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Poetry Garden Art Series 2017: Jennifer Szabo

Untitled May 6 – August 4, 2017 The interaction of culture and landscape is at the heart of Jennifer Szabo’s work. Untitled looks to encapsulate the impact Festál has made over time in a single place and moment of time. In visiting the site, Szabo felt the importance of what… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Center welcomes five new artists for the 2017-18 Poetry Garden Art Series

February 2017 through May 2018   SEATTLE, (Jan. 23, 2017) — The Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) and Seattle Center (SC) have commissioned five artists to develop temporary artworks for the 2017-18 Poetry Garden Art Series on the Seattle Center campus: David Kelly-Hedrick, Barbara de Pirro, Susan Palmer, Jennifer… [ Keep reading ]

Artist Natalie Ball installation at Seattle Center Poetry Garden Art Series

Natalie Ball Untitled, 2016 August 8 – October 31, 2016 Natalie Ball’s artwork Untitled, will use the garden as a space to hang a large-scale artwork that uses the imagery of doll houses to explore indigenous domesticity. The artwork also features dollhouse forms that are created from textiles from different… [ Keep reading ]

New Mural at KEXP

This spring artist Aramis Hamer is creating a temporary mural at the site of KEXP’s new offices and studio at the northwest corner of the Seattle Center campus. A temporary wall running 130+ feet was installed along the south side of Republican Street, where Hamer will complete her artwork for the… [ Keep reading ]

New poetry and art at Seattle Center

Seattle Center is expanding their investments in temporary artworks with the new Poetry Garden Art Series Four artists have been commissioned to create temporary interventions in the Seattle Center Poetry Garden to call attention to the unique character of the site, a space designed to ask visual artists to draw… [ Keep reading ]

Fall 2015 Public Art Conservation Highlights

Whether you live, work or play in the city, chances are good that you’ve run into construction resulting from the Mercer Corridor Project, an improvement project stretching along Mercer Street from I-5 to 5th Avenue West. Portions of the project included sidewalk renovations in front of the Phelps Center, where… [ Keep reading ]

It all happened here: City of Music Career Day, April 22, 2015

Last month, the Office of Arts & Culture helped to organize City of Music Career Day along with the Office of Film & Music, the EMP Museum, and One Reel. The free, all-day educational event took place on April 22nd at various locations around Seattle Center, providing high school and… [ Keep reading ]

Temporary art at Winterfest 2014

Every year, during the holiday season, Winterfest takes over Seattle Center! For five weeks, the grounds are covered with free and affordable entertainment, sparkling lights, and activities for the whole family. And this year, temporary art installations will also cover the grounds beginning the last week of November through December…. [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Announces 2015-16 budget; increased investments in arts and culture

Dear Friends and Colleagues: I am pleased to announce Mayor Ed Murray proposed his 2015-16 budget today, with increased investments in arts and culture. The Office’s core programing is made possible through the 1% for Art ordinance and the 75% allocation of Admissions Tax, which is being maintained. Additions have… [ Keep reading ]

Weekly Art Hit: ‘Moon Gates’ by Doris Chase

If you’ve wandered on the lawn of Seattle Center’s Broad Street Green, you’ve seen Doris Chase’s Moon Gates (1999), a group of three bronze sculptures that play with oppositions inspired by space and form. In the artwork, two sculptures with convex surfaces, one rhomboid and one ovoid, are each pierced… [ Keep reading ]