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Archive for December, 2011

Seattle Public Schools seeks consultant for arts program evaluation

Seattle Public Schools (SPS) is seeking proposals for a consultant to provide program evaluation services during the development of a comprehensive a K-12 visual and performing arts plan. The consultant will ensure the final plan represents the needs and values of stakeholders and identifies annual goals focused on students’ increased access to[More]

A few art conservation tips

Ever wonder how to clean the surface of a sculptural artwork without using toxic chemicals?  Blasting media is a type of clean technology that can be used to prepare or clean almost any surface. It’s similar to sandblasting, but the range of products used are some of the most diverse you can[More]

Artist space program launches in Pioneer Square, ID

Artists and arts groups seeking affordable space are invited to attend a space workshop on Jan. 7, take a survey and apply for space consulting services, all part of the the Artist Space Assistance Program (ASAP), a pilot program of the Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs designed to provide relocation and placement services[More]

Application open for Youth Arts funding

The Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs is accepting project applications for our Youth Arts program. The program supports arts training opportunities for Seattle’s middle and high school youth outside of school hours in a variety of artistic disciplines, including visual and literary arts, theater, music, dance and film. Individual teaching[More]

Cultural Space Seattle public forum video online

Nearly 150 people attended the Cultural Space Seattle public forum on Dec. 6 at Town Hall Seattle. Weren’t able to make it? You can watch it on the web. The video will also premier on Seattle Channel as part of the “Town Square” series at 9 a.m., Friday, Dec. 16. View the[More]

Creating a Downtown Historic Theater District

On Dec. 6, nearly 100 arts supporters gathered at the historic 5th Avenue Theatre where Mayor Mike McGinn signed a resolution designating a Downtown Historic Theatre District to support the preservation, promotion and maintenance of Seattle’s downtown historic theaters. The 5th Avenue Theatre is one of five historic venues that will make[More]

Join in “Cultural Space Seattle” to help shape arts space policy

Our office and the Seattle Arts Commission invite you to the Cultural Space Seattle public forum, an event to help shape policies to keep and create affordable space for artists and arts organizations to work, rehearse and perform in Seattle. The event will be 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 6 at Town Hall[More]

Lynch’s sculpture dedicated at Greenwood’s Fire Station 21, Dec. 3

     Perri Lynch; Moment to Moment; 2011; stone, glass, LEDs and steel; 12'x28"x28". Located at Fire Station 21 in Greenwood. Photo courtesy of the artist. Celebrate Seattle artist Perri Lynch's new public artwork Moment to Moment at the opening of the new Fire Station 21 at 7304 Greenwood Ave. N. in Greenwood.[More]

December eNews now online

The next Youth Arts application cycle will open Thursday, Dec. 15. Join in Cultural Space Seattle, a  free, two-day event to help shape policies to keep and create affordable space for artists and arts organizations, Dec. 6 – 7 at Town Hall. Celebrate Perri Lynch's new public artwork at the opening[More]