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Square Feet 2015: Where Next?

June 1, 2015, 1 – 6 p.m. Mad Art, South Lake Union 325 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 A half-day exploration of cultural space issues: Where is Seattle’s Next Arts Neighborhood? Seattle’s arts-rich neighborhoods are changing. New developments are increasing occupancy costs and decreasing the portfolio of older, smaller,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture announces $2.45 M in grants available

The Office of Arts & Culture announced that $2.4M in cultural program grants are available to expand public access to arts and cultural organizations, develop and renovate arts spaces, support community festivals, individual artists, and youth programs and foster innovative projects. The office’s goal is to foster a city driven… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture launches Spacefinder Seattle website

On February 12, 2015 the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture will officially launch Spacefinder Seattle, a new website designed to connect artists and artspaces. Spacefinder Seattle is a database that will eventually include every rental space in the region that’s available to artists, and arts and cultural organizations. Spacefinder… [ Keep reading ]

Arts District forum in Capitol Hill

Each spring, Capitol Hill Housing hosts a public forum for the community to discuss an issue relevant to the neighborhood.  Returning May 20, the focus will be on forming an Arts District on Capitol Hill, and speakers include Seattle Arts Commission chair, Michael Seiwerath and Office of arts & Culture… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Youth Artspace Summit recap

On Friday, January 17, the Office of Arts & Culture hosted our first Seattle Youth Artspace Summit, bringing over 20 youth arts organizations to the table to discuss the idea of a shared flagship facility, large enough to house multiple groups and central enough to draw from all of the… [ Keep reading ]

A Vision for 2014

From increased investments in arts education and cultural space, to celebrating the 40th anniversary of our 1% for Art program, to welcoming Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute into the Office, 2013 was a dramatic year of growth and development and we look forward to an even more exciting 2014. In… [ Keep reading ]

Recap: Square Feet 2013

“One third of all cultural space in Seattle has been counted so far; we’ve found 2.8 million square feet …and we’re still counting.” – Matthew Richter With construction crews around every corner, it feels like a time of heavy development and change in Seattle. We must ensure that arts, culture,… [ Keep reading ]

Do you have a cultural space in Seattle? Would you like to?

Calling all galleries, artists’ studios, theaters, cinemas, music halls, clubs, sound stages, recording studios, bookstores, lecture halls, maker-spaces, meetspaces … in short, calling all arts and culture spaces of any kind in Seattle: we’re embarking on a project to inventory our city’s cultural space, and we want to hear from… [ Keep reading ]