Anacortes Arts and Festivals

Arts, music, and festivals are key ingredients in the recipe that makes Anacortes, Washington a delicious Northwest destination any time of the year. A vibrant showplace for artists and musicians, Anacortes prides itself on its diverse public art collection and many festivals that happen throughout the year. Art in Anacortes…

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Art bridges the Salish Sea with Sister City Association

Anacortes Sister Cities

An international air pervaded the First Friday Art Walk in November 2015. Anacortes partnered with its Sister City of Sidney, British Columbia, to present “The Salish Sea Art Exhibit,” original, juried artwork by artists from BC’s Saanich Peninsula. Sidney reciprocated in May 2016, when it hosted the work of local Fidalgo…

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98221 Studio Tour Takes Visitors Behind the Scenes

More than veggie seeds have been sprouting on Fidalgo Island this summer. The local arts community has pulled back the curtain on the many creative souls who’ve been drawn to the islands’ beauty, tranquility, and vibrant cultural and environmental scene. The 98221 (think local zip code) Artist’s Studio Tour, October…

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Sculpture, Theatre, Bands on Fidalgo Island

Sculpture, Theatre, Music in Anacortes

Stroll the byways and park areas of Anacortes, where the island city’s breathtaking natural assets serve as a backdrop for marvelous sculpture works by regional artists. From renowned Guemes Island artist Phil McCracken’s osprey sculpture at the top of Mt. Erie to Leo Osborne’s soaring raptor on the beach near…

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