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Arts in Parks 2024 Grant Now Open

The Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) partners with Seattle Parks and Recreation (PARKS) to increase arts and community events in parks throughout the city. The Arts in Parks Program is an opportunity for the city to invest in the vibrant cultural work being done in and by diverse communities… [ Keep reading ]

Rock Stack, Seattle’s newest artwork, unveiled in Lake City Park 

The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) celebrates the newest permanent public artwork located in Lake City Park (12510 33rd Ave. NE), Rock Stack, by artist Elizabeth Gahan. Conceived by Gahan, the artwork strives to embody the community’s aspirations for the new park as a safe gathering space that… [ Keep reading ]

New Public Artwork: Connected Community by Julia Harrison 

Bringing together themes of community and the power of solar energy, artist Julia Harrison, installed a new public artwork Connected Community at the Miller Community Center located on 19th Ave. E on Capitol Hill in mid-March 2022. Seattle City Light and Seattle Parks and Recreation recently installed a rooftop solar… [ Keep reading ]

Creative Advantage ALL ACCESS Arts Stream is Back By Popular Demand!

Registration is now open for the fall session which, kicks off in mid-October! Creative Advantage ALL ACCESS Arts Stream (CAAAAS) offers online synchronous arts classes for young people. Created in collaboration between Parks and Recreation, Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle Public Schools, and Creative Advantage Arts Partners, this program started as a pandemic pilot in December 2020 and grew into classes last spring. We had such a positive… [ Keep reading ]

Register now for March April online arts classes

Classes are FREE but advance registration is required. Enrollment begins February 16th Building on our successful December 2020 pilot program with Seattle Parks & Recreation, The Creative Advantage is expanding the Creative Advantage ALL ACCESS Arts Stream (CAAAAS). This March we’re offering FREE, high-quality, accessible, *synchronous* out of school time arts classes for young people. This collaboration maximizes the community arts education power of the City’s Parks and ARTS offices, Seattle Public… [ Keep reading ]

The Creative Advantage All Access Arts Streaming December Workshops

The Creative Advantage has been hard at work this Fall exploring ways to ensure students can still access arts learning from community partners despite limited online school schedules. Intentionally blurring the lines between ‘in-school’ and ‘out-of-school’ time, we present Creative Advantage ALL ACCESS Arts Stream (CAAAAS): high-quality, accessible, family-friendly, *synchronous* arts education in the after-school space. This… [ Keep reading ]

Emerging Together 2020

Emerging Together offers seven emerging public artists the opportunity to install temporary art installations within City of Seattle Parks. Emerging Together is a branch of the citywide #SeattleTogether effort to offer hope, inspiration, and respite during this trying time. The installations will be on display from September through November 2020…. [ Keep reading ]

Participate in Public Art for Miller Community Center

The design process is underway for a new interior artwork at the Miller Community Center. Seattle City Light, Seattle Parks and Recreation, and the Office of Arts & Culture have commissioned the artwork as part of a larger project to install a power-generating solar microgrid at the Center.     This art project… [ Keep reading ]

CHOP art preservation supported by the City

The Office of Arts & Culture in partnership with the Seattle Department of Transportation and Parks and Recreation are working with artists and community members from the CHOP to store, document and preserve artworks that captured the hope, imagination and inspiration for a more racially equitable society. The immediate goal was to get the artwork out… [ Keep reading ]

Artist Kalina Chung selected for new park in Little Saigon neighborhood

The Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation (PARKS), has commissioned artist Kalina Chung to develop and install an artwork in a new park in the Little Saigon neighborhood, in the Chinatown International District. Chung will work closely with ARTS, the PARKS, Murase Associates… [ Keep reading ]