4Culture announces the reprise of Poetry on Buses, one of the region’s most beloved public art programs. King County residents can now submit an original, short poem on the theme Writing Home. Poems will be accepted online at poetryonbuses.org through June 30. A selection of submitted poems will be featured on several Metro Transit RapidRide buses and online starting in November and running for 1 year.
One of Burien's most popular community event, Empty Bowls provides an opportunty for people to acquire a work of hand-made ceramic art, while contrbuting support to local food banks. "Empty bowl" events are popular fundraisers across the country, and our Burien event is always well attended and a great success. The event is made possible by the City of Burien (and especially Gina Kallman, Cultural Arts Supervisor), the artists at Moshier Community Center, and Discover Burien.
In the “Sixties”, Mark Daughhetee and Ken DeRoux were young men with cameras in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Each unknowingly managed to capture images that would turn into a powerful display of art and history. This October, their photographs will be the opening exhibit at the brand new Burien Arts Gallery located at 826 SW 152nd St in Olde Burien.
Burien Arts, a local arts non-profit 501(c)3 since the 60’s will launch the opening of a new art gallery in October. The gallery will be devoted to showing the works of established artists, emerging artists, and student art and will be the sole art gallery serving the Highline area. Each month will feature a new exhibition. Artists United will also show continuously in the Burien Arts Gallery.