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News Release: Two Seattle Public Art Projects Receive National Recognition

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 […]


Temporary artworks Seasons All Around brightens up Lincoln Reservoir Gate House in Cal Anderson Park

This spring the historic Lincoln Reservoir Gate House at Cal Anderson Park will host Seasons All Around, 14 original temporary artworks created by nine Washington Middle School students. The artworks will grace the windows of the gate house through December 2016 and feature images inspired by the four seasons. On Sunday, May 22 from 11 […]


Mark Mitchell, Casket Pall Residency at Seattle Presents Gallery

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture presents Casket Pall Residency by Mark Mitchell, part of the Dialogues in Art: Exhibitions on Racial Injustice series May 16 – July 15, 2016 at Seattle Presents Gallery in the Seattle Municipal Tower; Reception Thursday, June 2 from 4 – 6 p.m.; lunchtime lecture June 23 at noon. SEATTLE (May […]


We Are All Here: Recent Path with Art students share artwork of creativity and inspiration at Seattle City Hall exhibition

May 3 – July 5, 2016 Seattle City Hall  SEATTLE (May 9, 2016) — Path with Art, a local nonprofit, transforms the lives of people recovering from homelessness, addiction, and other trauma by harnessing the power of creative engagement as a bridge to community and a path to stability. We Are All Here is collaborative […]


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 […]


An artistic vision for downtown Seattle, brought to you by Susan Robb

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 […]


Game on for the recently installed artwork The King and Queen of Rainier Beach

Located at the corner of Rainier Ave. S. at 51st Ave. S. and Barton Place S. artist Peter Reiquam’s The King and Queen of Rainier Beach is an iconic sculpture inspired by Seattle Police Detective, Denise “Cookie” Bouldin and the chess clubs she has organized throughout the Rainier Beach community for over a decade. The […]


Martha Rosler at Friends of the Waterfront

The Source: Art Thursday, May 12, 2016, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Waterfront Space, 1400 Western Avenue – Free and open to the public RSVP The City of Seattle will re-present Martha Rosler’s Seattle: Hidden Histories (1991), a set of one-minute TV public service announcements made in collaboration with local indigenous residents, including historians, linguists, and […]


Meet the newest artist to grace Fremont’s eclectic universe: Elissa Washuta

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 […]


“Your Body of Water”: Poetry on Buses launches 2016-2017 season theme

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 […]

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