2023 BAM Arts Fair: Call for Artists
Submission Deadline Extended!
Applications for the 2023 BAM Arts Fair are now open through February 10, 2023.
Download Fair Prospectus here.
For additional information on participation, click here.
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
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.
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.
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.
Permit parking only in the Bellevue Arts Museum parking garage.
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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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!
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.
BAMboozle Stage Sponsored by
Chalk it up!
Friday – Sunday, 10am – 6pm
Legal for one weekend only! Come and chalk graffiti NE 6th Street. Located outside of Bellevue Arts Museum. Free.
ARTSfair is organized by