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Join us for a fun and free self-guided tour of local art venues in Sequim on the First Friday of every month from 5 – 8 p.m.

Our mission is to create approachable and accessible art venues and cultural activities that encourage the community to connect and celebrate expression and diversity.
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This encouraging and educational arts event is sponsored and produced by unique as you / Renne Emiko Brock-Richmond.
First Friday Art Walk Sequim

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To create inclusion during the art walk, every month has a color theme.
 
If you enjoy the Art Walk, please help support the efforts to enhance this community event. Donations go to the business of unique as you / Renne Emiko Brock-Richmond and are used for marketing this monthly event that supports the Arts, nonprofits, students, businesses, and artists. Thank you for your support!
 
 
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Be part of art in Sequim every First Friday of the month from 5 – 8 p.m.

The Map for the self-guided tour is available at participating arts venues or download your own map here.

January 2 Art Walk Color Theme is SILVER to celebrate the New Year filled with hope, reflection, and idealistic goals for the future. The sparkly color of silver represents untarnished resilience, imaginative aspirations, revolutionary receptiveness, honorable dedication, shimmering mindfulness, and skyward modernism. To create inclusion between venues, artists, and audience, everyone is encouraged to participate in the Art Walk’s monthly color themes as a fun community activity in any creative form they wish to express it.

 

 
First Friday Art Walk Sequim PSA by Brandon Taft and Noah L.T., two of Renne's Peninsula College Digital Video students.

New Location! A Dropped Stitch is now at 136 S 2nd Ave. and full of amazing fiber, yarn, and classes for holiday gifts and a lifetime of creative enjoyment.

Colors of Sequim Fine Art Materials at 139 W. Washington St. hosts an art performance called "Tai Chi Easy as Meditation in Motion" with Catherine Villara Giumini M.S. Tai Chi Easy Practice Leader, featured Artist Erica McClain, and music by Victor Reventlow. Erica had a major motor vehicle accident in February 2008. It resulted in her having a traumatic brain injury. Prior to the accident Erica was a leather artist, creating one of a kind shoes.  After the accident she started creating art using toothpicks and ink with an Asian influence. Many pieces have 100-200 hours of detailed designs in them.  “It is truly a gift that I have been given since the accident and I do not take it for granted”, says Erica.

Always delight in live music and fresh art with award winning artfully crafted wines with appetizing tidbits at Wind Rose Cellars at 143 W Washington St.

Make your new year more savory and scent filled at Sequim Spice and Tea at 121 W Washington St. and try a sample of their unique teas, spices, and salts.

Natalie Andrzejeski’s artwork is on display at Pacific Pantry at 229 S Sequim Ave.

Trent LaCour will be providing piano music from 6 to 8 PM at Hart's Fine Books at 161 W Washington St.

Because of the Holidays several venues will be closed. Enjoy these expressive Sequim venues during the First Friday Art Walk including Pacific Pantry at 229 S Sequim Ave., Alder Wood Bistro at 139 W Alder St., Nourish at 1345 S Sequim Ave. South of HY101, Olympic Theater Arts at 414 N Sequim Ave., Heather Creek at 122 W Washington St., Hart's Fine Books at 161 W Washington St., Dungeness Kids Co. at 990 E Washington St., Galare Thai at 120 W Bell, Rainshadow Roasting Company at 157 West Cedar St., Solar City's Tesa Boutique & Tanning Retreat at 135 W Washington St., and Fieldnotes at 123 E Washington St.
 

 

 

The Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber Merchants Group presents Third Annual “Whodunnit Downtown” with "The Curious Case of the Kidnapped Cat" during the evening where you can find clues at many venues with the opportunity to win a big prize 5 to 7:30PM. Martini, the famous diamond collared silver tabby kitty cat has been catnapped! Can you solve this mystery?

Get a game card, find the clues, make your guess, and drop your card in the prize entry box at The Sunshine Café at 145 W Washington St. by 7:30 PM for a chance to win. No purchase necessary. Must be 21+ to win. Need not be present to win. Winner drawn by random and prizes donated by local Sequim Merchants.

