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Norie Sato’s new permanent artwork installed on the waterfront  

Unfurling a Gesture (The Nature of Persistence), artwork by Seattle artist Norie Sato has been installed at the Union Street Pedestrian Bridge. Two elements designed by Sato – a screen wall, and a monumental sculpture – grace the new pathway, elevator and stairs that provide access to Alaskan Way and… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Jenny Durkan announces the departure of Randy Engstrom from the Office of Arts & Culture

Durkan honors Engstrom’s innovative leadership of ARTS Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced the resignation of the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) Department’s Director Randy Engstrom, who will turn his attention to teaching, advocating for national cultural policies, and spending time with his family, after leading the department for eight years. Mayor Durkan announced the appointment of Interim Acting Director Calandra… [ Keep reading ]

New Statewide Restrictions on Social Gatherings and Businesses as COVID-19 Cases Surge

On November 15, Governor Jay Inslee issued new statewide restrictions on social gatherings and businesses in response to the surge of COVID-19 across Washington state. Seattle was the initial epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic in America. Unlike the other Washington, every step of the way our local officials, residents, and businesses have… [ 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 ]

City of Seattle Launches Seattle Together Initiative

The City of Seattle is launching the Seattle Together initiative, which is designed to celebrate ideas, share resources and events, and connect community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Seattle Together initiative asks community members to amplify stories of good work and resiliency by residents, elevate resources and share best practices,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Public Art Collection is now online

Longing for a new art adventure from the comfort of your own home? To explore a vast collection of artworks at your own pace and be able to share them with your community? All of this only a click of your mouse away. Click here to enter the online portal to the Seattle Office… [ Keep reading ]

Artists selected for Pike Pine streetscape

The team of Derek Bruno and Gage Hamilton was selected as design team artists for the Pike Pine Renaissance Streetscape and Bicycle Improvements project. The team will work with the design consultants, headed by ZGF, and staff from the Office of the Waterfront and Civic Projects, to develop artwork that… [ Keep reading ]

Washington Lawyers for the Arts Ready to Help Artists with COVID-19 Legal Questions

Guest blog by Board of Directors of The WLA The COVID-19 crisis has prompted the State of Washington to issue stay-at-home orders and implement the shutdown of all non-essential businesses and gatherings. The impact of these actions on public life and the economic life of artists and the businesses that… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture hosts COVID-19 Webinar

Tuesday, March 17 at 2:30 – 3:30pmCOVID-19 Webinar for Artists and Arts & Cultural OrganizationsA recording of the webinar is above. Agenda See below for time codes in the video so you can jump to the section most relevant to you: The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) hosted… [ Keep reading ]

Resources for Artists and Organizations Amid COVID-19

IMPORTANT NOTE: These resources are no longer up-to-date. Artists and arts organizations are being deeply impacted by efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19, and the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture staff have compiled a resource guide to assist and support the creative and cultural community during this challenging… [ Keep reading ]