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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]

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]

Downtown window exhibits showcase Art from Heather Danso & Tory Franklin

Downtown window exhibits showcase Art from Heather Danso & Tory Franklin

“School Girls” by Heather Danso. Recycled house paint & drop cloth, Acrylic tints, acrylic media; 42” x 33” x 1.5” http://winddancemotion.com Six-scene installation that changed... [Read more]

CALL FOR ART/ARTISTS: Burien Arts seeking Art for its 2018 ‘Vision 20/20’

CALL FOR ART/ARTISTS: Burien Arts seeking Art for its 2018 ‘Vision 20/20’

CALL FOR ART & ARTISTS: Burien Arts Association is seeking Art and Artists for its 11h annual Vision 20/20 Art Auction on Nov. 17, 2018. Vision 20/20 is an annual art auction sponsored by the Burien... [Read more]

Local student art will be showcased in first B-Town Beat this Friday, May 4

Local student art will be showcased in first B-Town Beat this Friday, May 4

Celebrate the start of the 2018 B-Town Beat season by experiencing the visual and performing arts of our own talented Burien students this Friday, May 4. This free and open Music & Art Walk will take... [Read more]

City of Burien hosting new Art Exhibits in downtown Burien through June

City of Burien hosting new Art Exhibits in downtown Burien through June

The City of Burien– in partnership with The Maverick Apartments and Merrill Gardens Senior Living at Burien – are currently presenting the works of Kathleen Skeels and Roxanne G. Fawcett until the... [Read more]

B-Town Beat Art Walk seeking Artists; holding ‘Meet & Greet’ Wed., Feb. 28

B-Town Beat Art Walk seeking Artists; holding ‘Meet & Greet’ Wed., Feb. 28

The B-Town Beat Art Walk is getting ready to kick off its 2018 Art Walk(s), and they’re inviting artists and arts facilitators (venues, curators, etc.) to a ‘Meet and Greet’ event on... [Read more]

Significant new oversight measures for 4Culture proposed by King Co. Council

Significant new oversight measures for 4Culture proposed by King Co. Council

By Virginia Wright There is a very important piece of legislation before the King County Council right now which could have a profound impact on the local cultural economy: arts and heritage organizations,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Artist ‘Meet & Greet’ will be at Moshier Art Center this Friday

REMINDER: Artist ‘Meet & Greet’ will be at Moshier Art Center this Friday

REMINDER: The Burien Arts Commission is embarking on a new project to gather the artists of Burien together for a series of “Meet and Greet” events, and the first of these events will be this Friday,... [Read more]

4Culture’s next ‘Let’s Chat’ public meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 20

4Culture’s next ‘Let’s Chat’ public meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 20

Hello 4Culture – Let’s Chat 4Culture, King County’s cultural funding agency, offers project grants in arts, heritage and preservation every year, and on the THIRD TUESDAY of every month, from 10... [Read more]

Burien welcomes new Art Spaces to town

Burien welcomes new Art Spaces to town

By Maureen Hoffmann Special to the B-Town Blog Have they caught your eye? Piqued your curiosity? Thanks to Merrill Gardens and The Maverick Apartments, Burien has innovative, new spaces devoted to the... [Read more]

Mixed media artist Robert Dean’s works on display at Burien Community Center

Mixed media artist Robert Dean’s works on display at Burien Community Center

The Burien Community Center is currently presenting the works of mixed media artist Robert Dean until the end of March, 2018. Here’s more info about the artist: Robert moved to the Seattle area in 1985... [Read more]

Burien Arts Commission holding first ‘Meet and Greet’ event Friday, Feb. 16

Burien Arts Commission holding first ‘Meet and Greet’ event Friday, Feb. 16

The Burien Arts Commission is embarking on a new project to gather the artists of Burien together for a series of “Meet and Greet” events. The first of these events will be held on Friday, Feb. 16,... [Read more]

