Art’s Alive 2014

arts_alive_2014Every year, La Conner is host to one of the Northwest’s premier arts events – Art’s Alive 2014; a show of works by truly talented artists from around the Skagit Valley, and a weekend-long exhibition event for art lovers and collectors happening October 31, November 1 and 2.

Wayne Maslin, versatile and eclectic award-winning sculptor and painter, of Monroe, Washington, has been selected as the Featured Artist of the Show.  His sculpture, Totem # 3, is showcased on the Art’s Alive! 2014 poster and postcard.

Artists Reception: Friday, October 31, 5-9 pm at
Maple Hall (104 Commercial, La Conner)

The celebration continues Saturday, 10 am to 9 pm and Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm

Admission is free for all days
(including the reception)

Original art work of thirteen highly regarded Northwest artists will be exhibited at Maple Hall in the Invitational Show, as will the work of many La Conner artists, and previous invitational and emerging artists’ works in the Open Show.

In addition to Wayne Maslin, Invitational Artists Include:
Al Currier
Mark Ellinger
Jude Galbraith
Jeffrey Hanks
Lorna Libert
Brian O’Neill
Kathleen Otley
Kevin Paul
Edward Schmid
Cathy Schoenberg
Duane Simshauser
Rob Stocke

Artists’ demonstrations and music will be staged throughout the weekend at Maple Hall, including the Ben and Mia Starner Duo on Friday evening at the Artists Reception, and Skinny Ties Jazz Band on Saturday early evening.

Art’s Alive 2014 – Plan Your Trip

We recommend that you plan ahead; if you’re staying overnight you will want to make reservations at one of La Conner’s lodging establishments. You’ll be centrally located and within a few minutes of all of the events – you’ll also find it easy to shop in our many specialty stores and dine at one of our amazing restaurants.

Whether you’re an art enthusiast or in need of a fall getaway for two or a group of family or friends, or are looking for festive activities before the weather turns wintry, book your rooms now and check out the Love La Conner event calendar and the Art’s Alive website for more weekend happenings.   You can also give us a ring – La Conner Visitor Center at 360-466-3735/888-642-9248 for more information.

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