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Seattle Office of Arts & Culture Directed $2.56M in Federal Recovery Funding to the Creative Sector 

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) has successfully directed $2.56 million in federal recovery funding for the City’s arts and cultural sector to mitigate the economic impacts of COVID-19. In August, the City released the Seattle Rescue Plan: 2023 Performance Report (Aug. 1, 2022 – July 31, 2023)…. [ Keep reading ]

Hope Corps, Artists at the Center, & Youth Arts Awards for 2023 – 2025

$1.13M for Downtown and Neighborhood Parks Murals, Seattle Center Performances, and Arts and Cultural Experiences for Seattle Youth SEATTLE (October 2) – The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture continues investing in the city’s creative future, awarding $1.13 million to more than 75 local artists and organizations. Through the Hope… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture Nurtures Neighborhood Recovery with $1.1M Activation Fund

14 organizations awarded funding to support collaboration and resiliency The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) is allocating $1.1 Million to 14 organizations across the city to support arts and cultural organizations impacted by the pandemic and increase citywide recovery efforts. These lead organizations will sub-contract with neighborhood-based organizations… [ Keep reading ]

Hope Corps Now Open

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) is opening a new funding program, Hope Corps, that connects under- and unemployed workers in the creative industries with career opportunities. The application is open now through June 6, 2022. Individual artists, creative workers, community groups, and arts and cultural organizations are… [ Keep reading ]

Behind the Scenes on Our “Still Essential” Campaign

Early into the COVID-19 lock down of 2020, ARTS wanted to get money directly into the hands of artists. Our public art team decided to hire photographers that summer to go out and document the work of essential workers, which hadn’t stopped at all—quite the opposite, in fact. This project… [ Keep reading ]

Solar Utopias Premiere Screening!

Here is the playlist from our YouTube Channel of the entire Solar Utopias screening, including an introductory video by curator Britta Johnson, all twelve films by local artists, and the Q&A with most of the artists after the program. The City of Seattle Office of Arts and Culture is excited… [ Keep reading ]

Solar Utopia explained by Seattle Artists

What is a solar utopia? Britta Johnson, artist and curator, posed that question to 12 regional film and video artists, asking them to respond with short videos that will be showcased online individually and as a compilation in January 2021. The artists envisioning Solar Utopias for this project are: Britta… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture Public Art Boot Camp – Online!

Seattle’s Public Art Boot Camp is an intensive training program that culminates in a commission of a temporary artwork for the City of Seattle. The “recruits” have been selected through a competitive application process, and starting this November 2020, a series of online workshops will be available to anyone interested… [ Keep reading ]

Friends of Waterfront Seattle and Seattle’s Office of The Waterfront & Civic Projects Announces Artist in Residency Program Selection and Summer Launch of $100,000 Call for Artists

Friends of Waterfront Seattle (Friends) and the City of Seattle’s Office of the Waterfront and Civic Projects (OWCP) have selected their Future Forward: Artist-In-Residency: Takiyah Ward. Born and raised in Seattle, Ward is artistically known as T-DUB Customs. Launched as a rapid response plan to provide immediate virtual opportunities for… [ 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 ]