CALL TO ARTISTS: Applications now open for 4Culture’s Arc Artist Fellowship

CALL TO ARTISTS: Applications now open for 4Culture’s Arc Artist Fellowship

CALL TO ARTISTS: 4Culture’s Arc Artist Fellowship will provide $12,000 in unrestricted funding for individual artists, with a deadline of Nov. 29, 2017. An unrestricted grant allows artists to apply... [Read more]

CALL TO ARTISTS: Apply for 2018 Community Center Gallery Program

CALL TO ARTISTS: Apply for 2018 Community Center Gallery Program

Artists working in 2 dimensional media are invited to apply for the 2018 schedule of gallery exhibitions at the Burien Community Center, the City announced. The application deadline is Nov. 17, 2017. The... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Walkers enjoy public Art during WABI Burien Art Walk

PHOTOS: Walkers enjoy public Art during WABI Burien Art Walk

Story & Photos by Elston Hill Despite the yuck in the air, there was good attendance on Sunday, Aug. 6 for the WABI Burien Art Walk, led by Maureen Hoffmann. Maureen did an outstanding job explaining... [Read more]

(2016) It’s Wild Strawberry Festival weekend, and here’s the schedule!

(2016) It’s Wild Strawberry Festival weekend, and here’s the schedule!

REMINDER: It’s Wild Strawberry Festival & Father’s Day Car Show weekend! Festivities start at and around Burien Town Square Park on Saturday, June 17 (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.), and Sunday,... [Read more]

Watch Graffiti Artists create amazing murals in the Art Alley this weekend

Watch Graffiti Artists create amazing murals in the Art Alley this weekend

Photo from the 2015 Mural Masters event courtesy Elston Hill. Come celebrate the 3rd annual NW Mural Masters event, featuring several local graffiti and street artists from the Northwest and beyond this... [Read more]

Normandy Park Arts Festival will be held the weekend of May 20-21

Normandy Park Arts Festival will be held the weekend of May 20-21

Poster art by 2016 arts festival “People’s Choice” award winner Crystal Campbell The Normandy Park Arts Festival will be held the weekend of May 20-21, 2017, with an Art Show/Competition & Awards,... [Read more]

Applications now open for Recology CleanScapes’ Artist in Residence Program

Applications now open for Recology CleanScapes’ Artist in Residence Program

Recology CleanScapes’ Artist in Residence (AIR) Program provides local artists the opportunity to create art using materials gathered from the company’s recycling facility in South Seattle. Applications... [Read more]

‘WE the PEOPLE’ Political Art Show will be held on Friday, Jan. 20

‘WE the PEOPLE’ Political Art Show will be held on Friday, Jan. 20

Courtesy local Artist Amber Nichol: It has been the responsibility of artists to accurately reflect society in the face of injustice. I am proud to be hosting this collection of art inspired by the hopes... [Read more]

New year brings new Mobile Art Gallery to Burien city offices starting Jan. 6

New year brings new Mobile Art Gallery to Burien city offices starting Jan. 6

A new year brings new changes. In the case of the Burien Arts Association, the change is converting from a storefront gallery in Olde Burien (which is closing Dec. 24) to a new Mobile Gallery at Burien’s... [Read more]

Two Opening Receptions this weekend before Burien Arts Gallery closes its doors

Two Opening Receptions this weekend before Burien Arts Gallery closes its doors

You have two chances to attend a final Opening Reception at the Burien Arts Gallery in Olde Burien. The Burien Arts Association will host its usual First Friday Opening Reception this Friday, Dec. 2, 5-8... [Read more]

Buy local, buy handmade – Moshier Holiday Pottery Sale will be Sat., Dec. 3

Buy local, buy handmade – Moshier Holiday Pottery Sale will be Sat., Dec. 3

The annual Moshier Holiday Pottery Sale will be Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Moshier Art Center (430 S. 156th, Burien). Twice a year, the potters at the Moshier Community Art Center gather... [Read more]