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April Neighborhood & Community Arts Events

The Neighborhood & Community Arts (NCA) program supports Seattle’s neighborhood arts councils and community groups that produce events to promote arts and cultural participation and build community. In 2014, the program provided $1,200 each to 42 groups to support annual public festivals and events. April only has one event, but it's going [More]

Announcing Chris McMullen as artist for Georgetown Festival Street

Chris McMullen, a Seattle-based artist out of the Georgetown neighborhood, has been selected to create artwork for Seattle Department of Transportation’s Georgetown Festival Street project. This street, 12th Ave. S. from Vale to Bailey Streets, is home to a cluster of businesses that form the unofficial hub of Georgetown, including Georgetown Records, [More]

CityArtist Stephanie Guerra

“There is no such thing as ‘if you fail, you’re finished,’” says writer Stephanie Guerra, a 2014 CityArtist. Guerra’s stories show this; they’re full of second chances, and her characters make the most out of bad situations. Her new two-book series, which includes “Betting Blind” and “Out of Aces,” follow a 16-year- [More]

CityArtist Ward Serrill’s “Catching Fire”

                Pictured: Ward Serrill Ward Serrill is a documentary filmmaker from Seattle, who is known for films such as The Heart of the Game (Miramax), and Something in the Water (PBS). His most recent film, Catching Fire follows Vashon’s Island’s Peter Scott on his [More]

American Association of Museums comes to Seattle

The American Alliance of Museums Annual Conference will be held in Seattle May 18-21. This event is the largest gathering of museum professionals in the world, with expected attendance of 5,000+. The conference is looking for great people to fill more than 700 volunteer shifts.  Each four-hour volunteer shift worked earns you ONE FREE [More]

Artists: Get Counted!

                  The Office of Arts & Culture has launched a Cultural Space Inventory to count every square foot of arts & cultural space in Seattle. To date we have counted almost 5 million square feet, a mammoth number, and a great lobbying tool [More]

Katy Stone selected as artist for Seattle City Light Tech Training Center

Seattle artist Katy Stone’s work is evocative of natural environments and ecological surfaces – water, plants, and other outdoor elements. Through her work, she brings the texture of nature inside the buildings and structures in which her work is placed. A peer panel selected Stone to create artwork for   Seattle City [More]

Announcing ARTISTS UP pilot program findings

4Culture, Artist Trust and the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture are pleased to announce the findings of the first ARTISTS UP pilot program, a three-agency collaborative initiative to better serve all artists throughout Seattle, King County and Washington State. In 2013, ARTISTS UP launched a pilot program for Latina/o artists consisting [More]

March Neighborhood & Community Arts Events

The Neighborhood & Community Arts (NCA) program supports Seattle’s neighborhood arts councils and community groups that produce events to promote arts and cultural participation and build community. In 2014, the program provided $1,200 each to 42 groups to support annual public festivals and events. February has three events coming up: a film [More]

2014 Civic Partners

We're so proud to announce a nearly $1.7 million investment in Seattle-based arts, heritage and cultural organizations through our Civic Partners program. This program will provide funding to nearly 170 organizations in 2014 with the intention of creating broad public access to a rich array of quality arts opportunities while promoting a [More]