Social Justice in Times of Covid-19

OUR VOICES: Social Justice in Times of Covid-19

A NEW MONTHLY SERIES We are launching this multi-platform program that will weave together the experiences of impacted communities within the Highline community during this crisis. Dealing with the unforeseen challenges, the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a significant toll on people all across the world. The impact of this crisis has fallen particularly hard on…

Greensward Farm

Greensward Farm

The Dougherty/Whisler family owned a Burien farm known as Greensward for over 80 years. Located at the corner of 1st Ave. South and S. 168th St. it used to be better known as the Sunnydale Dairy Farm. With the recent purchase by a local developer we made moves to capture the oral history of Jean…

The Village of Light by Denise Henrikson

We are excited to present these light up artworks in our Window Case along 152nd Ave. Come by and see. Artist Statement The Village of Light emerged from this time of COVID.  I didn’t intend to create a series- in January, I just wanted to create a House of Joy to reconnect with a sense…

Re-Opening Fundraiser

You have the opportunity to own this wonderful wall-hung painted papier-mâché rhino head donated by Lloyd Herman, we are selling it for only $5,000 (that’s half Price!). Lloyd is best known for being the founding Director of the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington. ABOUT THE ARTIST: Sergio Bustamante is a sculptor best…

Black Lives Matter Collection

We are documenting this historic movement! Save your posters, signs and share with us your perspective and stories!  Please contact us at info@highlinehistory.org to share. If you are interested in learning more about Black Lives Matter check our the King County BLM Website.

Burien Community Center Annex Story Project

The Magic that Happened Here –Annex Story Project

The Highline Heritage Museum and City of Burien are launching a project to gather the rich history that happened over the last 80 years at the building known as Chelsea Park Elementary School/ Highline Community Center/ Burien Community Center/ and the Burien Annex.  The building at 14549 4th Ave SW will be gone…but the wonderful memories…

The Burien Pandemic Story Project

Burien Pandemic Story Project

The Highline Heritage Museum and City of Burien are teaming up to document the stories of our community’s experience during COVID-19. The Burien Pandemic Story Project aims to document the stories, photos, and other artifacts of community member’s experiences during the pandemic. While we honor the sacrifices and hard work of our essential workers during…