To create inclusion during the art walk, every month has a color theme.
If you enjoy the Art Walk, please help support the efforts to enhance this community event. Donations go to the business of unique as you / Renne Emiko Brock-Richmond and are used for marketing this monthly event that supports the Arts, nonprofits, students, businesses, and artists. Thank you for your support!
Be part of art in Sequim every First Friday of the month from
5 – 8 p.m.
The Map for the self-guided tour is available at participating arts venues or download your own map here.
April is PINK! Spring blooms with bright flowers and hopeful spirits as April’s First Friday Art Walk Sequim bursts with PINK as the theme color that represents comforting assurance, sweet delight, productive promises, and encouragement You will find works of art and folks supporting the option to dress in all shades of pink from strong burgundy to soft blush for the evening out on the town.
First Friday Art Walk Sequim PSA by Brandon Taft and Noah L.T., two of Renne's Peninsula College Digital Video students.
Gallery on the Walls showcases Sally Cays and Patricia Taynton at 128 E Washington St. inside the Sequim Vision Center.
Sequim’s Sunshine Café is exhibiting Sequim Student Art Show award winners’ nature art and original birdhouses that are "Real Estate for Birds. Rustic, but newly renovated" at 145 W Washington St.
New Venues for the Art Walk! Please visit Fieldnotes at 123 E Washington St. and Pacific Pantry at 229 S Sequim Ave. where they are showcasing botanical paintings by Iris Edey between Bell and Maple St.
At Wind Rose Cellars, view paintings and photography by BirdFest’s art instructors Robert Amaral, Ken and Mary Campbell while enjoying live music and sample award winning artfully crafted wines at 143 W Washington St.
The Museum & Arts Center in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley (MAC) located at 175 W. Cedar St. features a solo exhibition by renowned Sequim-based photographer Ross Hamilton. “Jewels of the Olympics” is a retrospective of Hamilton’s work photographing the region’s varied landscapes and seasonal nature scenes over the span of 40 years.
Colors of Sequim at 139 W Washington St. will have a book signing with author Buc Keene who has written “The Kind of Western I’d Like to Read” series.
Olympic Peninsula BirdFest occurs April 4 – 6 in Sequim and there are several corresponding events happening in collaboration on the Art Walk to celebrate our feathered friends! For more details, please visit www.olympicpicbirdfest.org
We’re hatching some fun! Please join us on April 4 during the First Friday Art Walk in Sequim for the 2nd Annual BirdFest BirdQuest Matching Game. It is free and fun for the whole family. Pick up a game card at any business with “green binoculars” on the door. Search the stores for bird sculptures made by Sequim High School art students from Jake Reichner’s ceramics classes. Match the bird and the business where they are “nesting”. Also remember to vote for your favorite bird as the students have an opportunity to win prizes. Once complete, take your card to That Takes the Cake at 171 W Washington Street and enter for a chance to win: “A Bird’s Eye View” scenic airplane ride with pilot, Emily Westcott. Entries must be received by 8pm on April 4, 2014. Winner must be 18 years or older. Winner will be announced that night.
Olympic Theatre Arts (OTA) will bring theatre arts to Sequim’s monthly First Friday Art Walk with a celebration of Shakespeare’s 450th birthday on April 4. Called “An Unusual Evening in Sequim—A Celebration of the Bard,” OTA’s Shakespeare Revelers will perform favorite soliloquies and sonnets from Shakespeare and discuss why the Bard is meaningful to them and how the piece they chose exemplifies his importance to them. “William Shakespeare is the great granddaddy of the English-speaking world theatre,” explained Unusual Evening in Sequim Coordinator, Karen Hogan. “OTA’s Shakespeare Revelers came out of our staged reading of Twelfth Night. The actors ‘spoke’ Shakespeare and relished the opportunity to make his work available to present-day audiences.” Also at Olympic Theatre Arts at 414 N Sequim Ave., experience the original relief prints of Randy and Sallie Radock.
Blue Whole Gallery features "Feathers and Fins, Wood Art Soars and Swims" with veteran wood sculptors Christian Speidel and Joyce Volmut at 129 W Washington St. Christian and Joyce create what they see and imagine, taking viewers to the world of fine art filled with joy.
LARC Gallery at 425 E Washington St., just east of Pioneer Park, features art of different media by several local artists.
Doodlebugs at 138 W Washington St. is offering a FREE "Make and Take" between 5PM and 7PM.
R&T Crystals and Beads will have jewelry demonstrations from Paulette Hill and Gail McLain at 158 E Bell St.
That Takes the Cake inspires sweetness with cakes that are art at 171 W Washington St. BirdFest BirdQuest Matching Game Card drop off spot!
In January, did you guess "Whodunnit Downtown?" It was Cecil C. Seville, the movie director! Our Getaway Weekend winner was Bonnie Booth! She was the first game card drawn and she had the right suspect circled! Thank you all for playing during the First Friday Art Walk Sequim! Thank you to our suspects and volunteers! Thank you to the local businesses who donated items to the prize and venues hosting clues! Our next game is coming in April!
Call for Artists to actively participate in 2014! Renne Emiko Brock-Richmond, producer of the First Friday Art Walk, helps match artists and performers with art walk venues to facilitate cultural and financial vitality. If you are interested in being included to the Directory of Artists listed on the art walk website who would want opportunities to exhibit and sell their work or perform at the art walk venues, please contact Renne at email@example.com
Maps for the self-guided tour are available at participating art venues or download your PDF maphere.