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Archive for 'Funding'

Save the Date for the Work Readiness Arts Program (WRAP) application

The application for the Work Readiness Arts Program will launch Tuesday, February 18, 2014. The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, in collaboration with the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative (SYVPI), is soliciting proposals from arts, cultural and community organizations interested in providing training programs that links arts learning and work experiences[More]

CityArtist Carolyne Wright presents work Feb 12

Carolyne Wright, a local Seattle poet, is one of the 2014 CityArtist award recipients, with the first of numerous readings coming up on February 12.  Wright received funds to continue development of new work on This Dream the World, a collection of her poetry which focuses on women, specifically “confronting family and national[More]

City announces additional $100k in cultural facilities investments

 KEXP, you get a car! 826, you get a car; and Cornish, you get a car! …Well, maybe Oprah isn’t giving any of Seattle’s organizations cars, but Mayor McGinn announced that 13 cultural organizations have received money to upgrade or complete their facilities! Way better than a Pontiac. More great news –[More]

2014 CityArtist recipients announced

This week, 33 artists around Seattle that work in literary, media/film and visual arts received over $160,000 collectively in awards through the CityArtist Projects annual funding program. The awards support new works, works-in-progress, or works taken to the next stage, and is anticipated to stage project presentations within a year. A peer-review[More]

Upcoming events funded through our SmART Ventures program

Below is a selection of events that our office has funded for the month through our smART ventures funding program. SmART ventures is a Seattle-based, flexible awards program that encourages innovative ideas, creates community impact, and provides new access for individuals and groups not served by our other programs. SmART ventures seek[More]

Cultural Facilities funding open, info session Aug. 6

Last year, we funded over a dozen capital improvement projects for arts and culture groups throughout Seattle. These were pressing needs that improved their facilities, and improved the experiences of their audiences. “Members politely told me when I arrived at the [Northwest] Film Forum in 2008,” says Executive Director Lyall Bush, “that[More]

Upcoming events funded through our SmART ventures program

Below is a selection of events that our office has funded for the month through our smART ventures funding program. SmART ventures is a Seattle-based, flexible awards program that encourages innovative ideas, creates community impact, and provides new access for individuals and groups not served by our other programs. SmART ventures seek[More]

Information sessions for Latina/o artists begin July 8

ARTISTS UP—a collaborative effort of our office, Artist Trust and 4Culture to increase access for and better serve all artists in Seattle, King County and Washington state—invites Latino/a artists to a bilingual informational series with resources, tips and networking.  Artists in all disciplines (dance, literary, media, music, public art, visual and[More]

Latino artists invited: Bilingual information sessions

Save the date! ARTISTS UP—a collaborative effort of our office, 4Culture and Artist Trust to increase opportunities for and to better serve all artists in Seattle, King County and Washington state—welcomes Latina/o artists to an informational series. Two sessions will be held: Monday, July 8 and July 15 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Langston[More]

New funding opportunity: Work-Readiness Arts Program

The Work-Readiness Arts Program, in collaboration with the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative (SYVPI), is accepting proposals from arts, cultural and community organizations interested in providing out-of-school programming that links arts learning and work experiences for Seattle youth ages 14 to 18. Selected projects will serve between eight and 15 youth who[More]