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Arts in Parks returns to Seattle Parks this summer

Events and art installations June through November 2018 Now in its third year, Arts in Parks, a partnership between Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Office of Arts & Culture, is offering a number of free events and temporary art projects that will activate community parks this summer. From June… [ Keep reading ]

National Endowment for the Arts Art Works grant of $100,000 awarded to Seattle Public Schools for The Creative Advantage

Grant to support The Creative Advantage, a citywide initiative to establish equitable access to arts education  National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $80 million in grants as part of the National Endowment for the ARTS (NEA) second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2018.  Included in… [ Keep reading ]

ARTS announces the inaugural exhibition at King Street Station, yəhaw’, opening winter 2018

Call for Indigenous Creatives, open March 5 – April 20, 2018 SEATTLE – In recognition of the Coast Salish peoples on whose land the City of Seattle is built, the Office of Arts & Culture is honored to open a new arts and cultural hub on the third floor… [ Keep reading ]

Wanted: Arts Permitting Specialist

One of the CAP Report: 30 Ideas for the Creation, Activation, and Preservation of Cultural Space recommendations from earlier this year was the creation of a liaison role, embedded in the Department of Construction and Inspections, that would work with arts and cultural projects as a point of connection between… [ Keep reading ]

ARTS releases the King Street Station Community Feedback Report

Community feedback is being used to inform the programming at King Street Station SEATTLE – The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) announced the release of the King Street Station Community Feedback Report. The report represents over 500 individuals and encompasses their thoughts, dreams and ideas on how to… [ Keep reading ]

Ethnic Artist Roster expands

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) has updated and expanded the Ethnic Artist Roster. The roster is a is a diverse list of artists of color who were selected through a panel process for exhibition opportunities in city owned or affiliated galleries. ARTS created the roster to support… [ Keep reading ]

15 Years of Mayor’s Arts Awards

On Thursday, August 31st, the rain stopped and the sun came out for the Office of Arts & Culture’s 15th annual Mayor’s Arts Awards. From beginning to end the event was exciting, filled with drama and it exemplified the Seattle arts scene. The love, gratitude, and multifaceted arts community came… [ Keep reading ]

beyond BorderLands: a weekend of artist conversations at King Street Station

303 S. Jackson St., Top Floor, Seattle, WA 98104 BorderLands explores the concepts of belonging and resistance throughout the third floor of King Street Station with 2D- and 3D works from the City’s collection and immersive installations. The exhibition is free and open to the public, and is accompanied… [ Keep reading ]

ARTS allocates $1.25M for cultural spaces through the Cultural Facilities Fund

Opening early 2018, expanded fund creates more opportunity for underserved organizations The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture’s (ARTS) Cultural Facilities Fund has expanded from $250,000 to $1,250,000 to better support capital projects for arts and cultural organizations in the City. The fund increase is in direct response to the… [ Keep reading ]

Civic Poet Claudia Castro Luna launches interactive Poetic Map of Seattle

Poetic Map captures the people and poems of Seattle Reading on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Open Books A Poem Emporium: 2414 North 45th Street, Seattle, WA 98103 Seattle Civic Poet, Claudia Castro Luna, launches a poetry map of the city. Seattle Poetic Grid ( is… [ Keep reading ]