The Snoqualmie Arts Commission has partnered with the Downtown Merchants Association, the Chamber of Commerce and City Hall to present an Art Walk in conjunction with the Merry & Bright Downtown Open House, NW Railway Museum & Santa Train and Tree Lighting Festival scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 1, from 4 to 8 p.m.
The Art Walk, organized by Art Commissioners Lanice Gillard and Sally Rackets, will feature a wide variety of work done by area artists exhibiting at City Hall, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Migone Building in downtown Snoqualmie. Refreshments will be provided with an opportunity to meet the artists during the Art Walk. The "Artist's Choice" Exhibit will be on display in all three locations throughout the holidays.
The temporary Gallery in the Mignone Building was generously provided by owners Rick and Kristi Wood. This is the third building since September made available to the Snoqualmie Arts Commission for the purpose of displaying art in vacant buildings. Two other buildings previously provided by MK Properties have been recently leased.
The Art Walk exhibit at the Mignone Building will also feature a wine tasting provided by Mike Seal of Sigillo Cellars, brand new to Snoqualmie. Additionawo gourmet chocolate offerings will be provided by culinary artist, Mary Kelly of Blue Streak Chocolate and visual artist, Kim Starr, whose paintings are replicated on the wrappers of chocolate bars produced by a Seattle chocolatier. Performing artists—both musicians and vocal artists will also perform during the Saturday Art Walk at the Mignone Gallery. A consortium of artists and art lovers will man the Mignone Gallery throughout the holidays.
Artists in Snoqualmie and the surrounding area are being well received and appreciated as viewers discover the breadth of talent in our community. Other merchants in downtown Snoqualmie also exhibiting art include The Black Dog Arts Cafe, Simply Anne Party Boutique, Down to Earth Flowers and Gifts, The Bindlestick Coffee, and the Snoqualmie Falls Brewery and Taproom.