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The new Burien Arts Gallery has opened its doors in Olde Burien and is devoted to showcasing the works of local artists working in a range of media,

We love to feature established artists and emerging artists alike, including student artists.  The Gallery is free and open to the public.

Every third Wednesday, the Burien Arts Gallery features an open mic for poetry and prose readers from 7-8:30 pm

The Gallery is located at 826 SW 152nd St.

The Gallery space is also available to rent.

For more information, visit our Gallery page.

BURIEN ARTS NAMED CHARITY OF THE YEAR 2016

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Discover Burien, our town’s cross between a chamber of commerce and a board of tourism, has named the Burien Arts Association Charity of the Year 2016.

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Upcoming Events

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BURIEN ARTS GALLERY EXHIBITS

August – Community Art Event

August is Community Art Month!

Create a work of art in any medium inspired by the photo provided and bring it to the Gallery by noon August 1. Works will be on display at the Gallery August 3-27. Find the photo and details here.

September – Sue Kraft

October – Garreth Schuh & Ken DeRoux

2016 SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK
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July 23 at 7:00 PM:  Cymbeline

July 30 at 7:00 PM: The Merry Wives of Windsor

Greenstage is presenting both plays, both by William Shakespeare,  in Dottie Harper Park. Admission is free.

See the B-Town Blog post on these two plays.

2016 HIGHLINE CLASSIC JAZZ FESTIVAL
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Sept. 24, 3:00-11:00 PM

The jazz walk returns! A range of bands in styles up through the 1960’s will play in various venues in downtown Burien. One ticket for $25 cash covers 21 bands on five stages.

See the Festival website for schedule and artists performing.

Featured Artists

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Mixed media artist Kathy Constantine is featured in July at the Burien Arts Gallery.

Meet Kathy at the opening reception on Friday, July 8, from 5-8 PM at the Gallery, 826 S.W. 152nd St. in Olde Burien.

The exhibit runs June 29-July 30.

“My mixed-media pieces flow directly from my vivid and colorful imagination and seldom use any reference material. I often add a bit of whimsy to my pieces.” Kathy explains.

“I incorporate hand-painted and hand-formed papers; metal leaf; images that are drawn or painted on the computer; photography; mono-printing; painting; sketching; and more as I create a piece. I build up layers as I go, adding mystery and depth to the pieces. I love the array of acrylic media available to create texture and other effects. “

Kathy’s work has been shown extensively in Port Townsend and Port Ludlow. She received a Merit award at the Northwind Arts Center Collage Show. AAUW selected two of her mixed media pieces for a national art competition.

Nancy Bogni and Nancy Fulton will be showing in the Artists United room at the Gallery in July. They are members of Washington Women Painters and signature members of Northwest Watercolor Association. These two artists paint in oil, watercolor and acrylic.

CITY OF BURIEN ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2017 ARTS & CULTURE PROGRAMS & EVENTS

The City has funding available. Applications are due Friday, August 12, 2016, by 4:30 PM.

  • Applicants may be individuals or non-profit organizations.
  • Evidence of non-profit status is required.
  • The proposed program and/or event must be held in Burien or serve a majority of Burien residents.
  • Only one application per individual or organization will be accepted per year.

Find complete application information here.

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