Press Releases

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Artist Doreen Allen Koch


March 25, 2018 – West Seattle Garden Tour announced today the artwork entitled Garden Fantasia by Edgewood, Washington artist Doreen Koch Allen has been selected as the winner of this year’s annual art competition. The 40” high x 30” wide piece was painted in acrylics and uses a variety of found objects to imprint the canvas, replicating interesting textures found in nature.

ArtsWest Playhouse & Gallery

2018 TOUR Beneficiaries Announced

April 8, 2018 – West Seattle Garden Tour announces it has selected seven local non-profits as beneficiaries of the 24th annual tour. Proceeds from the 2018 garden tour will support improvements to four public gardens, a summer theater program for youth, the Urban Forest Symposium, and a mural restoration project in West Seattle.     

2018 Garden: "PocketParadise"

2018 Gardens & Ticket Info Announced

May 4, 2018 – The 24th West Seattle Garden Tour will take place on Sunday, June 24, 2018, from 9am to 5pm. This year’s tour will feature 12 stunning private gardens and shine a spotlight on West Seattle’s beautiful Bee Garden. From waterside gardens with sweeping views of Puget Sound to an edible garden and neighborhood gathering spot located on a parking strip, the variety of gardens on this year’s tour will offer something special for every gardener looking for a little inspiration.