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SAVE THE DATE: Burien’s biggest Art Party – Vision 20/20 – will be Nov. 17

SAVE THE DATE: Burien’s biggest Art Party – Vision 20/20 – will be Nov. 17

Vision 20/20 is Burien’s biggest Art Party with its own unique format, and it will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 at the Burien Community Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and this is a FREE event... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Elston Hill proves that ‘October can be amazing’

PHOTOS: Elston Hill proves that ‘October can be amazing’

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these stunning photos of a foggy morning at sunrise on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, along with Thursday night’s sunset and plants turning colors. “October can be amazing,”... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help awesome local art project this Saturday in Des Moines!

Volunteers needed to help awesome local art project this Saturday in Des Moines!

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Don’t miss your chance to learn from a Master Artist while collaborating to create a work of art that will be permanently displayed along Des Moines’ beautiful... [Read more]

Raul Sanchez named Poet-in-Residence for Burien Community Poetry Project

Raul Sanchez named Poet-in-Residence for Burien Community Poetry Project

Raul Sanchez – a Washington poet and translator – has been selected for Burien’s citizen-led Poet-in-Residence project. Mr. Sanchez will visit Burien in early November, attend local events, and host... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Gallery Program seeking Artists for 2019

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Gallery Program seeking Artists for 2019

The Burien Gallery Program has put out a ‘CALL FOR ARTISTS’ for its 2019 season. The application deadline is Oct. 26, 2018. About the Exhibition Program – 3 Location Options: Burien Community... [Read more]

Enjoy Fall Arts in Olde Burien on Thursday night, Oct. 18

Enjoy Fall Arts in Olde Burien on Thursday night, Oct. 18

Fall Arts in Olde Burien Thursday, Oct. 18 6 – 9 p.m. As the days grow darker, and a bit colder, come to Olde Burien – warm your spirits with art, music, food and beverage. “Community is the... [Read more]

Burien’s fantástico ‘<i>Dia de los Muertos</i>‘ Celebration will be Friday, Nov. 2

Burien’s fantástico ‘Dia de los Muertos‘ Celebration will be Friday, Nov. 2

Burien’s fantástico, annual Day of the Dead Celebration – Dia de los Muertos – will be held on Friday, Nov 2, 2018, from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. “Ven a celebrar la... [Read more]

Burien Community Center hosts Artist Jake Prendez through November

Burien Community Center hosts Artist Jake Prendez through November

The Burien Community Center is currently presenting the works of artist Jake Prendez until the end of November, 2018. Jake Prendez is a renowned Chicano artist, scholar and public speaker, displaying... [Read more]

Hey Artist(s) – it’s time to brush up on your Elevator Speech w/FREE workshops

Hey Artist(s) – it’s time to brush up on your Elevator Speech w/FREE workshops

The Burien Arts Commission will be holding the following FREE programs for Burien Artists and Artists invested in Burien. Visual artists, performing artists, writers, media artists, film artists, etc... [Read more]

Painter Eric Faramus will be featured at Burien Arts Pop-up Gallery in October

Painter Eric Faramus will be featured at Burien Arts Pop-up Gallery in October

Artist Eric Faramus, pictured here with one of his paintings, will display his work at the Burien Arts Association Pop-up Gallery located at the Burien Community Center Oct. 1-31. Lynn Werner photo. Reviewing... [Read more]

FREE Artists’ Networking, Elevator Speeches, Grants & more coming up

FREE Artists’ Networking, Elevator Speeches, Grants & more coming up

Some upcoming events for Burien Artists: Networking & Elevator Speeches for Artists presented by Artist Trust The elevator speech is often used in the business world. It’s based on the idea that... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Paintings & Installations wanted for window display

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Paintings & Installations wanted for window display

CALL FOR ARTISTS: WHAT: Paintings and Installation in the Agema office front window at the SE corner of SW 152nd Street and 9th Ave SW in Olde Burien. WHEN: Currently looking to feature one artist per... [Read more]

VIDEO: Magical Arts-A-Glow grows its glow with additional space, attendance

VIDEO: Magical Arts-A-Glow grows its glow with additional space, attendance

On Saturday night, Sept. 8, the area around Burien’s Dottie Harper Park was dotted with dozens of cars trying to park, all in an effort to attend the city’s magical, annual ‘Arts-A-Glow’... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien’s awesome ‘Arts-a-Glow’ is this SATURDAY, Sept. 8!

