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Civic Partner Highlight: The Raven Chronicles

April is National Poetry Month, making it a perfect time of year to grab your favorite literary work and enjoy the ever-changing spring weather. Inspired by the successful celebrations of Black History Month (February) and Women’s History Month (March), the Academy of American Poets established National Poetry Month in 1996. The Raven Chronicles, an organization […]


Arts in the Parks grants support community festivals, art installations

24 organizations, seven temporary artworks receive $200,000  SEATTLE, (February 22, 2016) —The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture in conjunction with Seattle Parks and Recreation today announced $198,400 in funding awards and artist selections for the Put the Arts in Parks pilot program. One of the first programs for the new Seattle Parks District, the […]


Mayor Murray Announces $1.8 million investment in Seattle art organizations

  NEWS RELEASE  For Immediate Release Contact:                Erika Lindsay, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, (206) 684-4337 Calandra Childers, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, (206) 684-7306                                  Mayor Murray Announces $1.8 million investment in Seattle art organizations Civic Partners is the City’s largest investment in arts, heritage and cultural organizations  SEATTLE (Feb. 23, 2016) […]


Seattle Office of Arts & Culture announces investment in arts and cultural festivals for 2016

Organizations funded for two years through the 2016-17 Neighborhood & Community Arts grant SEATTLE, (February 9, 2016) —The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture announces $48,000 invested in 40 neighborhood arts festivals and events through the two year Neighborhood & Community Arts (NCA) grant program. The program provides each organization with $1,200 per year for […]


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 […]


Seattle Office of Arts & Culture 2016 grant schedule

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture is investing over $1M in cultural program grants in 2016. These grants expand public access to arts and cultural organizations, develop and renovate arts spaces, support community festivals, individual artists and youth programs and foster innovative projects. For more information about our grants visit Grant and application […]


ARTS out and about

Join ARTS staff at Lake City Future First Community Conversation Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 6-8 p.m. Lake City Community Center 12531 28th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98125 In addition to discovering new opportunities in Lake City, you can also learn about a number of programs offered by the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture including […]


Mayor Murray announces an increased investment in youth arts programming and cultural space

Mayor Ed Murray delivered his 2016 Proposed Budget to the City Council today, and I am pleased to inform you that he has proposed increased investments in arts and culture. The Office’s core programing is made possible through the 1% for Art ordinance and Admissions Tax allocation. With this proposed budget, Mayor Murray has outlined […]


Introducing our digital Report to the Community!

I’m thrilled to introduce our 2014 Report to the Community – in an all-new digital format. While I’m a little abashed about publishing a 2014 report when we’re three-quarters of the way through 2015 already, I think this one was worth the wait. The Office of Arts & Culture has been publishing a paper Report […]


2016 Neighborhood & Community Arts and Put the Arts in Parks grants open

This fall the Office of Arts & Culture is opening the 2016 Neighborhood & Community Arts program in conjunction with a new pilot program created in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation, Put the Arts in Parks. Both grant programs support and encourage the vibrant cultural work being done in and by communities throughout Seattle. […]

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