August Art Walk

Allied Arts of Whatcom County

Allied Arts of Whatcom County’s 2016 Gallery Series continues with Go Figure, featuring the figurative paintings and illustrations of Jo Egan, Jenny Chatterton, Rafael Mithuna, Ruth Mueseler, Sacha Bliese, and Ingrid McGarry. Live musical performance by Damon Jones during Art Walk.

Artifacts Wine Bar

Artisan chocolates handmade by Evolve Truffles, live music, and outstanding wine, all set in the gorgeous Lightcatcher museum courtyard!

Aslan Brewing Co.

Hosting Ciara Sana: “My art is heavily influenced by the strong women of my culture, my faith, and my love for humanity. My style is currently influenced by my love for traditional tattoo art, art nouveau, and various whimsical styles. My pieces tell stories from my life, struggles, celebrations, and issues that continue to impact my life.”

The Atomic Kitten

The Atomic Kitten

The Atomic Kitten

The Atomic Kitten is a new store featuring Midcentury furniture and home accessories will be showcasing Midcentury art and everything Midcentury. Stop by and Live Midcentury! Paul and Jonna Oleniacz Co-owners.

Bayou on Bay


The Bellingham Foundry

Come see Chinese brush work calligraphy from Kathy Pak and her students! Live demonstration begins at 7:00 PM. Ms. Kathy Pak (白冠雲) started Chinese Calligraphy when she was 6 and followed many famous master calligraphers in Hong Kong. She has had numerous calligraphy exhibitions in The State, Hong Kong, China, Korea & Singapore. Some of her works are in museums in Austria and China. She will be displaying her calligraphy and the artwork of her students. Participate in a calligraphy demonstration from 7pm-8pm.

Brandywine Kitchen

Featuring oil paintings by Conrad Berkompas. "Creation breeds perception; Perception requires creation- and destruction. the creations which man makes manifest have no validity in themselves; they serve to awaken, that is all."

The Bureau of Historical Investigation

Sea Witch Botanicals Founder's Day Sale.

Ciao Thyme

Featuring Sharon Kingston, an oil painter who uses the properties of her medium to create paintings that respond to both the atmosphere of her surroundings and poetry. She is represented by Addison Gallery in Delray Beach FL and Matzke Fine Art in Camano Island, WA and has exhibited widely throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Community Food Co-op

New show featuring a variety of monotype prints by Ruth Hesse, as well as digitally altered photographs. Monotype is a hybrid of printmaking and painting and each image is unique. Music: Superb fiddler Margaret Inez Driscoll of Puirt na Gael Scottish Band and Jan Peters of Gallowglass Irish Band and also of Puirt na Gael Band will play a fine mix of ripping Scottish and gorgeous Irish pieces. Food: The Co-op scratch bakery will share samples of their absolutely delicious Tiramisu, and snacks and other samples will be available throughout the store.

Culture Cafe at Kombucha Town

Featuring Megan Lynn Lee.

Dakota Gallery

Dakota Gallery

Dakota Gallery

A to B One thru Five: studies in getting from one place to another. New work by Peter Rand.

Downtown Visitors Center

Local muralist and landscape painter Lanny Little will have large scale works on display.

Fourth Corner Frames & Gallery

“Getting There” it is all about the journey. This show focuses on modes of transportation in works created by Kelcey Bates, Chelsea Davidson, Rob Gischer, Lorna Libert, and Ron Pattern.


DiscoShiva Henna designs starting $5 and up. Milo & the Pickpockets 7-9pm playing original songs with inspired lyrics for music lovers who appreciate a Folk sound swinging on the FRINGE of Americana and Blues.

Garcia Jewelers

Featuring beautiful works in oil and watercolor by local artist Bill Brown and wife Pat Brown. In addition stunning blown-glass wine glasses and goblets created by Cameron Tower and Steve Hitt. Perfect for any wine or art lover as a gift or for your own pleasure.

The Hair Art Studio

Various artists of the Whatcom Art Guild will be participating in a show of two dimensional art. Come on by and receive a $10 haircut card.

The Leopold

The Peter and Duse Mclean personal maritime art collection including artists such as Stett, Montague Dawson, John Chancellor and William Pierce Stubbs.

The Lucky Monkey

Featuring published cartoon originals and prints and large format paintings by local artist and cartoonist George Jartos. Georges artwork is very eclectic, you may recognize some of his paintings that hung in the Wild Buffalo for awhile.

Make.Shift Art Space

Original works inspired by the beloved childhood literary staple, Little Golden Books. In typical Make.Shift fashion, a little sweet & a little sassy.

Max Higbee Center

Max Higbee Center is a local non-profit providing recreational services to teens and adults with developmental disabilities. All art is made by our members.

Novato Shop & Studio

We've been waiting a long time for this one! Local artist James Mey shows here at the shop for the first time in a no-nonsense Novato exhibit. Come out for Art Walk, say hi, and see what he's got for us!


Pickford Film Center’s Rooftop Cinema

Travel up to the 5th floor of the Commercial Street Parking Garage for Rooftop Cinema, featuring a vintage Volkswagen car and bus show from Kulshan Kombis, live music from surf rock band Sanoma, a beer garden from Boundary Bay and Honey Moon, and a screening of Little Miss Sunshine at dusk.


Come for the art, stay for the wine and cocktail specials!

Runaway Press

New Print Works By Caitlin Christopher. Gallery Talk with the Artist at 7PM. In conjunction with Runaway's First Annual Summer Print Sale.

Sacha & NJL Paintings

Sacha is a goldsmith and jeweler and Nathan oil paints realist fantasy imagery.

Sculpture Northwest

Sculpture Northwest invites you to explore unconventional and kinetic sculpture that defies pigeonholing. These interactive and sculptural marvels invite the viewer to completely engage and imagine during this end of summer show.

Social Fabric

Social Fabric is EXCITED to present the installation/performance artist, Christen Mattix and her piece "For Longing". Come see what it's all about.

Third Planet

Michael strives to portray the inner workings of his soul along with the energy that connects him to all other cosmic bodies through his paintings. His goal is to inspire existential contemplation in the eyes of the spectator.

Wandering Oaks Fine Arts Gallery

Wandering Oaks Fine Arts Gallery is proud to present the artworks of William G. Baldwin, Cassandra Bazhaw, Blake Miner, Jacob Wold, Sheri Ten Eyck, and Toby Ten Eyck. The best art is the art of self-discovery.

Western City Center

Western City Center welcomes our local alums and community members to stop by our office during the Downtown Bellingham Art Walk. Check out our space, enjoy some goodies and beverages and enjoy the art on display from Western students, alumni and community members.

Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building

Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building presents jaw-dropping, site-specific installations by contemporary artists in Colorfast: Vivid Installations make their Mark. Also showing, Just Women, a survey of work from the Museum's collection.