Enriching Burien Through the Arts

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What: Paintings by Helena Rogers

When:  October 1-31, 2019

Opening Reception: Tuesday October 1, 6:00-7:30 PM, Burien Community Center

Where: Burien Community Center, 14700 6th Avenue SW, Burien, WA. Center hours are Monday–Thursday, 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM, and Friday. 8:30 AM–5:00 PM

Cost: Free


What: Landscape painting workshop with noted painter Paul Illian.

The student will learn to create a forest landscape painting. Skills developed will include painting simple trees, creating atmospheric & linear perspective, creating lighting effects, layering, using contrast to establish depth, & some brush techniques.

When:  October 19, 2019, from 1:00-3:00 PM

Where: Highline Heritage Museum, 819 SW 152nd Street, Burien

Cost: $15 for Museum members, $20 for general public

To sign up: Email info@highlinehistory.org



What: Burien’s biggest art sale and party. About 50 artists will offer nine new works each on 8″ x 8″ panels.  There is also an art store for direct sales. Proceeds help Burien Arts to bring quality, affordable art experiences to our community.

Volunteers needed: Sign up here 


  • June 15:   Call for Art & Artists & Burien Art Market Store opens
  • August 24 (extended):   Call for Artists (panels) closes @ 5:00 PM
  • Sept 7: Artist orientation & panel distribution at the new Discover Burien Office
    Time: Drop in 10 AM-3 PM
    Location: 611 SW 152nd St, Burien, 98166
  • November 10 @ 5:00 PM:   Call for Art for Burien Art Market Store closes
  • November 16:   Panel & art drop-off & Burien Art Market event

Event: November 16, 2019, 6:30 – 10:00 PM

Where: Burien Community Center, 14700 6th Ave SW, Burien, WA.

Cost: Free



What:  Poetry readings with Poets West, curated by poet Lisa Noble. Poets can arrange to read ahead of time or drop in to read. All ages welcome, but some poems may not be suitable for children. https://www.poetswest.com/

When: Every first Friday April-October, 7:00PM-9:00 PM

Where: Phoenix Tea, 447 SW 152nd Street, Burien

Cost: Free