Bellevue Arts Museum Arts Fair

2023 BAM Arts Fair

Thank you for applying for the Bellevue Arts Museum 2023 Arts Fair! The application period is now closed.

We received so many amazing applications from both new and returning artists! We will be sending a follow-up email to let you know of your acceptance status soon.

Download Fair Prospectus here.

For additional information on participation, click here.

For questions regarding participation in the 2023 BAM Arts Fair please email: or call: (206) 395-4223. 


2022 Winners


Michelle  Aitken,  Michelle Aitken Ceramics, WA

Julia Bernadsky,  Untamed Hearts, NJ

Constantin Hapaianu,  WA

Matthew Hatala, Woodturner Inc., GA

Katzie Hughes,  Scott Templin, Hughes & Templin, MT

Kathy Edelman Hutchinson,  Hutchinson Handwoven, WA

Mark Lewanski , MI

Mychal Mitchell,  Iona Handcrafted Books, WA

Fortune Sitole, Fortune's Gallery, CA

Jay Younger, Younger Woodworks, OR


Celebrating 77 Years!

July 28, 29 & 30, 2023
Bellevue Square & Bellevue Arts Museum

Bellevue Arts Museum hosts the largest award-winning arts & crafts festival in the Northwest. We are committed to handmade excellence and supporting national designers, artists, and craftspeople. Shop from over 300 inspiring artists showcasing unique, handmade craft and art. This marketplace represents modern, traditional, and emerging work. In addition to this unique shopping experience, BAM Arts Fair offers free programming including BAM exhibitions, online marketplace, Kids Fair, food trucks, and much more. Since 1947, BAM Arts Fair has been the annual gathering place for our community and a wonderful way to connect to the world of art, craft & design!



Bellevue Square, Main Fair Site

Friday - Saturday, 10am - 9pm

Sunday, 11am - 7pm

Shop from over 300 inspiring artists showcasing unique, handmade craft and art at Bellevue Arts Museum Arts Fair.  Application for submissions for the BAM Arts Fair 2023 will open through February 1, 2023. 





Map & Directions

Chalk Mural sponsored by Xfinity

Directions to Bellevue Square

Take the NE 4th Street (Exit 13A) west exit. From NE 4th Street, continue straight (west) cross Bellevue Way & turn right around Bellevue Square for easiest parking into the garages.

I-90 E
Take the Bellevue Way exit heading north. Take a left (west) on NE 4th Street and turn right around Bellevue Square for easiest parking into the garages.

520 E
Take the Bellevue Way exit heading south. Take a right (west) on NE 4th Street and turn right around Bellevue Square for easiest parking into the garages.

Parking is plentiful and free (or free with validation) at the Bellevue Collection.

Find complete driving and parking directions to the Bellevue Collection here

Valet service available at:
Bellevue Square: Northeast & Northwest Parking Garages on Level 1
Bellevue Place: Hyatt Regency Bellevue
Lincoln Square: Westin Bellevue

Permit parking only in the Bellevue Arts Museum parking garage.

Public Transportation
Bellevue Arts Museum Fair is easily reachable by bus. Visit, Metro Transit or Sound Transit to plan your trip today!


Kids Fair

Bellevue Arts Museum

July 28-30, 2023

Friday - Sunday, 11am - 5pm


BAM Fair isn’t just for grownups! Kids and their families are invited to join us at the Museum for a fun weekend of hands-on art projects, games, and gallery activities. All are welcome, but most stations are best-suited for ages 3-10. Free.  Stay tuned for more details for 2023.



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Free Admission

Bellevue Arts Museum

Friday - Saturday, 11am - 8pm

Sunday, 11am - 6pm

Bellevue Arts Museum Fair starts at BAM. One of a few museums in the nation dedicated to the exploration of art, craft, and design, BAM offers an exciting mix of art created in the Northwest and around the world. Take a break from the heat (we hope!) and be swept away by the dynamic exhibitions. Free.

For the safety of our customers and team members, we encourage wearing masks!

BAMboozle Stage

Bellevue Square, Fountain Court

Friday – Sunday

Calling kids of all ages! Come check out this awesome stage featuring local music and dance for kids. Enjoy our bubble area, craft activity, & exciting performances. 

Located in the Macy's Fountain Area directly across the street from the Museum. Free.



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Join The Bellevue Arts Museum for our biggest event of the year, the 2023 BAM ARTSfair! We are seeking volunteers from July 27th - 30th 2023.

Get involved with one of the largest, most prestigious art festivals in the Pacific Northwest, where you can see performance art, live music, artist demonstrations, unique handmade crafts, and assist children in making their own art!

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals with a love of art who want to get involved in their community. Volunteers will assist in a variety of capacities, and once you are registered, you can pick the opportunities that best fit your interests and availability.

Learn more and apply »