Arts of the Terrace juried art show opens Saturday, Sept. 24

The 42nd Annual Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show kicks off Saturday at the Mountlake Terrace Library. This year’s show features 315 pieces from 127 artists. It is free and open to the public Sept. 24 through Oct. 1. Arts of the Terrace is one of the major juried art shows of the Pacific…

Family art workshop at Edmonds’ Cascadia Art Museum June 4

A family art workshop exploring the works of Pacific Northwest artist Howard Duell is scheduled for noon-1 p.m. and 1-2 p.m. Saturday, June 4 at Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds. The workshop is being presented by Cascadia Team Ambassadors, a group of six high school students who volunteer at the Cascadia Art Museum. Howard Duell’s works, showcased…

Sno-Isle Libraries sponsoring Islamic Pattern Making workshop July 17

Sno-Isle Libraries is presenting a hands-on art workshop for teens and tweens: Islamic Pattern Making from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, July 17. Gather your art supplies to re-create this intricate tile design during this online art workshop. Materials you need include a pencil, ruler, tracing paper or parchment paper, tape and a print-out of the design template provided…

City of Edmonds to host virtual open house Feb. 25 on Hwy 99 safety improvements

The City of Emonds will be hosting an online open house Thursday, Feb. 25 for the planned Highway 99 Gateway and Revitalization Project. The meeting will run from 5:30-7 p.m.and anyone with an interest in the project is invited to attend. The objective of this project is to design and build safety improvements and gateway signage…

IRS warns against COVID-19 fraud; other financial schemes  

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers to guard against tax fraud and other financial scams related to COVID-19. In the last few months, the IRS Criminal Investigation division has seen a variety of federal Economic Impact Payment (EIP) scams and other financial schemes looking to take advantage of unsuspecting taxpayers. The division continues to…

Frank Gaffney painting exhibit opens at MLT Library March 1

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Frank Gaffney Painting Exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Frank Gaffney came to Seattle to study advertising and design at Cornish College of the Arts. He had his first solo exhibition shortly after graduation from Cornish, then began working in the graphic arts…

Edmonds School District Scholastic Art Award winners announced for 2020

The Schack Art Center has announced the Edmonds School District recipients of The Scholastic Art Awards of 2020. Gold Key recipients are pictured above. You can see galleries of all winners here. The Edmonds School District winners are: Gold Key Recipients Edmonds Woodway H.S.  Giselle Iseli Lynnwood H.S. Hannah Tang Meadowdale H.S. Maia Aikens Mountlake Terrace H.S.  Clare…

Kiah Helms photography exhibit opens at MLT Library Jan. 2

Starting Jan. 2, the Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission will present the Kiah Helms Photography Exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Helms attended Mountlake Terrace High School and earned a general degree from Edmonds Community College. She began taking photographs when she was 5 years old, and got her first digital camera…

Eve Worrell Painting Exhibit opens in MLT Library Dec. 1

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Eve Worrell Painting Exhibit for the month of December at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Avenue West. Eve Worrell was born and raised in the walnut groves of Alamo, Calif. She studied apparel design at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, Calif. After graduating, Worrell worked in…

Lori Knight mixed media exhibit opens Nov. 1

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Lori Knight Mixed Media Exhibit for the month of November at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Avenue West. Lori Knight is a mixed-media artist whose work incorporates vintage photos, treasures found, mixed papers, acrylics, oil pastels, and more to convey a variety of nostalgic stories. Her…

Save the date: Northwest Artists Holiday Show in Edmonds Nov. 2-3

The 46th annual Northwest Artists’ Holiday Show is set for Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 2-3, at Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 8109 224th St. S.W., Edmonds. With 50 artists’ booths, the show will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Attendees can expect to find beautiful and practical one-of-a-kind gifts from handmade soaps, jewelry and…

Reminder: Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show continues through Oct. 5

The 41st annual Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show runs through Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Sponsored by the Mountlake Terrace Arts Commission and the Friends of the Arts, “Arts of the Terrace” is one of the major juried art shows held in the Pacific Northwest and…

Artists reception Sept. 11 highlights Lynnwood Convention Center exhibit

The Lynnwood Convention Center is hosting an artists’ reception, open to the public, for its new art exhibit, “Northwest Stories/Northwest Life.” The event will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11. The exhibit features local artists Willow Bader, Michelle Bear, Frank Gallimore, Monica Gutierrez, Trish Harding, Ira Jacob, Doug Keith, Amy Martin, Jason Otto, Judith…

Reminder: Deadline Aug. 30 for 2019 Arts of the Terrace call for artists

Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission and Friends of the Arts are seeking paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs, 3-Dimensional and Artisans’ works for its 41st Annual Juried Art Show. This year’s judges include William G. Hook for painting, prints, drawings and miniatures. Mel Curtis for photography, Michael Magrath for 3-dimensional and artisans’ works and Dewey…

Brier Music in the Park set for July 10

In what has become an annual addition to the local summer events scene, Brier Park will again host Music in the Park on Wednesday, July 10, with live music, food trucks and a food drive. The free event begins at 5 p.m. at Brier Park, 2903-228th St. S.W. An eclectic range of music will be…

S.R. Lane Digital Photography Exhibit opens at MLT Library July 1

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the S.R. Lane Digital Photography Exhibit for the month of July at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Lane is an award-winning professional photographer. She was born and raised in Seattle. She started taking photos when she was a child, using her grandmother’s Polaroid camera. She…

Pop recording artist among entertainers at 3rd of July celebration

Mariah Belgrod, a Seattle-based iHeartRadio Award Nominee and pop recording artist, will be featured at 5 p.m. on the entertainment stage for the fourth annual Mountlake Terrace 3rd of July Stars and Stripes Celebration Wednesday, July 3 from 3 to 11 p.m. at Ballinger Park, 23000 Lakeview Drive. Sponsored by the Cheeseburger Babies Foundation, the event kicks…

Reminder: MLT Dance Recital “Pacific Northwest Icons” set for June 15

The Mountlake Terrace Dance Academy is presenting “Pacific Northwest Icons,” a year-end dance recital, Saturday, June 15. The two different performances — at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. — will be full of Seahawks, salmon, Sasquatch and many other things about the Pacific Northwest including music from famous local artists. The recital will take place…

Reminder: Julie Drexler painting and photography exhibit now at MLT Library

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Julie Drexler Painting and Photography Exhibit for the month of June at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Julie Drexler was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. After high school, Drexler attended Washington State University where she earned degrees in chemistry and materials engineering….

MTHS music department concerts coming up

The Mountlake Terrace High School Music Department will celebrate the end of the school year with a number of concerts throughout next week. The MTHS Jazz Bands will kick off the week by playing a sold-out show at the Nectar Lounge in Seattle on Sunday, June 2. The concert will include Jazz 1, Jazz 2…