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Northwind Arts Center

701 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5728
+1 360-379-1086
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Best art gallery in town

If you are in Water Street and are wondering where to go, head here. It’s the best gallery in town... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Patti4709
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Port Townsend, Washington
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Northwind offers more than art

Northwind Arts Center has showings which are usually on a calendar-month schedule. Their annual... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
William H
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Port Townsend, Washington
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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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“great gallery” (3 reviews)
“every month” (3 reviews)
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701 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5728
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are in Water Street and are wondering where to go, head here. It’s the best gallery in town with new shows every month and two gallery spaces. You are sure to see something you like from some very talented artists in painting, sculpture,...More

Thank Patti4709
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Northwind Arts Center has showings which are usually on a calendar-month schedule. Their annual juried show in August is definitely worth visiting as it features the best in the area. But there is more than just art: movies, readings, music, education programs, and special events....More

Thank William H
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Northwind Art Center has juried art exhibits, sponsors the Studio tour each summer, and is a generally enjoyable place to view and purchase quality art. Discover an artist with your aesthetic.

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

When you are in downtown Port Townsend, do not miss Northwinds Art Center! Beautifully installed shows, friendly staff and volunteers always make for a pleasant visit!

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

We went in for a nice local show of art pieces in multiple media. there were some nice diverse pieces of art. Nicely displayed.

Thank Joel K
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

The nicest people and the best art are here on a corner on Water Street - this artis owned and run gallery offer changing exhibits each month with local artists' works in a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Be sure to come on Firs t Saturday when...More

Thank Patti4709
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NorthwindArtsCenter, Board member at Northwind Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thanks for your nice review! Just want to clarify that Northwind is not an artist owned and run galley. Northwind is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization with 4 venues for the visual arts (Exhibit Gallery and Artist Showcase at the arts center, Art in the...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Northwind is located in an old Victoria building with high ceilings and large windows that bring in natural light and a feeling of airiness. The exhibitions there are often excellent and always worth viewing. The Showcase Gallery in the back features local artists and offers...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Always a wide variety on display at Northwind and they change it every month. But, don't just look in the window, there's a room at the back where they showcase different artists. When I say wide variety, I mean it, fibre, wood, jewelry, and the...More

Thank Diane W
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NorthwindArtsCenter, Guest Relations Manager at Northwind Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thank you, Diane W, for taking the time to review our nonprofit arts center. We hope you'll visit again soon.

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

This newly expanded gallery features local and regional artists representing nearly every medium you can name. You may also find it hosting an author's talk or writers' workshop.

Thank Linda M
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NorthwindArtsCenter, Guest Relations Manager at Northwind Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you, Linda M, for visiting the arts center, and for noting that we have a wide range of arts programs for our locals and visitors. Visit www.northwindarts.org to see our calendar. Hope you'll be back soon!

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Reviewed 30 April 2017

We have visited this gallery every time we come over to visit and there is always something interesting to see on display. Worth poking your head in to see what they have.

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