interim art space Section

LETTER: Did Highline Historical Society Steal “Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins” Idea?

LETTER: Did Highline Historical Society Steal “Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins” Idea?

The Burien/ Interim Art Space was close to two years of Kathy and my life and we closed with one of the most successful events of its kind to ever happen in Burien, The Night of 1000 Pumpkins. This event... [Read more]

Burien’s B/ IAS Outdoor Art Space Is Back…But With A Major Twist

Burien’s B/ IAS Outdoor Art Space Is Back…But With A Major Twist

by Robb Patrickson Burien’s Public Arts Board announced Thursday (April 1) that they’re going to re-open the now-closed but innovative Burien Interim Art Space, which once sat in an empty lot... [Read more]

PHOTOS: “The Passage” Leaves Burien, Begins Passage Back Home

PHOTOS: “The Passage” Leaves Burien, Begins Passage Back Home

Story by Scott Schaefer Photos by Michael Brunk On Thursday (Dec. 17th), “The Passage,” the large, two-piece Mother/Daughter sculpture by Dan Das Mann that anchored Burien’s Interim Art... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Dismantling Of Burien’s Interim Art Space Continues

PHOTOS: Dismantling Of Burien’s Interim Art Space Continues

Less than a year ago (Jan. 24, 2009), Burien’s Interim Art Space burst onto the city with a chilly nighttime grand opening celebration of fire, music, dancing, art, artists and more, and on Saturday... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Proof That The Art At Burien’s Interim Art Space Is Only Temporary

PHOTOS: Proof That The Art At Burien’s Interim Art Space Is Only Temporary

Driving past Burien’s Interim Art Space Friday afternoon, we noticed something was amiss. No, nobody had cleaned up the chunks of asphalt that everyone complains about, nor had anyone covered up... [Read more]

PHOTOS & SOUNDS: The Dead Light Up Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins As B/IAS Prepares For The End

PHOTOS & SOUNDS: The Dead Light Up Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins As B/IAS Prepares For The End

Sunday, Nov. 1st was a Day of the Dead for more than one way in Burien – it was also the last big event to be held at the Interim Art Space, which hosted “Night of 1,000 Pumpkins” as... [Read more]

REMINDER: Celebrate Dia de las Muertes & Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins Today/Tonight At B/ IAS

REMINDER: Celebrate Dia de las Muertes & Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins Today/Tonight At B/ IAS

Just when you thought that the fun with the skeletons and candy were done, today (Sunday, Nov. 1st) is the official start of Dia de las Muertes, an Hispanic celebration also known as “Day of the... [Read more]

Celebrate Day Of The Dead With A Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins At B/ IAS Nov. 1st

Celebrate Day Of The Dead With A Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins At B/ IAS Nov. 1st

Burien’s Interim Art Space’s space in time is nearing its completion, with a Dec. 31st deadline fast approaching, and it’s fitting that the final big bash will be a special Day of the... [Read more]

Puyallup What? Fuhgeddaboutit – The Carnival Comes To Burien!

Puyallup What? Fuhgeddaboutit – The Carnival Comes To Burien!

Puyallup What? Who needs to drive down way there when, as part of Burien’s Oktoberfest, a carnival with rides, flashing lights, cotton candy, a mini-midway and much more will be right here in B-Town,... [Read more]

Burien Arts Hosting “Big Figure Draw-In” At B/ IAS Saturday From 4-6pm

Burien Arts Hosting “Big Figure Draw-In” At B/ IAS Saturday From 4-6pm

Our friends at Burien ARTS tell us they’re hosting a “Big Figure Draw-In” at B/ IAS from 4-6pm Saturday (Sept. 12th) as a precursor to the Arts-a-Glow Lantern Festival. Everyone is welcome... [Read more]

“Arts-A-Glow” Is Coming To Burien Town Square & B/ IAS Saturday, Sept. 12th

“Arts-A-Glow” Is Coming To Burien Town Square & B/ IAS Saturday, Sept. 12th

Burien’s annual “Arts-A-Glow” festival is coming Saturday, Sept. 12th, from 5pm to 10pm at Burien Town Square as well as the Interim Art Space. During Arts A-Glow the park will be lit... [Read more]

"Sidewalk Chalk Fridays" Starts Aug. 21st at B/ IAS

"Sidewalk Chalk Fridays" Starts Aug. 21st at B/ IAS

The “Burien Babes and Toddlers” Meet-Up group will be holding “Sidewalk Chalk Fridays” at the Burien Interim Art Space begining Friday, Aug. 21st at 1pm, then continuing for the... [Read more]

Imagine 8 Different Music Channels Over 2 Days At B/ IAS. Stop Imagining Things – It'll Be Live Aug. 15th & 16th!

