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Waterfront call for artist series presents Stephen Vitiello

Stephen Vitiello has been commissioned for an integrated, sound-based artwork on the Elliott Bay waterfront. Working with the sound-filled setting of the Seattle Waterfront, Vitiello will use sound as a major component in a new work that will expand visitors’ experience. “The Seattle waterfront is beautiful and ever-changing—misty, then sunny, then rainy. It inspired the idea of […]

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Spring 2015 Exhibitions at Seattle City Public Galleries

Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery, City Hall Gallery, Ethnic Heritage Gallery and Seattle Presents Gallery Seattle Downtown Historic Theater District City Hall Lobby and Anne Focke Gallery March 3 – April 30, 2015 The exhibition includes over 60 images, text and objects from the Seattle Downtown Historic Theater District, comprised of ACT – A Contemporary Theatre, […]

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Love & Art, the perfect combination for Valentine’s Day!

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 […]

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Artist Cedric Bomford selected for Waterfront Seattle commission

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture is pleased to announce the selection of Cedric Bomford for a major commission as part of Waterfront Seattle. A Canadian artist working in photography and installation, Bomford is currently based in Winnipeg, where he is an assistant professor in the University of Manitoba School of Art. This project […]

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Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture’s Elisheba Johnson Elected to Americans for the Arts’ Advisory Council

Elisheba Johnson, executive and commission liaison, was elected to the Emerging Leaders Network advisory council of Americans for the Arts, the leading organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America. She will advise Americans for the Arts’ staff on developing programs and services that will build a deeper connection to the field and […]

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Artist Sam Trout selected for Seattle’s Shoreline Street Ends public artwork

Artist Sam Trout has been selected by a panel to create public artworks for the Seattle Department of Transportation’s Shoreline Street Ends program. The program aims to improve Seattle’s shoreline street ends for public access and ecological enhancement. Trout will design art interventions at three to nine sites on Lake Union, Lake Washington, the Duwamish […]

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Dive in to “My Swimming Pool” in the Seattle Presents Gallery

Juan Alonso-Rodriguez is filling the Seattle Presents Gallery with swimming pools from January 19 to March 20, and he needs your help! His project, “My Swimming Pool”, will incorporate ideas from people about their dream swimming pools, and how their swimming pool ideas might be reimagined through his painting process. He writes, “I want to […]

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Fire Station 20 Open House (+ meet the artist!)

On January 31, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the brand new Fire Station 20 will host an open house, inviting the community inside for tours and to meet the firefighters. The new station is located at 2800 15th Avenue West, in the Interbay neighborhood of Seattle. There will also be an opportunity to meet […]

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The Incredible Intensity of Being Human at City Hall events

Event Dates: January 9, 2015, Friday, 4-6 p.m. Opening Reception  We will be serving artisan toast and coconut water. Ezra Dickinson will be performance. Featured Speakers: Representative Tina Orwall, Representative Brady Walkinshaw, Office of Arts and Culture Director Randy Engstrom, Department of Neighborhoods Director Bernie Agor Matsumo, invited speaker former King County Executive Randy Revelle, […]

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Welcoming Erika Lindsay to the Office of Arts & Culture

We’re pleased to welcome our new public relations specialist, Erika Lindsay, to the office! Prior to joining the communications team, Erika worked as a media and community relations professional at arts groups for more than 12 years including the Smithsonian, Seattle Art Museum and the Frye Art Museum. Originally hailing from the sultry suburbs of […]

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