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Bellwether 2019

Thank you for being a part of this year’s Bellwether


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Images

Images of the artwork and events can be found here. Please credit the photographers, Jonathan Vanderweit and Bruce Clayton Tom. Thank you.

 
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Events

Downtown Bellevue

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See where each artist was featured here.

Friday, September 13
3-7:30pm:
Today’s Special: Tea Party at Bellevue Arts Museum
6:30-9:30pm: Opening Party at Bellevue Arts Museum

Saturday, September 14
12-5pm:
Today’s Special: Tea Party at Bellevue Arts Museum
1-5pm: While Supplies Last pop-up art market at Bellevue Arts Museum
7-10pm:
Soul Selections Showcase at Meydenbauer Center Theatre

Sunday, September 15
12-2pm:
Today’s Special: 3-Drop Gourd Beading Workshop at Bellevue Arts Museum
3–4:30pm:
Conversation on Art & Culture in Bellevue at Bellevue Arts Museum

Wednesday, September 18
1-2:30pm:
Cultural Conversation with Today’s Special artist Minhi Winkempleck at Bellevue Arts Museum

Thursday, September 19
12-3pm:
Today’s Special: David Rios at Bellevue Arts Museum

Friday, September 20
11:30am-1:30pm:
Guided Tour & Interactive Experience at City Hall
1-3:30pm: Today’s Special: Katupat Weaving Workshop with Roquin-Jon Quichocho Siongco at Bellevue Arts Museum
4-4:30pm:
Today’s Special: Katupat Weaving Ceremony with Roquin-Jon Quichocho Siongco at Bellevue Arts Museum

Saturday, September 21
1-5pm:
While Supplies Last pop-up art market at Bellevue Arts Museum
2-3pm: Today’s Special: Monyee Chau at Bellevue Arts Museum
3–5pm:
Conversation on Bellevue as a Place at City Hall
5–6:30pm: Artist Reception & Interactive Experience at City Hall
7-10pm: PNW Super Soul All-Star Revue at Meydenbauer Center Theatre (6:30pm procession from City Hall)

Sunday, September 22
2-3pm:
Today’s Special: Jan Parker at Bellevue Arts Museum
3:30-4:30pm: Removal Ritual with artist Leah Nguyen

 
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Bellwether 2019

Curators

Artists

 
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about

Bellwether

Bellwether is a free, 10-day, multi-disciplinary arts experience produced by the City of Bellevue in collaboration with Bellevue’s arts community and with guidance from the city’s Arts Commission. Thank you to our generous event partners: Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue Downtown Association, Madison Marquette, Meydenbauer Center and Onni Group.

A bellwether is a sign of things to come. The name was chosen as a symbol of the overarching mission of the event: to showcase Bellevue’s creative future and to turn that future into reality.

Bellwether got its start as a biennial sculpture exhibition in 1992. Now in its 15th series, the event has evolved to encompass new forms of art and culture. Since 2018, Bellwether is held every year to harness the city’s growth and support artists year-round.

Support for Bellwether 2019 comes from the City of Bellevue.

QUESTIONS?

Contact Scott MacDonald, Bellwether Program Manager, 425.452.4852 or smacdonald@bellevuewa.gov.

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LOOKING FOR OUR PHOTO ARCHIVES?

Bellwether 2019 Photo Gallery

Bellwether 2018 Photo Gallery

LOOKING FOR LAST YEAR’S WEBSITE?

We’ve archived Bellwether 2018 here.

 
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