Bellwether 2022
Photo credit: Sabrina Miso Creative | VMF Winter Arts 2022

Bellevue’s annual arts festival, Bellwether, is happening now through most of September. The festival features digital residences and augmented reality, as well as in-person events.

Bellwether is an arts experience produced by the city in collaboration with Bellevue’s arts community and the city’s Arts Commission. All events are free and open to the public.

According to the City of Bellevue, Bellwether is a sign of things to come and a symbol of the overarching mission of the event, which is to showcase Bellevue’s creative future and to turn that future into reality. The festival began in 1992 and now involves new forms of art and culture.

Details about the presentations and art are available at Bellwether 2022.

Digital Residencies

  • Sept. 2-8: Dustin Curtis // Trivia Puppet Company, Instagram @triviapuppet
  • Sept. 9-15: KT Hancock // Velvet Nugget Studios, Instagram @velvet_nugget_studios
  • Sept. 16-22: Xin Xin , Instagram @artxinxin_
  • Sept. 23-29: Warren Armando Pope, Instagram @floral.naps

Augmented Reality Installation

#GlitchGoddess, Sept. 6-20

Location: Bellevue Connection Plaza, 550 106th Ave. NE

Portable Collection Opening Reception

Sept. 14, 5-7 p.m.

Location: City Hall, 450 110th Ave. NE

Techtober Mini-Teaser 

Saturday, Sept. 17, 3-4:30 p.m.

Location: Bellevue Arts Museum Auditorium, 510 Bellevue Way NE

To learn more about the arts program, visit the website.

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