Traditional Arts

Start ProgramWashington State is home to a rich variety of folk and traditional artists from communities throughout the state. This online program will introduce you to a sampling of this diverse tapestry. Search for artists by name, ethnicity, location, or art form. You can also find them in relationship to the Washington State Arts Commission’s Folk Arts program(s) in which they participated.

Click the image to start the program. The program requires the Adobe Flash plugin. The latest version is available for free here.

You will be able to read about the artists and their traditions and in most cases see or hear examples of the work.

This project was made possible with the support of Northwest Heritage Resources, the Washington State Arts Commission,
and the National Endowment for the Arts.