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Seattle Office of Arts & Culture celebrates 1% for Public Art

50 years, 4,064 artworks, over 1500 artists 50th Exhibition Celebration, Thursday, June 1, 2023, 5-8 p.m. ARTS at King Street Station Seattle, WA (June 1, 2023) – This year the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) is celebrating 50 years of the 1% for Art Program. Created in 1973,… [ Keep reading ]

ARTS at King Street Station Open During Construction 

May 1 – October 1, 2023 The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) offices and ARTS at King Street Station gallery are both open during the construction of Station Space on the 2nd floor of King Street Station. To access ARTS on the third floor, please enter King Street… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture celebrates 50 years of 1% for Public Art and a visual love letter to our city by Agustina Forest  

Spotted in Seattle (May 4 – July 6, 2023) and The First 50 Years: Highlights from the Civic Collection, 1973-2023 (May 4 – September 7) on view at ARTS at King Street Station The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) and its ARTS at King Street Station Gallery hosts two new… [ Keep reading ]

March 11, 2023 Declared City of Literature Day

Seattle City of Literature received Mayoral Proclamation for their tireless work on behalf of Seattle’s literary community On Saturday, March 11, Mayor Harrell proclaimed it both City of Literature and Civic Poet Day. Both proclamations were presented by royal alley-barnes, Interim Director, Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) at the reading… [ Keep reading ]

University and Fremont Bridges to host Artist-in-Residency for Digital Artists

Residency will take place July through December 2023 *Application Due Date Extended: May 5, 2023 This summer, the University and Fremont Bridges will host two artist-in-residence programs. Designed by the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) in partnership with the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), the residency is open… [ Keep reading ]

ARTS at King Street Station 2023 Exhibition Calendar 

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture is excited to announce the 2023 exhibition calendar for ARTS at King Street Station. Upcoming exhibitions will explore a plethora of ideas and identities including Indigenous culture, Japanese heritage, 1% for Public Art’s 50th Anniversary, and Black culture from local artists such as… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture Selects 2023-2024 Seattle Civic Poet Shin Yu Pai

西雅圖藝術與文化辦公室選擇 2023-2024 西雅圖公民詩人:白欣玉 La Oficina de Arte y Cultura de Seattle ha seleccionado a la poeta ciudadana de Seattle 2023-2024: Shin Yu Pai Văn Phòng Văn Hóa & Nghệ Thuật Seattle (Seattle Office of Arts & Culture) Chọn Nhà Thơ Nhân Dân Seattle (Seattle Civic Poet) Nhiệm Kỳ 2023-2024: Shin… [ Keep reading ]

Two new exhibitions explore mosaic collage and digital media on view at ARTS at King Street Station  

モザイク・コラージュとデジタルメディアを探求する2つの新展覧会がARTS at King Street Stationで開催中 Happy Room — Mosaic Collage digital indigiqueer: a showcase of trans transmedia February 2 – April 6, 2023 Two new exhibitions Happy Room — Mosaic Collage and digital indigiqueer: a showcase of trans transmedia will be on view at the Office of Arts & Culture’s… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrating 10 Years of Artists Up

All photos by Jo Cosme On Thursday, December 1, community members, artists, and creatives came together at ARTS at King Street Station to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Artists Up program. Created in 2012, Artists Up is a collaboration between the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), 4Culture,… [ Keep reading ]

Imminent Mode ALL Ages Workshop Engages Artists of Every Age

by Tina LaPadula, Arts Education Project Manager and Jenny Ku, King Street Station Programming Lead The Creative Advantage and Public Art teams in the ARTS office, joined forces with curators and artists Anouk Rawkson, Jordan Christianson, and other IMMINENT MODE: US artists to host a special all-ages workshop centered on… [ Keep reading ]