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Arts Month

Each October during national arts and humanities month, we celebrate! Join us for a full month of celebrating arts and culture in our region. 

See below to check out October’s many great artistic and cultural offerings, or pop over to our full events page.

Let us know what performances, exhibits, and other arts events you’re planning and hosting in October so we can add them to the full Arts Month listings. Submit details here.

2022 Arts Month designs by Vanessa Swenson.

2022 Arts Month Events

Event: Opens October 7
City of Ladies – Hannah Charlton : 2022 Spokane Art School Artist in Residence
Hannah Charlton creates medieval style illuminated manuscripts, recreating a historical art form using modern materials. We call them “illuminated” because they are lit up with gold and decoration. The pieces in this show are based on The Book of the City of Ladies by Christine de Pizan, completed in 1405. The City is a collection of women in history: queens, goddesses, witches, folklore figures, and Christine’s contemporaries.
Event: Opens October 10
According to Coyote
A vibrant and entertaining family-friendly anthology of tales featuring the legendary hero of Native American mythology. According to Coyote is an encounter with the richness and vitality of Native American culture using age-old traditions of music, dance, and theatre. Written by John Kaufman, the play will be directed by Kauffman's niece and performed by Nez Perce actor, Kellen Lewis. According to Coyote will warm the hearts of young and old alike. *Produced by Spokane Ensemble Theatre and One Heart Native Arts and Film Festival.