Put the Art in Parks, events and art installations now through September The Put the Arts in Parks 2016 brochure is now available and includes an exciting summer of events funded by the program in its pilot year. Made possible by the Seattle Park District, the Put the Arts in Parks program is a […][More]
Two public art projects of the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) received national recognition from Americans for the Arts Public Art Network’s 2016 Year in Review. Year in Review highlights the most successful, innovative, and exciting public art projects and programs in the United States. The two award-winning projects are Public Art Boot […][More]
On Tuesday, May 10, at 5 p.m. ARTS welcomed 83 engaged members of the public to the first public engagement session for King Street Station. After a brief overview of the fascinating history of the station we dove right into the question at hand: how cultural space on the third floor of King Street Station […][More]
Temporary artworks Seasons All Around brightens up Lincoln Reservoir Gate House in Cal Anderson Park
This spring the historic Lincoln Reservoir Gate House at Cal Anderson Park will host Seasons All Around, 14 original temporary artworks created by nine Washington Middle School students. The artworks will grace the windows of the gate house through December 2016 and feature images inspired by the four seasons. On Sunday, May 22 from 11 […][More]
Posted: May 27th, 2016 under Art Beat, Public Art.
Tags: Cal Anderson Park, lincoln reservoir gate house, nate herth, out of school time, seattle department of neighborhoods historic preservation program, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Seattle Public Utilities, washington middle school
I wanted to share with you EMP Museum’s experience at Garfield HS as a Creative Advantage provider the past two years. This story is a testimony to all of your (Seattle Public Schools and the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture) diligent years of work/advocacy for arts education resulting in The Creative Advantage, creating real impact […][More]
Teen Voices from the NEA Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge featured at Northwest Folklife Festival Saturday, May 28 from 4-4:30 p.m. The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and The 5th Avenue Theatre joins the National Endowment for the Arts and Playbill Inc. with additional support from Disney Theatrical Group, in announcing a King County high […][More]
Posted: May 26th, 2016 under Art Beat, Arts Education.
Tags: musical theater songwriting challenge for high school students, National Endowment for the Arts, northwest folklife festival
Seattle Finalist Announced for the Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge for High School Students Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and The 5th Avenue Theatre joins the National Endowment for the Arts and Playbill Inc. to promote musical theater songwriting SEATTLE (May 19, 2016) — Today, the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and The 5th […][More]
Posted: May 19th, 2016 under Art Beat, Arts Education, News Release.
Tags: National Endowment for the Arts, the musical theater songwriting challenge for high school students
A last reading at Hugo House by Frances McCue with Rebecca Brown, Cellist Lori Goldston and a warm up with poets Jack Chelgren and Cali Kopczick Thursday, May 19, 2016, 7:30 p.m. Hugo House 1634 11th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 Free and open to the public On May 19, the last public event at Hugo […][More]
Seattle Office of Arts & Culture presents Casket Pall Residency by Mark Mitchell, part of the Dialogues in Art: Exhibitions on Racial Injustice series May 16 – July 15, 2016 at Seattle Presents Gallery in the Seattle Municipal Tower; Reception Thursday, June 2 from 4 – 6 p.m.; lunchtime lecture June 23 at noon. SEATTLE (May […][More]
Awards celebrate contributions of arts and culture community to Seattle; Nomination deadline is May 31 SEATTLE (May 10, 2016)— Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Mayor’s Arts Awards via an online form available at www.seattle.gov/arts/mayors-arts-awards. The awards recognize the accomplishments of artists, arts and cultural organizations and community members committed to enriching their […][More]