Rainier Arts Center

3515 S Alaska St, Seattle, WA 98118

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Rainier Arts Center is an elegant 1921 national landmark building that marks the northern gateway to Columbia City and its variety of shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues. An affordable and accessible local gathering space.


Enter from the east side of the building. The main entrance is only accessible via a staircase, however there is an accessible entrance on the South side of the building that staff and volunteers can assist with.


  • There is an accessible entrance on the South side of the building (see map below for detailed instructions). The ramp is 34″ wide and leads to a 35″-wide door directly into the auditorium.
  • Volunteers and Town Hall staff will be on hand to assist.
  • Accessible seats/areas will be reserved near the front of the venue.
  • There is an accessible restroom inside the building.


RAC is within one block of 3 King County Metro bus stops, #7, #39, #50 and is 3 blocks from the Columbia City Light Rail Station. Click here to plan your trip.


The on-site lot can accommodate 15 cars; additional parking is available on-street and in commercial parking lots nearby on Rainier Avenue.



Upcoming Events at this Venue

The Common Acre and Town Hall Seattle present
Seattle Pollinator Week Symposium with the Common Acre
Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 7:00PM
Rainier Arts Center
3515 S Alaska St
Seattle, WA 98118
Doors at 6:00PM

Wild bees and other pollinators contribute to billions of dollars a year in global pollination services. However, relatively little is known about these precious pollinators in the Puget Sound Region. Join regional experts as they outline some of the habitat and floral resource management techniques that can be used to conserve wild bee pollinators in …

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