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Explore our robust catalog of classes, workshops, and lectures, offered online and in person.
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Visit Jeanette Best Gallery and Grover Gallery for inspirational works of art and one-of-a-kind treasures.
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News & Upcoming Events


Dana Weir at Jeanette Best Gallery,

701 Water Street, Port Townsend

Saturday, September 24, 1:00 PM

Come visit artist Dana Weir!

Dana will be onsite to do a demonstration, show her process, and discuss what inspires her work.

This demonstration is part of the current exhibit "uncovering: Dana Weir & Helga Winter" currently on view at Jeanette Best Gallery, 701 Water Street. Gallery open Thurs-Mon, Noon-5 pm



Artist Showcase Gallery 2023

For more than 10 years, Northwind Art has presented to the regional art-loving audience a gallery program that features artists showing for the course of a full year at Jeanette Best Gallery in Port Townsend, WA. The program is open to 2D and 3D artists in the North Olympic Peninsula area, working in any media.

We will select approximately twenty 2D and up to four 3D artists for the program. There will be several themed shows during the course of the year.

Artists will be chosen by a panel of three jurors. Two jurors will be Northwind Art gallery staff/curators; along with one outside consulting juror.



Dana Sullivan at Grover Gallery, 

236 Taylor Street, Port Townsend

Saturday, October 8, 

2 PM - 3 PM

Watch artist, illustrator and writer Dana Sullivan work his magic!

Dana will be onsite to show visitors his process and discuss his art work.

This demonstration is a part of the current Northwind Art Teaching Artists Exhibit on view now at Grover Gallery, 236 Taylor Street, gallery open Thurs-Mon, noon-5 pm.


Currently showing

uncovering: Dana Weir & Helga Winter

Featuring the work of two Port Townsend artists.

Jeanette Best Gallery


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Our Mission

Cultivate creativity. Grow artists. Inspire community well-being through art.

Find us in three locations throughout the Port Townsend Creative District

Jeanette Best Gallery

701 Water Street
Downtown Port Townsend

A main tourist thoroughfare, memorializes a well-loved local artist and features two large, light-filled and highly trafficked exhibit spaces.

Grover Gallery

236 Taylor Street
Downtown Port Townsend

A charming street level exhibit space and a highly curated collection of one-of-a-kind smaller handmade treasures, jewelry and gifts by local and regional artists.

Northwind Art School

Building 306 in the Creative Corridor
Fort Worden State Park

An experiential learning in a retreat setting for artists offering classes and workshops that include painting, mixed media, seasonal youth camps, and so much more.

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We Acknowledge

We exist on the ancestral homelands of the S’Klallam, Suquamish, Makah, Chimakum, and Twana/Skokomish nations, as well as other nations who met, traded, and made art here. Native peoples have cared for these lands from time immemorial and continue to do so today. We express our deepest respect and gratitude.

Northwind Art

Port Townsend, Washington 98368

Jeanette Best Gallery &
Main Offices: 
701 Water Street
Grover Gallery: 236 Taylor Street
Art School: Fort Worden, Building 306

Gallery Hours: Thursday—Monday, 12 to 5