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Kent Arts Commission

Kent Summer Concert Series 

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A Kent summer tradition.  2016 schedule is available now!



Kent Cornucopia Days 5k

 2016Image         A summer tradition for 11 years! 

Fourth of July Splash


Photo Credit: Ted DeSon


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


Food Vendor Application       Community Showcase Application


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

Centennial Center Gallery





Artists: Peter Boome, J. Gordon, Ann Reid



Exhibit Dates: Tuesday, March 29 – Thursday, May 19, 2019


Reception: Thursday, April 21, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.*

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


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


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


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