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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 ]

Seattle Public Library Reading Lists: Black Lives Matter and Always Available: Reading About Race

In June of 2020 there were national uprisings after the police and vigilante killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade and others. These lists shared from Seattle Public Libraries may help those who are interested in larger conversations about the movement for Black Lives and racial justice.  Black Lives… [ Keep reading ]

Statement from ARTS on Recent Events regarding Black Lives

To our arts and cultural community, We are committed to centering racial justice in our everyday practices, and we believe art is a powerful agent for change in our culture. As a city department whose values of anti-racism and transformation guide us, we work with many of you in community… [ Keep reading ]

Statewide Cultural & Creative Economic Survey

We know there have been many other economic impact surveys in our sectors, and that this is yet another one. The difference now is that twelve local, regional, and statewide agencies including City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, 4Culture, King County Creative, ArtsFund, Artist Trust, ArtsWA, Humanities Washington,… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Launches Seattle Together Initiative

The City of Seattle is launching the Seattle Together initiative, which is designed to celebrate ideas, share resources and events, and connect community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Seattle Together initiative asks community members to amplify stories of good work and resiliency by residents, elevate resources and share best practices,… [ Keep reading ]

A message of hope and resilience

2020 is nothing like any of us expected. Our city, our friends, our family and community are experiencing one of the most difficult and unprecedented times we’ve ever lived through. I’m so proud to work for a City that is doing everything possible to protect public health, and the personal health, of all our residents, while also working to mitigate the economic impacts for one of the hardest hit sectors as much as… [ Keep reading ]