Art Galleries Abound in Seattle
More than 14 neighborhoods host special monthly gallery walk nights, creating a festive atmosphere to view art and mingle with a fun crowd. Check out First Thursdays in Pioneer Square, which boasts the city’s largest concentration of art galleries, and enjoy extended gallery hours and exhibit openings, along with refreshments and great people watching. In Pioneer Square, the Tashiro Kaplan Artist Lofts and ‘57 Biscayne both offer a concentration of artist studios and galleries in a single building. The Belltown, Ballard, Capitol Hill, Georgetown, Phinney/Greenwood and West Seattle neighborhoods, among others, also offer plenty of action on neighborhood art walk nights. Whether you are looking for jewelry, glass art, sculpture, paintings, prints, photography or fine crafts, the options are endless. Good resources for specific gallery and show info include Art Guide NW, Art Access, and The Stranger.