Every third Thursday from 5-8 pm galleries, businesses, and restaurants join in celebrating the arts & cultivating local vitality within Edmonds. Cascadia Art Museum has been participating since our opening in September 2015, providing the community with live music, artist demonstrations and exclusive screenings of Northwest artist videos. We are also excited to offer free admission during the Art Walk Edmonds evenings.
The Edmonds Art Walk is a grassroots community event held monthly throughout the year, rain or shine. With over 40 galleries and businesses hosting local and regional artists, we invite you to come enjoy all types of art including fine art, music, dance, theatre, performance art, culinary art, and the written word. With a growing assortment of fun events and activities, you will always find something new to engage your creative mind.
For more information on Art Walk Edmonds, check out their website: artwalkedmonds.com
This month at Cascadia Art Museum:
A.W.E. | An Exploration of the Art Book and Barclay Shelton Dance Center Live Dance Performance
For the October Edmonds Art Walk Cascadia Art Museum will offer a presentation of various Artists Books, Journals and Altered Books from works by members of Belltown Bookies and the Book Arts Guild of Seattle. These works are all handmade and represent various book binding methods and interpretations of various book forms. Belltown Bookies meets the last Tuesday of each month at Art Works in Edmonds and the Book Arts Guild meets at the University of Washington, Special Collections Libraries. Examples of works below are from left to right: An Accordion Book by Meridith Arnold; An Artists Book, “Random Idea Generator Box” by Katherine Dickerson and Three Journals bound by the coptic stitch by Michele Unger.
Barclay Shelton Dance Centre, Located in downtown Edmonds, WA, is pleased to announce that in addition to sponsoring Cascadia Art Museum’s exhibition Invocation of Beauty: The Life and Photography of Soichi Sunami, a live dance performance will take place during Art Walk Edmonds!
Original choreography inspired by portraits of Martha Graham and other pioneering dance choreographers will be performed by dancers from Barclay Shelton, who will move through the main gallery space to create juxtapositional movement to Sunami’s photography.
Barclay Shelton dancers will perform intermittently from 6:00 – 7:00