Nestled within the historic University Place neighborhood, the Uni-Place Creative District invites you to embark on a journey through a world of artistic experiences. From captivating theater productions and soul-stirring musical performances to thought-provoking art exhibitions and enriching art classes, the district is a haven for creativity and culture.
Amidst this creative haven, you’ll discover more than ten murals, crafted by artists from around the globe. These murals serve as a vivid backdrop for exploring our parks, cultural institutions, an iconic coffee house, and chic boutiques.
In UNI Place Creative District, you’ll find a neighborhood that effortlessly blends the old and the new. Here, you can wander through historic buildings steeped in character, pamper yourself at a hair salon, enroll in an inspiring art class, immerse yourself in the world of theatrical performances, or lose yourself in the beauty of art exhibitions. It’s a place where you can indulge in a relaxing massage or express your individuality with a unique tattoo, as well as take a captivating mural tour.
As we look ahead, the creative district is brimming with exciting plans. We envision a calendar filled with community-wide festivals, inspired by the success of the EMERGE LNK Mural Festival. Expect vibrant maker’s markets, electrifying musical performances, and captivating theatrical showcases, all designed to bring our community together in celebration.
These cherished cultural institutions, intertwined with emerging businesses and welcoming community spaces, form the very fabric of University Place’s distinctive identity. Together, they lay the foundation upon which we aspire to craft a future vibrant with creativity, enriched by diversity, and bound by a strong sense of community.
To unleash the power and potential of UNI Place as a local, regional, national, and global arts hub for all.
Our vision is to use the UNI Place Creative District as a launching pad to foster connections among our residents, cultivate the vibrancy and resilience of our neighborhood, and celebrate our diversity through the power of creative visions and expression.