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Arts District forum in Capitol Hill

Each spring, Capitol Hill Housing hosts a public forum for the community to discuss an issue relevant to the neighborhood.  Returning May 20, the focus will be on forming an Arts District on Capitol Hill, and speakers include Seattle Arts Commission chair, Michael Seiwerath and Office of arts & Culture cultural space liaison, Matthew Richter. […]

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April Neighborhood & Community Arts Events

The Neighborhood & Community Arts (NCA) program supports Seattle’s neighborhood arts councils and community groups that produce events to promote arts and cultural participation and build community. In 2014, the program provided $1,200 each to 42 groups to support annual public festivals and events. April only has one event, but it’s going to be great: […]

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February’s Neighborhood & Community Arts

The Neighborhood & Community Arts (NCA) program supports Seattle’s neighborhood arts councils and community groups that produce events to promote arts and cultural participation and build community. In 2014, the program provided $1,200 each to 42 groups to support annual public festivals and events. February has three events coming up: a film festival, improvised music […]

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Seattle Youth Artspace Summit recap

On Friday, January 17, the Office of Arts & Culture hosted our first Seattle Youth Artspace Summit, bringing over 20 youth arts organizations to the table to discuss the idea of a shared flagship facility, large enough to house multiple groups and central enough to draw from all of the city. The Office hosted the […]

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Art, Design, and Play: A Waterfront Seattle Conference | March 7-8, 2014

Save the Date: March 7-8, 2014 Waterfront Seattle and its partners will organize a conference on the intersections between art, design, and play in the city beginning March 7 with a keynote talk, and continuing on Saturday March 8. The conference will bring together artists, designers, historians, and advocates to look at the issue of […]

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A Vision for 2014

From increased investments in arts education and cultural space, to celebrating the 40th anniversary of our 1% for Art program, to welcoming Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute into the Office, 2013 was a dramatic year of growth and development and we look forward to an even more exciting 2014. In our expanded area of youth […]

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Free concert by Seattle Symphony at City Hall January 24

Have plans for your lunch break on Friday, January 24?  You do now! Join the Seattle Symphony for a free lunchtime community concert at Seattle City Hall. Stilian Kirov will conduct the Symphony in two works by Mendelssohn: his Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64; and selections from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 21. […]

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Recap: Square Feet 2013

“One third of all cultural space in Seattle has been counted so far; we’ve found 2.8 million square feet …and we’re still counting.” – Matthew Richter With construction crews around every corner, it feels like a time of heavy development and change in Seattle. We must ensure that arts, culture, diversity and curious people remain […]

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On Dec 4, Coll Thrush talks ‘Native Seattle’

On Wednesday, December 4, Coll Thrush will give a talk at the Olympic Sculpture park at 7 pm. The talk will be on representations of indigenous life in Seattle’s civic imagery, art and monuments, and look at issues raised by the use of First Nations icons in the Vancouver Olympics of 2010. Thrush is the […]

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What we’re reading this week

Our weekly round-up of arts and culture news in the greater Seattle area. Arts in the News Art Space and Race: How did affordable artist housing in Seattle’s least-white neighborhoods end up more than 80 percent white? “Demand for artist housing in Seattle is incredible.There are a thousand artists on the waiting list for Hiawatha […]

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