Everyone is encouraged to participate with the suspects, find clues at special venues, and enjoy this crime-solving mystery! If you want to, please dress the part with our Silver and 30's Noir theme. Discover clues at A Dropped Stitch at 136 S 2nd Ave., Hart's Fine Books at 161 W Washington, Sunshine Café at 145 W Washington St., Wind Rose Cellars at 143 W Washington St., Colors of Sequim at 139 W. Washington St., Solar City's Tesa Boutique & Tanning Retreat at 135 W Washington St., Blue Whole Gallery at 129 W Washington St., Purple Haze Lavender at 127 W Washington St., Pacific Pantry at 229 S Sequim Ave,. and Sequim Tea and Spice at 121 W Washington St. More details!

The Blue Whole Gallery offers a group show "Clean Sweep" in the month of January 2015 129 W Washington St. This is a special show and sale of reasonably priced original art as unframed drawings, paintings, photo-arts, ceramics, wood arts and more.

R&T Crystals and Beads will have jewelry demonstrations from Paulette Hill and Gail McLain, as well as, serving the best holiday candy in town at 158 E Bell St. 

New Art Walk Venue! Local Yarn Shop at 213 E Washington St.

Special tonight Eric Neurath’s Photography is displayed at Bank of America 114 S. Sequim Ave. from 5 - 6!

 
Show your true colors! Enjoy our different color theme each month!

To create inclusion between venues, artists, and audience, everyone is encouraged to participate in the Art Walk’s monthly themes as a fun community activity in any creative form they wish to express it. January is silver, February is red, March is green, April is pink, May is aqua, June is white, July is purple, August is yellow, September is blue, October is orange, November is brown, and December is gold.

Want to participate as a venue or artist on the Official First Friday Art Walk Sequim Map, Listing, and Website, please contact Renne Emiko Brock-Richmond at 360.460.3023 or renne@uniqueasyou.com If you are an artist of any media, please get your information to Renne for publicity and opportunities. Thank you!

Call for Artists to actively participate in 2015! Renne Emiko Brock-Richmond, producer of the First Friday Art Walk, helps match artists and performers with art walk venues to facilitate cultural and financial vitality. If you are interested in being included to the Directory of Artists listed on the art walk website who would want opportunities to exhibit and sell their work or perform at the art walk venues, please contact Renne at renne@uniqueasyou.com

Maps for the self-guided tour are available at participating art venues or download your PDF map here.

Join the fun and share your photos on the First Friday Art Walk Sequim Facebook Page as a sneak preview as to what is to come that festive evening or adventures you had that night!

Past First Friday Art Walk Sequim Events

January 2012 - Art Walk Color Theme was SILVER!
March 2012 - Art Walk Color Theme was GREEN!

May 2012 - Art Walk Color Theme was AQUA!

July 2012 - Art Walk Color Theme was PURPLE!

 Nov 2012 - Art Walk Color Theme of BROWN!
Fun videos from the First Friday Art Walk Sequim on videOly at http://www.videoly.tv/
 
Jan 2013
 
Mar 2013
 
May 2013
2nd Annual "Whodunnit Downtown?" in 2014
In January, did you guess "Whodunnit Downtown?" It was Cecil C. Seville, the movie director! Our Getaway Weekend winner was Bonnie Booth! She was the first game card drawn and she had the right suspect circled! Thank you all for playing during the First Friday Art Walk Sequim! Thank you to our suspects and volunteers! Thank you to the local businesses who donated items to the prize and venues hosting clues!
Our next game is coming in January 2015!
 
Past First Friday Art Walk Sequim Events
February 2012 - Art Walk Color Theme was RED!

April 2012 - Art Walk Color Theme was PINK!

June 2012 - Art Walk Color Theme was WHITE!

August 2012 - Art Walk Color Theme was YELLOW!

Join the fun and share your photos on the First Friday Art Walk Sequim Facebook Page as a sneak preview as to what is to come that festive evening or adventures you had that night!

Fun videos from the First Friday Art Walk Sequim on videOly at http://www.videoly.tv/

 
Feb 2013
 
Apr 2013
 
Jun 2013
2nd Annual BirdFest BirdQuest in 2014
Thank you all for playing! Congrats to Erika Lambert of Sequim who won our 2nd Annual BirdFest BirdQuest! Huge thanks goes out to Diane Fatzinger for working so much on this successful community event showing off student art and local businesses while supporting the 11th Annual Olympic BirdFest, Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce, Sequim Merchants group, and the First Friday Art Walk Sequim! Thank you! Thank you!
 
 
 
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