Art in Burien
Public Art in Burien
Looking for art in Burien? Twenty-three pieces of public art are scattered around the city. To learn more about the art and artists, check out local signage and these websites:
Other places in Burien where you can find local art include:
- Burien Community Center
- Burien Library
- Burien Press
- Glass Expressions
- Tin Room Theater
- Burien Actors Theatre
- Phoenix Tea
- Page 2 Books
- 153rd Place Alley Art Project
- Frame & Save, 650 SW 152nd St, Burien, WA 98166, tel: (206) 244-8025
Local arts organizations:
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Burien Actors Theatre – Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival
Burien Actors Theatre is one of the few theaters in the United States that fosters original playwriting. A showcase of original works takes place each year here in Burien.
The Theatre usually presents a season of three plays each season. During this time of pandemic, they have gone virtual. Visit the Burien Actors Theatre website for information on current productions.
Burien Arts proudly supports its exemplary resident theater!
Cool Mural Art in Burien
Check out the cool alleyway art and murals in Burien!
- Alley behind Burien Press
- Along 4th Avenue heading to the Burien Transit Center
- On the Burien Transit Center parking garage
- On the wall of the shop next to the Hayes Feed & Country Store, Olde Burien
- On the shop wall facing 9th Ave SW at 152nd & 9th Ave SW, Olde Burien
B-Town Beat First Friday Art Walk
The first Fridays year ’round (formerly April-October) feature art and music from 5:00-9:00 along 152nd Street in Burien. Visit local shops and eateries, see original art, and listen to great music.
The Art Walk has been on hold during this time of pandemic, but is resuming Friday August 7, 2020, as an all day event. The current map is below. Click here for a printable map.
The Tin Room Movie Theater
Have you had a snack and watched a movie in the intimate theater in the Tin Room? It’s highly recommended! For more information, visit The Tin Theater website at http://www.tintheater.com/. Tickets are only $1 on Monday nights and sell out early. Drop by the Tin Room to buy yours.
Musical Theater Training and Performances for Youth: The Hi-Liners
This non-profit has been offering training, work shops, residencies, and productions for years for the greater Highline area. To find out more, please visit their website at http://www.hi-liners.org/.
There are many other arts groups and activities in Burien. To find out more, please visit the Burien Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services web page.
Sunset Magazine Article on Burien
The July 2017 issue of Sunset Magazine featured an article on Burien highlighting the activity in the arts here. Seattle’s “creative tribes are migrating ten miles down the shoreline,” the article states. Read more below: