Celebrate the dedication of Jennifer Dixon’s new public artwork Playland at Linden Avenue North (between North 130th Street and North 135th Street) in the Bitter Lake neighborhood. The Seattle Department of Transportation’s (SDOT) community celebration event will be 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, July 13 in front of Bitter Lake Community Center[More]
Posted: June 25th, 2013 under Art Beat, Events, Public Art.
Tags: art, Bitter Lake, Broadview, community celebration, Dedication, Jennifer Dixon, Linden Avenue North Complete Street Project, public artwork, Seattle Department of Transportation
The city's Curator and Collections Manager Deborah Paine recently gave City Budget Office employees a tour of the artwork chosen for their floor from the city's Portable Works Collection. A three-person art committee of employees within their office selected the artworks for the halls to help enliven the workplace atmosphere. Are you[More]
Posted: March 20th, 2013 under Art Beat, Public Art.
Tags: art, artworks, City Budget Office, City Hall, public art collection, Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery
Celebrate the dedication of Fire Station 6 and the artwork The Call by Steve Gardner at an open house, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 16. The station is in Seattle's Central District neighborhood at 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S. Gardner will be present to talk about his artwork.[More]
Posted: March 12th, 2013 under Art Beat, Events, Public Art.
Tags: art, Dedication, Fire Station 6, open house, Public Art, public artwork, Steve Gardner
After enjoying the company of friends and family and stuffing ourselves with food, what do we do next? Shop for gifts! And maybe avoid the malls. If you’re looking for unique, high-quality, locally handmade gifts and art, you might want to check out the annual Handmade Holiday show at Seattle Center’s McCaw[More]
Posted: November 21st, 2012 under Art Beat.
Tags: art, gifts, holiday, Seattle Center, Winterfest
Seattle Parks and Recreation seeks individuals, groups or organizations to create fun, innovative, curriculum-based visual and performing arts programs at four Seattle parks this summer. The Summer Art in the Park program aims to increase learning opportunities for youth, build self-esteem and promote cross-cultural experiences. The parks are Othello Playground, Lakeridge Playground,[More]
Posted: May 9th, 2012 under Art Beat.
Tags: art, parks, proposals, RFP, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Summer Art in the Park
Saint Genet. Photo courtesy of the artists. The new experimental, performance and visual art group Saint Genet will close ARTSparks' free summer series of installations and performances at Pioneer Square's Occidental Square at the First Thursday Art Walk, 6 p.m., Oct. 6. Saint Genet will present Triumph and[More]
Posted: October 5th, 2011 under Art Beat, Events, News.
Tags: art, ARTSPARKS, Occidental Square, performance, performance art, Pioneer Square, Saint Genet
Seattle Parks and Recreation seeks proposals for fun, innovative, curriculum-based visual and performing arts programs at five Seattle parks this summer. Individuals, groups or organizations are eligible to apply. The Summer Art in the Park program aims to increase learning opportunities for youth, build self-esteem and promote cross-cultural experiences. The parks are[More]
Posted: March 31st, 2011 under Art Beat, Calls for Artists.
Tags: art, parks, Parks and Recreation
Today's Seattle Times includes an inspiring story about an art program at The Union Gospel Mission supported by our smART ventures program. The Mission will open a gallery during tomorrow's First Thursday Art Walk, February 3. Check it out![More]
Posted: February 2nd, 2011 under Art Beat, Funding, News.
Tags: art, artwork, Funding, smART ventures
Mayor Mike McGinn announced today his proposal for future uses of Seattle Center. The proposal includes: space for radio station KEXP, a Dale Chihuly exhibition, a new children’s playground, commitment to create a north Fun Forest site green open space, and steps to move the new Memorial Stadium project forward.[More]
Posted: December 15th, 2010 under Art Beat, News.
Tags: art, Dale Chihuly, KEXP, open space, Seattle Center
This Thursday, September 23, join SAM, the Cascade Land Conservancy, and the Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs for a panel discussion exploring the intersection of art, culture, and the environment. [More]
Posted: September 21st, 2010 under Art Beat, Events, News.
Tags: art, environment, Olympic Sculpture Park, panel, Seattle, Seattle Art Museum