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Juneteenth: Celebrate with Arts & Culture Events

Celebrate Juneteenth with some of the many events and programs taking place around Seattle. From Black-owned business markets to free portraits, below you’ll find some of the many celebrations taking place this week: Crosscut: Black Arts Legacies Series: All Month LongBlack Arts Legacies Celebration: June 16 6:30 – 8 p.m…. [ Keep reading ]

Crosscut launches Black Arts Legacies showcasing contemporary and historic Black creators in the Northwest

SEATTLE—Crosscut today launched Black Arts Legacies, a digital archive highlighting the roles Black artists have played in the Northwest’s cultural landscape. For its debut, Black Arts Legacies is featuring 26 creatives spanning decades and artistic disciplines. Black Arts Legacies was the brainchild of Vivian Phillips, founder of Arte Noir and… [ Keep reading ]

May: Grants, Gigs, and Opportunities

Curated by Ashraf Hasham It’s time for the monthly roundup of community grants, job openings, opportunities, and resources! Arts Funding Programs The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) is opening a new funding program, Hope Corps, that connects under- and unemployed workers in the creative industries with career opportunities.   Individual… [ Keep reading ]

A Recap of The Creative Advantage’s Artful Solidarity for Arts Education

By Tina LaPadulaAll Photos by Chloe Collyer After 2 long, challenging years, The Creative Advantage hosted its first in-person event for Seattle Public School teachers and community arts partners on Saturday, April 30, at the Seattle Art Museum (SAM). Artful Solidarity for Arts Education kicked off with a collective performance… [ Keep reading ]

ARTS Unveils new name for organizational funding: Centering Art & Racial Equity (C.A.R.E.) Grant

Now open, Centering Art & Racial Equity (C.A.R.E.) grant is the new name of the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture’s organizational funding program previously known as Civic Partners. The updated name highlights the evolution of the program over the past ten years and reflects the values of racial equity,… [ Keep reading ]

Lake City, Pioneer Square, Chinatown-International District Host Created Commons Events This Summer 

Last year, Created Commons—the community-curated celebrations held in Westwood, Delridge, Chinatown-International District, and Downtown Seattle—coordinated with the Welcome Back Initiatives, creating some highlights of 2021. In 2022, the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) seeks to continue the celebration of community and safe outdoor gatherings through another series of… [ Keep reading ]

Artists Selected for Art Interruptions 2022 along Delridge-Highland Park Neighborhood Greenway

The Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) in partnership with the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), has commissioned four emerging public artists to create temporary art installations along the Delridge-Highland Park Neighborhood Greenway for Art Interruptions 2022. The artworks will be installed on city-owned infrastructure and offer passers-by a brief… [ Keep reading ]

Exhibitions on Feminine Power and Transgender Transformation

May 5 – July 7, 2022 ARTS at King Street Station is opening an upcoming exhibition from two exciting artists that explores feminine power, transgender transformation, fertility and self-determination: Hanako O’Leary: Izanami and Yomi and Molly Jae Vaughan: Her Body and After Boucher. “Self-determination for marginalized people is always an… [ Keep reading ]

Hope Corps Now Open

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) is opening a new funding program, Hope Corps, that connects under- and unemployed workers in the creative industries with career opportunities. The application is open now through June 6, 2022. Individual artists, creative workers, community groups, and arts and cultural organizations are… [ Keep reading ]

Culture Inspires Art

By Dr. James R. Gore Art can communicate cultural perspectives based on an artist’s experiences in society. A period in American history which expressed a unique cultural perspective was the Harlem Renaissance (1918-1937), where African American artists communicated their cultural worldview through artistic platforms of literature, poetry, visual arts, music,… [ Keep reading ]