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Mid-career artists work at Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery, reception April 13

  Visit the Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery and see paintings, photographs, works on paper, sculpture, ceramics, baskets and mixed media artworks by 20 mid-career Northwest artists. The exhibition runs through July 2 and includes 21 artworks. The artworks were recently purchased for Seattle Public Utilities’ Portable Works Collection.   Meet the… [ Keep reading ]

Hammering Man gearing up to get back to work

We’re pleased to announce Hammering Man reported to work today and should be fit for duty by the evening shift. Contractors are working to reattach his arm right now. In case you haven’t noticed, Hammering Man has been on an extended medical leave of sorts. We turned him off last… [ Keep reading ]

Join in conversation about artists’ role in Central Waterfront plans, April 13

For many years, Seattle’s Central Waterfront has been the focus of planning, design charrettes and discussion. With work related to the Alaskan Way Viaduct, Alaskan Way Seawall and many associated projects about to launch, the city’s Public Art Advisory Committee (PAAC) invites you to join in a discussion about the role artists can play in the visioning of this significant urban design effort.

New sound sculpture at Lake Union Park

Visit  Lake Union Park and see the new artwork Blanche, a floating sound sculpture by San Francisco artists Peter Richards and Sue Richards. The artwork is located near the South Lake Union Historic Ships Wharf. Peter and Sue were inspired by Seattle’s boating history and our city’s relationship to the… [ Keep reading ]

Artists selected for Cheshiahud Loop, Belltown park public art projects

The San Francisco artist team Alison Sant and Marina McDougall will design a new media artwork for the Cheshiahud Lake Union Loop, an urban trail that circles Lake Union.

Watch “Water Calling” films on Seattle Channel starting this Thursday

In case you missed the free screenings of our Water Calling short films last summer, Seattle Channel will broadcast the films on its cable channel in a two-part series beginning this Thursday, Feb. 25.

Seeking artists for reservoir park projects

We’re partnering with Seattle Parks and Recreation and Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) to issue a call for two artists to complete public art projects at two new reservoir parks: West Seattle Reservoir at Westcrest Park and Maple Leaf Reservoir Park.

Artist sought for Chief Sealth Trail

Along with our partners at the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), we’re seeking an artist to create an artwork for the second phase of the Chief Sealth Trail, which connects the city’s Beacon Hill neighborhood with the Rainier Valley in Southeast Seattle.

Public art rises in Northgate

Those three, tall, wiggly posts standing at a busy Northgate intersection are the work of artist Benson Shaw. He recently installed the public artwork as part of the Thornton Creek Water Quality Channel project. The poles, called Wiggle Posts, are at the corner of Northeast 103rd Street and 5th Avenue… [ Keep reading ]

Art proposals sought for Pioneer Square park

Artists are invited to submit proposals to ARTSPARKS — a  program designed to enliven Pioneer Square  this summer by bringing art in all its forms to Occidental Park  to create a public space where art and life entwine and art serves as a vehicle for positive and social change. ARTSPARKS is a collaboration… [ Keep reading ]