Making the Arts come alive

in Newcastle 

Artists Call

Newcastle Arts Council Annual Art Fair

Attention Artists! Our annual Art Fair is happening on Saturday, July 15, 2023 at the Newcastle Commons. If you are interested in a booth, please see the information in the links below.

Artists Call

Utility Box Public Art

Attention Artists! Newcastle Art Council and the City of Newcastle (Contracting Parties) are seeking design proposals from local artists for a vinyl graphic wrap on a dual utility control box grouping in Newcastle. Designs should relate to the culture, history, and/or landscape of specific location and the surrounding area where this dual utility control box grouping is located (more specific information is outlined below). This project is intended to transform two utility control box cabinets into a visually appealing, enjoyable addition to the public right of way.

See details in the Request for Proposal linked below:

Request for Proposal

Featured Events

Join the Newcastle Arts Council and the Newcastle Library to explore your creative side!

Check or email for more information, to register for events, and for the most up-to-date information. Most events are first come, first seated, or drop-in. Please register if noted.


DIY Card Making, Mother's Day Theme - Saturday, May 6, 10:30am-12:00pm, Newcastle Library.  Unleash your creativity and make cards with Newcastle Arts Council! While supplies last. 

Registration is not required for this event and all ages (with adult) are welcome.

This event is being sponsored in partnership with Newcastle Arts Council, Newcastle Library, King County Library System, City of Newcastle and 4Culture.

Newcastle Arts Council Day at MOD Pizza – Newcastle, Sunday, May 21st

On May 21st, Newcastle Arts Council will be holding a fundraiser at MOD Pizza in Newcastle so mark your calendars. If you present the flier provided with this newsletter when you place an order at MOD Pizza in Newcastle on May 21st, 20% of your purchase will go to support Newcastle Arts Council. Thanks in advance for helping out our organization and supporting a local Newcastle business.

Be on the lookout for other similar opportunities with Newcastle businesses in the months to come.

Rock Painting with Newcastle Arts Council – Saturday, June 3, 10:30am, Lake Boren Park at the picnic shelter by the tennis courts, 13058 SE 84th Way, Newcastle, WA 98056. Design on a rock to keep, give away, or hide for someone else to enjoy. No instructor, so bring your creativity! Paint supplies and rocks will be available, while supplies last.

Sponsored by Newcastle Arts Council, City of Newcastle, and 4Culture.

Monthly art programs

As we look toward 2023 Newcastle Arts Council plans to continue our partnership with Newcastle Library and KCLS to provide a monthly art program via Zoom and in person. For this process we could use your assistance. Do you have a great idea for a program? If so, we want to hear about it. Do you have a special artistic talent you would like to share with the community? If so, we would love to showcase your talents during an on-line course or lesson taught by you for the community. For suggestions or comments please let us know by e-mail.

Newcastle Arts Council Monthly Meeting, February 6th, 7:00pm-9:00pm - Our next board meeting is on Monday, February 6, 2023. If you are interested in joining please send a note to and we will send you information about joining the meeting. The board normally meets on the first Monday of each month. We are continuing to look for others to be actively involved in the organization.

Newcastle Arts Council Annual and Monthly Meeting, March 6th, 7:00pm-9:00pm - In March Newcastle Arts Council will be holding our 2023 Annual Meeting so plan to celebrate with us the successes of 2022 and learn about what we have planned for 2023. Our annual meeting will be from 7:00pm-8:00pm with our monthly business meeting to follow from 8:00pm-9:00pm. Reach out to us at for further information about the location of this meeting.


The Newcastle Arts Council has brought our community art classes, exhibits, presentations, an art walk, and more. It takes volunteer help and financial resources to bring excellent arts programming to Newcastle. Please consider donating to help us continue our mission to make the Arts come alive in Newcastle. Thank you for your support!

Thank you, Sponsors! You help make the arts come alive in Newcastle.