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Kent Arts Commission


Summer Art Exhibit



Call to Artists:  2015 Kent Summer Art Exhibit & Purchase Awards


Open to Artists residing in Washington State

Spotlight Series



Shining a light on the best entertainment!


A performance series that has something for the entire family.





Kent Cornucopia Days 5k


  PC078690       Be a part of the Cornucopia Days festivities!  Perfect for your first time or seasoned runners.  Walkers welcome.  Saturday, July 11 at Three Friends Fishing Hole.



Fourth of July Splash


Splash13 (2)     

Celebrate Independence Day with your family and friends at Lake Meridian Park.


Accepting applications for food vendors



Accepting performer applications for the Community Showcase 








 Dream Kent

Dream Kent         

One dream shared, millions inspired

Dream Kent, an interactive mural of thoughts and dreams from those in Kent.


Centennial Center Gallery








Spring Exhibit



Artist: Lea Bishop


Medium: Photography and Digital Photo Art

Exhibit Dates: Tuesday, March 31 – Thursday, May 21, 2015

Opening Reception: Tuesday, March 31, 5:00-7:00 p.m.





Give Me Culture




NEW! Give Me Culture Grant Overview

The City of Kent Arts Commission’s “Give Me Culture” program offers small, flexible grants to individuals, organizations and community groups for arts and culture projects and events that serve the general public in Kent. Awards are intended to broaden participation in, and showcasing of, arts and culture activities, especially by ethnically diverse or underserved communities.

• $1,000 award maximum
• No deadline: Applications will be reviewed as they are received, year-round (must be received at least two months before the start of the project or event date)


More information 



Youth Arts Programs




Kent Kids' Arts Day and Kent Student Art Exhibit.  Two youth arts programs that are designed to celebrate the creativity of young artists.  Both activities take place in March as a part of National Youth Arts Month. 











Community Arts Support Program 




The City of Kent Arts Commission’s Community Arts Support Program provides financial support for arts projects by arts and cultural organizations, community service groups and individual artists. The program is designed to encourage, develop and support community arts programming that serves the general public in the Kent area. 


Applications are due Friday, October 17, 2014 

More information 




Contact: (253) 856-5050, artscommission@kentwa.gov