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Mayor Durkan and Office of Economic Development Launch ‘Seattle Restored’ to Activate Vacant Storefronts in Downtown Seattle Neighborhoods

New economic recovery program will connect local artists and entrepreneurs with vacant commercial spaces for pop-up shops and art installations Seattle (December 10, 2021) — The City of Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED) and Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced the launch of Seattle Restored—a new program focused on activating vacant commercial storefronts in Downtown Seattle neighborhoods such as Westlake, Belltown, Pioneer Square, and Chinatown-International District (CID). OED is partnering with Seattle Good Business… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Arts Commission 2022 Budget Priorities Letter

Dear Council Members, The Seattle Arts Commission wishes to express our collective gratitude for your commitment and support for creative communities and workers, given the economic hardships of the COVID-19 pandemic. We believe that now is a critical time to invest in the recovery of our sector, by making meaningful… [ Keep reading ]

Request for Proposals Tiny Cultural Space: a construction project

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, in partnership with the Seattle Department of Finance and Administration, and Sawhorse Revolution, invites local cultural and community organizations to submit proposals for a new (tiny) cultural space. The new Tiny Cultural Space will be custom designed and built by a youth cohort… [ Keep reading ]

‘Two Different Somali Perspectives: Hawo Ali and Abdi Ibrahim’ Now On View at ARTS at King Street Station

Soomaali ARTS at King Street Station is proud to present, Two Different Somali Perspectives: Hawo Ali and Abdi Ibrahim. On view from September 7 – October 23, 2021. Join us on Tuesday, September 7 for the launch of Two Different Somali Perspectives: Hawo Ali and Abdi Ibrahim with a special opportunity for guided tours with the artists! Guided tours are free and open to the… [ Keep reading ]

ARTS at King Street Station Reopens with ‘Close to Home’ Exhibit

ARTS at King Street Station is proud to announce its official reopening with the exhibit, Close to Home, on view from July 22 through August 14, 2021. Created by 14 BIPOC artists, this exhibit showcases artworks that explore definitions of “home” using abstract and literal representations of their experiences of home and place. About the Exhibit: Close to… [ Keep reading ]

Created Commons Initiative Launches During Seattle’s Welcome Back Weeks

ARTS’ new program, Created Commons, launches as a part of the City of Seattle’s Welcome Back Weeks, July 12 – 26. In partnership with the Department of Transportation (SDOT) and Seattle Parks and Recreation, ARTS’ new Created Commons initiative transforms outdoor spaces across Seattle into venues for spectacular temporary arts and cultural extravaganzas. The program will… [ Keep reading ]

New SLURP mural brings color and whimsy to Maynard Alley in Seattle’s Chinatown International District

Come see the new SLURP! mural in Chinatown International District (CID)! Designed by local artist Akira Ohiso and installed with technical assistance from muralist Angelina Villalobos, the vibrant new SLURP mural includes eight segments that meander through Maynard Alley near King St. Initiated by the community, the mural is the result of a collaboration between the Maynard Alley Partnership, Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation Development… [ Keep reading ]

We need to invest in individual artists, cultural communities, and cultural space

A case for our sector by Seattle Arts Commission Co-Chair Dr. Quinton Morris on behalf of the Seattle Arts Commission “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” – John F. Kennedy Dear Mayor Durkan,… [ Keep reading ]

THE AMP: AIDS MEMORIAL PATHWAY SEEKS AUGMENTED REALITY APP DEVELOPER FOR CAPITOL HILL ART INSTALLATION

The AMP: AIDS Memorial Pathway, a Seattle-based public arts installation is seeking a provider to create an Augmented Reality (AR) mobile application that will work in conjunction with the artworks. The application will be an installed app that should work on iOS and Android platforms. The RFP can be downloaded… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan Signs Cultural Space Agency Charter to Create First Public Development Authority in Nearly 40 Years

New Public Development Authority to Develop Real Estate Projects in Partnership with Cultural Communities Mayor Jenny A. Durkan signed the Cultural Space Agency Public Development Authority (PDA) charter to create the first new PDA in nearly 40 years. The Cultural Space Agency is a first-of-its-kind cultural real estate development company, chartered by the City of Seattle and guided by Black, Indigenous, and People of Color… [ Keep reading ]