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Art Galleries

The City of Auburn Art Galleries offer a look at the diverse work created by outstanding artists who live and work in the region. The galleries display rotating exhibitions featuring two-dimensional and small three-dimensional works by emerging and established artists from all around the Puget Sound region. The works are selected to highlight an array of artists and art works that demonstrate vitality, technique, and diversity in medium and subject. For more information on the artwork below, view the searchable document City of Auburn Art Galleries (PDF).


The Postmark Center for the Arts 

Address: 20 Auburn Ave, Auburn, WA, 98002. 
Hours:  Open Wednesday 12:00-4:00, Thursday 12:00-6:00, and Friday 12:00-4:00.
Quarterly exhibits.

Current Exhibition

Muckleshoot

Muckleshoot: Alive & Strong
  Muckleshoot Group Art Exhibition
  January 17 to Spring, 2024

The Postmark Center for the Arts is proud to present ”Muckleshoot: Alive & Strong”, a group exhibition featuring artists from the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe. The Postmark Gallery and Vault Gallery will be filled with artwork in a variety of mediums, sizes, and themes by a variety of incredibly talented artists from January 17 through the spring.

Featured artists include:
Isiah Corwin, Sam Obrovac, K. Saladin, Tyson Simmons, Julie James, Joyce Starr, Donny Stevenson, Keith Stevenson, and Gail White Eagle. 


Auburn Community and Event Center Gallery

Address: 910 Ninth St. SE, Auburn, WA, 98002.
Hours: Open Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
Bi-monthly exhibits.

Current Exhibition

    Roark Congdon

    Roark Congdon - January 4 to March 7, 2024

“I find myself traversing the delicate balance between tradition and innovation, recognizing that these seemingly opposing forces can coexist harmoniously to create something new and profound.” Congdon states “This synthesis allows me to respect the handcrafting process and the tactile beauty of mark-making while embracing the boundless possibilities offered by modern technology.” Congdon was trained as a classical sculptor in Italy and translates this influence to his 2-dimensional work.

Upcoming Exhibition

 Coming Soon!


Cheryl Sallee Gallery

Address: 808 9th St SE, Auburn, WA, 98002. 
Hours: Open Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. 
Bi-monthly exhibits.

Current Exhibition

Irina Kladova

Irina Kladova - January 3 to March 6, 2024

Irina Kladova’s artistic process “begins with observing, looking for the fragmentary passages that are often unnoticed but are present all around us.” In her watercolor paintings, she enjoys stitching together small details, shades of colors, and a variety of different patterns, creating stories from these moments. “My work is a reflection of my own experiences and thoughts, as well as an attempt to understand the relationships between objects and their characteristics. Watercolor brings a sense of unpredictability and transience to my work, much like the ever changing nature of life. Each stroke of the brush adds another layer to my artistic vision, creating an ongoing narrative that is part of a larger work. Ultimately, my goal as an artist is to invite others to see the world in a new way, and to appreciate the beauty that exists in the in between spaces of our lives. Through my art, I hope to create a dialogue about the value of slowing down, being present, and appreciating the world around us.”

Upcoming Exhibition

Coming Soon!


Auburn City Hall Gallery

Address:  25 W Main Street, Auburn WA, 98002. 
Hours: Open Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. 
Ongoing exhibits.

Featured Exhibition

Anna Mia Davidson

@AnnaMiaDavidson: American Muslim - November 8 - January 31, 2024
Opening Reception: Wednesday, December 6, 5:30-6:30PM. 

"This portrait project about American Muslim women of the millennial/gen-z generation shot through a positive lens facilitates a deeper understanding to combat negative stereotypes. This photographic project intends to raise awareness, change the narrative, build cross cultural bridges and foster peaceful coexistence which is a universal issue across the globe. The portraits facilitate a deeper understanding of a community underrepresented and often left out of the artistic foreground. Through positive images and interview text pairings, this photographic project cultivates a deeper perspective about American Muslims. In her own words each woman photographed states how she would like to be seen and about her passion such as kickboxing, farming, neuroscience, music, skateboarding etc. Together, image and text create an important collection of portrait documentation of young American Muslim women." - Anna Mia Davidson 

Ongoing Exhibition

Sun Circle

 This gallery hosts a photographic exhibition featuring images of the City's Public Art Collection. The Auburn City Hall Gallery occasionally features special exhibitions. 


For our site-specific galleries, head to The Vault Gallery or Art on Main. For information on application process please visit our Calls to Artists webpage.