News From The IslandsMay 23, 2012
Behind the Scenes: Local Art
Get a taste of island life on your trip off the coast of ordinary and see through local artists' eyes on the free, self-guided San Juan Island Artists' Studio Tour 2012! June 2nd and 3rd mark the 21st annual tour, as artists invite the public into their private studios from 10am to 5pm each day.
Explore San Juan Island on an outlined scavenger hunt to experience everything from inn-town studios to tucked-away workshops off the beaten path. With 20 artists' studios on the map, and 30 guest artists' work being exhibited; it's sure to be an unforgettable San Juan Island experience! Follow the numbered route on the map and complete the whole tour in a circle around the island, or read through the quick descriptions of each art space and simply wander in to those that catch your eye.
Paintings, jewelry, photography, prints, sculpture, ceramics, fiber, and mixed media will be showcased from longtime local creators and up and coming artists alike! Gain inn∙sight into their personal processes, view their work spaces, ask questions, and even purchase art straight from the source!
Divide and conquer! Stay a couple nights at the newest San Juan Island lodging and take advantage of our We're Won! discount for an automatic 20% off at our Friday Harbor Hotel.