This weekend: the Shoreline Arts Festival at Shoreline Community College

Monday, June 24, 2019



2019 Shoreline Arts Festival
Presented by the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council
June 29 - 30 at Shoreline Community College


The 29th Annual Shoreline Arts Festival is a free community event with something creative and fun for everyone! 

Don’t miss these two extraordinary days of music, dance, theater, visual arts, food, culture, film, and more at our NEW LOCATION, the Shoreline Community College (16101 Greenwood Ave N Shoreline) on Saturday, June 29 from 10am to 6pm and Sunday, June 30 from 10am to 5pm. 

For more information, visit the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council’s Festival website.

Festival To Do List:

Shop for local art at the Artist Marketplace
Peruse paintings, ceramics, jewelry, and pretty much every other kind of art as you saunter through the sunshine and decide which of the masterpieces on offer will grace your mantelpiece. Enrich your home with handmade art, support local artists, and show the world where you stand as a curator of great taste.

Rock out, or take it easy at our Main Stage
Sit back, relax, and be entertained by an array of musical and dance performances spanning a wide range of styles. From Japanese Taiko Drumming to Electric Violin, there’s something for every musical taste. Check out the full line-up.

Enjoy performances and short films at the Community Stage
The indoor Community Stage will offer a variety of performances throughout the weekend. You can participate in an African dance workshop, screen some short films, watch a play, listen to some jazz, and take in many other wonderful local acts. View the full line-up on our website.

View the Juried Art and Photography Exhibitions

Featuring over 200 artworks from regional artists in 2D, 3D, and photography, the Juried Art Exhibit is one of the highlights of the Arts Festival. Over $2000 in cash prizes and merchandise are awarded and winners are announced on June 29 at 10AM on the Main Stage following Youth Art Awards. This year’s jurors are Vincent-Field Photography (Photography) and Sam Scott (2D,3D).

Surround yourself with the creativity of students at the Youth Art Exhibition

Witness the talents of the 200+ Pre-K through 12th grade students who share their artwork in the Shoreline Arts Festival Youth Art Exhibit and vote for your favorite piece to win the People's Choice Award. Awards are given in four different age groups and art for the Shoreline School District’s 2019-20 calendar is also selected from this exhibit of 2D and 3D artworks. This year’s Youth Art Exhibit juror is Matthew Allison.

Get creative at the Hands-On Art stations for children and adults
Visit us under the Hands-On Art tent and get creative- we will explore the theme of color!

Enjoy several projects Under the Rainbow for all ages, such as a colorful Mini Mosaic Masterpiece to hang on the wall, a blooming Flower Collage using oil pastels and colored paper, and a Beautiful Butterfly watercolor. You can also create your own Self Portrait!

And what would the Hands-On Art tent be without the wonderfully squishy Gyotaku Fish Prints? Use real or rubber fish to create a colorful, painted fish to take home.

Tantalize your taste buds at the Food Truck Food Court
Get lunch, dinner, or just a sweet treat at this year’s Arts Festival Food Court. Conveniently located by the Main Stage, the food court is the perfect place to grab lunch, meet your neighbors, and enjoy the festival atmosphere. Ohana BBQ will be back! We’ll also have Pilgrim Coffee Truck on hand for a high-end espresso experience with friendly staff, all off the back of a vintage Ford truck.

Art from the Attic Sale
For the last few months, we’ve been collecting generous art donations from the community! Find your next artistic treasure at the Shoreline Arts Festival this weekend. Items include fine art (framed or unframed), sculpture, posters (framed or unframed), matted prints, frames, gently used art supplies, ceramics, glass art, handmade jewelry, artisan works, and art books.

Proceeds from the sale will support Arts Council programming including arts education, summer concerts in the park, The Gallery at Town Center and the Shoreline Arts Festival.

Experience something new in the Cultural Rooms
Explore five cultures offering many fun hands-on activities, displays, and performances. Learn about different cultures, sample foods, see art, listen to music, learn to dance, and more. This year's highlights include:
  • A Glimpse of Africa hosted by JHP Legacy
  • Chinese Cultural Room Hosted by Chinese Artists and Cultural Groups
  • Experience Korea! Hosted by the Korean American Historical Society
  • Mabuhay Philippines Hosted by Filipiniana Arts and Culture
  • A Look at Latinoamérica Hosted by Lake City Collective 

Plenty of Free Parking All Weekend at Shoreline Community College!

Parking will be a breeze this year. But if you want to take advantage of the free shuttle service it will be stopping at several locations. 

Running every 20 minutes during festival hours (Saturday 9:00am-6:30pm and Sunday 9:00am-5:30pm), the shuttle will make stops at the Shoreline Farmers Market near Central Market (Saturday), and at the parking lots at Shoreline Community College, and then come directly to the Shoreline Arts Festival. 

Look for the shuttle stop signs! The Shuttle Service is provided through the generous support of Shoreline Community College.

If you want to take public transportation, bus routes 331, 330, 345, 355, 5 all go to SCC. More info here!

The Shoreline Arts Festival is a program of the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council with major support from the City of Shoreline, City of Lake Forest Park, Washington State Arts Commission, and 4Culture.

Questions? Call us at 206-417-4645 or email info@shorelinearts.net


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