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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

Sammamish Slough Racers to speak at Redmond Historical Society on April 12

Sammamish Slough Racers to speak at Redmond Historical Society on April 12

Driver Steve Greaves leads panel on Sammamish Slough Race

Redmond Historical Society Speaker Series: The Sammamish Slough Race 1933-1976

Saturday, April 12th 10:30am – noon Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center 16600 NE 80th St., Redmond, ... Continue

826 Seattle is all about young writers

826 Seattle is all about young writers

826 Seattle is one of the many organizations in King County that support young people with programs focusing on learning and experience. We are proud to help fund 826 Seattle through our Sustained Support program. ... Continue

Summer Youth Heritage Program

Summer Youth Heritage Program

Seeking To Connect Students From All Over the State

The Washington Trust for Historic Preservation has released the application for their third annual Discover Washington: Youth Heritage Project (YHP). This year’s project will take place ... Continue

Transported in Time to the Bors Hede Inn

Transported in Time to the Bors Hede Inn

Through the On-Site Review program, 4Culture evaluates arts and heritage organizations who receive Sustained Support funding. On-Site Reviewers attend events produced or presented by recipients and write up short reviews, which give the adjudicating Sustained ... Continue

Arcade Gallery Photographer: Notes from a competition

Arcade Gallery Photographer: Notes from a competition

Sandals in January

We welcome photographer Claire Peckham to the blog as a guest author. Along with fellow students Zoey DeJong and Caleb Hernandez from the  Photomedia Program at the University of Washington, Claire’s ... Continue

Kids Wanted: Museum Sleuths & more

Kids Wanted: Museum Sleuths & more

Museum Mysteries Camp

Spring Break coming up for your kids? White River Valley Museum has a great camp on offer, and this guest post, by Rachael Burrum, Curator of Education, tells about how the camp ... Continue

New Advisory Committee Members

New Advisory Committee Members

Each of 4Culture’s programs meets regularly with an Advisory Committee made up of professionals with expertise in the field. Advisory Committee members volunteer their time and are intimately involved in working with staff to scope, ... Continue

Cultural Equipment Now Includes Preservation

Cultural Equipment Now Includes Preservation

Following the successful combining of Arts and Heritage Cultural Equipment last year, 4Culture has expanded the program’s applicant eligibility to include Preservation organizations. The guidelines and online application are now available. The newly expanded program ... Continue

Wing Luke doesn't stop at its front door

Wing Luke doesn’t stop at its front door

Through the On-Site Review program, 4Culture evaluates arts and heritage organizations who receive Sustained Support funding. On-Site Reviewers attend events produced or presented by recipients and write up short reviews, which give the adjudicating Sustained ... Continue

Sky Art Week: Mark Your Calendars for June

Sky Art Week: Mark Your Calendars for June

Sky Art Week 2014 will be June 23 -28 in Skykomish

BeAnne Hull received an Art Projects grant in 2013 in support of Sky Art Week. She plans another week of classes this year. We ... Continue

Digging Deeper with Historic Seattle

Digging Deeper with Historic Seattle

Digging Deeper—Built Heritage Historic Research

In their 40th Anniversary year, Historic Seattle is proud to offer an outstanding 2014 educational program for lovers of buildings and heritage. Their Digging Deeper—Built Heritage Historic Research series invites ... Continue