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Artist Sam Trout selected for Seattle’s Shoreline Street Ends public artwork

Artist Sam Trout has been selected by a panel to create public artworks for the Seattle Department of Transportation’s Shoreline Street Ends program. The program aims to improve Seattle’s shoreline street ends for public access and ecological enhancement. Trout will design art interventions at three to nine sites on Lake… [ Keep reading ]

Dive in to “My Swimming Pool” in the Seattle Presents Gallery

Juan Alonso-Rodriguez is filling the Seattle Presents Gallery with swimming pools from January 19 to March 20, and he needs your help! His project, “My Swimming Pool”, will incorporate ideas from people about their dream swimming pools, and how their swimming pool ideas might be reimagined through his painting process…. [ Keep reading ]

Fire Station 20 Open House (+ meet the artist!)

On January 31, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the brand new Fire Station 20 will host an open house, inviting the community inside for tours and to meet the firefighters. The new station is located at 2800 15th Avenue West, in the Interbay neighborhood of Seattle. There will also… [ Keep reading ]

The Incredible Intensity of Being Human at City Hall events

Event Dates: January 9, 2015, Friday, 4-6 p.m. Opening Reception  We will be serving artisan toast and coconut water. Ezra Dickinson will be performance. Featured Speakers: Representative Tina Orwall, Representative Brady Walkinshaw, Office of Arts and Culture Director Randy Engstrom, Department of Neighborhoods Director Bernie Agor Matsumo, invited speaker former… [ Keep reading ]

Welcoming Erika Lindsay to the Office of Arts & Culture

We’re pleased to welcome our new public relations specialist, Erika Lindsay, to the office! Prior to joining the communications team, Erika worked as a media and community relations professional at arts groups for more than 12 years including the Smithsonian, Seattle Art Museum and the Frye Art Museum. Originally hailing… [ Keep reading ]

Upcoming gallery shows in Seattle

With more than five million square feet of cultural space in Seattle, it can be overwhelming to track all the art, shows and experiences that this city provides. To make things a little more manageable, we have curated a short list of gallery shows this season (January-March) that we’re looking… [ Keep reading ]

Scott Trimble selected for Seattle City Light service center commission

The Office of Arts & Culture is excited to announce that Seattle artist W. Scott Trimble has been commissioned for a project at the Seattle City Light North Service Center. He will work with Seattle City Light and the local community to create two or more artworks at the facility,… [ Keep reading ]

Peter Reiquam selected for Rainier Beach Square project

Seattle artist Peter Reiquam will create a new public artwork in the Rainier Beach neighborhood for the SDOT program Safe Routes to Schools. The Safe Routes to School construction project at this site was initiated by parents and neighbors of South Shore K-8 School. Reiquam lived in the Rainier Beach… [ Keep reading ]

The Listening Loop

By Matthew Richter, Cultural Space Liaison It is the responsibility of those in power to listen to those without power. (See Moscow 1917, or Boston 1773, or Cairo 2011, for examples of alternatives to listening.) Nonprofit arts organizations would do well to learn the lessons of centuries of deaf political… [ Keep reading ]

“Wind and Water” installed at Fire Station 20

At Interbay’s Fire Station 20, artist Rob Ley installed Wind and Water, an artwork that represents these two classical elements. To create this piece, Ley spent time with the firefighters at this fire station, riding along with them on the job and discussing the nature of fire. It was during… [ Keep reading ]