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Seattle Office of Arts & Culture Presents Exhibitions by Le’Ecia Farmer and Eymah Nuzhat: Space Cowrie and Perceiver/Perception  

Grand Opening August 3Soft Opening July 27 – August 2 Exhibitions on view through October 7, 2023 The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) will host two new exhibitions at ARTS at King Street Station featuring emergent artists Le’Ecia Farmer and Eymah Nuzhat. These artistic works will be on view… [ Keep reading ]

Public Art Blooms across Seattle this summer 

Temporary and Permanent Arts abound from West Seattle to Lake City The Seattle Office of Arts and Culture is excited to share that, starting in July, temporary and permanent artworks will be installed in Seattle neighborhoods, parks, and right-of-ways. A diverse mix of local artists, genres, and themes will make… [ Keep reading ]

Funding available for Seattle artists

We’re now accepting applications for the 2014 CityArtist Projects funding program that supports Seattle-based individual artists working in visual, literary (excluding playwriting) and media arts. Artists working in traditional/ethnic and multidisciplinary projects that incorporate one of these primary performing arts disciplines may also apply. Applicants may request up to $8,000… [ Keep reading ]

You’re invited: Upcoming events funded through our smART ventures program

Below is a selection of events that our office has funded for the month through our smART ventures grant program.  SmART ventures is a Seattle-based, flexible awards program that encourages innovative ideas, creates community impact, and provides new access for individuals and groups not served by our other programs. SmART ventures… [ Keep reading ]

City exhibition features photographs by local Somali youth

Seattle is home to the United States’ second largest Somali population. See photographs by teen members of this community and photographers/mentors Claire Garoutte and Saheed Adejumobi from Seattle University in the exhibition Our Children, Our Voices. The exhibition is on view in the City Hall  Lobby Gallery and Anne Focke… [ Keep reading ]

City exhibition documents family homelessness

Looking into Light, on view at City Hall through April 27, documents the experience of family homelessness in America. The National Center on Family Homelessness and its Campaign to End Child Homelessness present this unique exhibition of 50 photos from its archive of more than 20,000 images. The exhibition is… [ Keep reading ]

Announcing 2012 funding for individual artists

The Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs is pleased to announce $156,000 in awards to 45 individual artists working in the visual, literary and media arts. The  CityArtist Projects annual funding program assists individual artists based in Seattle to develop and present their work. “Individual artists are the foundation of… [ Keep reading ]

Funding available for Seattle artists, apply by Nov. 1

The Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs is accepting applications from Seattle-based individual artists working in the visual, literary and media arts for the 2012 CityArtist Projects program. CityArtist Projects is an annual funding program that provides support to individual Seattle artists to develop and present new, in-progress or remounted… [ Keep reading ]

Check out the July eNews

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40th anniversary retrospective exhibition opens at SAM, runs through Oct. 23

We kicked off the 40th anniversary celebration of the Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs last week at the opening reception of the exhibition Seattle as Collector: Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs Turns 40. Nearly 400 people gathered at Seattle Art Museum to enjoy the exhibition and live performances…. [ Keep reading ]