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Jennifer Dixon’s artwork dedicated at Linden Avenue North, July 13

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 at 13035 Linden […]

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Tour of art in city collection

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 interested in getting […]

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Steve Gardner’s ‘The Call’ dedicated at Fire Station 6 open house, March 16

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. Visitors can also […]

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A few ways to celebrate the holidays

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 Hall. More than […]

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Seattle Parks seeks providers for summer art program

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, Judkins Park and […]

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ARTSparks to close with performance art, opera at Occidental Square, Oct. 6

    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 Ruin, the third act […]

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Seattle Parks seeks providers for summer art program

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 Othello Playground, Powell […]

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Union Gospel Mission opens gallery Feb. 3

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!

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Art, media, open space define plan for Seattle Center

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.

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Join us for a panel discussion on art and the environment

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.

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