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Seeking portable works by mid-career artists

The Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities (SPU), seeks to purchase available artworks from midcareer artists for SPU’s Portable works collection. Midcareer artists are considered artists who have been working professionally for at least 10 years and have a significant exhibition history.

Salsa at City Hall tomorrow

Turn up the heat on your lunch break tomorrow, Thursday, Aug. 27. Join timba band Pedrito Vargas y Su Grupo Ashé on the City Hall plaza for a free outdoor concert, noon to 1:30 p.m. This scorching hot 11-piece  band combines Cuban music, salsa, funk, jazz, rock and hip-hop. We’ll provide a… [ Keep reading ]

Grade’s changing sculpture to stir conversations about water

Artist John Grade began installing a temporary sculpture at the Bitter Lake Reservoir this week. The sculpture—titled “Mantle”—evokes the image of a water tower. It will gradually take shape over the course of several weeks.

SAM panel to talk art in sustainable cities, Aug. 27

How do we ensure that urban revitalization benefits both the arts and artists? Join Seattle Art Museum (SAM) and the Cascade Land Conservancy for a free panel discussion that will explore the intersection of art, culture and the environment, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 27 at Olympic Sculpture Park’s PACCAR Pavilion.