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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 ]

Mayor’s 2021 Budget Priorities and ARTS

Today, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan is releasing her 2021 Proposed Budget. This budget comes during a series of unprecedented challenges for the City. A pandemic, an economic recession, a civil rights reckoning, climate related wildfires, and failing infrastructure in our City have all combined to make this budget unlike any… [ Keep reading ]

City announces new project with VividMatterCollective to recreate and properly preserve the Capitol Hill Black Lives Matter Street Mural

Starting Tuesday morning, September 22, the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) and the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will be collaborating with the original artists from VividMatterCollective to recreate the Black Lives Matter street mural painted during this summer’s protests on Capitol Hill. The mural has rapidly deteriorated… [ Keep reading ]

Apply now for Build Art Space Equitably (BASE) Program

Information Webinar September 22, 2020 | 4:30-5:30 PM Link to webinar: you cannot make this webinar but would like to watch the recording, email  The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture is now accepting applications for the Build Art Space Equitably (BASE) Program. This program, launched in 2018, responds to growing… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrating the nominees for the 2020 Mayor’s Arts Awards

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture opened nominations for the 2020 Mayor’s Arts Awards in February and received more than 80 submissions honoring exceptional artists, individuals and organizations that broaden our horizons and humanize our city and our world. However, between the global pandemic and the heightened tension of… [ Keep reading ]

Inslee issues guidance for museums, bowling and agritourism; updates guidance for outdoor recreation

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced and updated guidance as part of Washington’s Safe Start phased reopening plan. “We have worked with stakeholders for weeks and sometimes months to arrive at these guidelines. We continue to balance the need for activities that contribute to physical, mental, and emotional well-being with the steps needed… [ Keep reading ]

Participate in Public Art for Miller Community Center

The design process is underway for a new interior artwork at the Miller Community Center. Seattle City Light, Seattle Parks and Recreation, and the Office of Arts & Culture have commissioned the artwork as part of a larger project to install a power-generating solar microgrid at the Center.     This art project… [ Keep reading ]

Friends of Waterfront Seattle and Seattle’s Office of The Waterfront & Civic Projects Announces Artist in Residency Program Selection and Summer Launch of $100,000 Call for Artists

Friends of Waterfront Seattle (Friends) and the City of Seattle’s Office of the Waterfront and Civic Projects (OWCP) have selected their Future Forward: Artist-In-Residency: Takiyah Ward. Born and raised in Seattle, Ward is artistically known as T-DUB Customs. Launched as a rapid response plan to provide immediate virtual opportunities for… [ Keep reading ]

Temporary Outdoor Art Exhibition FLOW 2020: temporary and site-specific artworks

The Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) has commissioned local emerging artists to develop new temporary art installations for four locations in north Seattle. The project features four site locations in Wallingford, Fremont and Ballard that make use of temporary construction walls and fences as… [ Keep reading ]