Events

An arts community is only as vibrant as its audience and participants. Support the arts in Spokane by attending the many wonderful events our creatives and cultural sponsors host in our great city each year. Follow all the events and find out important details about times and tickets here. For artists, organizations, and locations who hosts events and provide opportunities, please submit your information using our convenient form
Event: Opens September 26
Watch online now! The 2020 Spokane Arts Awards

The annual Spokane Arts Awards recognize the accomplishments of creatives, arts and cultural organizations, and local individuals committed to enriching our community through the arts. We can’t wait to celebrate with you on Saturday, September 26, as we livestream this special event from Lucky You Lounge! Although the event will be a little different this year, we’ve never been so excited to celebrate the amazing arts community in Spokane! Buy your tickets now for Spokane Arts Awards on Saturday, September 26. Your ticket purchase of just $5 helps to pay the creatives making this show possible, including the performers, host, DJ, videographers, A/V technicians, the sculptor crafting the physical Arts Awards, and many others. We’ll be broadcasting live from Lucky You Lounge and are thrilled to have so many great talented people in our creative community working together to bring you a fun show and celebration! 

Event: Opens October 1
Wooden Storytellers

Spokane Arts is excited to share Wooden Storytellers online this fall! Featuring large scale woodblock prints created as collaborative pieces between the traveling arts organization Big Ink and 17 artists from around the United States, Wooden Storytellers showcases some of the most exciting work being done in woodblock printing today! Featured artists: Rachel Thern, Debra Olin, Abel Alejandre, Angela Earley, Jessica Billey, Jun Lee, Julie (J.L.) Abraham, Christopher O’Flaherty, Robert Maloney, Eben King, Robin Gibson, Zachariah Schmitt, Stephen Grossman, Reinaldo Gil Zambrano, Carolyn M. Muskat, Beth Howe and Clive McCarthy, and Lyell Castonguay.

Event: Opens October 1
The Sweetgrass Virtual Film & Arts Festival: Sovereignty, Storytelling, Spirituality

The One Heart Native Arts and Film Festival is the premier Native arts and multimedia cultural festival event in the Inland Northwest. Now celebrating its 5th year of showcasing the diversity and vitality of contemporary Native artists, One Heart continues to broaden its audience through the shared community interest and education in Native arts and film in a virtual setting. One Heart presents: The Sweetgrass Virtual Film and Arts Festival: Sovereignty, Storytelling, Spirituality October 16, 23, and 30, 2020.