A creative celebration of Seattle’s only river June 1 – September 30, 2015 Duwamish Revealed is a series of outdoor art installations, performances, community activities and other adventures to celebrate the Duwamish River. Supported in part by the Office of Arts & Culture, the celebration kicks off this Friday, June 5 from 7 to 10 […]
Posted: June 5th, 2015 under Art Beat.
Seattle Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute invites you to “Bearing Witness,” a showcase featuring performances by LGBTQ youth of color and their friends, on Wednesday, June 10 at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:45 p.m.). Langston Hughes Performing Art Institute is located at 104 17th Ave. S at […]
Posted: June 5th, 2015 under Art Beat.
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 […]
Posted: May 28th, 2015 under Art Beat, eNews, Equity.
Tags: equity, race, Race and social justice initiative, seattle office for civil rights
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 […]
Posted: May 28th, 2015 under Art Beat, eNews, Events, Mayor's Arts Awards, Public Art.
Tags: coordinator, event, jenny ku, Staff
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 […]
Posted: May 28th, 2015 under Art Beat, eNews, Events.
Tags: city music career day, emp, Office of Film + Music, one reel, Seattle Center
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 […]
Posted: May 19th, 2015 under Art Beat, Creative Advantage, eNews.
Tags: advantage, Americans for the Arts, creative, davis, lara, public, schools, Seattle
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 […]
Posted: May 19th, 2015 under Art Beat, Cultural Space, eNews, News.
Tags: 2035, comprehensive, department, development, environmental, impact, plan, planning, Seattle, statement
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 […]
Posted: May 7th, 2015 under Art Beat, News.
Tags: callan carow, intern
2015 Artists Up: Native Artist Series April 20, 2015 Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center The Artists Up (AU) collaborative and host partner Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center welcomed approximately 70 multi-generational Native artists from Seattle, King County and outlying areas for its final informational and networking session on April 20th. After a blessing and a […]
Posted: May 6th, 2015 under Art Beat, Events.
Tags: African American, artists, Artists Up, asian, asian american, black, daybreak star indian cultural center, hispanic, Latino, native american, networking
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 […]
Posted: May 6th, 2015 under Art Beat, eNews, Funding.
Tags: civic partners, dance, Funding, khambatta dance company, workshops