We’re now accepting applications for the 2014 CityArtist Projects funding program that supports Seattle-based individual artists working in visual, literary (excluding playwriting) and media arts. Artists working in traditional/ethnic and multidisciplinary projects that incorporate one of these primary performing arts disciplines may also apply. Applicants may request up to $8,000 to support[More]
Posted: May 17th, 2013 under Art Beat, Funding.
Tags: CityArtist Projects, Funding, grants, literary, media arts, visual arts
Save the date! Artists Up - a collaborative effort of our office, 4Culture and Artist Trust to increase access and to better serve all artists in Seattle, King County and Washington state - welcomes Latina/o artists to an informational series. Two sessions will be held: 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, July 8 and 6 to 8:30 p.m., and[More]
Posted: May 1st, 2013 under Art Beat, Funding.
Tags: Artists Up, Funding, grants, information, Latina, Latino
Seattle-based arts and cultural organizations are invited to apply for the city’s Civic Partners funding program, administered by the Office of Arts & Culture. The program provides two-year funding commitments with allocations for 2014 and 2015. Funding is intended to promote a healthy and diverse arts and cultural community by increasing public[More]
Posted: April 18th, 2013 under Art Beat, Funding.
Tags: civic partners, Funding, funding opportunities, organizations
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[More]
Posted: January 8th, 2013 under Art Beat, Arts Education, Funding, News.
Tags: Arts Education, Arts Education Partnership, capacity building, cultural space, Funding, K-12 arts plan, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, Message from the director, professional development, Randy Engstrom
Forty neighborhood arts festivals and events will receive funding through our Neighborhood & Community Arts (NCA) program. The program will invest $48,000 ($1,200 per organization) in events taking place throughout the city over the next year. We received 71 applications for the program; of the 40 funded projects, 14 represent organizations that[More]
Posted: December 20th, 2012 under Art Beat, Funding.
Tags: events, festivals, Funding, Neighborhood & Community Arts
We’re now accepting project applications for our Youth Arts program. The program supports arts training opportunities for Seattle’s middle and high school youth outside of school hours in a variety of artistic disciplines, including visual and literary arts, theater, music, dance and film. The application deadline is 11 p.m., Monday, Feb. 4,[More]
Posted: December 13th, 2012 under Art Beat, Funding.
Tags: applications, Arts Education, Funding, Youth arts
We’ve just announced 20 recipients of the Arts Mean Business program created this year to fund jobs crucial to the implementation of sustainable revenue strategies for Seattle arts, cultural and heritage organizations. The program will provide more than $260,000 in one-time funds for positions that can generate extra revenue to carry out[More]
Posted: November 27th, 2012 under Art Beat, Funding.
Tags: arts mean business, Funding, job creation, jobs
Applications for our new Arts Mean Business funding program are now available. The program will award one-time funds to Seattle arts, heritage, cultural and arts-service organizations for jobs that will make a difference in each organization's ability to generate extra revenue to support its mission. Eligible organizations are Seattle-based with at least[More]
Posted: August 7th, 2012 under Art Beat, Funding.
Tags: arts jobs, arts mean business, Funding, grants
Seattle-based artists working in dance, music and theater (including playwriting) may apply for set award amounts of $4,000, $6,000 and $8,000 to fund projects in 2013. CityArtist Projects is an annual funding program that supports individual Seattle artists in the development and presentation of new, in-progress or remounted works taken to the[More]
Posted: May 23rd, 2012 under Art Beat, Funding.
Tags: CityArtist Projects, dance, Funding, individual artists, music, performing arts, playwriting, theater
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[More]
Posted: May 17th, 2012 under Art Beat, Events.
Tags: artist space, artist space assistance program, arts space, ASAP, Cultural Facilities Program, cultural space, Cultural Space Brown Bag, Cultural Space Seattle, Funding, storefronts, storefronts seattle