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10:00AM - 12:00PM

Make & Mingle

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Make and MingleStop by the Postmark for our Make & Mingle session! Join us for a cup of coffee with whatever art project you might be working on. A free, no-pressure environment for artists and creatives to gather... you can talk with other artists, ask for feedback or critique from on-site staff if available, bring your sketchbook to work out ideas, or just quietly draw in the gallery or work on your art! Intended for ages 18+.

Ages: 18+
Fee: FREE
Instructor: Postmark Staff

5:30PM - 7:30PM

Intro to Guitar 1 - 58464

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave


10:00AM - 12:00PM

Drop-In Painting with Amy Sie

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Gongbi Painting

Amy Sie is offering Drop-In Gongbi Painting sessions at the Postmark! A free, no-pressure environment for you to start a new painting, or work on an old one. Please bring your own tools and materials for watercolor painting. On-site help for critique/questions/advice. All are welcome. 

Ages: 18+
Fee: Free
Instructor: Amy Sie


10:00AM - 12:00PM

Drop-In Drawing

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

DrawingCome stop by for our new Drop-In Drawing sessions at the Postmark! A free, no-pressure environment for artists and creatives to drop-in to draw from a still life or the gallery. Stay for whole two hours or only 10 minutes. Bring tools to either shade or color with, and your own sketchbook or drawing pad. There will be on-site help for critique/questions/advice. All are welcome.

Ages: 18+
Registration: Free
Instructor: Postmark Staff

10:00AM - 12:00PM

Make & Mingle

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Make and MingleStop by the Postmark for our Make & Mingle session! Join us for a cup of coffee with whatever art project you might be working on. A free, no-pressure environment for artists and creatives to gather... you can talk with other artists, ask for feedback or critique from on-site staff if available, bring your sketchbook to work out ideas, or just quietly draw in the gallery or work on your art! Intended for ages 18+.

Ages: 18+
Fee: FREE
Instructor: Postmark Staff

5:30PM - 7:30PM

Intro to Guitar 2 - 58466

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave


10:00AM - 12:00PM

Drop-In Painting with Amy Sie

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Gongbi Painting

Amy Sie is offering Drop-In Gongbi Painting sessions at the Postmark! A free, no-pressure environment for you to start a new painting, or work on an old one. Please bring your own tools and materials for watercolor painting. On-site help for critique/questions/advice. All are welcome. 

Ages: 18+
Fee: Free
Instructor: Amy Sie


10:00AM - 12:00PM

Drop-In Drawing

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

DrawingCome stop by for our new Drop-In Drawing sessions at the Postmark! A free, no-pressure environment for artists and creatives to drop-in to draw from a still life or the gallery. Stay for whole two hours or only 10 minutes. Bring tools to either shade or color with, and your own sketchbook or drawing pad. There will be on-site help for critique/questions/advice. All are welcome.

Ages: 18+
Registration: Free
Instructor: Postmark Staff

1:00PM - 2:00PM

Monkey and Francine in the City of Tigers - Session One

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Seattle OperaThe Seattle Opera Presents: Monkey and Francine in the City of Tigers! A 45-minute opera for audiences of all ages that fuses together music and folktales from India, China, and West Africa to tell the story of Monkey and his brainy sister, Francine. The siblings must learn to cooperate to escape a hungry crocodile and outwit the greedy Lord of the Tigers.

Ages: ALL
Fee: FREE
Seattle Opera 
Register Now! 
3:00PM - 4:00PM

Monkey and Francine in the City of Tigers- Session Two

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Seattle Opera The Seattle Opera Presents: Monkey and Francine in the City of Tigers! A 45-minute opera for audiences of all ages that fuses together music and folktales from India, China, and West Africa to tell the story of Monkey and his brainy sister, Francine. The siblings must learn to cooperate to escape a hungry crocodile and outwit the greedy Lord of the Tigers.

Ages: ALL
Fee: FREE
Seattle Opera 
Register Now!
10:00AM - 12:00PM

Make & Mingle

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Make and MingleStop by the Postmark for our Make & Mingle session! Join us for a cup of coffee with whatever art project you might be working on. A free, no-pressure environment for artists and creatives to gather... you can talk with other artists, ask for feedback or critique from on-site staff if available, bring your sketchbook to work out ideas, or just quietly draw in the gallery or work on your art! Intended for ages 18+.

Ages: 18+
Fee: FREE
Instructor: Postmark Staff

6:30PM - 8:00PM

Poetry at the Postmark

SissonJoin us for Poetry at the Postmark! The City of Auburn is hosting a poetry reading series on the first Wednesday of each month at Postmark Center for the Arts on Auburn Avenue.  

