Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America, announced that Lara Davis, ARTS very own, Arts Education Manager will be honored by Americans for the Arts with the American Express Emerging Leaders Award. Davis is one of six recipients of the 2015 Americans for the […]
Posted: May 19th, 2015 under Art Beat, Creative Advantage, eNews.
Tags: advantage, Americans for the Arts, creative, davis, lara, public, schools, Seattle
The Seattle Department of Planning and Development has released for public comment a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the Seattle 2035 Comprehensive Plan Update. This is a major milestone towards an update to the City’s Comprehensive Plan which plots a 20-year vision and roadmap for Seattle’s future growth and livability. The Comprehensive Plan includes […]
Posted: May 19th, 2015 under Art Beat, Cultural Space, eNews, News.
Tags: 2035, comprehensive, department, development, environmental, impact, plan, planning, Seattle, statement
A born-and-raised Seattleite, Callan is currently a History and Film & Media Studies double major at Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA. She has a background in writing, media, and communications, having spent six years writing for both local and national blogs. She has also pursued her love of history as an intern at HistoryLink.org […]
Posted: May 7th, 2015 under Art Beat, News.
Tags: callan carow, intern
2015 Artists Up: Native Artist Series April 20, 2015 Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center The Artists Up (AU) collaborative and host partner Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center welcomed approximately 70 multi-generational Native artists from Seattle, King County and outlying areas for its final informational and networking session on April 20th. After a blessing and a […]
Posted: May 6th, 2015 under Art Beat, Events.
Tags: African American, artists, Artists Up, asian, asian american, black, daybreak star indian cultural center, hispanic, Latino, native american, networking
Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture’s Civic Partner funding program invests in arts and cultural organizations to foster broad public access to a rich array of quality arts opportunities while promoting a healthy and diverse cultural community. On May 19 the 2016-17 two-year funding program will begin accepting applications and will award approximately $1.7M to […]
Posted: May 6th, 2015 under Art Beat, eNews, Funding.
Tags: civic partners, dance, Funding, khambatta dance company, workshops
The Office of Arts & Culture in partnership with Seattle Department of Transportation has selected Seattle artist Jen Dixon to create a permanent, site-specific artwork along the Westlake Cycle Track route. The Westlake Cycle Track Project will build a protected bicycle lane in the Westlake corridor and provide a direct connection between the Fremont Bridge […]
Posted: May 5th, 2015 under Art Beat, eNews, Public Art.
Tags: cycle, Jennifer Dixon, Seattle Department of Transporation, track, westlake
June 1, 2015, 1 – 6 p.m. Mad Art, South Lake Union 325 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 A half-day exploration of cultural space issues: Where is Seattle’s Next Arts Neighborhood? Seattle’s arts-rich neighborhoods are changing. New developments are increasing occupancy costs and decreasing the portfolio of older, smaller, more eccentric spaces. Multiple changes […]
Posted: April 30th, 2015 under Art Beat, Cultural Space, eNews, Events, Square Feet, Square Feet.
Tags: Arts, cultural district, neighborhoods, square feet
Just in time for Poetry month in April, Seattle is launching a Civic Poet Program. The Civic Poet program celebrates Seattle’s rich literary community, while investing in the future of literary arts through community engagement. The call for the 2015 Civic Poet opens Thursday, April 16 and will close Thursday, May 28. The Civic Poet […]
Posted: April 17th, 2015 under Art Beat, Funding.
Tags: civic poet, literature, poet populist
Registration opens April 13 at 9 a.m.; closes April 21 at 5 p.m. The Office of Arts & Culture in conjunction with the Office for Civil Rights (SOCR) is offering arts and cultural organizations the tools they need to turn their commitments to building racial equity – both within their organizations and through their work […]
Posted: April 8th, 2015 under Art Beat, Equity.
Tags: Office for Civil rights, Race and social justice initiative, training
Seattle Police Precincts art tour This month on our city art tour we will visit all of the Police precincts and headquarters. Whether you are there for work, fun or other reasons, the city’s police precincts serve as an in important hub in our community and the art work commissioned for the buildings reflect […]
Posted: April 8th, 2015 under Art Beat, eNews, Public Art.
Tags: Public Art, Seattle Police Department