Friday Fish Wrap 6.22.18

Five things worth knowing this week Many Masks. A week or so ago, we put a call out to VAIS supporting artists to help raise money for this wonderful program  . . . by making masks we could sell at our September Art Auction and Gala (theme:…

Friday Fish Wrap 6.15.18

Five things worth knowing this week. The Sound of Student Music. VCA Suzuki violin students along with Vashon Violin Ensemble and I Solisti di Vashon performed in an Ensemble Concert on June 12th. These talented students, ranging in age…

Friday Fish Wrap 6.8.18

Five things worth knowing this week Loving Spring Dance Concert.  So this was new for me . . . I had never been to one of our Spring Dance concerts.  Well knock me over.  It was just too much fun.  Opening the show is a delightful and…

Friday Fish Wrap 6.1.18

Five things worth knowing this week Hanging week part 1.  My favorite time of the month at VCA is what I think of as "hanging week," when the new exhibits load in and the artists and staff lovingly labor to hang each new show. A perennial…

Kevin Hoffberg Named Executive Director of VCA

Vashon Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Hoffberg as Executive Director effective June 1, 2018. Kevin served on the VCA Board of Trustees starting in 2016 and joined the Executive Committee in 2017. He has been…

Friday Fish Wrap 5.25.18

Five things worth knowing this week Jesse, we hardly knew ye.  We're incredibly sad to bid farewell to our multi-talented Technical Director, Jesse Bell.  He and his young family are pulling up stakes and heading to the great state of Florida. Jesse…

The Heron Speaks: Building Our Building Part Two

Since writing “Building Our Building,” it has become clear some additional clarification is in order. Endowment, Quasi-Endowment, Sustainability Fund Over the course of the project, VCA has maintained its commitment to establishing and…

Friday Fish Wrap 5.18.18

Five things worth knowing this week Vashon Summer Arts Fest Update: On Friday, last day for open calls, we got 15 proposals for Vashon Summer Arts Fest on top of the nearly 25 we already had.  It is truly an amazing and overflowing bounty…

Friday Fish Wrap 5.11.18

Five things worth knowing this week It’s hard to write this week’s Fish Wrap without reflecting on the cultural richness and texture of last weekend.  Just to sample a bit of it . . . Viva Baile Folklorico.  It is hard to overstate…