Art Walks

Stroll through the cities of the Inland Northwest and enjoy different media from local artists

click to enlarge First Friday at Barrister Winery.
First Friday at Barrister Winery.

First Friday  On the first Friday of every month, except for the "Visual Arts Tour" in February and October, art galleries and some select businesses come together to offer the public the chance to view various forms of art. Each month, more than 25 venues participate in First Friday and feature new artists that specialize in a variety of media. Check out their website for an interactive map for locations and a description of who will be featured that month. Downtown Spokane • 456-0580 •

Moscow Artwalk  Since its origin in 2004, the Moscow Artwalk has grown to be an annual tradition, typically during the second week of June. The artwalk invites more than 120 artists to feature their art at around 70 different businesses throughout the city. In addition to the art displays, look for live craft demonstrations, live music, and food. Moscow, Idaho • 208-883-7036 •

Pullman Artwalk  Sponsored by the Museum of Art at Washington State University, the Pullman Artwalk is a great opportunity for community members and art lovers to come together to celebrate and view works by different regional artists. The event is spread among various locations throughout Pullman and art ranges from photography to paintings to mixed media. Pullman, Wash. • 334-3565 •

Sandpoint Artwalk  An annual summer tradition in Sandpoint, ArtWalk features local art throughout different venues in the downtown core. Local galleries and businesses team up with the Pend Oreille Arts Council to display exhibits from June through September. On display will be an array of mediums including paintings, sculptures, ceramics, photography, and many more. Downtown Sandpoint • 208-263-6139 •

Second Friday Artwalk Every second Friday of the month from April to December, downtown Coeur D'Alene features local and nationally recognized artists at its galleries, restaurants, shops, and businesses. This family-friendly event allows you to stroll through downtown streets and is free for all. Downtown Coeur D'Alene • 208-292-1629 •

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