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Gallery features emerging artists, reception Jan. 12

The final installment in a three-part exhibition of recently purchased portable artworks opened today at the Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery. The show features 19 artworks by 14 emerging Northwest artists and includes paintings, photographs, works on paper, sculpture and mixed media. The pieces are part of a larger recent purchase by Seattle City… [ Keep reading ]

City seeks artist for First Hill Streetcar artwork

Seattle is seeking an artist to develop site-integrated artwork for the First Hill Streetcar line, which will connect the Chinatown/International District transit station to the future Capitol Hill light rail station via First Hill. The new line is part of the Seattle Streetcar Network. The call is open to professional… [ Keep reading ]

Sunday in the park with art

Our curator Deborah Paine encountered this couple enjoying a picnic atop Michael Heizer’s sculpture Adjacent, Against, Upon at Myrtle Edwards Park.

Seattle Center seeks programming for Fun Forest site

Seattle Center is seeking proposals for “fun, imaginative and family-friendly” activities to enliven space once occupied by amusement rides. Next month, Fun Forest Amusements (FFA), Inc. – which has operated at Seattle Center for 47 years – will consolidate its amusement rides in an area south of the Monorail station,… [ Keep reading ]

Seeking artists for Ethnic Arts Connection

We are seeking performing and visual artists working in a variety of ethnic and cultural artistic genres to participate in the Ethnic Arts Connection, a FREE one-day gathering, Wednesday, March 10 at Seattle Center’s Fisher Pavilion. The event is designed to bring artists and presenters to together to network and diversify the cultural experiences available for audiences.

Klezmer and medieval-choir music close 2009 concerts

Holiday spirit need a boost? Here’s our prescription. A measure of medieval-choir music and a dash of klezmer tunes. Tuesday, Dec. 15, the Medieval Women’s Choir sings Spanish and Italian holiday selections from noon to 1 p.m., at Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 Fifth Ave. The Klez Kats offer “joyous klezmer,… [ Keep reading ]

Public art centerpiece of top U.S. park

Forbes.com recently named Seattle’s Cal Anderson Park among the top 12 of America’s Best City Parks. The focal point of this urban oasis in one of the city’s densest neighborhoods is Waterworks, a water feature and public artwork designed by artist Douglas Hollis with The Berger Partnership. Located over the lidded… [ Keep reading ]

Winter songs from Asia and the Pacific at City Hall this Thursday

Stop by City Hall Thursday, Dec. 3, noon to 1 p.m., for a free holiday concert. Nationally acclaimed choral group Seattle Pro Musica will present Eastern Lights, a program of traditional winter songs and new music from Asia and the Pacific.

Free holiday concerts begin today

Hard to believe December is here! We’re happy to help you sail through the season with four festive concerts this month. The free lunchtime concerts are noon to 1 p.m. and will take place the first and third week of the month on Tuesdays at Seattle Municipal Tower and Thursdays at City Hall…. [ Keep reading ]

“Hammering Man” takes a holiday

Hammering Man went under the “knife” this afternoon. We removed the 48-foot sculpture’s left arm to make repairs to the gear drive mechanism that powers the popular sculpture by artist Jonathan Borofsky.