Art is an essential part of our lives, community, and definitely enhances travel adventures, especially works of art located in the great outdoors. This new web page features a wide range of outdoor art located around the Kitsap Peninsula region in both urban and natural environments...and all are open to the public and many may be viewed from a vehicle.
Below is a sampling of works and locations where you can Discover & Experience Outdoor Art on the Kitsap Peninsula. You can then use the Google Map shown below to find the exact locations...many are located on sidewalks, in parks, along the waterfront, and in downtown arts districts. We are in the process of adding many more listings so check back for more places to get inspired. If you have a suggestion for outdoor art we can share, please send an email to .
The map below includes more than 40 locations where you can view outdoor art including GPS directions and description of the art. Following is a brief re-cap of some local and visitor favorites.
"The Proud Tradition," a bronze sculpture of a giant propellor, shipyard worker, and admiring boy located on the boardwalk overlooking the Bremerton Marina. • Poulsbo Viking mural on the side of Boehm's Chocolates building on Front St. • The Suquamish Tribe, totem carving detailing Chief Seattle's life. Located at his gravesite • The Wave & Ship mural located on the walking path at Port Orchard Waterfront Park - Bay St. • The Fisherman & Fish, a pair of 20 ft. tall steel sculpture at 4th & Pacific - Bremerton • Blakely Rock Man, a 12-foot tall granite sculpure at Miller Rd NE & NE Day Rd W, Bainbridge Island • Norseman Stature, 12-foot concrete Viking statue at NW Lindvig Way & Viking Ave. NW, Poulsbo • Shipyard Memorial Plaza, located in front of Puget Sound Shipyard, Bremerton • Three colorful tall sculptures on the grassy mound at Old Town Silverdale's Waterfront Park.
For a printable copy of our Outdoor Art flyer, click here.
• Check out AAA's new Journey Online article "11 Outdoor Destinations for Art Lovers." The Kitsap Peninsula is featured amongst other locations across Washington and Idaho.
• Check out this video about how the City of Bremerton, the Bremerton Arts Commission, and some of it's most talented citizens are turning their streets into an "Open Air Gallery".
• Kitsap Sun's archive article ART: Exciting outdoor art in and around Harbor Fountain Park, click here.