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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

Current Featured Exhibit

My Colored City by Myong Lee
Primal II by Kentaro
Kentaro Kojima, Sabah Al-Dhaher, and Stephanie Hargrave
September 9-October 25, 2019

FREE Artists Reception: Thursday, September 12, 6:30-8 pm

Works by three Seattle artists don the walls at the Mercer Island Gallery this fall. View sculptures by Kentaro Kojima, figurative glass and bronze by Sabah Al-Dhaher, and encaustic panels by Stephanie Hargrave in this new group exhibit.
And don't miss the opportunity to celebrate the artists with a free reception on Thursday, September 12, featuring live music by Rob Gregerson and light refreshments provided by the Mercer Island Arts Council.


Upcoming Exhibits

Annual MIVAL Holiday Show | October 27-December 13, 2019
FREE Artists Reception: Thursday, October 31, 6:30-8 pm
More details coming soon!

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

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.

See the winners from the 45th Annual 
MIVAL Junior Art Show on view
Downstairs @ the Mercer Island Gallery.

45th Annual MIVAL Junior Art Show - Best in Show
July 20-August 23, 2019
Downstairs @ The Mercer Island Gallery

Each summer, the Mercer Island Visual Arts League (MIVAL) showcases young artists at the annual Junior Art Show held at Wells Fargo. Dozens of K-12 students submit diverse works, and MIVAL presents awards and cash prizes for best painting, drawing, photography, crafts, and ceramics. 
In 2019, we're partnering with MIVAL to extend the opportunity to view the Junior Art Show with a special Best in Show exhibit! Head Downstairs @ the Mercer Island Gallery, and view the winning 2D and 3D artwork created by these talented Mercer Island artists.

Exhibiting Artwork

The featured gallery calendar is currently full for 2019. To be considered for an exhibit in 2020 or 2021, please complete this application and return to Sarah Bluvas at


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