MICA will be a theater and visual arts venue which also houses classrooms and studios for dance, music, and art. Plays, concerts, recitals, lectures and multiple forms of arts will take place within the building. It will be a place for creating, exhibiting, and celebrating the performing and visual arts while providing a cultural gathering place for Island residents and neighboring communities.
MICA will be the permanent home for Youth Theatre Northwest and the thousands of children YTN serves. It will be a venue to serve Island Youth Ballet/Children's Dance Conservatory, Music Works Northwest, Russian Chamber Music Foundation of Seattle, Mercer Island Visual Arts League (MIVAL), and Musical Mind Studio. MICA will also provide storage space and outdoor sinks to support the Farmers Market. MICA will also provide public restrooms to service park users.