Featured Reader, Joseph G. Sissón: After a thirty-seven-year education career in California and Washington, Joseph G. Sissón authored a historical memoir, Down the Road a Piece. Prior writing experience includes Plant Amnesty’s newsletter, University of Washington’s Voice, Sacramento’s Poet and other vers libre poetry. Speaking engagements include the American Association of University Women, the Veterans Day program at Seattle’s Museum of Flight, Seattle’s Highpoint and Douglas Truth Libraries, Radio Station KLOI-LP 102.9, and a True Voice Podcast interview. He co-chairs African American Writers’ Alliance meetings as well as attending writing groups in Renton and Sumner. As a world traveler, he has visited the Philippines, Japan, Australia, Papua New Guinea, all three North American countries, East Africa’s Zanzibar, Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia and several countries in Europe: the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, France, Ireland, Scotland, England, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Greece, and Turkey. His future travel plans include South America, Antarctica, and China.
An entrepreneur, he is completed graduate work at California State Colleges, the University of Washington, Harvard, and Columbia University. He is an avid hiker, yoga and Pilates participant, and a fair-weather cyclist, surviving Puget Sound’s rainy season by drinking black coffee and reading.
5:00PM - 7:00PM

Introduction to Embroidery - 58472

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave


10:00AM - 11:00AM

Rhythm and Rhymes Story Hour

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

R RJoin Auburn Symphony Orchestra and the Auburn Public Library for music and story time! Join ASO Musicians Sarah Viens, trumpet, and Charles DeMonnin, trombone and tuba, who will draw young ones into an interactive lesson. Auburn librarian Devon Abejo will read "How Do You Wokka-Wokka" by Elizabeth Bleumle. Explore themes of family and culture through music and stories. Participants will receive a craft to take home with them. Best for ages 3-8 but families of all ages are encouraged to attend.

Ages: 3-8
Fee: 
$0
Instructors: 
Auburn Symphony Orchestra and the Auburn Public Library
Register Now!
12:00PM - 4:00PM

Second Saturdays

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Sylvia O‘Stayformore

Join us at Postmark Center for the Arts for free, all ages, arts, performance, and crafts! Every Second Saturday of the month from Noon-4:00 PM.

Guest Artist & Performer: Sylvia O‘Stayformore is the effervescent hostess in Seattle. Sylvia is a local celebrity in countless drag shows, brunches, fundraisers, benefits, cabarets, radio shows, movies, weddings, premiers, openings and plays. Join Sylvia for this special pride month event!

Ages: All
Fee: Free

5:30PM - 7:00PM

Zine Making Workshop - 58468

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

What is a Zine? A small handmade booklet that provides a way for folks to share art, writing, musings, and give a platform to express oneself. In this workshop learn about the history of Zine making and start your own! Materials will be provided but feel free to bring anything that inspires YOU!

Ages: 15+, Mixed
Fee: 
$16/$20 Resident/Non-Res
 Instructor: Aidyn Dervaes
Date: Thursday, June 13, 2024 | 5:30-7:00PM 
@ The Postmark Center for the Arts.

Register Now!

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Bits and Bobs Workshop

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

Brenetta WardJoin featured SISTAHS artists Brenetta Ward and Debra Harris-Branham for a bits and bobs workshop! Work with reused, recycled, and found materials to create your own artwork.

Ages: 13+
Fee: Free
Instructors: Brenetta Ward & Debra Harris-Branham

5:30PM - 6:30PM

SISTAHS: Artist Talk

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

SISTAHSJoin us as we welcome nationally recognized Auburn artist and guest curator Marita Dingus for a talk about Postmark's current show: SISTAHS. Joined by artists Brenetta Ward and Debra Harris-Branham.

Ages: 13+
Fee: Free
Speakers: Marita Dingus, Brenetta Ward, Debra Harris-Branham 

5:00PM - 6:30PM

SISTAHS: Closing Reception

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

SISTAHSPlease join us in celebrating SISTAHS once again in this special closing reception. Mingle with artists, and enjoy snacks and beverages at Postmark Center for the Arts. 

Ages: All 
Fee: Free
Guests: Marita Dingus, Brenetta Ward, Debra Harris-Branham 

10:00AM - 11:00AM

Rhythm and Rhymes Story Hour

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

R RJoin Auburn Symphony Orchestra and the Auburn Public Library for Rhythm and Rhymes Story Hour! Enjoy a fun, interactive music presentation with ASO musicians followed by a story read-aloud with an Auburn librarian. This FREE program is best for ages 3-8 but families of all ages are encouraged to attend. Take home a craft kit to continue the fun at home!

Ages: 3-8
Fee: $0
Instructors: Auburn Symphony Orchestra and the Auburn Public Library
Register Now!
10:00AM - 11:00AM

Rhythm and Rhymes Story Hour

Postmark Center for the Arts | 20 Auburn Ave

R RJoin Auburn Symphony Orchestra and the Auburn Public Library for Rhythm and Rhymes Story Hour! Enjoy a fun, interactive music presentation with ASO musicians followed by a story read-aloud with an Auburn librarian. This FREE program is best for ages 3-8 but families of all ages are encouraged to attend. Take home a craft kit to continue the fun at home!

Ages:
3-8
Fee: $0
Instructors: Auburn Symphony Orchestra and the Auburn Public Library
Register Now!