Arts Commission

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mission statement

Integrating art and culture to create a sense of place, civic identity and unique character.

Guiding Principles

Artistic excellence: We strive for artistic excellence by showcasing high caliber local, regional and national artistic programming that reflects the city’s vision.

Accessibility: We engage deeply and widely with all segments of city, striving to reach all members of the community and create an avenue for artists to bring their creativity to the public.

Collaboration: We are committed to creating alliances and partnerships within and outside Sammamish to promote artistic excellence and accessibility. We work collaboratively with various state, regional and local agencies to enhance the effectiveness of the arts commission.

Community Design: We focus our efforts to nurture and build ‘creative capital’ locally, including taking necessary risks, to realize the impacts of the arts in fostering a vibrant social economy.

Diversity: We value diversity in artistic expressions and strive to promote arts as a universal language that binds people from different backgrounds and breathes life into our communities.

Leadership

The Sammamish Arts Commission serves as an advisory body to the City Council in matters concerning the promotion and facilitation of public art in the community.

Events

Date Meeting Info Agenda Minutes
06/24/2019 6:30 PM
05/27/2019 6:30 PM
Due to the Memorial Day holiday, this meeting has been rescheduled for Mon, May 20, 2019.
05/20/2019 6:30 PM
This meeting was originally scheduled for May 27th. Due to the Memorial Day holiday it has been rescheduled for May 20th.
05/15/2019 4:00 PM
05/08/2019 4:00 PM
Volunteer!
04/24/2019 6:00 PM
Metamorphosis Work from the Vibrant Pallet Arts Center April 12 – June 8, 2019 Reception for the Artists April 24, 2019 6-8:00 pm Sammamish City Hall Commons Gallery Vibrant Palette empowers artists with disabilities, raises the visibility of their work, and builds a more inclusive art community. VP ...
04/22/2019 6:30 PM
04/12/2019 8:30 AM
Metamorphosis Work from the Vibrant Pallet Arts Center April 12 – June 8, 2019 Reception for the Artists April 24, 2019 6-8:00 pm Sammamish City Hall Commons Gallery Vibrant Palette empowers artists with disabilities, raises the visibility of their work, and builds a more inclusive art community. VP ...
03/25/2019 6:30 PM
Agenda PDF
02/28/2019 6:00 PM
Sammamish Arts Commission presents: In the Abstract February 1 - April 11, 2019 Work by Kristy SwansonBrett PolonskyMarne JensenRuby Linder Sammamish City HallCommons GalleryFree and open to the public 801 228th Avenue SESammamish Weekdays 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Artists ReceptionThursday, February 286:00 ...
02/26/2019 7:30 AM
02/25/2019 6:30 PM
Minutes PDF
02/23/2019 10:00 AM
Play with a wide variety of LEGOs. Build a tower, create a dinosaur. Explore all corners of a LEGO city -- wherever your imagination takes you. Join us anytime throughout the day.FREE event. Registration NOT required. For more information contact Claradell Shedd, Sammamish Arts Commissioner, at csh ...
02/01/2019 8:30 AM
Sammamish Arts Commission presents In the Abstract February 1 – April 11, 2019 Work by Kristy Swanson Brett Polonsky Marne Jensen Ruby Linder Sammamish City Hall Commons Gallery Free and open to the public 801 228th Avenue SE Sammamish, WA 98075 Weekdays 8:30am - 5:00pm www.ci.sammamish.wa.us Artist ...
01/28/2019 6:30 PM
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