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“Turning Commitment into Action” with Racial Equity Learning Cohorts for Seattle’s Arts and Culture Organizations

Seattle enjoys a high standard of living and is a hub for innovation and creativity; yet racial disparities persist in our region. According to 2010 Census data, Seattle’s population is predominantly white (69.5%), with people of color accounting for just under a third of the total population. The City of Seattle has worked for years […]

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Welcome, Jenny Ku, our new event coordinator

Jenny Ku is the newest member of the Community Development and Outreach team. As the event coordinator, she will coordinate events such as summer concerts, public art dedications, and the Mayor’s Arts Awards. Originally from Taipei, Taiwan, she moved to Seattle in June of 2002 and has been an active member of our vibrant arts […]

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It all happened here: City of Music Career Day, April 22, 2015

Last month, the Office of Arts & Culture helped to organize City of Music Career Day along with the Office of Film & Music, the EMP Museum, and One Reel. The free, all-day educational event took place on April 22nd at various locations around Seattle Center, providing high school and college students the unique opportunity […]

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Americans for the Arts recognizes our very own, Lara Davis with the American Express Emerging Leaders Award

Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America, announced that Lara Davis, ARTS very own, Arts Education Manager will be honored by Americans for the Arts with the American Express Emerging Leaders Award. Davis is one of six recipients of the 2015 Americans for the […]

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How should Seattle grow? You tell us!

The Seattle Department of Planning and Development has released for public comment a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the Seattle 2035 Comprehensive Plan Update. This is a major milestone towards an update to the City’s Comprehensive Plan which plots a 20-year vision and roadmap for Seattle’s future growth and livability. The Comprehensive Plan includes […]

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ARTS Welcomes Callan Carow, Communications and Outreach Intern

A born-and-raised Seattleite, Callan is currently a History and Film & Media Studies double major at Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA. She has a background in writing, media, and communications, having spent six years writing for both local and national blogs. She has also pursued her love of history as an intern at HistoryLink.org […]

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Civic Partner Highlight and Workshops for 2016-17 application

Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture’s Civic Partner funding program invests in arts and cultural organizations to foster broad public access to a rich array of quality arts opportunities while promoting a healthy and diverse cultural community. On May 19 the 2016-17 two-year funding program will begin accepting applications and will award approximately $1.7M to […]

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Jen Dixon selected to create artwork for Westlake Cycle Track

The Office of Arts & Culture in partnership with Seattle Department of Transportation has selected Seattle artist Jen Dixon to create a permanent, site-specific artwork along the Westlake Cycle Track route. The Westlake Cycle Track Project will build a protected bicycle lane in the Westlake corridor and provide a direct connection between the Fremont Bridge […]

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Square Feet 2015: Where Next?

June 1, 2015, 1 – 6 p.m. Mad Art, South Lake Union 325 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 A half-day exploration of cultural space issues: Where is Seattle’s Next Arts Neighborhood? Seattle’s arts-rich neighborhoods are changing. New developments are increasing occupancy costs and decreasing the portfolio of older, smaller, more eccentric spaces. Multiple changes […]

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Police Precinct Art Tour

  Seattle Police Precincts art tour This month on our city art tour we will visit all of the Police precincts and headquarters. Whether you are there for work, fun or other reasons, the city’s police precincts serve as an in important hub in our community and the art work commissioned for the buildings reflect […]

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