Arts

Bellwether 2022

Bellevue’s Annual Arts and Culture Festival Happening throughout September

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 […]

Amazon's Artist in Residence program

Amazon Opens Applications for its 2023 Artist in Residence Program

Amazon recently announced that they opened applications for their Artist in Residence program for 2023. Office space will be offered in the Bellevue and Seattle offices. The company is offering $15,000 grants and 10-weeks of free studio space. The program is intended for local artists that are interested in expanding […]

Bellevue Arts Fair

76th Annual Bellevue Arts Fair to Take Place July 29-31

Bellevue Arts Museum is hosting their annual arts & crafts festival on July 29th through 31st. This is the 76th year for the Arts Fair. Guests are invited to shop from over 300 artists showcasing unique, handmade craft and art. The marketplace represents modern, traditional, and emerging work. BAM Arts […]

Blake Noble

15th Annual Bellevue Jazz & Blues Music Series to Return June 1-5

The 15th annual Bellevue Jazz & Blues Music Series will be returning to Bellevue from June 1st through June 5th. The series is sponsored by The Bellevue Downtown Association. Guests will have the opportunity to experience over 25 live performances at 11 different venues across Downtown Bellevue. This year’s featured […]

Bellwether 2021 in Bellevue

Bellevue’s Annual Arts Festival to Feature Live Music, Art Exhibits, Workshops

Bellevue’s annual arts festival, Bellwether 2021, is taking place September 9-19. The biennial sculpture exhibit, which began in 1992, now features diverse art forms and supports local artists. This year, Bellwether will include art exhibits, live music, pop-up art shows, artist-led panel discussions, and workshops. There will be two free […]

Arts and Culture Grant, Bellevue

Grants for the Arts and Culture Program Now Available through City of Bellevue

According to the City of Bellevue, organizations and individuals providing art, cultural, and educational programming, events or services for Bellevue residents, can now apply to receive a grant to the City’s Arts and Culture Program. Several different kinds of grants are available for nonprofits and individuals planning to deliver arts […]

Bellevue Downtown Arts Market

Bellevue Downtown Arts Market to Take Place Labor Day Weekend in Person

The Bellevue Downtown Arts Market is returning in person on Labor Day Weekend. The dates are September 4th through 6th. More than 110 artists will be participating. In the past, the event has been called “Bellevue’s 6th Street Arts Fair”. The Fair, presented by Bellevue Downtown Association, will feature sculptures, […]