Posted by: wadahp | August 19, 2010


It’s Bungalow Fair Time Again

 The wait is almost over. Historic Seattle’s 13th Annual Bungalow Fair and outstanding Arts & Crafts lectures returns the last weekend of September. A number of outstanding new exhibitors join longstanding participants to bring the best in antiques, contemporary furniture, and decorative arts reflecting this remarkable domestic reform movement.

 When: Saturday and Sunday, September 25 and 26, 2010

10:00 am-5:00 pm Saturday, 10:00 am-4:00 pm Sunday.

Where: Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Avenue at Seneca Street, Seattle

Registration: $5–$10

Co-sponsored by Old House Journal, Old House Interiors, Arts & Crafts Homes, Style 1900, and the Inn at Virginia Mason


 Arts & Crafts Lectures

All lectures are in the Great Hall, Town Hall Seattle

Registration for each lecture: $5–$10

Artistic Leather of the Arts and Crafts Era    Daniel Lees

Book signing to follow lecture

When: Saturday, September 25, 11:00 am – 12 noon

Behold the Day: The Color Block Prints of Frances Gearhart          Susan Futterman

Book signing to follow lecture

When: Sunday, September 26, 11:00 am – 12 noon

Craftsman Style and the Great Boom — Building Portland’s Classic Arts and Crafts Neighborhoods in the Early 20th Century

Jim Heuer

When: Sunday, September 26, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

For full descriptions, please consult Historic Seattle website Bungalow Fair pages.

Register online at or call (206) 622-6952

Ravenna: Home Sweet Bungalow Tours

 The Seattle Architecture Foundation offers tours of Ravenna neighborhood bungalows on Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm. Houses, gardens, and selected interiors showcase why this classic style never goes out of fashion. Tours last approximately three hours and begin at Roosevelt High School, 1410 NE 66th Street. $25 advance;  $30 day of tour.

Purchase tickets at:


Arts & Crafts Exhibition on Tour

In conjunction with the Bungalow Fair, be sure to visit the 3,000 sq. ft. award-winning traveling exhibition, The Arts & Crafts Movement in the Pacific Northwest, organized and circulated by the Museum of History & Industry, at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma through November 28, 2010.

Co-curators Larry Kreisman and Glenn Mason will provide an overview of the topic at the museum on Saturday, September 11 from 9:30 am to 11:00 am.; 1 (800) BE THERE

The final venue of this exhibit in Washington State will be the Whatcom Museum in Bellingham from December 18, 2010 through May 15, 2011.


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