First Friday Art Walk – March 4, 2022
Winslow Way and surrounding area, Downtown Bainbridge Island
First Friday of every month, 6-8 PM
Spend an evening experiencing all that downtown Bainbridge has to offer. Many galleries, shops and businesses will be participating this month showcasing the art of our talented creative community. Afterwards, stop by one of our many restaurants for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, or dinner.
Enjoy an evening with a stroll through downtown visiting your favorite businesses and restaurants, shopping for gifts or items for yourself and your home. The walk begins on Winslow Way (near the ferry terminal) from 6pm to 8pm.
*Please adhere to WA State Covid guidelines, as well as guidelines instituted by individual businesses.
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (BIMA) will open the first of its spring exhibitions on Friday, March 4, 2022 with Boundless, a group show of Artist’s Books curated by Catherine Alice Michaelis and Cynthia Sears. Included in Boundless is Troubling: Artist’s Books that enlighten and disrupt old ways of being and seeing curated by Tia Blassingame and Ellen Sheffield. Opening Friday, March 11 is Americans Incarcerated: A Family’s Story of Social Injustice, a collaboration between Jan and Chris Hopkins (Everett, WA) to memorialize the eviction of Japanese Americans during World War II. BIMA is located at the corner of Hwy 305 and Winslow Way.
Bergh Images Fine Art Photography will be holding a drawing for two complimentary 18×24 matted prints ($105 value). They’re also offering a March special: 10% discount (any one print) to anyone born in March and a St. Patrick’s Day special (March 17 only): 10% discount to anyone wearing green, Leprechauns are welcome! Wine and small bites will be available inside the gallery. Andrew (Andy) Bergh’s fine art images are available in different mediums, including fine art acrylic, metal, and canvas prints. The gallery is located at 400 Winslow Way E, Suite 115.
Island Life Artisan Gifts Spring is so close and ILAG is celebrating with local art by Shelley Blain Reimer – mixed media, Gary Bedell – silkscreened apparel, and Ted Dowling – collectible VIP pass coasters, as well as owner, Alex Sanso’s vibrant Bainbridge Island gifts, art and souvenirs. They’ll be open from 6-8pm with libations, snacks, music, and fresh new art to discover! Island Life Artisan Gifts is located at 488 Winslow Way E.
Bainbridge Arts & Crafts (BAC) will be hosting the launch party for Tideland Magazine, a new coffee table quality, print magazine by veteran journalists, Alorie Gilbert and Leif Utne. The magazine will hit mailboxes soon and features gorgeous photography and design, in-depth journalism and essential information about food, art, the outdoors and local event. In addition, BAC will feature an exhibit by Port Townsend artists Max Grover and Loren Scruggs and music by DJ Sidecar. BAC is located at 151 Winslow Way.
Fletcher Bay Winery will host a meet and greet launch party for PNW Bainbridge magazine, which made its debut last week and celebrates all that Bainbridge is. The magazine was created by Editor-in-Chief Allison Schuchman, former editor for Bainbridge Island magazine, alongside contributing editors George Soltes and Connie Bye and publisher Natalie Rodriguez, known best as founder of Tour Bainbridge. Fletcher Bay Winery Winslow Tasting Room is located at 500 Winslow Way E.
Amelia Wynn Winery Bistro will feature new work by Wendy Armstrong this Friday. The Bistro is located at 390 Winslow Way E.
Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty will be showcasing the work of Susan Croy Roth. Sotheby’s is located at 240 Winslow Way E.
For up-to-date information on events, visit the Bainbridge Island Downtown Association’s online calendar at: https://bainbridgedowntown.org/events/art-walk/
Fob Fridays – many local businesses downtown are participants in Fob Fridays (Bainbridge Island Senior/Community Center members receive 10% on Fridays with their BISCC fob).
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association (BIDA) coordinates the First Friday Art Walk, as well as many other events, click here for a full list of ongoing events.
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