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Fire Station 31 Groundbreaking & Upcoming Public Art

On Feb. 5, our Public Art Program Manager, Jason Huff, and Director Gülgün Kayim joined Mayor Bruce Harrell, Fire Chief Harold Scoggins, Acting Director Kiersten Grove of Finance and Administrative Services, and City and community leaders for a groundbreaking on the future site of Fire Station 31. Mayor Harrell said… [ Keep reading ]

2023 Year in Review

As we pause to reflect on the events and work of the last year, I am incredibly grateful to be directing Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture and to be surrounded by a dynamic and inspiring team. Despite many challenges and a tremendous amount of change, I’m proud of the… [ Keep reading ]

Opening Reception | SDOT Bridge Artists In Residence Showcase

Thank you for joining us on First Thursday! We were thrilled to bring over 250 community members together to celebrate the 2023 SDOT Bridge Artists In Residence Showcase. Artists Vivian Li and Mariah Vicary shared their data visualization work produced during their unique project-based residencies in the Fremont and University… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT Bridge Artists in Residence Showcase Exhibition open First Thursday through Feb. 10, 2024

Data visualization artists share their work from the Fremont and University Bridges.

Perspective on Public Arts by Toka Valu

Toka Valu, an artist currently on the existing Public Art Artist Roster, shares some encouraging words for fellow artists to apply.

Bridge Artists in Residence Showcase – ARTS at King Street Station Gallery

Come celebrate and view the culminating work of Vivian Li and Mariah Vicary, the 2023 SDOT Bridge Artists in Residence, this First Thursday, February 1, 2024, in the Gallery space at King Street Station! The Pacific Northwest-based artists will be showcasing their data visualization work produced during their unique project-based residencies in the University and Fremont bridges, respectively.

Artists at the Center Winter Line-Up

Next up for Artists at the Center, a multi-year collaboration between Seattle’s Office of ARTS & Culture and Seattle Center, are a series of performances including puppetry, dance and music.

Public Artist Roster Application Now Open

The Public Art Artist Roster is the primary method in which ARTS select artists for public art commissions with budgets of up to $500,000. Artists are invited to submit an application for upcoming public art projects with the City of Seattle.  The Office of Arts & Culture maintains a public art roster that selects and places artists for each new project.  All experience levels welcome and deadline to apply is March 6, 2023 (5pm PST).

GZ Radio at Art Beat: Winter Edition

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture is partnering with Ground Zero Radio (GZ Radio) to expand and support youth-led artistic programming. GZ Radio is youth-led, building community relationships, and offers career-connected learning programs that empower youth to take ownership of their futures through multimedia.

2023 – 2024 Budget Proposals & Arts Commission Response

The 2023-2024 proposed mid-biennial budget adjustments for the ARTS Office are available for public viewing. The budget proposal adjustments include operating costs, cost of living adjustments, and technical costs. Detailed descriptions of proposed budget changes can be read online or in the attached report below. The 2023 Arts Commission, a group of… [ Keep reading ]