Bellevue Arts Museum Arts Fair

Celebrating 76 years!

July 29, 30 & 31, 2022
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, the Sound & Movement Stage, 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. 


Map & Directions

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

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.


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.


BAMboozle Stage

Bellevue Square, Macy's Fountain

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.


Sound & Movement Stage

Bellevue Square, Center Court

Friday – Sunday

The Sound & Movement lineup includes local musicians and performing artists from 4Culture's Touring Arts Roster. Support your local artists and get down in downtown Bellevue. Located in Center Court, Bellevue Square. Free.


Chalk it up!

6th St.

Friday – Sunday, 10am – 6pm

Legal for one weekend only! Come and chalk graffiti NE 6th Street. Located outside of Bellevue Arts Museum. Free.


The Carol Duke Artist Awards of Excellence

Join us on Friday, July 29, to honor and surprise our ten Carol Duke Artist Awards of Excellence winners.


2019 Award Winners

Barbara Bouman Jay

Barbara Bouman Jay at MUSE Ranch

Tenisha Dotstry

Ten Dots LLC

Han-Yin Hsu


Sarah Kaye

SKaye Ceramics

Eric Leiberman

Leiberman Glass

Peter Mataya

Mataya Studios

Justin Nelson

Fernweh Woodworking

Marian Schoettle

Mau Conceptual Clothing

Anna M. White

Feldspar Studio & Gallery

Mark Zirinsky

Studio Z

2019 Awards Jurors


Anne Foster
Incoming Docent President
Bellevue Arts Museum

Benedict Heywood
Executive Director & Chief Curator
Bellevue Arts Museum

Patricia Resseguie
Northwest Designer Craftsmen

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