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Hope Corps 2023 Exhibition at Cornish Playhouse

Community gathered on December 7th at the Cornish Playhouse for the opening reception of the Hope Corps 2023 Exhibition, curated by Alexis L. Silva and featuring 15 Hope Corps artists.

Doors Open brings $782 Million for Arts, Heritage & Culture in King County

The King County Council passed the Doors Open Levy 9-0 on December 5, 2023. The levy, funded by a 0.1% sales tax, will provide nearly $800 million in funding through spring of 2031. This influx of financial support holds immense promise for King County’s well-being, economic growth, and most importantly, Artists and Arts Organizations.

Alki Pump Station 38 Improvement Project

The ARTS office worked with Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) and artist Sarah Thompson Moore to create Tracing Alki | Alki Pump Station 38 in West Seattle. Located at 1411 Alki Ave SW, Tracing Alki is both a functional pump station and a public artwork. Inspired by a topographical map of… [ Keep reading ]

Public Art Boot Camp Artwork On View

Since September 2022, twelve local artists have participated in the Public Art Boot Camp project managed by the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS). These individuals took a variety of workshops and trainings (available online) including how to develop concept proposals, how to hire subcontractors, post-installation rights and responsibilities, as… [ Keep reading ]

New permanent artwork by Buster Simpson was installed on Seattle’s waterfront this summer

New artwork by Seattle artist Buster Simpson anchors the waterfront Park Promenade near the Pioneer Square Habitat Beach, just south of the Colman Dock ferry terminal. The artwork, Migration Stage, consists of two groupings of cast concrete sculptures: Anthropomorphic Dolosse and SeaBearers. Taken together, the project is a response to… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture Directed $2.56M in Federal Recovery Funding to the Creative Sector 

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) has successfully directed $2.56 million in federal recovery funding for the City’s arts and cultural sector to mitigate the economic impacts of COVID-19. In August, the City released the Seattle Rescue Plan: 2023 Performance Report (Aug. 1, 2022 – July 31, 2023)…. [ Keep reading ]

Creative Sector Investments Included in Mayor Harrell’s 2024 Budget Proposal

Amharic | Chinese | Spanish | Somali | Tagalog | Tigrinya | Vietnamese Mayor Harrell’s 2023-2024 Proposed Mid-Biennial Budget Adjustment continues commitment to, and investment in the urgent needs of our communities that advance our One Seattle priorities. Mayor Harrell’s proposal continues work initiated in the 2023 Adopted Budget to invest in creating safe, healthy,… [ Keep reading ]

ARTS at King Street Station Gallery Fall Exhibitions

On the Edge: 2nd International Latinx Performance Art FestivalPlaces Between by Tammie Dupuis andMake it. Make Sense. by Antoine Fougere Gallery Re-envisioned as Arts and Cultural Hub Throughout 2024 The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) will usher in the fall season with a lineup of exhibitions at the… [ Keep reading ]

Arts in Parks 2024 Grant Now Open

The Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) partners with Seattle Parks and Recreation (PARKS) to increase arts and community events in parks throughout the city. The Arts in Parks Program is an opportunity for the city to invest in the vibrant cultural work being done in and by diverse communities… [ Keep reading ]

FLOW: Art Along the Ship Canal, Summer 2023

FLOW: Art Along the Ship Canal concludes with these ten artists this summer: Ballard East Ballard Fremont Wallingford Commissioned by the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities (SPU), these temporary installations tell a visual story of the unifying nature of water, how it… [ Keep reading ]