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Seattle Office of Arts & Culture celebrates 1% for Public Art

50 years, 4,064 artworks, over 1500 artists 50th Exhibition Celebration, Thursday, June 1, 2023, 5-8 p.m. ARTS at King Street Station Seattle, WA (June 1, 2023) – This year the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) is celebrating 50 years of the 1% for Art Program. Created in 1973,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture celebrates 50 years of 1% for Public Art and a visual love letter to our city by Agustina Forest  

Spotted in Seattle (May 4 – July 6, 2023) and The First 50 Years: Highlights from the Civic Collection, 1973-2023 (May 4 – September 7) on view at ARTS at King Street Station The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) and its ARTS at King Street Station Gallery hosts two new… [ Keep reading ]

Where’s the Party: New 1% for Art Public Artwork Concept for Highland Park 

Perched at the apex of Highland Park Drive a larger-than-life Steller’s Jay will soon watch over the neighborhood. This new artwork concept, tentatively titled “Where’s the Party” by artist Matthew Mazzotta was selected by a community selection panel to be part of the upcoming Seattle Department of Transportation Highland/Holden Intersection… [ Keep reading ]

FLOW: New Artworks Tell the Story of the Ship Canal

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) has commissioned four local emergent artists to develop new art installations for FLOW: Art Along the Ship Canal. These temporary and permanent installations tell a visual story of the water and its relationship to the… [ Keep reading ]

Upcoming Installation by artist Jean Shin

The artwork RECLAIMED by artist Jean Shin is close to being installed permanently at the North Transfer Station, located at 1350 North 34th Street in Seattle, WA. Shin worked with the design team to develop a permanent artwork that will be integrated at Seattle Public Utilities’ new facility. RECLAIMED references… [ Keep reading ]

Pacific Northwest Magazine profiles “Thornton Creek”

This weekend, Seattle Times’ Pacific Northwest Magazine profiled Stephen Glassman’s Thornton Creek, a 28-foot-tall free-standing sculpture at Fire Station 39 in Lake City.

“Lifter” is big hit at Fire Station 37 dedication

A big crowd came out last Saturday to dedicate West Seattle’s new Fire Station 37 and Pete Beeman’s Lifter, a site-specific, 26-foot sculpture with an interactive kinetic feature.

New signal box artwork installed in the Central District

Seen anything out of the ordinary in the Central District lately? Three eye-catching decals were installed on signal boxes around the neighborhood last week. Designed by Seattle graphic artist Troy R. Miles, the three decal designs– “Straight Out the CD,” “Jackson Street Jazz,” and “Inside” – pay tribute to three different aspects of the Central District’s heritage