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As a supportive community of art advocates, teachers, artists, craftspeople and students, KAC has enriched my life, allowing me to grow as a mentor, teacher, artist and friend.
Carol Gouthro, Ceramics Instructor
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.

What’s Happening

Summer Camp is Filling Up Fast!

Youth Camps Play | Create | Make Friends In KAC’s Summer Art Camps, children ages 5-12 will make discoveries and learn new skills through use of a variety of mediums & techniques that include clay, paper, pencils, pens, markers,

Thanks to our generous community partners

Our Mission

Kirkland Arts Center promotes artistic mastery and community participation in the visual arts through innovative educational programming, contemporary exhibitions, and dynamic events while providing stewardship of the historic Peter Kirk Building.

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- 1 day ago

Tune in TONIGHT to @1150KKNW at 5PM! Catch host Pat Pauley chatting with #KAST2017 artists Coralyn Whitney, Thea Pe… https://t.co/g4sDVd10ze
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- 3 days ago

Did you catch our @KING5Seattle segment this morning? Six-year-old artist Ira was so fun. #art #KACpowerOfArt… https://t.co/XTb0kbdXGN
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- 8 days ago

Thanks for sharing @BellevueScene! #KAST2017 is Mother's Day weekend! Enjoy the tour with Mom--you may even find he… https://t.co/MNxXrStOdR
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- 9 days ago

Summer camp is filling up fast! Check out our 6 weeks of camp for kids ages 5 and up. More information:… https://t.co/fheuHjR9dM
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- 13 days ago

SAVE THE DATE! #KAST2017 is only 1 month away! Get ready to discover 50+ local artists & be inspired!… https://t.co/Mb39BVsYhP
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- 27 days ago

We are thrilled to announce Kelly Dylla as our new Executive Director! Please join us in welcoming Kelly to the KAC… https://t.co/zIL2z0yMoR
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- 29 days ago

Try something new this spring! Beginning Printmaking w #KAST2017 artist Karen Klee-Atlin. Sign-up today!… https://t.co/MXEDBHFEko
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- 34 days ago

Discover the 50+ artists of #KAST2017 on our website! @ Kirkland Arts Center https://t.co/WjHYW92dGW
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- 42 days ago

Call for Artists: KAC Artists' Exhibit. Applications due April 10th. Learn more and apply at https://t.co/bIMwYs9Iga
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- 49 days ago

Join us for the opening reception of our new #exhibit (Dis)Connected this Friday March 10th at 6pm https://t.co/gvjiUEiA8k #art #gallery
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- 49 days ago

RT @PCameronGallery: (Dis)Connected group art exhibition opens Friday March 10, at Kirkland Arts Center. Igor Kashinksiy is invited to... h…
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- 57 days ago

TODAY is the application deadline for #KAST2017! Applications received after today will have to pay a late fee…save your $25 & sign up now!
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- 58 days ago

It is snowing in downtown Kirkland but roads should be clear enough for classes this afternoon. Check email and here for updates.
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- 61 days ago

Expand your #oilpainting skills and sign up for Intro to Still Life in Oil workshop on Mar. 4th… https://t.co/IekR8Fbh00
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- 62 days ago

Always wanted to try #printmaking? Sign up today for our Introduction to Printmaking workshop on March 4 - 5! https://t.co/WJUwAnYGmR
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- 63 days ago

CALLING ALL ARTISTS: Don't miss #KAST2017! The February 28 deadline is coming up fast! More info & application at… https://t.co/BJsVPZoZef
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