Arts Advisory Commission
Pursuant to Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-28.4, in an effort to curtail the spread of COVID-19, the Arts Advisory Commission meetings will take place online. The public will not be allowed to attend in person. You may watch the meeting online or listen to it over the telephone. Written public comment is accepted and will be acknowledged in the meeting.
Tuesday, January 19 Arts Commission Meeting
If the public would like to listen in via telephone, the call in number is 1-253-215-8782.
To watch the meeting over the internet, follow these steps: 1) Go to https://zoom.us/join; 2) Enter meeting ID (898 0441 7201) and click “join” (you will be prompted to install the Zoom application if you do not already have it); and 3) Enter password (7769173).
To submit public comment, please email your remarks to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail them to City Hall, 6100 219th Street SW #200, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043. Written public comment must be received by 4:00 p.m. on the day of meeting to be acknowledged that night.
The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission, established by city ordinance in 1971, consists of seven volunteer members appointed by the City Council. They work to promote and sponsor activities and events that enhance the cultural atmosphere of the community.
- Collaborate with artists, business, government, education, residents and guests.
- Create opportunities for artists including visual, performing and literary arts.
- Encourage public and private partnerships to provide funding.
- Position cultural arts as community and economic building blocks.
- Engage our community to educate, inform, inspire.
- Promote understanding of diverse cultures, ages and abilities.
- 5:30 p.m.
- 3rd Tuesday of every month
- Recreation Pavilion
- Judy Ryan, Chair
- Marla French, Vice Chair
- Ann Nygaard
- Bonnie Mercer
- Janice Patterson
- Kiah Helms
- Vacant (As of August, 2020)
The Arts Advisory Commission and the Friends of the Arts sponsor the Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show held each fall. The Arts Advisory Commission activities include coordinating and promoting monthly art exhibits at the Mountlake Terrace Library and maintaining the inventory and documentation of the city's public art collection. Take a look at current programs and events.
The Arts and Cultural Strategic Plan was approved by the City Council in 2009. The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission values cultural arts as vital to the human spirit, a means to connect a diverse community, and essential to the health and vitality of our city. The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission mission is to nurture, support and promote the cultural arts as a vital element of our community's quality of life, economic viability and vibrant community identity.
Mountlake Terrace Interim City Hall
City Clerk, Virginia Olsen
6100 219th Street SW, Suite 200
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043