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The Arts Sector is Vital to Downtown Recovery and the Creative Economy

May 28, 2024 Re: Written comments required by Seattle Municipal Code 3.14.830G, as amended by Ordinance No. 123460 (2010) Dear Mayor Harrell, As our city continues to recover from the impacts of the pandemic, we appreciate that you are working to navigate civic challenges that range from economic stability to… [ Keep reading ]

Artists at the Center | Spring 2024 Lineup

FREE Performances at Seattle Center! Artists at the Center introduces emerging and established artists to Seattle Center while broadening the arts and cultural experiences in the Uptown Arts & Cultural District. Join us for surprising and delightful pop-up performances throughout the year all over Seattle Center campus. The full Spring… [ Keep reading ]

Apply to Perform at Seattle Center

SEATTLE, WA – The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) opened our Artists at the Center grant today. It funds individual artists, groups, and organizations to present pop-up performances throughout the year at Seattle Center. Artistic genres can include music, dance, theater, demonstrations, and multi-disciplinary work. This is a… [ Keep reading ]

2024-25 Artists at the Center Grant is Open

Applications close Tuesday, June 25, 2024, 5 p.m. (Pacific) Artists at the Center is a multi-year collaboration between Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) and Seattle Center, with support from Uptown Arts & Culture Coalition and the communities surrounding the Seattle Center campus. This project is made possible by a 10-year community benefit grant… [ Keep reading ]

The 2025-26 CityArtist Grant is Open!

Applications for CityArtist are open April 2 – May 7, 2024 CityArtist provides grants for Seattle-based individual artists/curators to research, develop, and present ideas or creative ventures. The 2025-26 CityArtist cycle will fund artists operating in the following disciplines: Dance, Music, and Theater (including Playwriting). The deadline to apply is… [ Keep reading ]

2024 Grants and Funding Opportunities 

See what funding opportunities we’re offering for 2024 and mark your calendar to apply.

Gülgün Kayim Sworn In as Director of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture

Seattle, WA – Today, Gülgün Kayim was sworn in as the Director of the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS). ARTS staff, wearing Director Kayim’s favorite color as a surprise, crowded the chamber in shades of red, joking that they should arrange themselves from cool to warm tones. This… [ Keep reading ]

2023 Year in Review

As we pause to reflect on the events and work of the last year, I am incredibly grateful to be directing Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture and to be surrounded by a dynamic and inspiring team. Despite many challenges and a tremendous amount of change, I’m proud of the… [ Keep reading ]

Artists at the Center Winter Line-Up

Next up for Artists at the Center, a multi-year collaboration between Seattle’s Office of ARTS & Culture and Seattle Center, are a series of performances including puppetry, dance and music.

Youth Arts Grant Open

Artists, arts and cultural organizations, youth-serving agencies and degree-granting institutions are invited to apply for the City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture Youth Arts (YA) Grant. The Youth Arts grant supports two years of equitable access to arts and cultural learning opportunities for Seattle’s middle and high school-aged youth. The deadline to apply is February 27, 2024, 5PM Pacific.