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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 ]

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture presents Remembrance by Jasmine Brown, part of the Dialogues in Art: Exhibitions on Racial Injustice series

March 14 – May 13, 2016 at Seattle Presents Gallery in the Seattle Municipal Tower; Reception April 7 from 5:30 – 7 p.m.; artist talk May 12 at noon.  SEATTLE (March 8, 2016) —This spring the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) will feature Remembrance, a residency with… [ Keep reading ]

The power of art in race and social justice

On Thursday, March 10 at noon in the Seattle Presents Gallery, artist Barry Johnson and historian Zola Mumford will discuss the power of data, history and of communities of color owning their stories. The impetus for this conversation is ARTS’ yearlong series in Seattle Presents Gallery, Dialogues in Art: Exhibitions… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrating Black History Month in Seattle

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 and… [ Keep reading ]

2016 CITY OF MUSIC CAREER DAY

Media Contact: Chris Weber, One Reel 206.673.5060 x 224 cweber@onereel.org ONE REEL ANNOUNCES 2016 CITY OF MUSIC CAREER DAY Registration now open for March 12 event at EMP Museum, and The Vera Project January 26, 2016 (Seattle, WA) – One Reel is pleased to announce… [ Keep reading ]