An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely
The Seattle First Thursday Art Walk is 6-8pm in Pioneer Square, Downtown, & West Edge area.
Over 35 art venues including galleries, museums, restaurants, bars and shops. Don’t miss the West Edge neighborhood, the heart of the Museum Arts District.
Did you know First Thursday in Pioneer Square was the very first Art Walk in the USA? In 1981, a group of visionary Pioneer Square art dealers printed the first walking maps and painted footprints on the sidewalks outside leading to their galleries. On the first Thursday of the month, they collectively encouraged arts patrons to come and tour each of the Pioneer Square galleries in the spirit of having a community event. First Thursday soon evolved into the popular gathering that it is today
For more information, visit: http://www.pioneersquare.org/experiences/first-thursday-art-walk. The site includes information and maps on venues, restaurants and parking.
You can also view more about public art at Seattle.gov: http://www.seattle.gov/arts/programs/public-art
Be sure and also checkout the Summer Art Walk at Seattle’s Pike Place Market, June through September – at Pike Place Market & Western Avenue.
Parking: Through the generous support of the Alliance for Pioneer Square the Free parking program will return to select garages from 5-10 pm on August 5, 2021. Patrons must simply pick up a free parking voucher from a neighborhood gallery and present it to the parking attendant when leaving the garage.