Advancing Community
  through Culture
Congratulations to the new 2015-2016 gallery artists!

Congratulations to the new 2015-2016 gallery artists!

The annual Gallery4Culture application deadline passed on January 5. Late in January a selection panel met, deliberated and chose eleven artists for exhibitions commencing in the fall and running through July, 2016.  The artists, listed in the order of their ... Read more

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Artists Up: Native Artists Resources & Networking Event

Artists Up: Native Artists Resources & Networking Event

ARTISTS UP will offer an evening of resources and

networking for Native Artists

April 20, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.,

Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center

 

On April 20, a free session to connect Native artists in Seattle, King County and ... Read more

News from 4Culture
Hobos & Homelessness: Historic Site Specific exhibition opening

Hobos & Homelessness: Historic Site Specific exhibition opening

 

The Issaquah Train Depot Museum and artist Shaun Doll present Hobos & Homelessness, an exhibit intended to foster a community dialogue by contrasting the nostalgic representation of hobos as “heroes of the open rail” with the current reality of ... Read more

“Exhibit Makeovers” Workshop Tops in Attendance

“Exhibit Makeovers” Workshop Tops in Attendance

Thanks to 4Culture scholarships, the recent American Association for State and Local History workshop on “Exhibit Makeovers” drew the largest attendance of any onsite training offered by the national organization. This fact is according to Bethany Hawkins, AASLH Program Manager, ... Read more

The Public Arena: Public Art and Its Role in Community

The Public Arena: Public Art and Its Role in Community

North Seattle College Art Gallery opens an exhibition on Tuesday, April 7 featuring eleven artists/artist teams that have created artwork for the public realm. The Public Arena: Public Art and Its Role in Community features proposals, plans, maquettes, working drawings, ... Read more

Moisture Festival - the worlds largest festival of Comedy Varietè

Moisture Festival – the worlds largest festival of Comedy Varietè

 

Featuring a Varietè of Touring Arts Roster and Other Regional Talent

Now in it’s twelfth year, Moisture Festival is the world’s largest festival of Comedy Varietè, Grand Varietè and Burlesque, presenting four weeks of shows at multiple venues in ... Read more

Do you know your Captain Cook?

Do you know your Captain Cook?

British Explorer James Cook is best known for his discoveries in the South Pacific and Hawaii. However, he is less appreciated for his role in the mapping of the Northwest and the establishment of Euro-American sovereignty over the region. Featuring ... Read more

Local Arts Agency Meetings - The Shadow Council

Local Arts Agency Meetings – The Shadow Council

This just in – From Lori at the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council. This just goes to show you never know where your best efforts are going to land. Lori’s husband is the cartoonist Charlie Capp who creates a weekly ... Read more

Become an Agent of Information for 4Culture!

Become an Agent of Information for 4Culture!

Do you want to go to arts and heritage events—plays, concerts, exhibitions, movie screenings, readings, lectures, and much more—around King County for free? And even get paid for it? (At least, paid enough to cover your travel costs…) Are you ... Read more

I am from __________. I contain multitudes.

I am from __________. I contain multitudes.

Happy April and National Poetry Month! In this guest post, poet Michelle Peñaloza invites you to participate in a series of events we’re calling the Poetry on Buses Roadshow. We hope to see you.

Do I contradict myself?

Very well ... Read more

Capital Funding Available for Designated Landmarks

Capital Funding Available for Designated Landmarks

Deadline May 13th, 2015

4Culture’s annual Landmarks Capital program is open. Now through Wednesday, May 13th, private property owners, businesses, organizations and local governments who own or manage designated landmarks in King County can apply to this program for design, ... Read more

Flushed: Into the World of Wastewater Treatment

Flushed: Into the World of Wastewater Treatment

“For more than a decade,” writes Stranger critic Brendan Kiley, “solo performer Stokley Towles has been studying us. He examines the mundane aspects of life in Seattle like an anthropologist from another planet—our libraries, our trash system, our police force, ... Read more

How many of us think of Seattle as home to a river?

How many of us think of Seattle as home to a river?

Sharon Arnold is the guest curator of our current Gallery4Culture exhibit The Duwamish Residency: Process and Artifacts. We asked Sharon if we could post her gallery statement in time for the artist talk that will take place next Tuesday, March ... Read more

Free Workshop on Accessioning + Deaccessioning

Free Workshop on Accessioning + Deaccessioning

Deciding what to add to your institution’s collections – and what to get rid of – can seem like an overwhelming task. In this workshop, you will learn how to decide if an item will be a good addition to ... Read more