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Two public art projects of the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) received national recognition from Americans for the Arts Public Art Network’s 2016 Year in Review. Year in Review highlights the most successful, innovative, and exciting public art projects and programs in the United States. The two award-winning projects are Public Art Boot […][More]
On Tuesday, May 10, at 5 p.m. ARTS welcomed 83 engaged members of the public to the first public engagement session for King Street Station. After a brief overview of the fascinating history of the station we dove right into the question at hand: how cultural space on the third floor of King Street Station […][More]
Seattle Finalist Announced for the Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge for High School Students Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and The 5th Avenue Theatre joins the National Endowment for the Arts and Playbill Inc. to promote musical theater songwriting SEATTLE (May 19, 2016) — Today, the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and The 5th […][More]
Posted: May 19th, 2016 under Art Beat, Arts Education, News Release.
Tags: National Endowment for the Arts, the musical theater songwriting challenge for high school students
Awards celebrate contributions of arts and culture community to Seattle; Nomination deadline is May 31 SEATTLE (May 10, 2016)— Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Mayor’s Arts Awards via an online form available at www.seattle.gov/arts/mayors-arts-awards. The awards recognize the accomplishments of artists, arts and cultural organizations and community members committed to enriching their […][More]
NEA granted 18 awards totaling $437,000 for Seattle; $82 M Nationwide SEATTLE (May 10, 2016) —The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) received a $40,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts(NEA), it is one of 18 awards, totaling $437,000 for Seattle. The grant for ARTS will support an artist in residence […][More]
University Bridge in a whole new light: artists Ian Campbell and Hayley Buckbee selected for lighting artist residency
Ian Campbell and Hayley Buckbee, two members of RSVR an art and design studio, have been selected for the University Bridge Lighting artist residency. The Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) commissioned Campbell and Buckbee to create a lighting concept and undertake an in-depth exploration of Seattle’s […][More]
Artist Susan Robb has been commissioned by the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to research, develop, and create a Public Art Plan for downtown Seattle. Robb will guide and influence the development of a public art plan that creates a robust, cohesive, and long-range vision for […][More]
NEWS RELEASE FROM THE OFFICE OF THE MAYOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Jason Kelly, Mayor’s Office Press Secretary, 206.684.8379 Erika Lindsay, Arts & Culture, 206.684.4337 Stacy Howard, Seattle Public Schools, 206.465.5404 City of Seattle, Seattle Public Schools deepen engagement, improve access to arts education The Creative Advantage program reaching 23 schools SEATTLE (April 29, […][More]
Posted: April 29th, 2016 under Art Beat, Arts Education, Creative Advantage, Cultural Space, News, News Release.
Tags: Arts Education, Seattle Public Schools, The Creative Advantage, year two progress report
Elissa Washuta has one of the most unique writing studios this summer. She was selected by the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to be the writer-in-residence in the northwest tower of the Fremont Bridge from June through August 2016. Washuta’s project will include an in-depth exploration […][More]
Poems will be accepted starting May 15 April 21, 2016 – In celebration of National Poetry Month and just in time for Earth Day, 4Culture and the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture is proud to announce a brand new season of Poetry on Buses focused on the theme of water. The program has expanded […][More]