Arts & Culture

The City of Mountlake Terrace through the Arts Advisory Commission strives to nurture, support, and promote the cultural arts as a vital element of the community's quality of life, economic viability and vibrant community identity. 
The Arts Advisory Commission goals are to:
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 the community to educate, inform, and inspire; and Promote understanding of diverse cultures, ages and abilities.
Man observing paintings
Arts of the Terrace
Arts of the Terrace is one of the best art shows in the region and attracts over 200 guests each year. The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission and the Friends of the Arts sponsor this show that features painting, prints, calligraphy, drawings, miniatures, photography, 3-dimensional and artisans' works by top local and regional artists.
Arts and Culture Plan
The Arts and Culture Plan reflects the city's vision of a vibrant arts community that responds to the needs and desires of residents, friends and visitors.
Monthly Exhibits at the Library
The Friends of the Arts and the Arts Advisory Commission present monthly art exhibits at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Avenue West, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043.
Public Art Collection
The Arts Advisory Commission maintains the inventory and documentation of the city's public art collection.