First Art Walk of January coming up Jan. 4

Lifestyles: Galleries and businesses open for first time in 2014

Gateway news servicesJanuary 1, 2014 

The First Saturday Art Walk is held each month in downtown Gig Harbor. Next month’s event will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Jan. 4.

Visitors can pick up an art walk passport at any gallery and visit all of them to be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift certificate at any participating gallery.

The following participating galleries and businesses will have artists on site with demonstrations:

 • Ebb Tide Gallery, 7809 Pioneer Way, Gig Harbor, 253-851-5293 — Featuring all of the gallery’s artists for the holiday season.

 • Gallery Row, 3102 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, 253-851-6020 — Featuring “Tuscan Dreams” exhibit. If you can’t take a trip to Italy, go enjoy the colors and shapes of Tuscany.

 • Kit Kuhn, A Jeweler Designed for You, 3104 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, 253-851-5546 — Featuring a custom 14-karat white and yellow gold Mount Rainier Pendant with water, an eagle and a diamond for a moon.

 • Water’s Edge Gallery & Framery, Inc., 7808 Pioneer Way, Gig Harbor, 253-858-7449 — Featuring Jim Nelson, landscape and nautical photographer.

 • Full Moon Art Gallery, 3155 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, 253-858-8087 — Featuring all of the gallery’s artists for the holiday season.

 • Peacock Hill Gallery, 9106 Peacock Hill Ave., Gig Harbor, 253-851-7336 — Featuring Resident artist Al Johnsen and his paintings, drawings and ceramics.

 • Gig Harbor BoatShop at Eddon BoatYard, 3805 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, 253-857-9344 — Featuring maritime art and offering tours of the facility.

 • Harbor History Museum, 4212 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, 253-858-6722 — Featuring local art, and the lobby features maritime-themed photography (no admission fee).

 • Turner Glass Works, Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, 509-991-1819 — Gig Harbor’s first lampworking studio and gallery.

 • Tradewinds Treasure Gallery, 7700 Pioneer Way, Gig Harbor, 253-858-8300 — An Uncommon Shoppe, featuring artist Gary Peterson, an acrylic painter.

 • Sea Hags: fine art, gifts, coastal décor, 8805 North Harborview Drive, Suite 201, Gig Harbor, 253-691-7731 — Offering works by local artists, as well as ocean-inspired gifts, jewelry and decor.

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