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Community Visioning Begins!

The first of our small input sessions began on Tuesday, May 15th. MICA is excited that so many arts groups and individual artists decided to take part in the session. These sessions are led and moderated by our partner Phinney Bischoff.
May 18, 2018/by Keith
Arts Blog

Community Visioning Session

Throughout the months of May, June, and July MICA will be holding…
May 15, 2018/by Keith
Press Release

A Journey of Discovery

Mercer Island Center for the Arts embarks on a journey to listen and discover what the MI community would like in a new space for the arts on the Island. Since MICA’s reintroduction on February 6th at the City Council meeting, they have been planning and preparing for the ensuing year.
May 8, 2018/by Keith
MICA Moment

Teaching Artist, Dancer, and Island Native Naomi Glass

Keith Imper talks with Naomi Glass about her life as a dancer, instructor, and Mercer Islander. Naomi works as a teaching artist with Dance for PD®, allowing her to share the joy of dance with individuals with Parkinson’s disease.
April 29, 2018/by Keith
MICA Moment

Artist and State Senator – Lisa Wellman

You may not know, but Washington State Senator Lisa Wellman is a wonderful artist and Island resident. Here she is in a short interview at the Suzanne Zahr Gallery about her 2017 show 'Detritus'.
April 26, 2018/by Keith
Arts Blog

Outgoing YTN senior – Annika Evens

Hopefully you were able to catch the outrageously funny performance…
April 26, 2018/by Keith
MICA Moment

‘The Process’ with artist Louise Hankes

Mercer Island has so many artists here on the island. My colleagues…
April 16, 2018/by Keith
Arts Blog

Robert Wood “Left Luggage”

Q & A with Robert Wood
written by Julia Hess

Robert,…
April 16, 2018/by Keith
MICA Moment

Mercer Island High School cellist Martha Sprague

Throughout the year I have the pleasure of many people around…
April 13, 2018/by Keith
MICA Moment

The Incomparable Suzanne Zahr

It is our privilege to finally have Suzanne Zahr of Suzanne Zahr, Art & Architecture for a microMICA Moment. Suzanne is an architect, artist, general contractor, developer, designer and the list goes on.
April 13, 2018/by Keith
MICA Moment

‘The Process’ with sculptor Kevin Au

I had the pleasure to stand in the rain with Dr. Kevin Au and speak to him about his artistic process and the piece he donated to MICA, The Dancer.
April 13, 2018/by Keith
Press Release

MICA Continues Forward and Forges New Path

(Mercer Island, WA) Mercer Island Center for the Arts (MICA)…
April 13, 2018/by Keith
Arts Blog

Natalya Ageyeva’s top 5 classical pieces

There isn't a week that goes by that I don't run into Natalya Ageyeva on Mercer Island. Granted, since Russian Chamber Music Foundation of Seattle is a MICA partner...
April 13, 2018/by Keith
Press Release

The City and MICA to explore all options for community arts center

The City of Mercer Island has requested that Mercer Island Center…
October 12, 2017/by Keith
Press Release

Mercer Island Center for the Arts Passes Key Environmental Milestone

Mercer Island Center for the Arts (MICA) is pleased to announce…
September 17, 2017/by Keith
Press Release

MICA Summer Activities

The Pacific Northwest has finally come out of the cloudy shadows.…
July 17, 2017/by Keith
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MICA Matching Campaigns

Between the dates, July 17 - August 24 Mercer Island Center for the Arts (MICA) will work to expand our Friends of MICA as well as support our parter Resident User organizations.
July 14, 2017/by Keith
MICA Moment

Encaustic Artist Deborah Kapoor

Deborah Kapoor was one of the first microMICA Moment interviews…
June 17, 2017/by Keith