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, August 17 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 (816 3949 6867) 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 mltrecreation@mltwa.gov or mail them to City Hall, 23204 58th Ave W, 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.

Agenda and Minutes

Overview

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.

Goals

  • 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.

Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show

Friday reception lots of people viewing art

Meetings

  • 5:30 p.m.
  • 3rd Tuesday of every month
  • Recreation Pavilion

Members

  • Judy Ryan, Chair
  • Marla French, Vice Chair
  • Ann Nygaard
  • Bonnie Mercer
  • Conner Ryan
  • Ben Hou
  • Michelle Senechal


Activities

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.

Volunteer

If you are interested in serving on a board or commission, please submit a completed Application (PDF) or the online form to: 

Mountlake Terrace City Hall
Attn: City Clerk
23204 58th Avenue W
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043