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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 ]

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 ]

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture Announces Two PNW Artists for the 2023 SDOT Bridge Artists in Residence

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), is pleased to announce the two Pacific Northwest-based artists selected for the 2023 SDOT Bridge Artists in Residence. Artists Mariah Vicary and Vivian Li will lead this unique, project-based residency and will create digital… [ Keep reading ]

Interim Director Kayim’s Letter to the Seattle Arts and Culture Community

Dear Seattle Arts and Culture Community, I write to you today with a deep sense of gratitude and responsibility as the newly appointed Interim Director of the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture. I am honored to be trusted with furthering Mayor Harrell’s One Seattle vision, knowing that our unity… [ Keep reading ]

Following National Search, Mayor Harrell Announces Renowned Arts Administrator to Lead Seattle Office of Arts & Culture

Informed by outreach-centering community and creative voices and priorities, award-winning interdisciplinary artist and creative economy leader Gülgün Kayim will serve as the next Director of the Office of Arts & Culture Seattle – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell announced that he has selected Gülgün Kayim to serve as the next permanent… [ Keep reading ]

Energized: Art at the Substation 

Two New Temporary Artworks on View at Ballard Seattle City Light Substations Energized: Art at the Substation, a year-long initiative at two inactive Ballard substations by the Office of Art & Culture 1% for Art Program and Seattle City Light, features outdoor installations by artists using utilitarian fencing as an… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]