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ARTS Seeks 2023-24 Seattle Civic Poet

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with the Seattle City of Literature, commissions and supports an experienced poet with a two-year City residency to serve as a literary ambassador for the City of Seattle. In addition to annual City events, the Civic Poet will foster community… [ Keep reading ]

Register for The Creative Advantage ALL ACCESS Arts Stream SPRING Classes 

The Creative Advantage ALL ACCESS Arts Stream Spring Classes are now open for registration. A continued collaboration between Parks and Recreation, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle Public Schools, and Creative Advantage Arts Partners, this program started as a pilot program in December 2020 and grew into virtual classes last spring.   These free classes are led in real-time by master-level teaching artists for elementary-aged youth and… [ Keep reading ]

Civic Poet, Jourdan Imani Keith, Featured in Juneteenth 2021 Artist Collective

Seattle’s Civic Poet, Jourdan Imani Keith, has joined the Artist Collective virtual showcase, which features local Black creatives as part of Northwest African American Museum’s larger Juneteenth celebrations. Friday, June 18, 2021; 7 p.m. Juneteenth 2021 Artist Collective Streaming Online (Visit the website below for the broadcast link) Website RSVP on Facebook In honor of Juneteenth, the Artist Collective broadcast will showcase Black-identifying musicians, dancers, artists,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Civic Poet solicits poetry for a new community project

Jourdan Imani Keith invites you to submit pantoums for inclusion in her new project Women & Whales First, Poetry in a Climate of Change, a virtual event in April, 2021, in partnership with Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and the Seattle Space Needle. Poetry submissions due April 11, 2021 The Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Civic Poet curates BIPOC community poetry project to perform for World Poetry Day

Womxn & Whales, Poetry in a Climate of Change, is a virtual reading March 21, 2021, hosted by the Seattle Library Foundation in partnership with Seattle Office of Arts & Culture. Virtual Reading and Q&A Sunday, March 21st, 2021, 4 p.m. pst. EVENT REGISTRATION CAN BE FOUND HERE Admission is free Celebrate… [ Keep reading ]

Poetry in Pandemic Times

by Alicia Craven, Director of Education, Seattle Arts & Lectures In this year of remote learning, support from The Creative Advantage has allowed schools to provide essential creative outlets for students to process and respond with vibrancy and curiosity to a world outside that can feel alternatingly both rapidly changing… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Civic poet Jourdan Imani Keith is offering six individuals a series of poetry workshops dedicated to protecting endangered womxn and endangered whales

Womxn and Whales First, Poetry in a Climate of Change: A Call for BIPOC VOICES! Seattle Civic poet Jourdan Keith has opened an opportunity for six individuals to participate in a series of workshops designed to create a BIPOC community and public art through poetry. The application is currently open and closes Dec. 18. “Endangered Womxn and endangered whales face a common… [ Keep reading ]

Essential Workers Appreciation Day

For those who are always on the front lines. Light Fall Nobody thanks the Stars until they see them. No one sees… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Center Poetry Garden: Beaded Necklace

Asia Tail (Cherokee), Beaded Necklace October 1, 2019 – January 6, 2020 In contemporary and historical gathering practices, Indigenous peoples from many tribes, including my own, often leave small gifts behind when harvesting. A buried bead or shell serves as a token of thanks to the land for what has… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Announces Jourdan Keith as the City’s next Civic Poet

Keith will present at the Mayor’s Arts Awards ceremony, Thursday, Aug. 29 at 4 p.m. The Office of Arts & Culture announced Seattle’s next Civic Poet, Jourdan Imani Keith. Keith, a student of Sonia Sanchez, is a poet, essayist, playwright, naturalist and activist. The Civic Poet program celebrates Seattle’s rich… [ Keep reading ]