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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

May – Michael Dupille works in glass

June Josh Byer

July Kathy Costantine

2016 SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK

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.

2016 HIGHLINE CLASSIC JAZZ FESTIVAL

Sept. 24-The jazz walk returns! A range of bands in styles up through the 1960’s will play in various venues in downtown Burien.

Featured Artists

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The soft surrealism of glass pieces by pioneering artist Michael Dupille is featured in May at the Burien Arts Gallery.

Meet Michael Dupille at the Artist’s Reception Friday, May 6, 5-8 p.m. at the Gallery, 826 S.W. 152nd St. in Olde Burien.

The exhibit runs May 4-May 28.

Michael Dupille helped pioneer the kiln-formed glass movement in the 1980s. He developed and refined the fritography technique for “painting with glass,” using crushed glass in combination with kiln-fired methods. Many of Michael’s working methods and materials have become standards in the industry.

He has produced large scale commissions for public and private entities as well as gallery art and individual elements using fused crushed glass.

Michael’s numerous private and public commissions include projects for Field Museum in Chicago, Washington State Arts Commission, Oregon State Arts Commission, Pierce County Arts Commission, Everett Cultural Commission, Seattle Times, Washington State Bar Association, Threshold Foundation, and Seattle Mariners.

Several members of local artists club Artists United will also display their work.

Burien Arts Association supports local artists and our community Join Us Today!