Welcome to the South Beach Arts Association


welcome with little bird

Located at 188 W. Ocean Ave, Westport, WA 98595

We have so much going on this summer and fall!  The Birds have landed and have been selected and placed around the city of Westport.  That Summer Gallery in Westport is open on the weekends through Labor day, The Art in Coastal Gardens Tour is ON!!!!! for July 12, 2014  and we already have some fun classes scheduled for the fall!  See below for information on all the exciting art experiences available now, and planned for later in the year.

Here is the sign you will find in the windows of Westport businesses that have a “Bird.”

pic of business window sign

pic of garden show poster



Simple Batik, a class being offered by

Barbara Sampson

Batik is an ancient process of waxing and dying fabric. This updated method is quick and easy using very safe materials. Bring a pencil, a piece of white cotton fabric and either a large embroidery hoop or cardboard box and pushpins to the first class.

Simple Batik
1:00 PM – 2:50 PM South Beach Arts Association Center
Days: W Address:   Westport, WA
Sessions: 4 Room: MAIN
10/8/2014 – 10/29/2014 Fee: $34.5

see classes and workshops tab for further information.









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Mark your calendars for Thursday

June 12, 2014  6pm-8pm

South Beach Arts Association hosts this months Chamber-After-Hours  with an exclusive preview of our City-wide Centennial Art exhibit,  ”100 Birds on the Beach.”  The exhibit includes art works by over 60 local and regional artists.

TO ALL South Beach ARTS Association members and 100 Birds on the Beach artists,
Please join us as SBAA hosts this months Chamber-After-Hours, with an exclusive preview of our City-wide Centennial Art exhibit,  ”100 Birds on the Beach.” We are honored to present your art.
Please join us: 
  • for appetizers and wine….(bring an appetizer if you would like.)
  • entertainment…join the flash mob as they dance to Rockin Robbin…call Jina  to join the fun
  • for an overview of the City-Wide Art exhibit in Westport this summer
  • for the selection of birds by businesses
So….after work on Thursday June 12,  6-8pm…
fly the coup,
be prepared to be proud as a peacock

as you see how the birds of different feathers flock together

at McCausland Hall, behind the Maritime Museum.


South Beach Arts Association
Board of Directors



Special Thanks to Shoalwater Bay Tribe for providing us with a grant to provide free classes to the South Beach community!

centennial logoWESTPORT Celebrates its Centennial!!

verbiage birds on the beach for heading

South Beach Arts Association celebrates Westport, Washington’s Centennial with “100 Birds on the Beach,”  an artistic representation of each year Westport has been in existence.

A Few Early Birds:

Photos of entries for advertising

Isaiah chasing seagulls gailhuggard entryEgret Fly

brenda peterson 3sandi

  rp heron beach blues 3 of 3 lyn Hayes Febmp heron beach blues  lyn hayes entry 2 of 3feb lyn Hayes entry 1 of 3



● “100 Birds on the Beach” will have an information booth at the Shorebird Festival on April 25,26,27 in Hoquiam

Take a peak at the Shorebird Festival Banner, click below…..

final shorebird banner

● June 12: Westport business owners will select a bird to exhibit in their business.

● City-Wide Exhibit runs for 100 days starting JUNE 26, 2014.

● Peoples choice awards will be voted on during the City-wide exhibit.

● On-line Scavenger hunt will be on-going during the 100 days.

● July 12 the SBAA will join the KinnickKinnick Garden Club to present:

“Art in the Garden,” a tour of beautiful lush gardens on the beach and in a beach community, and small unique art exhibits at each location.



Join the excitement and celebration!

Gain exposure, sell your art, open a new market area.


Enter your bird by submitting a letter of Intent by May 1, 2014.

Scan and email  to southbeacharts@gmail.com or mail.

Applications are due with your bird(s), photographs, and $5.00 entry fee for each bird by MAY 22, 2014.

(entries are free for children)

100 birds on the beach is a fundraiser for the South Beach Arts Association which is a 501c3 non-profit organization.  We keep our doors open with members dues, donations, grants, and fundraiser’s.  SBAA will keep a 25% commission, and use the funds generated to support local artists and arts education in the South Beach area.


100 bob Timeline for artists

full page birds on the beach

letter of intent

The South Beach Arts Association’s guidelines for 100 bob

 Contact us at Southbeacharts@gmail.com.

Thank you for visiting our website.

To join our organization, please complete the membership form and mail it with check to:

PO Box 2006

Westport, WA


or click on membership page and pay on-line using paypal.

Our mission is to support local artists and arts education in the South Beach area.

The South Beach Arts Association is a 501c3 non-profit organization.  We rely on membership dues, grants and donations for funding. We want to thank the many contributors in our community for their time, funding and donations for the South Beach Arts Association.

To Donate to our organization click below:

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