Arts at the Port
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 26th at 6:00 pm. Come be among the first to view this year's exhibition and enjoy wine and snacks. The exhibition will also be open Monday, July 28th through August 3rd.
Come see artists in action in the Experience Art area north of the food court on Saturday & Sunday. Artists demonstrating traditional and contemporary art forms will engage and educate.
The annual Juried Arts at the Port showcases regional fine art and craft. The Juried Competition includes regional artists with over 100 works of art in drawing, painting, photography, sculpture and fine craft, juried by Patricia Watkinson. For details on applying to the Juried Art exhibition see our Guidelines.
This year's Allen Family Focus Gallery showcases the work of five regional artists relating to the theme "Air, Earth, Water." Included in this invitational exhibition are Peregrine O'Gormley (sculpture), Kris Molesworth (painting and printmaking), Patricia Resseguie (fiber), Aaron Haba (mixed media, installation) and Brian O'Neill (ceramics).
Rounding out the Arts at the Port Exhibitions is the ever-popular Youth Art Exhibition, organized and presented by Anacortes Community and Youth Arts.