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“Creature Feature: Animal Art” Exhibition Brings Warm Fuzzies

Creature Feature: Animal Art April 6 – June 29, 2018 Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery, 3rd Floor How long have artists been making art about animals? Over 40,000 years! There’s nothing in the city’s collection that far back, but we do have a variety of artworks that include various creatures both… [ Keep reading ]

New acquisitions on view in the Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery

Cultural Perspectives: Recent acquisitions featuring 45 Pacific Northwest artists in a three part exhibition at the Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery Part 1: April 8 – June 29, 2016 Part 2: July 1 – September 30, 2016 Part 3: October 4 – December 29, 2016 Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery, 3rd Floor;… [ Keep reading ]

ARTS Galleries Exhibition Schedule Spring 2016

Upcoming exhibitions at the Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery, City Hall Gallery, and Seattle Presents Gallery Real Change Agents Portrait Project City Hall Lobby and Anne Focke Gallery March 2 – May 2, 2016   The Real Change Agents Portrait Project is a series of portraits of Seattle newspaper vendors, many… [ Keep reading ]

Spotlight Art Tours shines a light on City of Seattle artwork

Seattle City Light, the nation’s greenest utility, has been a supporter of the city’s public art program, and its portable artwork collection since the city adopted a 1% for Art ordinance in 1973. The city’s Portable Works Collection is a rotating collection of artworks in all media including sculpture, site-specific… [ Keep reading ]

Artwork by Native American artists at Seattle Municipal Tower

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) recently purchased 12 artworks by eight Native American artists for its Portable Works Collection. The recent purchase, along with eight other artworks by six Native American from a previous purchase, will be on view at the Seattle Municipal Tower in the exhibition Native American Artwork in… [ Keep reading ]

Tour of art in city collection

The  city’s Curator and Collections Manager Deborah Paine recently gave City Budget Office employees a tour of the artwork chosen for their floor from the city’s Portable Works Collection.  A three-person art committee of employees within their office selected the artworks for the halls to help enliven the workplace atmosphere…. [ Keep reading ]

City exhibition features ‘Women’s Stories’

Women’s Stories, on view through April 1 at Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery, features 20 artworks by 11 female artists in a variety of media, including watercolor, paper batik, oil on canvas, collograph, fabric appliqué and quilting, gouache on silk, acrylic on paper, photography and mixed media. Shefrin’s Food Drops in… [ Keep reading ]

City exhibition showcases large-scale artworks

Does bigger artwork make for better artwork? BIG AND BOLD: An Exhibition of Sizable Artworks examines many of the city’s larger artworks in its Portable Works Collection. BIG AND BOLD is on view through Sept. 28 at the Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery. BIG AND BOLD highlights 11 artworks by 10… [ Keep reading ]

City exhibition features artists working with recycled materials

Ever wonder what happens to old pull tabs from aluminum cans, the wire off champagne corks, or that old lathe from a room remodel? Well, wonder no more. You’ll find these and many other objects reclaimed by several artists and put to good use in the exhibition Reclaimed: Artists Working… [ Keep reading ]

Check out our January eNews

The Seattle Symphony will perform a free community concert at City Hall this month. We have new Seattle Arts Commissioners on board. We’re accepting applications for the 2013 Youth Arts funding program. Save the date for the Arts Education Forum. The city invests in neighborhood arts and cultural events. See… [ Keep reading ]