REMINDER: Burien’s awesome ‘Arts-a-Glow’ is this SATURDAY, Sept. 8!

REMINDER: Burien’s unique and oh-so-sweet ‘Arts-a-Glow’ Lantern Festival & Procession will be held this SATURDAY, SEPT. 8 at Dottie Harper Park. This FREE, annual event is not to... [Read more]

Mixed-media paintings will be featured in September at Burien Community Center

Mixed-media paintings will be featured in September at Burien Community Center

The Burien Arts Association will be featuring the multi-media paintings of Mia Schulte in the September exhibit at the Pop-up Art Gallery at the Burien Community Center. Meet Mia at the opening reception... [Read more]

Artist Maureen Hoffmann seeking traditional fabrics for signal box ‘wrap’

Artist Maureen Hoffmann seeking traditional fabrics for signal box ‘wrap’

Local Artist Maureen Hoffmann is seeking traditional, heritage fabrics for an artistic “wrap” of a signal box that she will be creating for Burien. “As a part of Art in Public Places,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Smoke softens summer light on frolicking, bathing backyard birds

PHOTOS: Smoke softens summer light on frolicking, bathing backyard birds

Story & Photos by Elston Hill No serious photographer would try to take nature photographs in the middle of a sunny summer day in the open sun and harsh light. Digital cameras can not handle all that... [Read more]

FREE Arts-a-Glow Lantern Making class will be Friday, Sept. 7 at Burien Library

FREE Arts-a-Glow Lantern Making class will be Friday, Sept. 7 at Burien Library

Photo by Michael Brunk | nwlens.com A FREE Arts-a-Glow Lantern Making class will be held at the Burien Library on Friday, Sept. 7, from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Presented by Oleana Perry, this is a family program,... [Read more]

Schedule & Artist info released for Burien’s ‘Arts-a-Glow,’ coming Sat. Sept. 8

Schedule & Artist info released for Burien’s ‘Arts-a-Glow,’ coming Sat. Sept. 8

Burien’s unique and oh-so-sweet ‘Arts-a-Glow’ Lantern Festival & Procession will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8 at Dottie Harper Park. This FREE, annual event is not to be missed,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Smoke from wild fires makes for a very red sunset

PHOTOS: Smoke from wild fires makes for a very red sunset

Story & Photos by Elston Hill I was suspicious this morning. The sky looked gray. This evening the sun looked red. Had to be smoke, I thought. I Googled air quality and the air quality was supposedly... [Read more]

Community Center hosting Photography from Marilyn Montufar thru Sept.

Community Center hosting Photography from Marilyn Montufar thru Sept.

The Burien Community Center is currently presenting the works of Artist Marilyn Montufar until the end of September 2018. Marilyn Montufar uses photography to advocate for and inspire social change.... [Read more]

Burien Arts’ August Pop-up Gallery features Becca Heavrin

Burien Arts’ August Pop-up Gallery features Becca Heavrin

Burien Arts’ August Pop-up Gallery exhibit at the Burien Community Center features the mixed media works of Becca Heavrin. Meet Becca at the opening reception on Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 6 –... [Read more]

B-Town Beat Art & Music Walk is downtown TONIGHT – Friday, Aug. 3!

B-Town Beat Art & Music Walk is downtown TONIGHT – Friday, Aug. 3!

The monthly B-Town Beat Art & Music Walk is TONIGHT – Friday, Aug. 3 – from 6 – 9 p.m. in downtown Burien! See art, hear music and have fun on SW 152nd Street between 4th Ave SW & 10th... [Read more]

Annual Burien Public Art ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be Sunday, Aug. 5

Annual Burien Public Art ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be Sunday, Aug. 5

From our friends at WABI Burien: “Helios Pavilion”, by James Harrison, 2009 “Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees.” – Marcel Proust “There is a Whale... [Read more]