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Explore our robust catalog of classes and workshops, offered online and in person.
for adults for youth
Visit Jeanette Best Gallery and Grover Gallery for inspirational works of art and one-of-a-kind treasures.
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a plein air exhibition

Open Thursdays through Mondays

12 Noon-5 PM

September 1 - October 29, 2023

A juried show of 58 plein air works by Northwest artists


Open calls for art

Two calls to artists are open now: for Small Expressions, our annual small works exhibition Nov. 4 - Dec. 31, and Showcase 2024, the updated program for local artists. Links to entry information are found at the top of our homepage. Please note: the deadline for entries to Small Expressions and the first round of Showcase 2024 is Friday, Oct. 27.

Come and exhibit with us!

Call for entries


Artist Showcase 2023

February 2 - December 31, 2023

Showcase Gallery 2023 is a juried and curated collection of work by local artists, exhibited in a traditional gallery format. Each year, the rotating exhibitions feature emerging artists as well as returning makers, all selected by a panel of jurors who view anonymous submissions.


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We are a community of artists

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Our Mission

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

Find us in our locations across the Port Townsend Creative District

Jeanette Best Gallery

701 Water Street
Downtown Port Townsend

On the main tourist thoroughfare, this gallery memorializes a well-loved local artist and features two large, light-filled exhibit spaces.

Northwind Art School

Buildings 306 and 324

in the Creative Corridor
Fort Worden State Park

Experiential learning in a retreat setting for artists of all levels, with classes and workshops in painting, mixed media, quilting and more, along with seasonal youth camps.

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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

For exhibit-related questions, call 360.379.1088, or email exhibits@northwindart.org

Northwind Art School: Fort Worden, Building 306

For education-related questions, call 360.379.1086 ext. 104, or email registrar@northwindart.org

Gallery Hours: Jeanette Best Gallery 12 to 5 Thursdays through Mondays