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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

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

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

StEPs 4Culture incentivizes capacity building

StEPs 4Culture incentivizes capacity building

Four years ago, through the 2011-2012 Heritage Sustained Support review panel process, 4Culture provided 17 organizations complimentary enrollment in the Standards and Excellence Program for History Organizations, or StEPs. This self-assessment program, developed by the American Association for State and ... 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

Five new Board Directors for 4Culture in 2015

Five new Board Directors for 4Culture in 2015

It is always exciting to start the year at 4Culture by welcoming new members to the 4Culture Board of Directors. Since offering King County-wide programs is core to 4Culture’s mission, we are delighted that these additional new directors hail from ... Read more

Holiday Closure

Holiday Closure

Happy holidays to all! 4Culture will be closed on Thursday, December 25th.... Read more

Poetry on Buses, a video story

Poetry on Buses, a video story

King County TV created this terrific video about the  Poetry on Buses: Writing Home program.

With our partners in Metro Transit, we recently kicked off a year of showcasing local voices on County-wide RapidRide buses and stations, and online.

Visit ... Read more

Tying the mountains together

Tying the mountains together

One of the poets most beloved by the audience at November 10th’s launch of Poetry On Buses: Writing Home was Carlos Adams-Tres. His performance in front of an audience of 850 at the Moore Theatre was triumphant, in part because ... Read more

Sign up for Arts & Social Change Showcase

Sign up for Arts & Social Change Showcase

Arts and Social Change Showcase

January 27, 2015, 100-5:30 pm
Meydenbauer Center
11100 NE 6th Street, Bellevue, WA

Following a November 15th professional development workshop for performing artists, we invite performing and visual artists to apply to participate in a ... Read more

Thanksgiving Holiday Closure

Thanksgiving Holiday Closure

We’re taking Thursday & Friday off

4Culture will be closed on Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving Day holiday. We are very thankful for the cultural community we participate in and serve.

We hope that you and yours are safe, ... Read more

Free tickets to live screenings of Ballet, Opera and Billy Elliot: The Musical

Free tickets to live screenings of Ballet, Opera and Billy Elliot: The Musical

Fathom Events wants to give you passes to live and encore screenings of Billy Elliot: The Musical, The Royal Ballet and the Metropolitan Opera. All screenings will take place at Regal Thornton Place. For those who might never get the ... Read more