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NEWS RELEASE FROM THE OFFICE OF THE MAYOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact:          Jason Kelly, Mayor’s Office Press Secretary, 206.684.8379 Erika Lindsay, Arts & Culture, 206.684.4337 Stacy Howard, Seattle Public Schools, 206.465.5404   City of Seattle, Seattle Public Schools deepen engagement, improve access to arts education The Creative Advantage program reaching 23 schools SEATTLE (April 29, […]


Join the Mayor’s Education Summit Community Conversations!

Mayor Ed Murray is interested in hearing what you and your family want for Seattle’s students and schools. This spring, the Mayor is asking the city to come together to put forward our best thinking on how we can ensure equity and excellence for each and every student in Seattle. The Mayor’s Education Summit is a […]


City of Music Career Day Roadshow at a High School near you

On Tuesday March 22nd the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), the Arts Commission, Music Commission, and the Office of Film + Music brought Executive Director of The Vera Project  (and Seattle Music Commissioner) Tim Lennon, and ARTS’ Digital Media Specialist (and Stranger writer and KEXP DJ/musician ) Larry Mizell Jr to Nathan Hale High […]


NEA Chairman Visits Seattle

NEA Chairman Jane Chu was recently in Seattle to promote the arts and announce The Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge for High School Students. While Chairman Chu was in Seattle the Washington State Arts Commission, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience hosted a Town Hall. […]


Calling All Seattle and King County High School Students for a Songwriting Challenge

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 High school students from Seattle and King County can showcase their songwriting talents and compete for the opportunity to be one of three finalists traveling to New York City […]



        Media Contact: Chris Weber, One Reel 206.673.5060 x 224   ONE REEL ANNOUNCES 2016 CITY OF MUSIC CAREER DAY Registration now open for March 12 event at EMP Museum, and The Vera Project January 26, 2016 (Seattle, WA) – One Reel is pleased to announce the 2016 City of Music […]


ARTS welcomes Kristi Woo!

Kristi serves as ARTS’ Youth Funding Project Manager and has a passion for cultural preservation, youth empowerment and community advocacy. Kristi is a former Arts Education Manager of the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute and Education Manager for the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience. Her innovation in bridge-building amongst schools, families […]


Creative Advantage on Seattle Channel

  The Creative Advantage initiative continues the hard work of integrating arts education back into Seattle Public Schools. Seattle Channel host Brian Callanan talks to experts about why an arts education is important and how this new initiative is creating the conditions for all young people to be more creative, innovative and imaginative.


Just in time for the new year: Teaching Artist Guild Quarterly

This month the Teaching Artist Guild published TAG Quarterly. This issue focuses on the business of teaching artists, be sure to check out the great article on “Teaching Artist as Entrepreneur.”


Arts Partner Spotlight: Jack Straw Cultural Center

ARTS is spotlighting the incredible members of our Community Arts Partner Roster. This month the spotlight is on Jack Straw Cultural Center. A community-based resource since 1962, Jack Straw provides a production facility that is unlike any other in the region for local artists who work creatively with sound. Jack Straw focuses on annual artist […]

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