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First Saturday Art Walk
July 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
The First Saturday Art Walk is free and is all about seeing and selling art in sponsoring businesses between Holladay and Broadway in the historic area of downtown Seaside.
Peddler’s Row, 600 Broadway
Featuring vintage original oils, designer goods, work created by artisans, and collectibles gathered from all over the country!
SunRose Gallery, 606 Broadway
Longtime local favorite Patty Thurlby is our featured artist for the month of July. With her whimsical mixed media talents, Patty will be presenting the realities and fantasies of a “Summer by the Sea” using locally-found upcycled “ephemera” materials, such as driftwood, whimsical themed jars and more Her affordable art is perfect for beach momentos, home decor and uplifting gifts. SunRose also represents 23 other local and regional artists working in mosaic, felt, oils, acrylic and steampunk. Light appetizers will be served and live music.
Pacific Heirloom, 608 Broadway
Featuring “Oregon-grown” antiques, art and collectibles presented by Kay Kenny.
Fairweather House and Gallery, 612 Broadway
Opening artist’s reception for “Ocean Folk”, an exhibition featuring NW acclaimed artists: fused glass by Lori Bedard, oil and watercolor paintings by Paul Brent, oil paintings Victoria Brooks, abstract paintings Barbara Martin, whimsical art by Marga Stanley, acrylic paintings by Jan Shield. Introducing watercolorist Bonnie Belden-Doney, who has been painting since her youth and has a uniqueness that is captivating of time and moment.
Unveiling of 100 Turtles project by artist Emily Miller, who has spent the early summer sculpting tiny ceramic sea turtles: curling and shaping two hundred front flippers and carving details into two hundred eyes.
Eagle conservation lecture by naturalist Neal Maine at 6:pm. Painting Seaside LIVE™ demonstrations by Brent, Brooks and Carolyn Macpherson. Light bites and music by Shirley 88.
Art in the Loft Gallery at Beach Books, 616 Broadway
Featuring Patti Isaacs in her encore exhibit, “From the Land of the Rising Sun” a collection of brilliant, eloquently crafted, paper art pieces on wood and canvas. In addition, the Seaside group playing fourteen ukuleles returns for an encore!
The Whet Spot, 12 N. Holladay Drive
The Whet Spot offers a relaxed, friendly and “adults only” atmosphere, where patrons can catch up with old friends while enjoying craft beers, ciders and wines. No minors permitted at any time. Featuring fused glass artist Barbara Wells.
Westport Winery Seaside, 810 Broadway
In 2016 Westport Winery was honored as one of the top twenty most-admired wineries in North America by Winery & Vineyard Management Magazine. The business earned Best Winery, Best Wine Shop, and Best Boutique Winery for 2016 by South Sound Magazine.
Gilbert District Gallery, 613 Broadway
Featuring Steven A. Bash, Seaside fine art photographer and artist. The gallery, a co-op shared by artists from Washington and Oregon features original watercolors, bronzes, giclees, prints, Native American jewelry, oil paints, greeting cards, nature designs and gifts.
Moxie Shine Fair Trade Boutique, 609 Broadway
Supporting over 100 non-profits, men, and women’s artisan cooperatives from all over the world. Featuring delightful and hip clothing, jewelry, gifts and home goods. Moxie offers exclusive jewelry and art where everything is handmade.
Blue Bond Studio and Gallery, 417 S Holladay Drive
Featuring amazing paintings by artist Blue Bond done in oil on canvas. Animals, people, still life, and wonderful scenery pictures delight guests. Blue is also a teacher, and enjoys passing on his vast knowledge to novices and experienced painters alike.
Starry Night Inn, 811 1st Ave
An art motel by the sea located in a Victorian villa where each room features art from Oregon artists. This motel offers artist residencies. The art at the motel is curated by Chris Haberman. For the summer, Starry Night Inn features Brenda Dunn, artist/illustrator and curator. Brenda’s specialty is her vintage inspired pinups that capture the sultry, glamour of the forties and fifties.
And, too, find additional original art during the day at:
Hold Fast Gallery, 611 Broadway
Dough Dough Bakery, 8 North Holladay Drive
Seaside Antique Mall, 726 Broadway
Seaside Coffee House, 3 N. Holladay Drive