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Tim Lennon to lead Seattle non-profit for African American arts Central Area, Seattle, WA– LANGSTON, the new non-profit arts organization recently established after an extensive community process to guide programming intended to strengthen and advance community through Black arts and culture, announces the selection of Tim Lennon as Executive Director…. [ Keep reading ]

ARTS welcomes two new commissioners

Jescelle Major and Sarah Wilke join the Seattle Arts Commission. Jescelle Major is a landscape and urban designer at multidisciplinary design firm Mithun. She holds a BS in Sustainability and the Built Environment from the University of Florida and a Masters of Landscape Architecture from Louisiana State University. Her thesis… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Arts Commission letter to King County Council in favor of Access for All

Today, the Seattle Arts Commission (SAC), 16 citizen volunteers appointed by the mayor and City Council, supporting the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture released a letter to the King County Council in favor of placing Access for All on the August ballot. Commission members include artists, arts professionals and… [ Keep reading ]

Two public art projects recognized as part of the 2016 Design Excellence Awards

The Seattle Design Commission recognized two projects that were enriched with integrated public art in their 2016 Design Excellence Awards, Fire Station 20 and Mapes Creek Restoration. You can view all the recipients here. The Seattle Design Commission presents the Design Excellence Awards every two years, selecting the winning projects… [ Keep reading ]

The Seattle Art Commission welcomes Dr. Quinton Morris

Dr. Quinton Morris is a concert violinist, educator, entrepreneur, filmmaker and founder of The Young Eight String Octet, comprised of distinguished African American string players from the nation’s most prestigious music schools. Morris earned a Master of Music degree from the Boston Conservatory and a Doctor of Musical Arts at… [ Keep reading ]

New Seattle Arts Commissioners

The Seattle Arts Commission welcomes Dawn Chirwa, Senior Advisor at Philanthropy Northwest, S. Surface, Program Director at Design in Public and the new Get Engaged commissioner Ana Lester, at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Dawn Chirwa focuses on a wide range of strategic advisory work for The Giving Practice… [ Keep reading ]

Cultural Perspectives Part III opens October 4, 2016 at the Seattle Municipal Gallery

Cultural Perspectives Part III, October 4 – December 28, 2016 Cultural Perspectives Part III is the third and final installment of a series of exhibitions featuring recent acquisitions for the Seattle Public Utilities Portable Works Collection. The goal of the purchase was to select artworks that represent experiences and social… [ Keep reading ]

City of Music Career Day Roadshow at a High School near you

On Tuesday March 22nd the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), the Arts Commission, Music Commission, and the Office of Film + Music brought Executive Director of The Vera Project  (and Seattle Music Commissioner) Tim Lennon, and ARTS’ Digital Media Specialist (and Stranger writer and KEXP DJ/musician ) Larry Mizell… [ Keep reading ]

ARTS Welcomes three new art commissioners

This month the Office of Arts & Culture welcomes three new arts commissioners: artist Juan Alonso-Rodriguez; Steve Galatro, executive director of Pratt Fine Arts Center and Cassie Chin, deputy executive director at the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience. All three bring a wealth of arts and… [ Keep reading ]

The Seattle Arts Commission welcomes Ashraf Hasham as the new Get Engaged commissioner

Ashraf Hasham is the Deputy Director of TeenTix, a revolutionary arts access and youth empowerment organization as well as the House Manager of On the Boards. After growing up in Seattle and graduating from Ballard High School, he earned a bachelor’s degree in Arts Administration from Wagner College in New… [ Keep reading ]