Bellwether 2018

Bellwether is the City of Bellevue's annual arts festival. Expect scores of artwork scattered throughout the Bellevue downtown core, including painting, sculpture, video, and installations, plus daily performances, and special evening events.

Locations include Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue City Hall, Compass Plaza, and Downtown Park. Bellwether is free and open to the public, including free admission to Bellevue Arts Museum during the run of the festival.


Bellwether 2018
Bellwether 2018 - Downtown Bellevue |

September 14 - 23, 2018
Downtown Bellevue (various locations)

Event Highlights

Friday, September 14, 6–9pm
Opening Party
Join us for the opening celebration of Bellwether 2018. The evening will include music, art-making, and all kinds of merriment. Bring your friends and meet the artists! Food truck and no-host-bar available.
Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way NE

Saturday, September 15, 5–9pm
Performances in the Plaza
Compass Plaza, NE 6th Street and 106th Avenue NE

Sunday, September 16, 1–5pm Artist Workshop with Guillermo Gómez-Peña
Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way NE

Saturday, September 22, 5–9pm
Poetry Reading at Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way NE
Music and performances at Bellevue Downtown Park, 10201 NE 4th St.

For more information and plan your itinerary at Bellwether 2018.

By Jed Dunkerley - Bellwether 2018 - Downtown Bellevue |

By Tariqa Waters - Bellwether 2018 - Downtown Bellevue |


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