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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 […][More]
The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience This May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – in other words, a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States and the perfect time to reacquaint yourself with the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience. The Wing is a longtime […][More]
This spring the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) is offering an intensive two-day basic training overview on how to work successfully in the area of commissioned public artwork. Invested in cultivating and training the next generation of public artists, ARTS has created a free training to prepare artists who are ready to translate their […][More]
Please join us in welcoming Kristen Ramirez, as the new Arts Program Enhancement Project Manager at the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) and Seattle Department of Transportation. Prior to ARTS Ramirez worked at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle in a variety of capacities including: Art Faculty, Manager of Summer & External Programs, […][More]
The City’s Kathy Hsieh receives prestigious 2015 Community Voice Award for the Arts from the International Examiner
Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture is thrilled to announce that our very own Kathy Hsieh, Cultural Partnerships and Grant Manager, was chosen to receive the esteemed 2015 Community Voice Award for the Arts from the International Examiner. Kathy is being recognized for her inspiring leadership, dedication to artistic excellence in the local Asian Pacific […][More]
Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it. Really, how is it February already? Whether you’re in a relationship, single or “it’s complicated”, we have the ultimate arts-filled event guide for you. Go on an art walk! Three neighborhoods will be showcasing art this February 14th: Ballard Art Walk, Central District Art Walk, or […][More]
Our weekly round-up of arts and culture news in the greater Seattle area. Arts in the News Art Space and Race: How did affordable artist housing in Seattle’s least-white neighborhoods end up more than 80 percent white? “Demand for artist housing in Seattle is incredible.There are a thousand artists on the waiting list for Hiawatha […][More]
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 time in 30 […][More]
Posted: May 1st, 2013 under Art Beat, eNews, Events, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute.
Tags: Budo Dance Theater, In the Land of Rain & Salmon: Jewish Voices of the Northwest, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute
Arts mean business in Seattle. See photographs by teen members of Seattle’s Somali community. Free summer concerts on City Hall’s outdoor plaza kick off at noon, July 12, with Wheedle’s Groove. Elizabeth Conner’s artworks Painting and Sculpting the Land and Drawing the Land will be dedicated at the Jefferson Park Jubilee. John Grade will create […][More]
Posted: June 29th, 2012 under Art Beat, eNews, News.
Tags: Arts & Social Change, Arts and Economic Properity, Arts Education, arts education planning meetings, artwork, Billy O'Neill, City Hall Gallery, community meetings, Dedication, Elizabeth Conner, Jefferson Park, John Grade, Lower Mapes Creek, new staff, Rainier Valley, Seattle Arts Commission, Seattle Public Schools
Our director Vincent Kitch talks about preserving cultural space. Performance artworks illustrate how local artists are contributing to the discussion about our local waterways. Kelly Pajek joins the public art team. We invite you to join the statewide campaign celebrating and promoting arts education for Arts Education Month. See artwork by members of the Columbia […][More]
Posted: May 7th, 2012 under Art Beat, Calls for Artists, eNews, News, Public Art.
Tags: Arts Education Monthy, artworks, calls, City Hall Gallery, Columbia City Gallery, Cultural Facilities Program, cultural space, Gallery, hidden hazards in the arts, performances, Public Art, workshop