Our director talks about investing in the arts and preserving admission tax funding. We joined with Mayor Mike McGinn and a few of our funded partners in announcing more than $1.6 million in investments in 137 Seattle arts organizations through our Civic Partners program. Join in a lively panel discussion and community forum about arts education, creative learning and student success. Storefronts Seattle seeks artists to develop art projects for vacant storefronts in various Seattle neighborhoods.
Artist John Fleming will serve up a side of sidewalk art at the Bitter Lake Community Center’s Annual Pancake Breakfast, Feb. 26. The 2013 Youth Arts funding program applications are due Feb. 15. And our office and 4Culture present ceramic artworks from their public art collections in the exhibition Enduring Clay: Four Decades of Collecting Ceramics by the City of Seattle and King County.
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Image: Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB) principal dancers Maria Chapman and Jeffrey Stanton with PNB Company dancers in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, choreographed by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust. PNB is one of the 137 organizations funded through the Civic Partners program in 2012. Photo © Angela Sterling.