Kirkland Arts Center's new shop 'has' opens at Kirkland Parkplace

KAChas Kirkland Arts Center has taken its holiday arts sale of the past and transformed it into an exciting new retail venture: has. Conveniently located at the core of downtown Kirkland, our new store has offers extended shopping hours seven days a week, art-making activities for kids, and special in-store events.

Come to has for a great selection of handmade functional ceramics, sculptures, prints, paintings, jewelry, textiles, and other one-of-a-kind artisan objects.

With each purchase you make at has, you'll be providing essential support to individual artists and to KAC programs.

has opens this Friday (November 27) at 336 Park Place Center. You'll find us on the north end of Kirkland Parkplace adjacent to Museum Quality Framing, between Noah's Bagels and Parkplace Cinema. (See maplocation #20.)

From Monday, December 7 to Wednesday, December 30 at hasKAC offers art making activities for kids age 4 to 7Each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, from 11 AM to 12:30 PM, drop off the kids for some art making fun while you shop! ($10 fee per session.)

has Kirkland Arts Center's Art Store 336 Park Place, Kirkland 425.827.8219

Opening Friday, November 27 Monday - Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM, Sunday 11 AM - 5 PM Closed December 25

While in downtown Kirkland and in the market for great art, be sure to stop by The Art Shop at 108 Central, opening Friday, December 11, for ten days only!

The Art Shop is run by six local artists: Rebecca DeVere: (recently named Best Local Artist in Area Code 425, by 425 Magazine) mosaics and paintingJamie Johnson: painting (a former Kirkland resident with a big fan club, Jamie is making all new work and coming from Salt Lake City to be part of The Art Shop); Justin Fisher: paintings and woodworks; Liz Gamberg: rugs, ceramics, and jewelry; Pilar Loizaga: pottery; and Sue Zell: pillows, tuffets, and chairs.

The Art Shop will bring in more fabulous artists for trunk shows throughout its ten days. The shop will feature an "Art Star" of the day and host open brown bag lunches with said star. So enjoy your lunch by the warm cozy fire and learn about a different artist each day. (Visit www.rebeccadevere.com under "events" for updates.) For questions about The Art Shop, contact Rebecca DeVere.

The Art Shop 108 Central Avenue, Kirkland Friday, December 11 - Sunday, December 20 11 AM - 7 PM daily