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Heritage Collections Care 2015 Deadlines & Workshops

Heritage Collections Care 2015 Deadlines & Workshops

Heritage is not Always in Black and White We want to bring out the color in your historic collection. Consider applying for a 2015 Heritage Collections Care grant. The program provides seed funding for projects related to the care and preservation of historic collections. Nonprofit heritage...
Artist Wanted @ the Intersection of Art, Technology and Quirk

Artist Wanted @ the Intersection of Art, Technology and Quirk

Hey WA, OR, and CA-based artists: Do you play with color? Energy efficient lighting? Explore inventive uses for everyday materials? How about lenticular printing or digital fabrication – are either your bailiwick for exterior applications? If yes, this open call is for you. Parkstone Properties, a...
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Experience "A Taste of Home"

Experience “A Taste of Home”

The Chinatown-International District has played a central role in the story of Seattle’s Asian-American community for more than 120 years. Walking through the neighborhood today, you pass ornamental arches, historic placards and numerous small shops. But more than anything else, you are enveloped by food. Rows of hanging whole roasted ducks, glass jars stuffed with licorice plums, the beany aroma of a tofu factory....
4Culture closed for Memorial Day but Blue Star Museums are open!

4Culture closed for Memorial Day but Blue Star Museums are open!

The 4Culture office will be closed on Memorial day. However, many King County museums are open and offering free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day.  See the list of local participating museums and learn more about the Blue Star program.
Celebrate 100 years of Japanese-American Newspapers

Celebrate 100 years of Japanese-American Newspapers

The North American Times, later called the North American Post, was founded right here in Seattle’s International District in 1902. Today it remains the largest and oldest Japanese-language newspaper in the Pacific Northwest. After three and a half years of collaborative effort the Hokubei Hochi foundation has created a digital archive containing over 100 years of newspapers,...
Touring Arts Roster Plays Folklife

Touring Arts Roster Plays Folklife

4Culture’s Touring Arts Roster boasts nearly 200 talented individual artists and groups from throughout King County who present fantastic performances from almost every discipline. If you’re taking in Northwest Folklife Festival this weekend, you are bound to be seeing them. We recommend you seek them out! Here’s a schedule to map your way: Friday 5/22...
A Local Odyssey of Epic Proportions

A Local Odyssey of Epic Proportions

The Seattle Times Literacy Fund, Newspapers In Education program partnered with Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project to develop The World War II Odyssey of King County’s Japanese Americans, an eight-page full color educational supplement originally published in The Seattle Times on Sunday, April 12, 2015. The supplement tells the story of Japanese Americans’ involuntary...
See you Saturday: poetry bus + music at Folklife

See you Saturday: poetry bus + music at Folklife

  The Poetry on Buses Roadshow is on! Next stop: Folklife, the FREE regional Memorial Day festival now in its 44th year. This weekend, at Seattle Center, Folklife celebrates the cross-cultural roots of Hip Hop in the Northwest. Check out their Program Guide for the many offerings. Poetry on Buses invites you to hop on a RapidRide Poetry Bus for some poetry,...
Heritage Collections Care 2015 Deadlines & Workshops

Heritage Collections Care 2015 Deadlines & Workshops

Heritage is not Always in Black and White We want to bring out the color in your historic collection. Consider applying for a 2015 Heritage Collections Care grant. The program provides seed funding for projects related to the care and preservation of historic collections. Nonprofit heritage and historical organizations such as museums, archives, and public agencies...

New Fundraising for the Arts Task Force Launches

We are thrilled to announce, and help launch, a newly formed networking group for local administrators in the cultural sector. Fundraising for the Arts Task Force  is a group of arts and culture fundraising professionals that meet monthly on the first Thursday of every month from 9:00-10:00am at ACT Theatre. This group is working together to keep...
It's Official: May is Arts Education Month in King County!

It’s Official: May is Arts Education Month in King County!

Thank you to our King County Council for issuing a formal proclamation on May 4 designating May 2015 as Arts Education Month. The Council joins Washington State Governor Jay Inslee, the Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn, and the 4Culture Board in recognizing the arts as a fundamental component of a complete education for...
Under the Midnight Sun at the Klondike Gold Rush Museum

Under the Midnight Sun at the Klondike Gold Rush Museum

You’re invited to join our neighbors at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park and Museum for the opening of Under the Midnight Sun, a project of the 4Culture Historic Site Specific Program. Artist Meg Bye, owner of Knot and Burl Studios, has created an interactive exhibit focusing on the moments, mementos and memories of the Klondike Gold Rush Era. This large scale installation features...
Gallery4Culture: Emma Jane Levitt's art confronts loss head-on

Gallery4Culture: Emma Jane Levitt’s art confronts loss head-on

Emma Jane Levitt: In the Presence of Absence May 7 –May 28, 2015 Opening: 1st Thursday, May 7, 6pm – 8 pm* Gallery4Culture 101 Prefontaine PL S Seattle, WA 98104 Gallery4Culture is pleased to introduce Emma Jane Levitt in a solo installation that investigates the experience of loss, the process of grief, and the longing...
Artist Wanted @ the Intersection of Art, Technology and Quirk

Artist Wanted @ the Intersection of Art, Technology and Quirk

Hey WA, OR, and CA-based artists: Do you play with color? Energy efficient lighting? Explore inventive uses for everyday materials? How about lenticular printing or digital fabrication – are either your bailiwick for exterior applications? If yes, this open call is for you. Parkstone Properties, a locally owned and operated development company, has hired 4Culture to...