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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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Arts Council Programs and Events

From concerts to theater, gallery exhibits to author events, the Mercer Island Arts Council curates and sponsors a variety of opportunities for patrons of all ages to connect with arts, culture, and creativity on the Island throughout the year. Visit this page often for details about upcoming series, special events, new programs, and more.

Upcoming Programs

ideax: Code and Create with Ozobot Evo
Drop by ideaX at the Library to code and create with Ozobot Evo!
ideaX: Code and Create with Ozobot Evo
Saturday, October 19 | 10 am-12 pm | Mercer Island Library | FREE | Find more information here.

Evo is an award-winning coding robot for the next generation of creators Play and code two ways - connected or screen-free. Then make infinite STEAM creations!

The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron
Rediscover your creativity 
during this interactive

Art Talk: The Gifts of the Artist's Way
Saturday, November 2 | 11 am-12:30 pm | Mercer Island Library
FREE | Find more information here

Tap into your creative side with Julia Cameron, author of the international bestseller The Artist's Way. Cameron uses 3 basic tools for students to enhance their lives and their creativity:

  1. Morning pages (writing 3 pages longhand of stream of consciousness writing in the morning)
  2. Artist's dates (a weekly SOLO fun date)
  3. Completing creativity exercises at the back of each book chapter
In this interactive presentation, explore some of Cameron's key tools and start applying them to your life. Participants will also get their creative hands busy with exercises from The Artist's Way. Students of Cameron's teachings report that they more fully and genuinely know themselves; discover or rediscovers their gifts and talents; and bring more fun and joy to their lives.

To quote Cameron, "In order to retrieve your creativity, you need to find it." The book's lessons and this presentation will inspire you to do just that!


Find more Community Arts Events on MICA's Arts Calendar!

Do you seek a spot to post your local arts event or a resource for discovering ways to engage with arts & culture on the Island? Check out the Mercer Island Arts Calendar, managed by Mercer Island Center for the Arts (MICA). This online calendar includes events that take place on Mercer Island and off-Island programs hosted by Island residents or organizations. Questions? E-mail  

Visit the Mostly Music in the Park, Shakespeare in the Park, and Friday Night Films pages for more information on those annual series.


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