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Ballard church transformed into art gallery

Posted by Geeky Swedes on February 19th, 2009

For the last two months, artist Marianne Maksirisombat and her family and friends have been working to turn her new home, the vacant Ballard Assembly of God church on 61st St., into an art studio.

Calling it the “Art Church,” Maksirisombat will host a grand opening celebration this Saturday night complete with live music, refreshments and the unveiling of her latest creation. “Art is about community and innovation. An enormous church as a home in the middle of a community makes so many things possible,” she said in an email. Maksirisombat’s art is described as a “colorful journey through the abstract,” and you can preview it here.

Saturday night’s celebration is open to the public, 8 p.m. at 2051 N.W. 61st St.

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1 reader comments so far ↓

  • 1 sea // Apr 26, 2009 at 2:25 am

    dont want to get our street blocked by cars:( hope they arrange some parking…

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