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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 ]

City of Seattle and Community Partners Launch ‘Shop Your Block’ Holiday Campaign to Support Small Businesses

City develops new small business map to connect the public to local retailers for the holiday shopping season The City of Seattle launched the new Shop Your Block retail map as part of the larger public campaign—Shop Your Block—that aims to support small businesses throughout the holiday season. Shop Your… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Civic poet Jourdan Imani Keith is offering six individuals a series of poetry workshops dedicated to protecting endangered womxn and endangered whales

Womxn and Whales First, Poetry in a Climate of Change: A Call for BIPOC VOICES! Seattle Civic poet Jourdan Keith has opened an opportunity for six individuals to participate in a series of workshops designed to create a BIPOC community and public art through poetry. The application is currently open and closes Dec. 18. “Endangered Womxn and endangered whales face a common… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Jenny Durkan announces the departure of Randy Engstrom from the Office of Arts & Culture

Durkan honors Engstrom’s innovative leadership of ARTS Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced the resignation of the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) Department’s Director Randy Engstrom, who will turn his attention to teaching, advocating for national cultural policies, and spending time with his family, after leading the department for eight years. Mayor Durkan announced the appointment of Interim Acting Director Calandra… [ Keep reading ]

The Future Ancient Presents

By Che Sehyun In partnership with Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture and the Seattle Art Museum, The Future Ancient Public Art team pivoted from in-person museum programming to online programming and developed “The Channel,” an art and cultural variety show featuring interviews, performances and cultural gems as we tell and ground… [ Keep reading ]

New Statewide Restrictions on Social Gatherings and Businesses as COVID-19 Cases Surge

On November 15, Governor Jay Inslee issued new statewide restrictions on social gatherings and businesses in response to the surge of COVID-19 across Washington state. Seattle was the initial epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic in America. Unlike the other Washington, every step of the way our local officials, residents, and businesses have… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Cultural Space Agency Applies for Official City Recognition

For the first time in 38 years, the City is creating a new public development authority aimed at preserving our city’s cultural spaces, building community wealth, and investing in cultural communities of color. The application for a charter for the Cultural Space Agency was filed with the City Clerk’s office and the public has until December 8 to provide comment and… [ Keep reading ]

University of Washington Evans Capstone Team conducts a policy analysis of creative strategies for anti-displacement and cultural placekeeping

For a third consecutive year in a row, ARTS staff joined forces with a team of MPA graduate students from the University of Washington Evans School of Public Policy and Governance to conduct a fieldscan and pull together local best practice case studies of creative strategies for community placekeeping and… [ Keep reading ]