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Museums added to Map 4Culture

Museums added to Map 4Culture

We’ve recently updated Map 4Culture, our interactive online and mobile map, with museums. Like the organizations participating in Destination Heritage, and integrated Public Art projects in King County’s collection, all the museums included on the ... Continue

AKCHO  Awards April 22nd

AKCHO Awards April 22nd

The Association of King County Historical Organizations, AKCHO, is trying something different this year – instead of running the AKCHO Annual Awards Program like the Academy Awards, where nobody but Price Waterhouse knows ahead ... Continue

Landmark Capital Application Workshops

Landmark Capital Application Workshops

Applications due May 14

Grant applications are now available for funding to help repair, restore or rehabilitate your historic property through our annual Landmarks Capital program. Workshops are being offered to private property owners, public ... Continue

Equipment Deadline Reminder

Equipment Deadline Reminder

2014 Cultural Equipment Applications due April 30th

Attention all King County cultural organizations! If you are looking for funding to purchase equipment, 4Culture’s new Cultural Equipment program deadline is only a month away.

What is ... Continue

News from 4Culture
Arts & Social Change Youth Symposium April 28

Arts & Social Change Youth Symposium April 28

Arts & Social Change Youth Symposium: An Identity Experiment

Monday, April 28th, 3:13-5:15pm at the 2014 Cultural Congress in Seattle Center

The Arts & Social Change Planning committee is sponsoring a session at the 2014 ... Continue

Stipends for WaMA Conference in Port Townsend

Stipends for WaMA Conference in Port Townsend

Washington Museum Association Conference convenes  June 18-20

Again this year, 4Culture is offering stipends of $250 each to King County heritage museum staff, volunteers, and board members attending the Washington Museum Association Conference in Port ... Continue

Submit Your Proposal for STG's 2014 Nights at The Neptune: A People's Theatre Joint

Submit Your Proposal for STG’s 2014 Nights at The Neptune: A People’s Theatre Joint

2014 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – OPEN NOW!

Artists seeking an opportunity to present work at The Neptune Theatre’s Nights at The Neptune are encouraged to apply now for one of 8 performance slots. Seattle Theatre ... Continue

Arts Advocacy in the other Washington

Arts Advocacy in the other Washington

A few weeks ago I headed to the “other Washington” to participate in Arts Advocacy Day – the national arts action summit hosted by Americans for the Arts. I was joined by over 500 ... Continue

UW Bothell Students = Future Public Artists

UW Bothell Students = Future Public Artists

Kristen Ramirez is designing an immersive mural for the Wayne Tunnel on the Burke-Gilman Trail in Bothell. She will be engaging volunteers in the painting process this July – stayed tuned!

As part of her ... Continue

Documentary Scrappers Unite!

Documentary Scrappers Unite!

Leah Warshawski is a Seattle-based freelance producer who received a 4Culture Art Projects grant for the feature documentary Finding Hillywood in 2011. She has traveled and worked in more than 30 countries around the world, ... Continue

619 Western Avenue

619 Western Avenue

Short Films on the 619 Building

April 19th from 4:00 -6:00 pm

Northwest Film Forum

1515 12th Ave Main, Seattle

4Culture award-winning film Director Brian Nunes asks:

“Does urban progress mean the end of the ... Continue

Museums added to Map 4Culture

Museums added to Map 4Culture

We’ve recently updated Map 4Culture, our interactive online and mobile map, with museums. Like the organizations participating in Destination Heritage, and integrated Public Art projects in King County’s collection, all the museums included on the ... Continue

AKCHO  Awards April 22nd

AKCHO Awards April 22nd

The Association of King County Historical Organizations, AKCHO, is trying something different this year – instead of running the AKCHO Annual Awards Program like the Academy Awards, where nobody but Price Waterhouse knows ahead ... Continue

Remembering Anna Valentina Murch

Remembering Anna Valentina Murch

Last Wednesday, artist Anna Valentina Murch died in San Francisco at the age of 65.

Residents and visitors to Seattle are fortunate to have two public art commissions that serve as testament to this artist’s ... Continue

Launching StEPs 4Culture

Launching StEPs 4Culture

We recently launched StEPS 4Culture, a two-year program for King County heritage and history organizations that builds on a national model.  StEPs (Standard and Excellence Program) was created by the American Association for State and ... Continue

Happy National Poetry Month!

Happy National Poetry Month!

Inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month is a celebration of poetry and its vital place in American culture. Take a moment this month (and every month!) to focus on ... Continue