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Bellevue's Meydenbauer Bay Park

Bellevue’s Meydenbauer Bay Park

The City of Bellevue, Washington is seeking artists/artist teams to create site-responsive artwork for Phase 1 the Meydenbauer Bay Park development, a significant linear open space that will connect the urban core to the shoreline of Lake Washington. The city ... Read more

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Flower Farmers - The Story of the Hmong

Flower Farmers – The Story of the Hmong

Saturday, March 14th
Flower Farmers: The Story of the Hmong in Puget Sound
Redmond Historical Society Speaker Series
10:30am – noon (Doors open 10:00)
Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center
16600 NE 80th St., Redmond, WA.
$5 suggested donation for non-members... Read more

News from 4Culture
Creative Justice

Creative Justice

Creative Justice... Read more is 4Culture’s new arts-based alternative to incarceration for young people in King County. Through collaboration with mentor artists, participants consider the root causes of incarceration (as they intersect with racism, classism and other oppressions) and focus on the
The Last Alpine Facade in North Bend

The Last Alpine Facade in North Bend

Steve Teodosiadis, the owner of Georgia’s Bakery in downtown North Bend, was awarded a Landmarks Capital grant in 2014 to restore the original facade of the 1928 building. The process involved the removal of an alpine facade, the last of ... Read more

The ASC Showcase Was a Blast

The ASC Showcase Was a Blast

On January 27, 162 people from all over the region came thorough the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue to network, snack, and experience the work of some wonderful performing and visual artist. The occasion was the Arts & Social Change Showcase, ... Read more

Sans Façon – Tristan Surtees and Charles Blanc – Selected as Planning Artists for Seattle’s CSO System

Sans Façon – Tristan Surtees and Charles Blanc – Selected as Planning Artists for Seattle’s CSO System

4Culture and King County’s Wastewater Treatment Division are excited to announce that San Façon has been selected to create the Seattle-area Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Art Master Plan. San Façon is a collaborative partnership between Tristan Surtees (English artist) and ... Read more

March gallery exhibit shines a light on the Duwamish Artist Residency

March gallery exhibit shines a light on the Duwamish Artist Residency

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Duwamish Residency Artists
The Duwamish Residency: Process and Artifacts
March 5 – 26, 2015
Opening: 1st Thursday, March 5, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

The Duwamish Residency: Process and Artifacts is a group exhibition featuring twelve notable local artists who ... Read more

Announcing the 2015 Historic Site Specific Projects

Announcing the 2015 Historic Site Specific Projects

“Artists need stories. Places have stories. Stories need artists.”

The 4Culture Site Specific program provides funding and resources for the commissioning and presentation of visual art, installation and performance in alternative and non-traditional settings throughout King County. Now in its ... Read more

Arts & Heritage Day is next week!

Arts & Heritage Day is next week!

Mark Gerth is the Executive Director of the Washington State Arts Alliance, which works to promote public funding, legislation, and policy in support of arts and culture in our region. Mark has years of experience in planning, advocacy, and policy ... Read more

A Sanctuary of Words

A Sanctuary of Words

Anna Goren, a community-oriented poet, writer and editor brought the Poetry on Buses theme, Writing Home, into the King County Correctional Facility. In this guest post, she shares her thoughts and a few of the remarkable results of an inmate ... Read more

Welcome new advisory committee members

Welcome new advisory committee members

Each of the four program areas at 4Culture – arts, heritage, preservation, and public art has an advisory committee comprised of experts in the field who volunteer their time to provide professional input, guidance and advice to program staff. They ... Read more

Bellevue's Meydenbauer Bay Park

Bellevue’s Meydenbauer Bay Park

The City of Bellevue, Washington is seeking artists/artist teams to create site-responsive artwork for Phase 1 the Meydenbauer Bay Park development, a significant linear open space that will connect the urban core to the shoreline of Lake Washington. The city ... Read more

Projects deadlines are fast approaching! Don’t be left out.

Projects deadlines are fast approaching! Don’t be left out.

If you have been contemplating applying for a 4Culture Projects grant – the time is now! If you have started a grant application, don’t forget to complete it and submit it by the deadline date.

Deadlines are:

Heritage Projects – ... Read more
Better Care For Your Collections

Better Care For Your Collections

Attention museum professionals, volunteers and students: The Balboa Art Conservation Center is offering a series of workshops focused on helping you improve your skills and knowledge in the realm of collections care.

There will be a workshop for each of ... Read more