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A Recap of The AMP’s Ribbon of Light Dedication

On June 30, The AMP (Aids Memorial Pathway) celebrated the installation of the final piece of the project — Horatio Hung-Yan Law’s Ribbon of Light at Cal Anderson Park. This piece marks the final artwork installation of The AMP, which started in 2015. The dedication event featured remarks and participation… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Celebrates 50 years of African-American Culture at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

Saturday, September 10, 2022; 1 – 5 p.m. 104 17th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144 Celebrations and performances include 2022 Teen Summer Musical, Black Stax, Arami Walker, Marco Farroni, and Anzanga/Zambuko Marimba Ensembles The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) announces the 50th Anniversary Celebration for the Langston Hughes Performing Arts… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Civic Art Collection Selects: by Anh Sy Seattle Youth Employment Program Intern

By Anh Sy, SYEP Intern Art is an amazing creative invention. All of the artworks below – all curated from the Seattle Civic Art Collection – are pieces I chose because they represent myself, my dream, and my aspirations for my future and world. Changing of the Bay, Alyson McCrink… [ Keep reading ]

The Creative Advantage Summer Institute Returns Live & In-Person

By Tina LaPadula, Arts Education Project Manager The Creative Advantage Summer Institute returns in-person to the Seattle Art Museum on Thursday, August 18, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This day of professional learning is the creative kick-off to the 2022-23 school year, and a time for teachers, teaching artists, community… [ Keep reading ]

“Pantheon Anew” by artist Saira Barbaric on View at ARTS at King Street Station this Summer

July 28 – September 23, 2022 This summer, ARTS at King Street Station hosts Pantheon Anew, the premier gallery exhibition from multidisciplinary artist Saira Barbaric. The exhibition traverses Barbaric’s exploration of pop culture and spiritual ideology, highlighting the stories we tell to comprehend reality and seek joy. About the Exhibition… [ Keep reading ]

The Cultural Aesthetics of Visual Art By Dr. James R. Gore 

Culture has an influence on how art is perceived. Since perception is a cognitive function, the question is how does cultural experience affect the viewing of artwork? A 2019 article in the journal, Frontiers In Psychology…Cognitive Science stated: “Culture aesthetics requires an empirical inquiry into the kinds and varieties of… [ Keep reading ]

Public Art Blooms across Seattle this summer 

Temporary and Permanent Arts abound from West Seattle to Lake City The Seattle Office of Arts and Culture is excited to share that, starting in July, temporary and permanent artworks will be installed in Seattle neighborhoods, parks, and right-of-ways. A diverse mix of local artists, genres, and themes will make… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate Pride with Arts & Culture Events Near You

Each June, our communities come together to celebrate Pride Month to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community’s resilience. Take a look at some of the many Pride events and programs taking place in our community below. The AMP: AIDS Memorial Pathway Ongoing920 E Barbara Bailey Way,… [ Keep reading ]

The AMP Artworks complete with Ribbon of Light Installation 

In partnership with the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, the final public artwork of The AMP: AIDS Memorial Pathway Ribbon of Light by Horatio Hung-Yan Law, has been installed in Capitol Hill’s Cal Anderson Park. Ribbon of Light is a series of three laminated and illuminated glass sculptures along… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]