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Kent Arts Commission

Spotlight Series


 AlStewart          Shining a light on the Best Entertainment

Christmas Rush Fun Run & Walk


  RushTree       A holiday tradition for 33 years!  Saturday, December 12, 2015 

Fourth of July Splash



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




 Centennial Center Gallery


 Celery Munchers 

Image credit: “Celery Munchers,” acrylic on canvas, 40” x 50”, © Jim Matthew


Artists: Randi Ganulin and Jim Matthew


Show title: Extrapolate


Medium: Graphics, photography, painting, mixed media

Exhibit Dates: Friday, November 6 – Thursday, December 31, 2015


Reception: Thursday, November 19, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.*

(*In conjunction with Kent 3rd Thursday Art Walk, www.thirdthursdaykent.com)


Gallery Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday, closed holidays


Location: Centennial Center Gallery, 400 West Gowe Street, Kent, Washington


 Youth Arts Programs


Kids Day Paper      

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


Call to Artists            Artist Application

Dream Kent

Dream Kent         

One dream shared, millions inspired

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


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 

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 9, 2015 

More information 

 Kent Arts Commission

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