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2040 84th Ave SE
Mercer Island, WA
Contact: Sarah Bluvas, Arts & Culture Coordinator
Email: sarah.bluvas@merce. . .
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Mercer Island Gallery

Stop by the Mercer Island Community & Event Center, 8236 SE 24th Street, to view works by regional visual artists on display at the Mercer Island Gallery. Exhibits at this indoor space are free and open to the public, and new works go on view approximately every six weeks. Works of art are also for sale, with a portion of sales supporting Mercer Island Arts Council programs. 
Gallery Hours
Monday-Thursday, 8 am-7 pm
Friday-Saturday, 8 am-5 pm

Upcoming Featured Exhibit

Family by Fasika Moges           The View from My Train by Cheryl Renee Long           Purple Cadoon and Bumble Bee by Susan Lally-Chiu
Image credits from left: My Family by Fasika Moges; The View from My Train by Cheryl Renée Long; and Purple Cardoon and Bumble Bee by Susan Lally-Chiu

Susan Lally-Chiu, Cheryl Renée Long, and Fasika Moges | February 3-March 13, 2020​
Opening Reception: Friday, February 7, 6:30-8 pm

The Mercer Island Gallery returns in 2020 with a fresh look and an exciting group exhibit featuring three artists. Enjoy linocut prints, watercolors, acrylic paintings, and more by Susan Lally-Chiu, Cheryl Renee Long, and Fasika Moges. Join us in celebrating the artists and the gallery renovation with a free reception on Friday, February 7, featuring live music and light refreshments provided by the Mercer Island Arts Council

Please note: Opening Reception dates and times are subject to change. Call 206-275-7609 to confirm.

2020 Exhibit Schedule

Photography Duo: David Fishman and Ray Pfortner | March 16-April 24, 2020
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 19, 6:30-8 pm

Puget Sound Sumi Artists | April 27-June 5, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, May 1, 6:30-8 pm

Emerging Artists | June 8-July 17, 2020
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 19, 6:30-8 pm

46th Annual MIVAL Jr. Show | July 18-August 7, 2020
Catch this local favorite for a few extra weeks after it closes at Wells Fargo!

Studying Abstraction | September 21-October 30, 2020
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 24, 6:30-8 pm

Annual MIVAL Holiday Show | November 2-December 11, 2020
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 5, 6:30-8 pm

Downstairs @ the Mercer Island Gallery

The Arts Council occasionally has gallery space available downstairs at the Community Center and is interested in working with community artists and organizations to mount arts exhibits. Contact Sarah Bluvas at to learn more about opportunities to display artwork.

Exhibiting Artwork

The featured gallery calendar is currently full for 2020. To be considered for an exhibit in 2021 or beyond, please complete this application and return to Sarah Bluvas at


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