Arts at the Port is a waterfront venue showcasing contemporary fine art exhibitions. It is located at the far north end of the Festival, in the historic waterfront Port Transit Shed Event Center.Arts at the Port will kick-off at the free Opening Event on Saturday, July 30 at 6:00 pm. Come be among the first to view this year’s exhibition and enjoy wine and nibbles. The exhibition will also be open August 1-4 from 9-5 and during Festival hours August 5-7.
Arts at the Port presents up to $10,500 in awards. See the 2016 Award winners.
Juror: Barbara Shaiman worked for 24 years as Director and Curator of the Seattle Art Museum’s SAM Gallery. She is currently focused on personal curatorial projects, art consulting and her own ceramic art. Among her projects, she is Curator of Revolving Exhibitions at the Alexis Hotel.
The Allen Family Focus Gallery showcases the work of regional artists, invitated by the Festival Curatorial Team. This years Gallery will focus on the theme “Levity”. Included are Bellingham sculptor and mixed media artist Graham Schodda, Anacortes painter Anne Schreivogl and Guemes Island ceramic sculptor Sue Roberts.
Rounding out the Arts at the Port Exhibitions is the ever-popular k-12 Youth Art Exhibition, organized by Museum of Northwest Art, MoNA Link Education Outreach Program.