Memorial Day weekend enjoy the world of nature and wildlife fine art and gifts. Come to the Fifth Annual Olympic Art Festival at the Olympic Art Gallery, 40 Washington Street/Hwy 101, in Quilcene. May 28th and 29th from 10-5.
Watch artists, of the Northwest in their natural habitat, demonstrating their skills in capturing wildlife in art forms. They will bring additional artwork just for you! Look for special pricing for the weekend also like Ratso’s sensational bronzes will be 30-40% off their already amazing price!
The Olympic Art Galley, the largest nature and wildlife fine art gallery on the peninsula and non profit organization set up to help local artists and the community, has over 60 Nature and Wildlife Artists. Artists will be painting, wooden bowls turned, scroll saw art created, jewelers making jewelry, weaving cedar, fiber arts, furniture and wood art being made, bronzes sculptured, the unveiling of the original block head by Brown Custom Iron. and much more.
This is free event for all to enjoy with no parking fees. Check additional information at www.olympicartgallery.com. Or Contact Sally Brown, firstname.lastname@example.org 360-765-0200 or cell 531-2015.
The Olympic Art Festival’s are held three times a year: Memorial Day Weekend, Labor Day Saturday and the second Saturday in December. Through out the summer the art community in the village will join together to coincide with other events such as August 20th and September 17th.
Come enjoy the day in the village of Quilcene, the Pearl of the Peninsula. Other places to enjoy in town The Olympic Timberhouse, The Picket Fence, Von Stark Photography, Twana Roadhouse, Loggers Landing, Wildwood Antiques, Waltz Lumber, and The Plaid Pepper. The Quilcene-Brinnon Garden Club also is having its annual Plant Sale from 9-1 on the 28th.
Terry Foltz: Scrollsaw art
Charlie and Sally Brown: garden art, gates and railings
Marlien Hennen: Cedar Art
Blake Lovering: watercolor, pen and ink
Chris Witte, Amy Weber, Pat Taynton, Beverley Winther, and Jan MacDonald: Watercolors and acrylics
Kathleen Kler and Mary Ellen Gilberg: Jewelry
David Haaskenson and Trevor Flake: Wood Art and Furniture
Randy Hopfer: Photography
Paul Kaiser and Roy Lane: Turned wood bowls
Marilyn Good: Ceramics
Stephanie Lane: woodburning
Lesile Leider: floral arrangements
Mary Ellen Gilberg: fiber art
From Seattle and East of Pudget Sound:
Take the Bainbridge Island or Edmonds/Kingston Ferry
*Cross the Hood Canal Bridge
Travel 10 Miles west of the bridge (Route 104)
Take the Quilcene/ Center Rd Exit
**Turn Right on Center Rd
Turn Right on Hwy 101
One block down on left, on corner . The gallery is across the street from the Presbyterian Church and next door to Henery’s Hardware
Follow from here*: Silverdale, Poulsbo,
Follow from here **: Port Townsend, Chimacum, Port Hadlock
From Sequim, Forks, Port Angeles:
Take and Stay on Hwy 101, on corner of Hwy 101 and Washington Street in Quilcene