive dimension ( 8” by 8” or smaller) but big impact. This is your chance to find a perfect piece priced for gifting. Buy and take the …

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Jewelry, Strings and Chocolate

Jewelry Strings and Chocolate

Friday, November 22, 5–8pm

Presenting a be-jeweled occasion to celebrate all that sparkles!  This is a perfect evening for date night or Ladies Night Out!

Gallery jewelers will be represented in marketplace abundance and to chat with patrons about their works.  Total indulgence can only mean chocolate art from Immaculate Confections.  Don`t miss samples …

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Our Anniversary Benefit Gala: Swirl Cabaret!

Saturday, November 2, 2013, 6 pm

Hilton Garden Inn, 1800 NW Gilman Blvd, Issaquah, Washington, 98027

Thank You Everyone!

artEAST’s November 2nd Swirl Cabaret was a roaring success as nearly 200 guests, artists and volunteers filled the Issaquah Hilton Garden Cabaret Club to raise more than $65,000!

artEAST remains on a roll, …

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Swirl Auction Preview

Want a peek at what’s in store?

We are lifting some of the wonderful auction art out of storage and transforming the exhibit space into a preview of what’s to come. More items being added daily!

Check out the pieces, shown here, by Stephanie Hargrave, Kerstin McKee and …

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Sammamish Arts Fair

Sammamish City Hall & Library October 12–13, 2013, 10am–5pm

Our annual Arts Fair is now in its seventh year! It has grown in reputation each year and will feature some of the best jury selected local artists in our area, 17 of which live in Sammamish.

Come and visit with the artists, see their …

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Creatures of the Moon Creeptacular!

Friday, October 18, 6-8:30pm

“Agatha Hattie – Queen of the Night”, by author Jacquelyn Fedyk and artist Leslie Nan Moon, has been described as “A Gothic fairytale for strange parents to read to their odd little children.” Join them for a full moon, family-friendly literary and visual arts workshop including the author’s …

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First Friday Art Walk

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

Enjoy downtown Issaquah and artEAST as we bid farewell to the summer season. As always, you can enjoy:

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

artEAST Art Alley. Come see another dozen or so …

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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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artEAST in the News

We were recently featured on the issaquah360.com site! Jim Clark interviewed our fearless leader, Karen Abel, and this article is the result:

Thanks, Jim! The site has some great information, including these articles of interest to the artEAST community:

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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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Figure Show & Sell

Saturday & Sunday, June 1 & 2, noon–8 pm

artEAST invites you to celebrate the human figure with dozens of artists who have been part of the 2012–2013 artEAST Figure Drawing Program. This open house will feature nearly one hundred original figure drawings and paintings – framed and unframed – and hung salon style for impact …

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artEAST Exhibitions at Blakely Hall

artEAST is pleased to collaborate with the Issaquah Highlands Council to host on-going exhibitions at Blakely Hall in the Issaquah Highlands. The Highlands Council seeks to enrich community life through the arts; artEAST’s vision is to be a catalyst for a vibrant and enduring arts community, bringing art activities and exhibitions into the …

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