At KAC, my son receives great instruction and exposure to many different mediums. His instructor is engaging and fun… he is so proud of what he creates!
Crista and Luke Solaro, KAC Parent & Preschool Picasso Student
The teachers at KAC are unparalleled in their aptitude, compassion, and creativity. They are some of the most capable educators I’ve ever encountered, instilling enthusiasm and passion in their students. More than just imbuing us with greater technical expertise, they build confidence and hone our individual artistic visions – helping us further develop strong and unique voices through our chosen media.
Evelyn Hirata, KAC Student
Kirkland Arts Center is the best kept secret of the Eastside…. I got a lot more than I expected. The teachers gave me enough structure to start a project and enough freedom to express myself in my own way…. KAC provides great teachers, a place to experience and learn about art, a place where artists can grow, and a place where the public can drop in to see art exhibits. KAC has it all.
We're hiring! It's an exciting time to join the Kirkland Arts Center team. Despite an especially challenging year and a half for all, KAC continues to build community, curate exceptional contemporary art exhibitions, and offer top notch educational programming.
Ashlie has been part of the Kirkland Arts Center team since 2017, most recently as Education Director. Over the course of her tenure, she led a wildly successful period of education programming, raising average enrollment from 400 students
Where We Stand - An Update in April 2021 In June 2020, in response to the events surrounding George Floyd’s death and the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, we posted our statement of support and solidarity for anti-bias,
Update September 2021: In compliance with the King County mandate, Kirkland Arts Center will require proof of vaccination for onsite teaching artists, staff, and students over age 12 beginning October 26th, 2021. Students enrolled in a class beginning after October