Artful Evening is July 17, 2021

Artful Evening 2021 

Saturday, July 17, 2021, 4:30 – 6pm PDT
Honoring Northwest Designer Craftsmen 


On Saturday, July 17, join us for Artful Evening, Bellevue Arts Museum’s annual auction and gala. This virtual fundraiser provides important support for the Museum’s exhibitions and educational programs throughout the year.  


This year, we’re celebrating the artists and organizations that help make the Pacific Northwest one of the best places to live. The virtual auction will feature art from Northwest artists, local craft spirits, and unique experiences; we’ll be recognizing Northwest Designer Craftsmenlongstanding service to artists and craftspeople in our region; and there will be opportunities to also show your support for local organizations Big Table and Centro Cultural Mexicano. 




Artful Evening 2021

Appetizer & cocktail boxes are now available for order

We’re teaming up with local favorite Lisa Dupar Catering to bring appetizers and craft drinks directly to you during this year’s event. Check out the options available below. Orders are open through July 1 and will be available for pickup or delivery on July 17. Visit our registration form to place your order

A portion of the proceeds from box sales benefits Bellevue Arts Museum.


Appetizer Boxes

Omnivore Box (for 2)


White Bean Hummus with fresh cucumbers, carrots & house-made tortilla chips

Oregon Bay Shrimp Salad

Summer Watermelon and Cucumber Caprese

Vegan Box (for 2)


White Bean Hummus with fresh cucumbers, carrots & house-made tortilla chips

Vegan Charcuterie Skewers

Summer Watermelon and Cucumber Caprese

Craft Cocktail & Mocktail Kits

Craft Cocktail Kit: Gin-sane Thymes (for 2)

Hendricks Gin, Thyme simple, elderflower cordial lemon, bubbles

Craft Cocktail Kit: Bourbon Strawberry Lemonade (for 2)

Whiskey, strawberry puree, fresh lemon

Craft Mocktail Kit: Elderflower Spritz (for 2)

House-made wild elderflower cordial topped with soda & orange peel

Make an early Raise the Paddle gift  

You can support BAM’s ambitious exhibitions and programs in advance of this year's Artful Evening by making a raise the paddle donation via the link below. Thank you for your support!

Raise your Paddle


Important Dates 
  • June 1: Registration opens 
  • July 1: Auction preview 
  • July 14: Auction opens for bidding 
  • July 17: Live event with virtual happy hour on Remo 
About the honoree 

For over 65 years, Northwest Designer Craftsmen has promoted excellence of design and craftsmanship among Northwest artists and stimulated public interest in and appreciation of fine craft. Their membership includes artists working in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska, as well as arts educators, managers, and collectors. 



Special thanks to our Virtual Happy Hour sponsor

Event Sponsor