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V2 art space rises in Capitol Hill’s old Value Village

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16, 2016 Contact: Capitol Hill Arts District Co-Chairs Michael Seiwerath, 206-204-3840 Tonya Lockyer  (206) 325-8773    Velocity Dance Center and Capitol Hill Arts District to activate space (Seattle, WA) — In one of the fastest moving markets in the nation, Seattle arts groups are digging in for space activation. In […]


Mayor Murray delivers 2016 State of the City address

In his State of the City address before the Seattle City Council today, Mayor Ed Murray expanded the City’s commitment to support education, job opportunities and success for all of Seattle’s youth. He also pledged to hire an additional 100 police officers above the 100 net new officers he has already budgeted, and offered new […]


Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture announces $2.45 M in grants available

The Office of Arts & Culture announced that $2.4M in cultural program grants are available to expand public access to arts and cultural organizations, develop and renovate arts spaces, support community festivals, individual artists, and youth programs and foster innovative projects. The office’s goal is to foster a city driven by creativity that provides the […]


Seeking a cultural space liaison

We’re seeking a project manager to serve as a liaison between the Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs and various city departments, community organizations, and other governments and cultural agencies on issues surrounding cultural space development and creative workers, as well as the arts in general. The liaison will identify culturally significant land uses; preserve […]


Message from the director: Ringing in 2013

Randy Engstrom As our office begins the new year, we are excited about our work plan for 2013. In October we launched a survey for all of our constituents. With more than 600 responses, our areas of focus were clearly defined. One of the top issues was a desire for an increased concentration on arts […]


Watch video on arts space initiatives updates

More than 100 people attended the Cultural Space Brown Bag at City Hall on May 3, where they heard updates, findings and recommendations on the city’s arts and cultural space initiatives.  Missed it? Watch the video.   Seattle Channel Video can be played in Flash Player 9 and up The event covered updates, findings, recommendations […]


Our May eNews is online

Our director Vincent Kitch talks about preserving cultural space. Performance artworks illustrate how local artists are contributing to the discussion about our local waterways. Kelly Pajek joins the public art team. We invite you to join the statewide campaign celebrating and promoting arts education for Arts Education Month. See artwork by members of the Columbia […]


Cultural Space Brown Bag, May 3

 The Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs and the Seattle Arts Commission present a brown-bag session to update the community on the city’s arts and cultural space initiatives, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, May 3. The event is at City Hall’s Bertha Knight Landes Room, 601 Fifth Ave. and is free and open to […]


Cultural Space Seattle public forum video online

Nearly 150 people attended the Cultural Space Seattle public forum on Dec. 6 at Town Hall Seattle. Weren’t able to make it? You can watch it on the web. The video will also premier on Seattle Channel as part of the “Town Square” series at 9 a.m., Friday, Dec. 16. View the full broadcast schedule […]


Join in “Cultural Space Seattle” to help shape arts space policy

Our office and the Seattle Arts Commission invite you to the Cultural Space Seattle public forum, an event to help shape policies to keep and create affordable space for artists and arts organizations to work, rehearse and perform in Seattle. The event will be 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 6 at Town Hall Seattle. The forum […]

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