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‘Two Different Somali Perspectives: Hawo Ali and Abdi Ibrahim’ Now On View at ARTS at King Street Station

Soomaali ARTS at King Street Station is proud to present, Two Different Somali Perspectives: Hawo Ali and Abdi Ibrahim. On view from September 7 – October 23, 2021. Join us on Tuesday, September 7 for the launch of Two Different Somali Perspectives: Hawo Ali and Abdi Ibrahim with a special opportunity for guided tours with the artists! Guided tours are free and open to the… [ Keep reading ]

Estelita’s Library Opens Its New Tiny Cultural Space in the Central District

Estelita’s Tiny Cultural Space is up and running! In 2018, ARTS in partnership with Sawhorse Revolution invited local cultural and community organizations to submit proposals for a new tiny cultural space. Estelita’s Library was chosen as the first recipient of our Tiny Cultural Space Program because of its mission to create accessibility to literature on… [ Keep reading ]

Kate Clark Selected as Seattle City Light Artist-in-Residence

The Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) in partnership with Seattle City Light (City Light) has commissioned Kate Clark to be the utility’s Artist-in-Residence for approximately one year, starting in September 2021. Clark will work closely with City Light staff to learn about the utility’s operations and facilities, enabling her to… [ Keep reading ]

City of Music Career Day Returns Virtually on August 27

Registration now is open for this free virtual event for teens and young adults ages 13-26 interested in turning their passion for music into a career. City of Music Career Day connects teens and young adults ages 13-26 to music industry professionals through networking opportunities, experiential learning, engaging workshops, a special… [ Keep reading ]

A Look Back at the Created Commons Launch During The City’s Welcome Back Weeks

ARTS’ new program, Created Commons, recently launched as a part of the City of Seattle’s Welcome Back Weeks. Spanning two weekends from July 12 – 26, the Welcome Back Weeks celebrated the return of our community to downtown Seattle with large-scale Created Commons events in three neighborhoods — the Chinatown-International… [ Keep reading ]

ARTS at King Street Station Reopens with ‘Close to Home’ Exhibit

ARTS at King Street Station is proud to announce its official reopening with the exhibit, Close to Home, on view from July 22 through August 14, 2021. Created by 14 BIPOC artists, this exhibit showcases artworks that explore definitions of “home” using abstract and literal representations of their experiences of home and place. About the Exhibit: Close to… [ Keep reading ]

Created Commons Initiative Launches During Seattle’s Welcome Back Weeks

ARTS’ new program, Created Commons, launches as a part of the City of Seattle’s Welcome Back Weeks, July 12 – 26. In partnership with the Department of Transportation (SDOT) and Seattle Parks and Recreation, ARTS’ new Created Commons initiative transforms outdoor spaces across Seattle into venues for spectacular temporary arts and cultural extravaganzas. The program will… [ Keep reading ]

New ‘UNION’ Art Exhibition Creates Opportunities for Public Art in Capitol Hill

SeaLevel Properties (“SeaLevel”), Capitol Hill Arts District (“CHAD”), and Sensebellum have partnered to showcase public art in Capitol Hill through the ‘UNION’ project. Located on the corner of 10th Ave. and E Union St., this new public art installation will feature a rotating, 60-foot tall projected art show curated by revolving guests… [ Keep reading ]

The Mixer: New Media and Digital Arts – Next Steps and Funding Opportunities

To The Mixer Community, Thank you to everyone who attended our June 30 Mixer on New Media and Digital Arts! From playing with the definition of “New Media” to touching on NFTs, accessibility, and the wild world of the future we are making today in Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual… [ Keep reading ]

Beat the Heat: Stay Cool with The Arts

With the next few days bringing record-breaking heat to Seattle, we have put together a list of air-conditioned arts organizations you can visit to experience the vibrant arts and culture in our city all while staying cool! Henry Art Gallery Visiting Information: The Henry Art Gallery is open with free admission… [ Keep reading ]