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Northwind Arts Center

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Address: 701 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5728
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+1 360-379-1086
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Thu - Mon 11:30 - 17:30
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Northwind Arts Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides...

Northwind Arts Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides visual art exhibits and sales, literary (poetry, prose, theater) reading series, new music in the Songwriters Showcase, the annual Art Port Townsend event, the Art in the Library exhibit and sales at the Port Townsend Public Library, and other programs. Our property at 701 Water Street is also available for event rental.

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One of the best in P.T.

This gallery has NW artists and does a good job of displaying them. For art the pieces are affordable

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 December 2016
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Port Townsend, Washington
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Port Townsend, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This gallery has NW artists and does a good job of displaying them. For art the pieces are affordable

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NorthwindArtsCenter, Social Media Editor at Northwind Arts Center, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We now have 4 exhibit/sales venues: the Exhibit Gallery and Artist Showcase at the arts center, the Port Townsend Public Library, and Jefferson Health Care hospital. We hope you enjoy all of them. More 

Camas, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I spent the afternoon in Port Townsend specifically to see the galleries, and I'm glad I found this one. A wonderful, eclectic mix of artists and a beautiful use of space and lighting.

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granitedesk020, Board of Directors at Northwind Arts Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and your kind review. We're a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts center that is striving to be better and better all the time. Please visit us again when you're in Port Townsend (our Exhibit Gallery changes every month) and consider attending one of our literary readings, music events, or art demonstrations while you're in town. More 

Port Townsend, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. I went with a friend and went back few days later with my sister as it was just beautifully, artitiscally done. Go and enjoy, great for any age.

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Port Townsend, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

All of the art exhibits are interesting and well hung and the evening poetry readings are a big draw.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

NAC always has a good exhibit of Northwest Artists. It is a collection of the best you will find. It's a bit out of the downtown area and well worth the short drive.

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Port Townsend, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

This building shows off the art nicely. Popular for the monthly gallery walk. There are also regular poetry readings. Great for locals and for visitors.

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Thank Helen R
granitedesk020, Tripadvisor Editor at Northwind Arts Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Have you heard music in the Artists Showcase yet? It turns out that the acoustics are fabulous, especially with the art storage cabinet that was recently installed. The acoustics are a bonus we didn't anticipate when we moved to the Waterman & Katz Building. Visit again soon! More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

When I'm in a new town, I love to visit galleries to get a feeling of local art and artists. This is a great one with diverse art media. I noted that I could wander at my own pace to browse without being sold art. They have a juried show August 4-28, 2016, which I'd like to visit. It's presented... More 

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granitedesk020, Board of Directors at Northwind Arts Center, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5-star review! Our Art Port Townsend event is in August, including the juried show you mentioned as well as artist studio tours on August 27 and 28 and other activities. More 

Port Ludlow, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

"The" gallery in Port Townsend to see new artists displaying a varied selection of art ...from fantastic to awful depending on your taste which it why it so worth repeated visits.

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granitedesk020, Board of Directors at Northwind Arts Center, responded to this review

We hope you keep coming back over and over again! More 

Seattle WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

This public art space is small but filled with the best things. Local themes, local artists, it's a must see in a town filled with wonderful art. A host helps you if needed, it's a very welcoming place.

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granitedesk020, Board member at Northwind Arts Center, responded to this review

We're happy you enjoyed visiting Northwind Arts Center. We hope you have the opportunity to enjoy all of our arts center offerings, such as poetry and theatre readings and music also. And, don't forget, we exhibit art at the historic and beautiful 1913 Port Townsend Public Library on Lawrence Street, which is open 7 days a week. More 

Clinton, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

This gallery used to be on the edge of town and we seldom went there. Now they are two doors down from one gallery and across the street from another and this is nice. Large airy space.

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granitedesk020, Social media coordinator at Northwind Arts Center, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting our new location at 701 Water Street! We're a 501(c)(3) arts center, and were able to buy the entire first floor of this historic building due to the generosity of community donors. Please come back whenever you are in Port Townsend. Check out our website or Facebook page to see if we are hosting a literary, music,... More 

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