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Fire Station 31 Groundbreaking & Upcoming Public Art

On Feb. 5, our Public Art Program Manager, Jason Huff, and Director Gülgün Kayim joined Mayor Bruce Harrell, Fire Chief Harold Scoggins, Acting Director Kiersten Grove of Finance and Administrative Services, and City and community leaders for a groundbreaking on the future site of Fire Station 31. Mayor Harrell said… [ 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 ]

Perspective on Public Arts by Toka Valu

Toka Valu, an artist currently on the existing Public Art Artist Roster, shares some encouraging words for fellow artists to apply.

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.

Seattle Office of Arts and Culture Announces 2024 CityArtist Grant Awardees

SEATTLE, October 24 — The Seattle Office of Arts and Culture is proud to announce recipients of $180,000 for the 2024 CityArtist grants. This annual grant supports Seattle-based individual creatives, cultural-makers, and curators in various stages of their careers, providing essential funding for the research, development, and presentation of new… [ Keep reading ]

Arts Recovery Through Anti-Racist Action

As our cultural sector strives to recover from the pandemic, a part of moving forward is creating a more equitable and human-centered working culture. Presented by the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, this free virtual share-out in three parts features artists and cultural workers representing BIPOC people of the… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture Directed $2.56M in Federal Recovery Funding to the Creative Sector 

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) has successfully directed $2.56 million in federal recovery funding for the City’s arts and cultural sector to mitigate the economic impacts of COVID-19. In August, the City released the Seattle Rescue Plan: 2023 Performance Report (Aug. 1, 2022 – July 31, 2023)…. [ Keep reading ]

Hope Corps, Artists at the Center, & Youth Arts Awards for 2023 – 2025

$1.13M for Downtown and Neighborhood Parks Murals, Seattle Center Performances, and Arts and Cultural Experiences for Seattle Youth SEATTLE (October 2) – The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture continues investing in the city’s creative future, awarding $1.13 million to more than 75 local artists and organizations. Through the Hope… [ Keep reading ]

Creative Sector Investments Included in Mayor Harrell’s 2024 Budget Proposal

Amharic | Chinese | Spanish | Somali | Tagalog | Tigrinya | Vietnamese Mayor Harrell’s 2023-2024 Proposed Mid-Biennial Budget Adjustment continues commitment to, and investment in the urgent needs of our communities that advance our One Seattle priorities. Mayor Harrell’s proposal continues work initiated in the 2023 Adopted Budget to invest in creating safe, healthy,… [ Keep reading ]

Arts in Parks 2024 Grant Now Open

The Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) partners with Seattle Parks and Recreation (PARKS) to increase arts and community events in parks throughout the city. The Arts in Parks Program is an opportunity for the city to invest in the vibrant cultural work being done in and by diverse communities… [ Keep reading ]