Category Archive • Art

Create your Saturday

Join us for a creative, colorful Commons Saturday!  On March 7, members of NW Polymer Clay Guild invite you to watch them in action and learn about this versatile, fun, and accessible medium.  Come watch between 9 am to 5 pm, and learn a new way to put your dusty pasta maker to good use. And ...

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Observe Veterans Day with the Fallen Heroes Project

On Thursday, November 13 at 7 pm, we welcome Michael G. Reagan to the Commons.   This internationally recognized artist creates portraits to honor the men and women who have died in service to their country, and to date, has completed more than 4,000.  Come learn more about his Fallen Heroes Project,  and see examples of ...

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Student Art on Display in the Commons

For the past 3 years, Third Place Commons has been honored to display student artwork from Shorecrest High School’s self/contained classroom, taught by Tizbee Holm.   Artist Aime Palmer facilitates these painting experiences, made possible by a grant from the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council.   Please take some time to appreciate these engaging and empowering paintings ...

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Holiday Weekend Schedule in the Commons

Are you getting ready to celebrate Independence Day?  So are we, and here are some weekend schedule changes. There will be no music in the Commons on Friday evening.  Enjoy the holiday!   Saturday night at 7:30 pm, we welcome the Groove Messengers, playing a variety of tunes from Jazz to Rhythm & Blues, and almost everything in ...

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Countdown to the Secret Gardens Of Lake Forest Park

This coming Saturday, June 14, six spectacular gardens in Lake Forest Park will open for the best tour in the area.  At this point, the planning committee is still keeping the details secret, but we have to share just a few.  So, this is what we can tell you: * You will get to see a ...

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Commons Legacies

In the course of a year, Third Place Commons hosts over 900 events.  Many of those are musical, and most of the performers on our stage are local.  In 2013, generous funding from 4Culture enabled us to produce a series we called the Commons Legacies Project.  We featured musical families, talented folks, every one of ...

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What are you doing Saturday?

Happy May everyone!  We’re kicking off the month with a lively Saturday in Third Place Commons.  Hope you can join us. The first Saturday of the month is our Art-In.   Come make art at this free, drop-in creative time for drawing and painting artists – bring your friends and/or make new ones! There’s no instructor, just ...

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What’s Growing in the Commons?

Last month, a barricade was built to close off two empty restaurant spaces in the Commons.   The vast expanse of white wall inspired Commons regular Elsa Bouman to think outside the box. She envisioned a community mural to bring color and cheer – and the outside – into the Commons. And look what is taking ...

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Secret Gardens of Lake Forest Park

Get ready for an annual summer treat!  The Secret Gardens of Lake Forest Park Tour is on June 15th, and it promises to be one of the best ever.  Not only are there 5 gorgeous gardens to tour, you will hear musicians, see artists in action, and get expert advice from Master Gardeners in each ...

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