I’m thrilled to introduce our 2014 Report to the Community – in an all-new digital format. While I’m a little abashed about publishing a 2014 report when we’re three-quarters of the way through 2015 already, I think this one was worth the wait. The Office of Arts & Culture has been publishing a paper Report […][More]
Posted: September 17th, 2015 under Art Beat, Arts Education, Creative Advantage, Cultural Space, eNews, Equity, Funding, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, Public Art.
Tags: grants, Public Art, report to the community
The Office of Arts & Culture is investing nearly $300,000 in more than 40 youth arts programs around the city through two unique funding programs, Youth Arts and Work Readiness Arts Program (WRAP). “Every investment in our youth is an investment in our future,” says Randy Engstrom, director of the Office of Arts & Culture. […][More]
Posted: June 29th, 2015 under Art Beat, eNews, Funding, News.
Tags: grants, sawhorse revolution, Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative, somali community services of seattle, work readiness art program, WRAP, youth, Youth arts
Cultural Facilities Fund application now open Closes Friday, September 4, 2015 at 11 p.m. PST The 2016 Cultural Facilities Fund is currently open and is designed to support capital projects that improve Seattle’s arts spaces in significant and lasting ways. Our goal is to help Seattle-based organizations build and improve their facilities in ways that […][More]
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 […][More]
Posted: March 3rd, 2015 under Art Beat, CityArtist, Creative Advantage, Cultural Space, Funding, NCA, smart ventures.
Tags: arts funding, CityArtist Projects, civic partners, cultural space, grants, smART ventures, Work readiness program, Youth arts
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 projects in 2014. […][More]
Bilingual information sessions for Latino artists/Sesiones Informativas y Bilingües para Artistas Latinos/as
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 Monday, July 15, both […][More]
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 a three-year operating […][More]
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) today announced $638,000 in grants to 20 Seattle arts groups for fiscal year 2012. Among the local recipients: 826 Seattle ($36,000 to support Creating a Community of Young Authors, a free writing program); Arts Corps ($35,000 to support year-long arts education residencies in Madrona Elementary School in Seattle); […][More]
The Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs is pleased to announce $156,000 in awards to 45 individual artists working in the visual, literary and media arts. The CityArtist Projects annual funding program assists individual artists based in Seattle to develop and present their work. “Individual artists are the foundation of a creative community,” said Mayor […][More]
The Office of Arts & Cultural affairs is seeking an arts program specialist for the Cultural Partnerships Program. The program provides grants to Seattle’s cultural organizations, youth arts programs, individual artists and community groups. As a member of the team, the arts program specialist will manage application and panel processes for funding programs and provide […][More]