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Created Commons Initiative Launches During Seattle’s Welcome Back Weeks

ARTS’ new program, Created Commons, launches as a part of the City of Seattle’s Welcome Back Weeks, July 12 – 26. In partnership with the Department of Transportation (SDOT) and Seattle Parks and Recreation, ARTS’ new Created Commons initiative transforms outdoor spaces across Seattle into venues for spectacular temporary arts and cultural extravaganzas. The program will… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor announces $500k investment in arts education

Good news! Today Mayor Mike McGinn announced that the city of Seattle will deepen their partnership with Seattle Public Schools (SPS) to invest in arts education. Investment dollars will ensure that every student in the Central Pathway of Seattle Public Schools receives a minimum of two hours per week of… [ Keep reading ]

Seeking waterfront art program manager

The Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs and Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) are seeking a senior project manager to coordinate arts activities and implement public art projects for the Central Waterfront. This position is currently funded at half-time and is a term-limited position (two years) with benefits.  At the… [ Keep reading ]

Get Engaged program seeks youth for city boards and commissions

The Get Engaged program is recruiting 15 young people aged 18 to 29 to serve for one year on Seattle’s public boards and commissions. Commissioners help shape policy decisions, make recommendations and provide citizen participation in city government. The 15 boards range in interest areas — from design to human… [ Keep reading ]

City, county present ceramic works from their public art collections

The Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs and 4Culture present ceramic artworks from their public art collections in the exhibition “Enduring Clay: Four Decades of Collecting Ceramics by the City of Seattle and King County.” The show is on view at the Washington State Convention Center through April 9,… [ Keep reading ]