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Arts are a strategy to build racial equity

Presented by Randy Engstrom, director Seattle Office of Arts & Culture at NY Community Trust, November 16, 2016 Today we are in the middle of an historic change moment in our country, our cities and our role in the field of the arts. Not since the 1950’s when highways connected… [ Keep reading ]

Path with Art at Ballard Safe Lot

The Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities (SPU), worked with Path with Art to provide on-site arts education workshops at the Ballard Safe Lot in July. The city of Seattle provided several “Safe Lots” for those homeless individuals and families who reside in their… [ Keep reading ]

ARTS presents Racial Equity workshops with national speaker Carmen Morgan

SEATTLE (September 7, 2016) —Changing the power dynamics in our society and addressing persistent race and social justice inequities is a fundamental pillar of the work of the City of Seattle and the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS). Art allows us to express ourselves and see other people’s realities… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture presents Racial Equity workshops for arts organizations

Workshops: Aug. 17, 24, 31 and Sept. 7, 13, 28 Changing the power dynamic in our society and addressing persistent race and social justice inequities is a fundamental pillar of the work of the City of Seattle and the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS). Art allows us to express… [ Keep reading ]

The Faded Signs Podcast by Shaun Scott, part of the Dialogues in Art: Exhibitions on Racial Injustice series

July 18 – September 10, 2016 at Seattle Presents Gallery in the Seattle Municipal Tower This summer, the Seattle Presents Gallery will be home to filmmaker and writer Shaun Scott’s The Faded Signs Podcast. In two shows featuring conversations with brilliant luminaries and digressions into forgotten detours of American history,… [ Keep reading ]

News Release: Newly founded LANGSTON to strengthen Black arts and culture in Seattle

New non-profit arts organization announces formation and Board of Directors   SEATTLE (June 30, 2016) — The Office of Arts & Culture is pleased to announce the founding of LANGSTON, an independent non-profit arts organization based in the heart of Seattle’s Central Area. LANGSTON’s mission is to strengthen and advance community… [ Keep reading ]

Mark Mitchell, Casket Pall Residency at Seattle Presents Gallery

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture presents Casket Pall Residency by Mark Mitchell, part of the Dialogues in Art: Exhibitions on Racial Injustice series May 16 – July 15, 2016 at Seattle Presents Gallery in the Seattle Municipal Tower; Reception Thursday, June 2 from 4 – 6 p.m.; lunchtime lecture June… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture receives $40,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

NEA granted 18 awards totaling $437,000 for Seattle; $82 M Nationwide    SEATTLE (May 10, 2016) —The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) received a $40,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts(NEA), it is one of 18 awards, totaling $437,000 for Seattle. The grant for ARTS will… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Votes campaign aims to lower barriers to immigrant and refugee civic engagement

Join ARTS and the Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs’ (OIRA) to support Seattle Votes. The Seattle Votes campaign aims to identify barriers to voting and civic engagement for Seattle’s immigrant and refugee residents. The campaign consists of an anonymous survey that will provide data for organizations, King County, and… [ Keep reading ]

City of Music Career Day Roadshow at a High School near you

On Tuesday March 22nd the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), the Arts Commission, Music Commission, and the Office of Film + Music brought Executive Director of The Vera Project  (and Seattle Music Commissioner) Tim Lennon, and ARTS’ Digital Media Specialist (and Stranger writer and KEXP DJ/musician ) Larry Mizell… [ Keep reading ]