2009 Spring Runway at The Bellevue Collection

At Bellevue Square, from March 27th – 29th, the Spring Runwaywill return to the Bellevue Collection .  Fashion retailers from Bellevue Square will show off their latest styles in the free runway shows that will go on throughout the weekend.  Also during the duration of the weekend, a variety of […]

New PACE Guild Announces Fundraising Event

A new volunteer organization, Act Two Guild, which is put together by PACE will host a Spring Fashion Show & Luncheon (Silhouettes of Style – Design Debut 2009) fundraising event, scheduled for April 3, 2009 at The Westin Bellevue. The Bellevue Collection’s stores will be featured in the season’s runway […]

Bellevue Towers Sculptures Installed

Two sculptures, one outside of the North Tower and one outside of the South Tower, were installed late last week. The sculptures created by local artist Julie Speidel, which are “strong but welcoming, inviting yet bold,” stand outside of the two entrances of the condominium towers. The two red sculptures […]

Night Rider: Artist Decorates Elements Too

Elements Too, which has quickly and quietly been going up at 909 112th Ave NE, is anticipated to be complete in the spring of 2009. Beginning December 6th, and spanning through January 3rd, a light installation named NIGHT RIDER by Joseph Gray, a local artist, will be on site at […]

“It’s Finally Friday” at BAM Starts This Friday

“It’s Finally Friday” is a new monthly event that will kick-off this Friday (Sep 26th) at the Bellevue Arts Museum. Beginning at 6:30pm, pay the normal museum admission ($5 or $7) and you’ll have access to a gallery tour with Executive Director & Chief Curator, Michael Monroe. At 7:30pm, there […]

Bellevue Arts Museum Recieves Large Grant

The Bellevue Arts Museum has been awarded a $478,492 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, or IMLS, which is a federal government grant. The money will go towards the museum exhibitions and educational programs between July 1, 2008 and June 30, 2009. IMLS is the main source […]

Ask Lea: And Then There Were 3

Dear Lea, So after visiting the ArtsFair this past weekend, I came to realize that there were actually 3 separate arts fairs going on in Downtown Bellevue. Do you know who sponsors each of the 3 fairs and why it isn’t just one big Bellevue arts fair? It’s a confusing […]

Meaningful Art Displayed in The Lodge @ Bel-Square

When you walk into The Lodge at Bellevue Square, what most people recognize as the area in between Starbucks and PF Changs, what you’ll see mounted above the fireplace is new wood-carved art. Friday at The Lodge, Kemper Freeman Jr. discussed the meaning behind this special art piece that now […]

2008 Bellevue Arts Museum ArtsFair – This Weekend

This weekend will play host to the 2008 Bellevue Arts Museum ArtsFair on the grounds of Bellevue Square and expanding into surrounding properties. This year will include 320 artist booths, of which 107 are new! 40 of the 320 artists expected to turn out have participated in the Fair for […]

Ask Lea: All About Art

Lea,You’ve talked a lot about food and dining in Downtown Bellevue, but there has got to be more to do than just eat. I heard that Bellevue has a pretty good arts fair every summer; can you tell me anything about it? – Enough with the Eating Dear Enough with […]