Accepting applications for

Aberdeen Rain Glow 2021

  • Vendors
  • Glow World Teams

        Over 3000 attended in 2019

3 hours of New Worlds and Fun

All ages welcomed

Go to our EVENTS page

Join a 2021 team, Create a World!



Artists painting live during events such as the annual Aberdeen Art Walk and the monthly First Friday's Art Walks.

Pictured; Douglas Orr painting live at the 7th Street Theater in Hoquiam during First Friday Art Walk 2015

Located in Suite #4

Alder Grove Gallery features some of the areas' most talented artists and also has new exhibits every other month. Check the gallery out by clicking on the Art Gallery tab above. Check out future exhibits at Alder Grove Gallery by clicking on the Exhibits tab above.

Hours 12 to 6pm, Closed Tues & Wed

Masks Required 

Sandphifer Gallery

Pacific Beach

New Larger location in Downtown Pacific Beach

Please welcome our newest Art Gallery to Grays Harbor County-- Sandphifer Gallery,  in Pacific Beach,  Sandphifer Gallery is owned and operated by artist Karin & Stephon Phifer.

You can check out the gallery's information and contact them on "Our Friends" page  or You can see some of Karin's & Stephon's work here at  Alder Grove Gallery.




Third Saturday

Art Walk

Ocean Shores


Gallery of Ocean Shores

North Beach Art Guild


Associated Arts of Ocean Shores

Starts at 12pm


Artists In Action

Call for Artists


AAOS is looking for artists to paint live during the 3rd Saturday art walks in Ocean Shores. There will be artists painting at the Driftwood Mall, Dusty Trunk and at Bay Gifts. At the Driftwood Mall artists will be indoors and there can be as many artists as want to participate.

For more information, Contact Ed Schroll at













Amazing Local Art

This exhibit features many new artists to Alder Grove Gallery including Eric Faramus, Jeremy Bartheld, Lee Staley, Hannah Fountain, Richard Brammer, Vickie Garrett, Nirupam Nigam, Nancy Eichenberger, Tonie Knutz, Crag Nichols, Paige Foss, Jim West, James Ihrig,  Abe Singer, Betty Carlstrom, Anita Bucklin, David Book, Robin Harlow, Lyn Hayes, Jim Harris, Patti Stennett, Patricia Jollimore,  Stuart Dittbrenner, Lora Malakoff, Jennifer Miller, Laura Schantz, Loni Lou LaQuill, Mike Wagenblast, Julee Wolfe , David Rodroguez, Kristi Beitzel and Douglas Orr

For more info click here.

The Aberdeen Art Center is an 8,500 sq ft facility dedicated to building a better community by empowering local artists to create, show and sell their art.

We offer:

  • Classroom Space
  • Meeting Room
  • Alder Grove Gallery
  • The Rowan Tree Gallery
  • Leigh's Custom Framing
  • Friends of the Aberdeen Museum of History
  • Art-in-the-Community programs
  • Downtown Phantom Galleries
  • The Adoor PNW Project


Call for Art, Artists & Musicians


Aberdeen Art Center &

Harbor Art Guild's

2nd Annual Aberdeen Rain Glow Festival 2020 Cancelled


Please Join us on 

Saturday, July 24th, 2021 for Aberdeen Rain Glow Festival #3


Artists and Musicians wanted Aberdeen Art Center & Harbor Art Guild are currently accepting submissions for our 3nd Annual Aberdeen Rain Glow Festival downtown.  Spaces are being created by local teams to compete for prizes. Early sign up gets your group the most interesting and unique spaces for your Glow World. Let me know what you have in mind and we'll create a world together!

Please contact Douglas Orr at 562-208-4226 or


*Community Hospital Lobby

Aberdeen Art Center is looking for artists with a body of work to show in the halls and lobby of Grays Harbor Community Hospital. Exhibits run for 3 months. Aberdeen Art Center takes 30% of the price of all art that sells. Submit your art images to with subject hospital walls. 


*Art Drives 2020,

 Studio Tour Cancelled

The studio tour will take place October 3 & 4 and October 10,11 & 12 of 2020. Artists without studios can show in other artist's studios and are encouraged to participate. This Studio Tour is fashioned after the Lewis County Art Trails Studio Tour. Deadline for applications is April 27th. If interested please contact Mery Swanson at for a prospectus and application.


*Phantom Galleries

Currently Aberdeen Art Center has only two Phantom Gallery windows downtown Aberdeen in the old Goldberg Furniture building. The art changes out quarterly. Aberdeen Art Center takes 30% of all sales, hangs the work and maintains clean windows and signage. We like to use one artist per Phantom Gallery. Submit art images to with subject phantom galleries.

*First Friday Art Walks

Every First Friday of the month the Aberdeen Art Center and other downtown businesses promote a monthly Art Walk. As part of the Art Walk we like to offer artist demonstrations, free art class in the classroom, free snacks and punch and live music; usually about 5 to 8 at the center. If you are an artist interested in participating, it's free and 100% of your sales that day are yours to keep. If you would like to teach an art class or take part please Contact Douglas Orr at 

Artwork of local artists
Live Music
Artist Demonstrations 

Leigh's Custom Framing

Located in Suite #3. The workshop is open Wednesday through Saturday doing the best custom frame work on the harbor.

Phone: 360-637-9568

Re-Opening July 1st

Open Wed, Thur, Fri & Sat  11am to 5:00pm


2020 Rain Glow

Canceled due to


Monthly First Friday Art Walks are sponsored in part by generous donations from these fine sponsors:

Seniors Sunset Times 

Lora Malakoff

Douglas Orr & David Rodriguez

Gail Quigg

Leigh's Custom Framing

 Aberdeen Art Center
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The Rowan Tree Gallery

Once housing a tattoo shop, this space now houses a beautiful contemporary art gallery. 

Re-opening July 3rd

Located in Suite #2




Alder Grove Gallery Presents

Open Call

July, 2020

Re-Opening July 3rd


First Friday Art Walk at the Aberdeen Art Center!

Starting Again July 3rd 

Amanda Ransom on Stage

5pm to 8pm

Masks Required

Aberdeen Art Center welcomes you!

The First Friday of every month the Aberdeen Art Center is hosting an art walk with artist's demos, live music, free art class and snacks. Alder Grove Gallery, The Rowan Tree Gallery, The Friends of the Museum and the classroom will all be open from 5pm-8pm.

If you are interested in being a participant, contact Douglass Orr at


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