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Artists interpret the Duwamish for Duwamish Revealed, a summer celebration of Seattle’s only river

Duwamish Revealed is a series of outdoor art installations, performances, community activities and other adventures to celebrate the Duwamish River. Four art installations, SuperfunSuperfund, Clear, Duwamish Lighthouse and ALONG. STANDING. IN THE MIDDLE OF DARKNESS. INVISIBLE. were directly supported by the Seattle Public Utilities and Seattle Office of Arts & Culture 1% for Art Funds. […]

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The Seattle Arts Commission welcomes Ashraf Hasham as the new Get Engaged commissioner

Ashraf Hasham is the Deputy Director of TeenTix, a revolutionary arts access and youth empowerment organization as well as the House Manager of On the Boards. After growing up in Seattle and graduating from Ballard High School, he earned a bachelor’s degree in Arts Administration from Wagner College in New York City. Hasham previously worked […]

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In remembrance: Ted Jonsson

The Seattle area recently lost an important member of our arts community. Artist Ted Jonsson, passed away June 19 after a one year battle with ALS. Jonsson was one of the first artists commissioned for an artwork under the 1% for art ordinance. The work, Chimera, completed in 1975 is located near the entrance of […]

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London-based Robert Montgomery’s “THE STARS PULLED DOWN FOR REAL” first northwest exhibition at ALL RISE

July 25 through September 5, 2015 Lighting and reception with the artist: Saturday, July 25, 8 – 10 p.m. 1250 Denny Way in downtown Seattle   The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture’s year-long collaborative art collective ALL RISE will present new site-specific text and light works by Robert Montgomery from July 25 through September […]

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Celebrate new artwork at Westcrest Park Dedication

Saturday, July 25, 2015, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Westcrest Park 9000 8th Ave SW, Seattle, 98106 This event is free Please join us as we celebrate David Boyer’s new public artwork, Flyers, as part of Seattle Parks and Recreation’s community celebration at Westcrest Park’s new park space in the Highland Park neighborhood. Flyers, a new […]

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VERA Project’s posters are a hit at City Hall

The VERA Project, an all-ages volunteer-fueled music and arts venue, is celebrating its 14th year of operation as Seattle’s first and foremost producer of all-ages music concerts in Seattle! Vera’s mission is to foster a participatory creative culture through popular music concerts, arts programs, experiential learning and volunteer opportunities for all ages, especially youth. The […]

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Spring Public Art Collection Conservation and Maintenance Highlights

        Photos by Tiffany Hendrick

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Congratulations, Kristen!

We are thrilled to learn that our own Kristen Ramirez has been honored with an Americans for the Arts Year in Review award for her Wayne Tunnel project on the Burke-Gilman Trail, completed under the guidance of 4Culture. Ramirez, a Public Art Project Manager in the Office of Arts & Culture, is also an artist. […]

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Georgetown Festival Street Dedication

This Saturday, June 13 from noon to 10 p.m. Georgetown will be celebrating at the Georgetown Carnival. In addition to tool races and performances there will also be a dedication for the newly redeveloped Georgetown Festival Street, featuring Revolution an artwork by Georgetown resident Chris McMullen. The Office of Arts & Culture, in partnership with […]

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Kite Hill re-opening at Gas Works Park

Monday, June 15, 2015; Reception starts at 5:30 p.m. The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and Seattle Parks and Recreation are celebrating the reopening of Kite Hill at Gas Works Park. On Monday, June 15 at 5:30 p.m. there will be a short ceremony honoring the architecture of Gas Works Park and the artwork […]

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