Imagine 8 Different Music Channels Over 2 Days At B/ IAS. Stop Imagining Things – It'll Be Live Aug. 15th & 16th!

Just when you thought the hot part of summer was over comes news that the Burien Interim Art Space is hosting “Pieces of 8,” a FREE “urban concert presented in 8 channels over 2 days... [Read more]

Next Sustainable Burien Meeting Is Sunday, Aug. 9th

Next Sustainable Burien Meeting Is Sunday, Aug. 9th

Sustainable Burien is having its next meeting on Sunday, Aug. 9th from 2pm to 4pm at the (new) library. Here are the details: WHAT: Sustainable Burien’s monthly meeting WHEN: Sunday, Aug. 9th from... [Read more]

Mural Created At Last Year’s Strawberry Festival Installed At B/ IAS

Mural Created At Last Year’s Strawberry Festival Installed At B/ IAS

A very large, new mural was installed recently at the Burien Interim Art Space, with some cutting edge graffiti-styled artwork by Sam “Sneke” Swanson and Iosefatu Sua. The piece was originally... [Read more]

See The Classic Silent Film “Metropolis” This Saturday With Live Techno/Funk Soundtrack At B/ IAS

See The Classic Silent Film “Metropolis” This Saturday With Live Techno/Funk Soundtrack At B/ IAS

More art is happening at Burien’s Interim Art Space, and this Saturday, Aug. 1st is no exception – the classic Fritz Lang silent film “Metropolis” will be shown, with a “modern... [Read more]

“City Arts” Magazine Profiles Burien’s Interim Art Space

“City Arts” Magazine Profiles Burien’s Interim Art Space

Seattle’s City Arts Magazine recently published a story praising Burien’s Interim Art Space, saying that it “proves any empty lot can become an artistic spectacle.” The story, written... [Read more]

Sustainable Burien Installs Community Gardens At B/ IAS

Sustainable Burien Installs Community Gardens At B/ IAS

Sustainable Burien has installed four community gardens at the Interim Art Space, with the hopes of developing a place where residents can grow sustainable food. “Right now we’re just trying... [Read more]

German Urban Planner Thomas Sieverts Featured On KUOW; Will Be At B/ IAS Thursday Beginning At 4pm

German Urban Planner Thomas Sieverts Featured On KUOW; Will Be At B/ IAS Thursday Beginning At 4pm

Wednesday morning (July 1st), KUOW Radio featured German Urban planner Thomas Sieverts, who will be the featured guest at a “Nosh & Walk” event Thursday night, July 2nd at the Burien Interim... [Read more]

VIDEO: “Whaddaya Think?” Of Burien’s Controversial Nude Female Sculpture?

VIDEO: “Whaddaya Think?” Of Burien’s Controversial Nude Female Sculpture?

Burien’s recently-installed, controversial nude female sculpture has become a local media sensation (which we first covered on Monday), and Thursday (June 25th) our B-Town Blog video production crew... [Read more]

Is The New Nude Female Sculpture At B/IAS Too Explicit? Take Our Poll…

Is The New Nude Female Sculpture At B/IAS Too Explicit? Take Our Poll…

Last week, a new lifesize bronze sculpture of a nude female (pictured above) was installed at the Burien Interim Art Space near the new Town Square and Library, and it’s been stirring up some controversy... [Read more]

Student Welders Install New Sculpture At B/ IAS

Student Welders Install New Sculpture At B/ IAS

Students from the Puget Sound Skills Center’s Welding Careers Program, in association with Plumber and Pipefitters Local 32, installed “To Be Named Later,” an original sculpture of an eagle swooping down onto a salmon at the Burien Interim Art Space on Friday, June 5th…

UPDATE:”The Passage” Installation Postponed To Jan. 24th

UPDATE:”The Passage” Installation Postponed To Jan. 24th

12/27/08 UPDATE: Due to weather conditions, the installation of the sculpture The Passage into Burien’s Town Square (BTB Advertiser) has been POSTPONED from Sat. Jan, 3rd to Saturday, January 24th,... [Read more]