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Summer Interns Reflect on their Time at ARTS

The Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP) increases youth and young adults’ ability to pursue careers that pay well and are meaningful to them. This year, two interns joined us for six weeks: Bemi Hailu worked with our Partnerships, Education, and Grants team, and Brittney Ramirez-Osorio worked with our Communications team…. [ Keep reading ]

Kick-Off the 2023-24 School Year with Creativity

The Creative Advantage Summer Institute returns to the Seattle Art Museum on Thursday, August 24, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This day of professional learning in and through the arts is the creative kick-off to the 2023-24 school year and serves as a time for teachers, artists, community arts… [ Keep reading ]

Around the Neighborhood – August, 2023

Here are the arts and cultural events happening across different Seattle neighborhoods for August, 2023. These are all organized by grantees of our Neighborhood Recovery Grant. Please check each event link for specific updates and changes. Tai Chi at Benefit Park FREE Tai Chi! Learn the basics of Tai Chi… [ Keep reading ]

Interim Director Kayim’s Letter to the Seattle Arts and Culture Community

Dear Seattle Arts and Culture Community, I write to you today with a deep sense of gratitude and responsibility as the newly appointed Interim Director of the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture. I am honored to be trusted with furthering Mayor Harrell’s One Seattle vision, knowing that our unity… [ Keep reading ]

Following National Search, Mayor Harrell Announces Renowned Arts Administrator to Lead Seattle Office of Arts & Culture

Informed by outreach-centering community and creative voices and priorities, award-winning interdisciplinary artist and creative economy leader Gülgün Kayim will serve as the next Director of the Office of Arts & Culture Seattle – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell announced that he has selected Gülgün Kayim to serve as the next permanent… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture Nurtures Neighborhood Recovery with $1.1M Activation Fund

14 organizations awarded funding to support collaboration and resiliency The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) is allocating $1.1 Million to 14 organizations across the city to support arts and cultural organizations impacted by the pandemic and increase citywide recovery efforts. These lead organizations will sub-contract with neighborhood-based organizations… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Launches National Search for Permanent Director of the Office of Arts & Culture

Seeking innovative leader reflecting Seattle’s storied history of arts excellence, search will center community and creative voices, feature search committee of prominent Seattle arts leaders Seattle – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell announced the City of Seattle will begin a nationwide search for the next permanent director of the City’s Office… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture Selects 2023-2024 Seattle Civic Poet Shin Yu Pai

西雅圖藝術與文化辦公室選擇 2023-2024 西雅圖公民詩人:白欣玉 La Oficina de Arte y Cultura de Seattle ha seleccionado a la poeta ciudadana de Seattle 2023-2024: Shin Yu Pai Văn Phòng Văn Hóa & Nghệ Thuật Seattle (Seattle Office of Arts & Culture) Chọn Nhà Thơ Nhân Dân Seattle (Seattle Civic Poet) Nhiệm Kỳ 2023-2024: Shin… [ Keep reading ]

Two new exhibitions explore mosaic collage and digital media on view at ARTS at King Street Station  

モザイク・コラージュとデジタルメディアを探求する2つの新展覧会がARTS at King Street Stationで開催中 Happy Room — Mosaic Collage digital indigiqueer: a showcase of trans transmedia February 2 – April 6, 2023 Two new exhibitions Happy Room — Mosaic Collage and digital indigiqueer: a showcase of trans transmedia will be on view at the Office of Arts & Culture’s… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Public Schools and the Office of Arts & Culture expand The Creative Advantage to Nine New Seattle Schools

By The Creative Advantage Implementation Team: Rayna Mathis, (Seattle Public Schools Creative Advantage Project Manager) Gail Sehlhorst, (Visual & Performing Arts Manager), and Tina LaPadula (Seattle Office of Arts & Culture Arts Education Project Manager) Seattle Public Schools (SPS) in partnership with the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) is expanding… [ Keep reading ]