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2015 Mayor’s Arts Awards at Seattle Center

Mayor Edward B. Murray, the Seattle Arts Commission and the Office of Arts & Culture invite you to the MAYOR’S ARTS AWARDS CEREMONY 4 p.m., Friday, September 4 Mural Amphitheatre, Seattle Center HONORING Cultural Ambassador: Dr. Robin K. Wright Arts & Innovation: Akio Takamori Cultural Preservation: Densho Future Focus: Seattle Jazzed Creative Industries: Daniel Brown […]

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SALT: Shaking Up the Arts Community

On Monday, July 27, 80 artists, arts administrators, and arts admirers found refuge from the heat in the Frye Art Museum for the kick-off mixer of a new group – the Seattle Arts Leadership Team (SALT). I walked into the Frye café and joined the group of people circling around guest speakers Nancy Chang, director […]

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The Creative Advantage School Partnership Summer Institute

Seattle Art Museum (Downtown) 1300 First Ave. Seattle, WA 98101 August 20, 2015; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Register Now! http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/visit/calendar/events?EventId=35411 We are excited to announce Gilda Sheppard as keynote speaker for the upcoming Creative Advantage School Partnership Summer Institute! This interactive one-day workshop invites participants to gain skills and knowledge applicable to their work […]

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Path with Art presents workshops and performances in Occidental Square this summer

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture in partnership with Path with Art and Downtown Seattle Association (DSA) and Metropolitan Improvement District (MID) will bring free art classes and pop-up performances to Occidental Square this summer as part of the Urban Parks Activation Partnership pilot program. Using art as a vehicle to bring diverse audiences […]

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Mayor announces Claudia Castro Luna as Seattle’s First Civic Poet

Civic Poet, Claudia Castro Luna, will perform at the Mayor’s Arts Awards ceremony Friday, Sept. 4 at 4 p.m. Mayor Ed Murray announced Seattle’s first Civic Poet, Claudia Castro Luna. The new Civic Poet post serves as an ambassador for Seattle’s rich literary landscape and represents the city’s diverse cultural community. “Claudia brings a fresh […]

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London-based Robert Montgomery’s “THE STARS PULLED DOWN FOR REAL” first northwest exhibition at ALL RISE

July 25 through September 5, 2015 Lighting and reception with the artist: Saturday, July 25, 8 – 10 p.m. 1250 Denny Way in downtown Seattle   The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture’s year-long collaborative art collective ALL RISE will present new site-specific text and light works by Robert Montgomery from July 25 through September […]

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Celebrate new artwork at Westcrest Park Dedication

Saturday, July 25, 2015, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Westcrest Park 9000 8th Ave SW, Seattle, 98106 This event is free Please join us as we celebrate David Boyer’s new public artwork, Flyers, as part of Seattle Parks and Recreation’s community celebration at Westcrest Park’s new park space in the Highland Park neighborhood. Flyers, a new […]

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Commissioners at Large

An event at a great venue, a rockin’ band, and meeting amazing people who contribute and inspire our fabulous arts and cultural communities? On Wednesday, June 3rd I got to experience all of these as the Seattle Arts Commission cohosted a speed-dating style mixer at one of my new fave spots, Rumba Notes Lounge! The […]

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Out to Lunch Summer Concert Series Returns to City Hall this Summer

The highly popular Out to Lunch Summer Concert Series is returning for its 38th year, bringing free, live music to Downtown employees, residents and visitors. Many of the Puget Sound’s most recognized bands, as well as up-and-comers are featured throughout the concert series. The concerts are a much-anticipated summertime attraction, which draw thousands of people […]

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Shaun Peterson talks art

The Source: Art, Featuring Coast Salish Artist Qwalsius-Shaun Peterson Thursday, June 18; 5:30-7:30 p.m. Waterfront Space, 1400 Western Ave, Seattle RSVP The Friends of Waterfront Seattle are hosting an evening with artist Qwalsius-Shaun Peterson. Peterson is a Coast Salish artist of Puyallup heritage who has recently been selected for a public art commission on the […]

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