Classes, exhibits, art galleries, live music and more

Since we’ve started doing our monthly “things to do” lists, we’ve realized that there are LOTS of arts and entertainment opportunities available in Kent. Here are some highlights for movies, classes, performances, live music, performing arts and more.

[Note: We’ve restricted this list to venues located in Kent or serving Kent (SoCo Culture, 4Culture, etc.), and items appear in alphabetical order.]

Art Classes, Exhibits, Galleries and Studios:

Artsy Fartsy Art Lessons
Centennial Center Gallery
Kent Creates
Rusty Raven Studio

Regular Events:

Free Summer Concert Series
Kent International Festival
Kent Kids’ Arts Day
Kent Student Art Walk
Third Thursday Art Night


Interurban Center for the Arts at Green River College

Kent Arts Commission
Kent Grand Organ
SoCo Culture


AMC Kent Station 14
Kent Library

Performing Arts:

Allegro Performing Arts Academy
British Dancing Academy
Kent Spotlight Series
Kentlake Drama
KM Drama
Rainier Chorale
Rainier Youth Choirs
Theatre Battery

Performance Venues:

At the Ridge Theatre (Kentridge PAC)
Kent Lutheran Church
Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center
Kentlake Performing Arts Center
Kentwood Performing Arts Center
ShoWare Center

We know this list does not include every A&E opportunity in Kent. If you know of an organization, class, studio, venue or other arts or entertainment opportunity we’ve missed, please email us at Thank you!

Last updated: 1/13/17, 5:14 AM

Dana Neuts

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