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BIMA Announces New Biennial Awards Program Providing Direct Support to Artists in a Variety of Categories – The award provides $15,000 of unrestricted support, recognition, and publicity to four selected artists

BRAVA-Visual ArtsIn celebration of the tenth anniversary of the opening of Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (BIMA), the museum is undertaking a new and significant biennial artistic award program. Titled the BRAVA Awards (BIMA Recognizes Achievement in …

February 2023 Wine on the Rock with Eagle Harbor, Eleven, Fletcher Bay and Rolling Bay Wineries – February 9th through 11th

WotR logo no dateBainbridge Island is home to many passionate and talented artisans of all mediums, and the art of wine-making is no exception.  Wine-making began with grapes grown right here on the island and expanded to include world-class grapes from eastern Washington. …

Master Woodworker Hugh Montgomery has the Touch to Transform any Home

Hugh MontgomeryHugh Montgomery, the custom furniture and cabinetry maker, sits in a small office, just off his noisy shop on Bainbridge Island, and tries to explain what he does.

“I like to work with my hands,” says the 58-year-old carpenter. …

Join the Bainbridge Public Library for the February 2023 First Friday Art Walk, featuring photographer Kate Deveaux

Library LogoThe Bainbridge Public Library is dedicated to spreading the joy of reading and the discovery of ideas with not just our local community, but with visitors from near and afar. In addition, the library is fortunate to house beautiful local …

Catching up with the “Mailbox Lady” – Denise Stoughton on her Uniquely Bainbridge Project

Denise StoughtonLast June we published an article on a new Facebook Group called Uniquely Bainbridge/Fabulous Mailboxes and Other Interesting Totems, which was created by interior designer, artist and writer, Denise Stoughton.

A little background on Denise’s fascination with mailboxes: …

“Worlds and Reflections” – Artist Lily Bobek

Lily Bobek in her studioFor island newcomer, Lily Bobek, creating art has been a lifelong passion. However, moving to the Pacific Northwest and especially Bainbridge Island has inspired her to focus on the beauty of nature through landscapes filled with abstract images of …

It’s Chilly Hilly Time – Kick off the 2023 cycling season PNW style!

Chilly Hilly Logo 2023 courtesy of Cascade.orgFor many Bainbridge Islanders and Pacific Northwesterners, cycling isn’t just a wonderful way to exercise and enjoy our beautiful PNW scenery, it’s a way of life and an environmentally friendly source of transportation—regardless of the weather or your cycling ability.…

Jeannette Franks on volunteering, activism and her new book, Intentional Aging – 7 Practical Actions to Live Well and Minimize the Risk of Dementia

Jeannette Franks author photo by Joel SackettI first connected with Jeannette Franks through her work with Weed Warriors, which she founded in 2003 and remains an active participant of the organization. Up until recently, I had no idea that Jeannette wasn’t just an environmental volunteer, …

Mochi Tsuki is an Island Japanese Festival Like None Other. Check it out on Saturday

MOCHITSUKI POSTER 2023 w trims.For more than three decades, the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community (BIJAC) has hosted Mochi Tsuki, a Japanese festival aimed at ringing in the New Year in a traditional way. After a two-year hiatus due to the Pandemic, the …

First Friday Art Walk – January 6, 2023

FFAW January 2023 courtesy of BIDAWinslow Way and surrounding area, Downtown Bainbridge Island
First Friday of every month, 6 to 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 …

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