Archive for 'News'
It's my great pleasure to announce that Seattle's arts office has a new brand, complete with new logo and tagline and perhaps best of all, a (slightly) revised name: Office of Arts & Culture Seattle. Personally, I'm really excited about this project because I believe that our office is doing great, fantastic[More]
Posted: May 20th, 2013 under Art Beat, News.
Our weekly round-up of arts and culture news in the Greater Seattle area. 18 artists, $137,500: The 2013 Artist Trust awards The Seattle Times, Melissa Davis Artist Trust, which supports Washington artists through grants, professional development and other resources, announces the recipients of the 2013 Irving and Yvonne Twining Humber Award, as[More]
Posted: May 17th, 2013 under Art Beat, News.
Tags: news, What we're reading this week
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute (LHPAI) presents In the Land of Rain & Salmon: Jewish Voices of the Northwest: 1880-1920, Sunday, June 2. Coordinated by Washington State Jewish Historical Society, the event takes place at LHPAI, which was originally the Chevra Bikur Cholim synagogue. "Imagine hearing your grandfather's voice for the first[More]
Posted: May 1st, 2013 under Art Beat, eNews, Events, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center.
Tags: Budo Dance Theater, In the Land of Rain & Salmon: Jewish Voices of the Northwest, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute
Join us at 7:30 p.m., this coming Thursday, April 4, at Olympic Sculpture Park for the next conversation in Seattle Art Museum's Art & the Environment series. Sow, Harvest, and Eat: Seattle Grows Sustainable Agriculture brings together figures working across the landscape of agriculture, art and food, including artist Nicole Kistler,[More]
Posted: April 3rd, 2013 under Art Beat, News.
Tags: Art & the Environment, Olympic Sculpture Park, panel discussion, Seattle Art Museum
The Cultural Congress will be held April 22 to 24 at Seattle Center. The annual collaborative conference, produced by the Washington State Arts Alliance (WSAA) brings together a diverse group of cultural leaders to strengthen skills and cultivate partnerships through intensive workshops, peer dialogue and dynamic speakers. Register now for the event.[More]
Posted: April 2nd, 2013 under Art Beat, Events, News.
Tags: Arts & Social Change, conference, Cultural Congress
We’re seeking a project manager to serve as a liaison between the Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs and various city departments, community organizations, and other governments and cultural agencies on issues surrounding cultural space development and creative workers, as well as the arts in general. The liaison will identify culturally significant[More]
Posted: March 21st, 2013 under Art Beat, News.
Tags: cultural space, cultural space liaison, job, job opportunity
In November 2012, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) expanded the possibilities for hyper-local, community-based media outlets across the United States with new rules regarding low-power FM (LPFM) radio. This has the potential to vastly change the media landscape of Seattle by supporting new stations in your neighborhood focused on local arts[More]
Posted: January 14th, 2013 under Art Beat, News.
Tags: FM radio, low-power FM radio, LPFM, nonprofit organizations, workshops
Randy Engstrom As our office begins the new year, we are excited about our work plan for 2013. In October we launched a survey for all of our constituents. With more than 600 responses, our areas of focus were clearly defined. One of the top issues was a desire for an[More]
Posted: January 8th, 2013 under Art Beat, Arts Education, Funding, News.
Tags: Arts Education, Arts Education Partnership, capacity building, cultural space, Funding, K-12 arts plan, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, Message from the director, professional development, Randy Engstrom
The Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs and Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) are seeking a senior project manager to coordinate arts activities and implement public art projects for the Central Waterfront. This position is currently funded at half-time and is a term-limited position (two years) with benefits. At the end of[More]
Posted: December 12th, 2012 under Art Beat, News.
Tags: art program manager, central waterfront, city of Seattle, employment, job, Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, Seattle Department of Transportation
For more than 40 years, the Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs has worked to make Seattle a more artful place. We have done so through infusing public art into our landscape (more than 3,000 works!), granting millions of dollars in funds to arts and cultural organizations and individual artists, and through[More]
Posted: November 20th, 2012 under Art Beat, News.
Tags: Office of Arts & Cultual Affairs, questionnaire, survey