You can experience some of Seattle’s best artist and see their work on your own schedule with this customized walking tour plan. The total distance is just under four miles for a round trip journey. This trip is also unique as it features art both inside and outside to inspire you. The locations and times of operation vary, so your best bet to hit all five locations, plan your trip on a Wednesday, Thursday or Friday between the times of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Olympic Sculpture Park
2901 Western Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 654-3100
www.seattleartmuseum.org

Part of the Seattle Art Museum since 2007, the Olympic Sculpture Park is stretched out over nine acres from the northern end of the seawall to the southern end of Myrle Edwards Park. In addition to the beautiful views of the waterfront, the trail features many large form art pieces along the gravel pathway. It is one of Seattle’s most unique features that every resident should explore at least once. There is no fee to enter the park and it is open every day from dawn until dusk or there are no crowds.

Gallery 4Culture
101 Prefontaine Place S.
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 296-7580
www.galleries.4culture.org

The Gallery 4Culture is a showcase of King County artists whose work has been deemed “under-represented” in other galleries. Also onsite is the e4c, a storefront gallery set aside for electronic art displaying selected works on four TV monitors. Admission is free and the gallery is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Foster/White Gallery
220 3rd Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 622-2833
www.fosterwhite.com

The Foster/White Gallery is known as one of the premier galleries in the greater Seattle area since 1968. It is well-known for its excellent exhibitions of art in the forms of contemporary paintings, sculpture and glass. Some of America’s and Canada’s best artists, particularly from the northwest, are featured here, including Dale Chihuly, Mark Tobey, Guy Anderson, Richard Gilkey, Morris Graves, Tony Angell, Lois Graham, Alden Mason, Duane Pasco and George Tsutakawa. The Foster/White Gallery is open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.

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Gallery 110
110 3rd Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 624-9336
www.gallery110.com

Gallery 110 first opened its doors in 2002 with a goal of presenting Seattle with some of the best emerging artists. Showcasing a wide variety of both artists and styles of art, the exhibitions are changed monthly, each showing over 100 pieces of art by a varity of artists. The gallery is open from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

G. Gibson Gallery
300 S. Washington St.
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 587-4033
www.ggibsongallery.com

Located in Pioneer Square, the G. Gibson Gallery presents mid-20th century painting, drawings and sculpture as well as contemporary photography. The gallery has been described by some as a “must see” attraction in Seattle and is a perfect end to your art walk. It is open from 11 a.m to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

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Jeffrey Totey is a freelance writer living in Seattle. He has a love for the arts and is a student of pop culture. He covers stories about the performing arts, theater, museums, cultural events, movies and more in the greater Seattle area. His work can be found at Examiner.com.
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