Artists in Action 2014

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The Port of Edmonds, Edmonds Arts Festival, and ArtWorks are co-sponsoring Artists In Action this summer on the Edmonds waterfront.

Local artists will demonstrate each Sunday from 1-3PM through the summer at the Port of Edmonds plaza (behind Anthony’s restaurant, 456 Admiral Way). Enjoy the Sea Jazz Band while artists demonstrate how they work!

Click the link below for the full schedule:

Artists in Action 2014

 

Thank you from the Festival!

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The Edmonds Arts Festival Association heartily thanks the 500 plus volunteers who made the Festival such a wonderful event for our community.

The Festival was totally dependent on the time and effort our unpaid heroes donated; volunteers helped before, during and after the 3-day event. They checked in art, set the galleries, worked with children on Kids Create projects, provided booth relief to artists, manned the information booth and so much more. We could not do this event without volunteer help. We extend a huge Thank You to each of them.

If you would like to be part of the Edmonds Arts Festival next year, sign-ups will begin April 1, 2015, on the Our Volunteers link.

Edmonds Arts Festival
Terry Chasteen and Peg Weborg
Volunteer Directors

The Edmonds Arts Festival is here!

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57th Annual EDMONDS ARTS FESTIVAL

Father’s Day Weekend,
June 13-15, 2014
Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-
8 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Frances Anderson Cultural Center, 700 Main Street, Edmonds
Information:
www.edmondsartsfestival.comwww.facebook.com/edmondsartsfestival
Message Line: (425) 771-6412

Only service animals allowed on Festival grounds, please!

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The 57th Annual Edmonds Arts Festival kicks off at 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 13 and runs through Sunday evening, June 15. There is no admission charge for this popular three-day event.

 

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Artists Booths: More than 200 artist-exhibitors offer their work in jewelry, painting, photography, ceramics, glassblowing, and more.

 

Juried Gallery: Over 200 artists selected to display in different categories. Don’t miss the exhibit of more than 1,000 pieces of art from K-12 students.

 

Performing Arts: Featured music includes the Stacy Jones Band, Easy Company Band, The Side Project, Nick Drummond & Friends, Reggie Garrett & The Snake Oil Peddlers, the Winterlings, Kitt Bender Trio, and the Adrian Xavier Band.

 

Food Courts: Delight in a wide variety of foods from around the region, including Edmonds favorites Scotty’s, Epulo, Walnut Cafe, Here and There.

 

Kids Create: Hands-on experiences are provided on the Artist’s Plaza this year!

 

Free shuttle parking for the Festival is available.

 

You are invited!

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SAVE THE DATE – JUNE 11, 2014

The pARTy:

A Celebration of the Arts in Edmonds

 

It’s the annual opening of the Edmonds Arts Festival and we hope you will join us!

The pARTy begins at 7pm at the Frances Anderson Center. Tickets available online now until June 6 at The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation.

The $55 per person ticket includes:

  • a $25 donation
  • preview of the Edmonds Arts festival Juried galleries
  • light savories and sweets, wine and speciality drinks from local eateries
  • automatic inclusion in the drawing for art from our local art masters (see below)

For more information, call 425-745-1079.

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From left to right: Mike O’Day (Searching a Head); Dan LaChaussee (Lidded Feather Jar); Hung Nguyen (Wooden Boat #21); Sue Robertson (Mellow Yellow); Sam Scott (Black & White Vase); Andy Eccleshall (Havilla Sunset)

 

More than 500 Volunteers Needed to Help

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Every year more than 500 dedicated, engaged, community-minded and fun volunteers step up to make the Edmonds Arts Festival happen. If you love the arts, don’t miss this rewarding opportunity! We invite you to join us in supporting the arts and our community by volunteering to work with artists and art-lovers in a fun, welcoming atmosphere.

We offer opportunities for people with a wide variety of skills and time commitments. Some of the areas where we seek volunteers include:

  • BEFORE the Festival: check in Juried Art, hang art in Student Art, help with “The pARTy” benefit, assist with carpentry, electrical and technical skills.
  • DURING the Festival: help for 2-3 hour shifts with: Kids Create projects, Juried Art, Transportation/Signage, Student Art Gallery, booth sitting, Festival Store, or Information Booth.
  • AFTER the Festival: help take down various areas of the Festival.
  • Planning committees (throughout the year)

Volunteer sign-ups are available online at Our Volunteers page, or you may visit us at the Edmonds Saturday Market during the month of May and the first week in June. For additional information, email volunteers@edmondsartsfestival.com.

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