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It's Delicious! Writer Katherine Pryor on working with King County schools

It’s Delicious! Writer Katherine Pryor on working with King County schools

Katherine Pryor, MA, is the author of the children’s books Zora’s Zucchini and Sylvia’s Spinach. In addition to writing, she’s worked to create better food choices at institutions, large corporations, and food banks. Learn more at KatherinePryor.com, or on Twitter or Instagram @readyourgreens. I’ve considered myself a writer since I was seven years old, so...
4Culture Closed on Labor Day

4Culture Closed on Labor Day

  The 4Culture office is currently closed for Labor Day, Monday September 7, 2015. We look forward to working with you when we return on Tuesday.  
Close to $4 million in Grants for 2015

Close to $4 million in Grants for 2015

As summer comes to a close, we’re taking a moment to look at and share what our Arts, Heritage and Preservation departments have funded during the first half of 2015. 4Culture staff are proud to administer grant programs that support the critical role culture plays in defining our region. Here’s the breakdown: We kicked off...
4Culture Closed for July 4th holiday

4Culture Closed for July 4th holiday

The 4Culture office is closed today in observance of the July 4th holiday. Have a great weekend everybody! We’ll be open our usual time on Monday, 8:30 am to 5 pm. See you then.
4Culture welcomes Lauren Semet

4Culture welcomes Lauren Semet

  Please join us in welcoming Lauren Semet to 4Culture. Starting in July, Lauren will be our Digital Engagement Specialist working with staff and the communications team. Hailing from MOHAI as the Marketing Officer, Lauren worked on shaping their digital content strategy and transitioned MOHAI to a new website in conjunction with their move to...
Catch the Magic of Mingus

Catch the Magic of Mingus

This June, the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra (SRJO) closes its twentieth anniversary season with a pair of concerts titled Mingus: Let My Children Hear Music. The concerts explore the music of Charles Mingus, one of the most important figures in 20th Century American music and jazz. They will feature music from Mingus’s epic 1972 album “Let...
The Cabiri presents EZID: ancient tales from Anatolia

The Cabiri presents EZID: ancient tales from Anatolia

The Cabiri presents EZID, June 12-20, 2015 at the Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center Seattle-based aerial dance troupe the Cabiri presents EZID, an all-new production that explores ancient tales from Anatolia to North Africa, drawing from 8,000 years of mythology. EZID includes stunning acrobatics, aerial artistry, contemporary dance choreography and giant puppets depicting the nephilim, a legendary race...
Shape the future of Magnuson Park's MOST Historic Building

Shape the future of Magnuson Park’s MOST Historic Building

The Magnuson Park Advisory Committee invites you to participate in a Community Visioning Charrette for Building 2 in Magnuson Park Saturday June 6, from 1-5 PM. A Charrette is a very powerful activity that helps shape the design of a project or building. Public input is requested to determine the future of Magnuson Park’s Most Historic Building....
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...
The Landmarks Capital Deadline is May 13, 2015

The Landmarks Capital Deadline is May 13, 2015

Apply for a Landmarks Capital Grant If you own or hold a long term lease on a property that has been designated a landmark anywhere in King County, you are eligible to apply for funding through 4Culture’s Landmarks Capital program. The grants are for design, materials and labor for rehabilitation projects. Deadline is Wednesday, May...
Hobos & Homelessness: Historic Site Specific Exhibit Opening

Hobos & Homelessness: Historic Site Specific Exhibit 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 homelessness in Issaquah. The works of art employ backlit encaustic wax paintings to depict hobo signs and their...
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 two dozen slides of historic maps, David Nicandri, historian and former executive director of the...