Visual Arts

Arts Alive!

Based in Enumclaw, Washington, Arts Alive! Center for the Arts is an all volunteer, non-profit organization that exists to foster art awareness and provide support for our highly diverse and talented community of visual, performing and literary artists on the Enumclaw Plateau. We provide financial support, encouragement and direction to individuals and groups participating in all facets of the arts, from the aspiring student to the seasoned veteran.

Auburn Valley Creative Arts

Auburn Valley Creative Arts (AVCA) is a non profit organization that provides area artists with an opportunity to network, take classes,  display and sell their work. AVCA interacts with diverse communities within the greater Auburn area providing cultural enrichment , educational opportunities, workshops, Art Walks, and juried shows.

Burien – Moshier Community Art Center

The Moshier Community Art Center, 430 S 156th in Burien, is one of Puget Sound’s hidden gems. Located in Burien, the art center provides a fully equipped ceramics studio for students from beginner to advanced skill levels. Each session we offer art classes for all ages including classes in ceramics, painting, drawing, mosaics, book arts, sculpture and more! Also available are 24-hour access studio spaces for ceramic artists and art classes for adults and teens with disabilities.

Burien Arts/Burien Arts Association

Burien Arts provides local, public access to the visual and performing arts for citizens of southwest King County.  Many of the programs are free and appeal to all ages including the July and August Shakespeare in the Park performances, the annual Burien Strawberry Festival activities in June, a juried art show, and a visual arts event:  Vision 20/20 in November.  The annual Classic Jazz Festival in March at the Landmark Event Center, Des Moines,  is one of the few programs for which a modest fee is charged.

Interurban Center for the Arts

The Green River College established the Interurban  Center for the Arts in 1984. Th Endowment ensures the continuation of the ICA as a nonprofit organization providing arts enrichment for approximately 14,000 elementary children in South King and Pierce Counties. The ICA provides free or low-cost workshops and trainings to all art docents who visit the classroom once a month to assure a continuous quality program in schools from October through May.

Nomura Art

Created by George and Betty Nomura, Nomura Art oversees the collection of Kenjiro Nomura, Northwest School, with his art from the 1920s-1950s.  Nomura Art also manages George’s artwork.  In addition, the Nomuras work to provide art activities for children.

Pacific Bonsai Museum

The Pacific Bonsai Museum features world-class bonsai from around the globe. Free and open to the public six days a week, this cultural gem offers contemporary and traditional bonsai exhibits, group tours, education and special events.