Art walks and special art events October 18 – 24

Third Thursday

Belltown Art Walk. For more information and maps: http://bedlamite.com/bawm/?page_id=144

Edmonds Art Walk, 5pm-8pm.  Visit www.manyaveeselects.com/artwalk/artwalk.htm

Tacoma Art Walk.  Tacoma’s galleries, Museum of Glass , Tacoma Art Museum, and  the Washington State History Museum  are open from 5pm-8pm.  All three museums are free.  Call 253.272.4258.

Upper Queen Anne Art Walk, 6pm-8pm.  E-mail info@bouncingwall.com.

October 20 – 23

Heineken City Arts Fest. Four days of music and art . Click on the link for maps and times. http://www.cityartsfest.com/sites/default/files/CAF-TheGuide-Grid.pdf

October 21

Tacoma Art Museum celebrates its 75th birthday with 75 cents admission all day until 5pm when it’s free. Opening of Mighty Tacoma: Photographic Portrait 2010, an interactive, community-centered exhibition creating a contemporary portrait of Tacoma

October 21-23

Seattle Weavers’ Guild Annual Sale, Bloedel Hall at St Mark’s Cathedral, 1245 10th Ave. East.  Visit www.seattleweaversguild.com.

October 22

A Guilded Estate Sale at the Bellevue Arts Museum  Friday, October 22: 10 am – 7 pm; Saturday, October 23: 11 am – 3 pm .Champagne Continental Breakfast and early bird sale on Friday, October 22: 8:30 – 10 am | $7 (No RSVP necessary. Cash only.)

October 23

Seattle Art Museum’s Diwali Ball 2010 celebrates India’s festival of Lights. Live music, DJs, Indian dancing, food, tours of SAM’s Picasso exhibition and other Diwali surprises. 8-pm until 1am downtown. Parking is  available in the SAM/Russell Center parking garage. $85 each or $75 for non-members.

Dia de los Muertos at the Tacoma Art Museum for the sixth consecutive year. Celebrate the lives of beloved relatives who have died by creating an altar in their honor. Artist Fulgencio Lazio and his team create a large tapete (sand painting) in the museum’s lobby, while community groups and individuals install thematic altars on the atrium.

October 23 – 24

Guatemalan Back Strap Weaving Demonstration at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture on the University of Washington campus. From noon – 3:30pm October 23 and 10am-2pm on October 24.

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