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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 ]

Office of Arts & Culture releases report to Create, Activate, and Preserve Cultural Space in Seattle

Report unveils ideas to strengthen Seattle’s cultural community SEATTLE (June 8, 2017) — The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) in partnership with over 40 organizations, city departments and individuals created The CAP Report, 30 ideas and recommendations for the creation, activation, and preservation of cultural space. Advancing… [ Keep reading ]

SALT Book Club: The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

Wednesday May 17, 2017 6:30-7:30 p.m. Victrola Café on 15th 411 15th Ave East Seattle, WA 98112 RSVP here Join SALT for a discussion of James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time as we create a dialogue about racial equity in the arts by grounding ourselves in the reading of this… [ Keep reading ]

Join the Office of Arts & Culture at an informal conversation about Racial Equity and Funding

Kathy Hsieh, Cultural Partnership Program Manager for the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), is hosting open chat sessions designed to bring people in the arts and cultural community together around common questions related to funding and racial equity. These informal conversations are a great way to meet with a… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrating Black History Month in Seattle 2017

February marks the beginning of Black History Month, but residents of Seattle are able to celebrate and learn about the rich cultural history of Blacks and African-Americans all year long. In honor of Black History Month we have compiled a few events to mark on your calendar in February.  ONYX… [ Keep reading ]

The Creative Advantage 2017 Winter/Spring Learning Series

Join us for the 2017 Winter/Spring series of free Creative Advantage Art Partner trainings. Open to any interested teaching artist, community organizations, arts advocate, teacher, or arts specialist. Workshops offered at no cost to participants. Online registration required and includes three Washington State Clock hours for teachers. Workshops in this year’s… [ Keep reading ]

Food for thought: Live performance of Voices of a People’s History of the United States at Seattle City Hall on Inauguration Day

Inauguration day, Friday, January 20, 2017 12-1 p.m. (Bring your lunch) Seattle City Hall: Berth Knight Landes Room 600 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104 RSVP here Join us for a special live performance of Voices of a People’s History of the United States featuring readings by Brett Hamil, Marcus Harrison… [ Keep reading ]

ARTS releases 2015 Report to Community

As we look forward to 2017, it’s also time to look back at our accomplishments. In this case, it’s looking way back, at our accomplishments of 2015, as we finally get around to publishing our 2015 Report to Community. We’re a little late this year, but I hope you take… [ Keep reading ]

Artist Xenobia Bailey at Seattle Presents Gallery

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture presents Paradise Under Reconstruction in the Aesthetic of Funk: A Quantum Leap, Starting From The Top…!!!, a new installation by Xenobia Bailey Dialogues in Art: Exhibitions on Racial Injustice December 14, 2016 – February 10, 2017 at Seattle Presents Gallery in the Seattle Municipal… [ Keep reading ]

ARTISTS UP Grant LAB awards support vision and inspiration for 18 Washington artists

New Grant LAB program shaped by artists for artists SEATTLE, (December 13, 2016) — Eighteen artists from Washington State were awarded funds from Grant LAB, an experimental program designed to remove barriers for historically under-represented artists and increase racial equity in grant making programs. Inspired by qualitative research with artists,… [ Keep reading ]