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Tag: Public Art

Artists interpret the Duwamish for Duwamish Revealed, a summer celebration of Seattle’s only river

Duwamish Revealed is a series of outdoor art installations, performances, community activities and other adventures to celebrate the Duwamish River. Four art installations, SuperfunSuperfund, Clear, Duwamish Lighthouse and ALONG. STANDING. IN THE MIDDLE OF DARKNESS. INVISIBLE. were directly supported by the Seattle Public Utilities and Seattle Office of Arts & Culture 1% for Art Funds. […]

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In remembrance: Ted Jonsson

The Seattle area recently lost an important member of our arts community. Artist Ted Jonsson, passed away June 19 after a one year battle with ALS. Jonsson was one of the first artists commissioned for an artwork under the 1% for art ordinance. The work, Chimera, completed in 1975 is located near the entrance of […]

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London-based Robert Montgomery’s “THE STARS PULLED DOWN FOR REAL” first northwest exhibition at ALL RISE

July 25 through September 5, 2015 Lighting and reception with the artist: Saturday, July 25, 8 – 10 p.m. 1250 Denny Way in downtown Seattle   The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture’s year-long collaborative art collective ALL RISE will present new site-specific text and light works by Robert Montgomery from July 25 through September […]

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Celebrate new artwork at Westcrest Park Dedication

Saturday, July 25, 2015, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Westcrest Park 9000 8th Ave SW, Seattle, 98106 This event is free Please join us as we celebrate David Boyer’s new public artwork, Flyers, as part of Seattle Parks and Recreation’s community celebration at Westcrest Park’s new park space in the Highland Park neighborhood. Flyers, a new […]

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Spring Public Art Collection Conservation and Maintenance Highlights

        Photos by Tiffany Hendrick

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Georgetown Festival Street Dedication

This Saturday, June 13 from noon to 10 p.m. Georgetown will be celebrating at the Georgetown Carnival. In addition to tool races and performances there will also be a dedication for the newly redeveloped Georgetown Festival Street, featuring Revolution an artwork by Georgetown resident Chris McMullen. The Office of Arts & Culture, in partnership with […]

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Police Precinct Art Tour

  Seattle Police Precincts art tour This month on our city art tour we will visit all of the Police precincts and headquarters. Whether you are there for work, fun or other reasons, the city’s police precincts serve as an in important hub in our community and the art work commissioned for the buildings reflect […]

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New Staff: Welcome Kristen Ramirez

Please join us in welcoming Kristen Ramirez, as the new Arts Program Enhancement Project Manager at the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) and Seattle Department of Transportation. Prior to ARTS Ramirez worked at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle in a variety of capacities including: Art Faculty, Manager of Summer & External Programs, […]

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Seattle Fire Stations art tour

Public artwork has been a mainstay in Seattle since the 1% for public art ordinance was passed in 1973. Seattle is home to more than 400 artworks whose locations span public buildings, and public spaces including parks, neighborhoods and community centers. With so much art to see in Seattle it can be overwhelming so today […]

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Waterfront call for artist series presents Stephen Vitiello

Stephen Vitiello has been commissioned for an integrated, sound-based artwork on the Elliott Bay waterfront. Working with the sound-filled setting of the Seattle Waterfront, Vitiello will use sound as a major component in a new work that will expand visitors’ experience. “The Seattle waterfront is beautiful and ever-changing—misty, then sunny, then rainy. It inspired the idea of […]

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