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Stipends for WaMA Conference in Port Townsend

Stipends for WaMA Conference in Port Townsend

Washington Museum Association Conference convenes  June 18-20

Again this year, 4Culture is offering stipends of $250 each to King County heritage museum staff, volunteers, and board members attending the Washington Museum Association Conference in Port ... Continue

Beat the Drum for Culture in Olympia!

Beat the Drum for Culture in Olympia!

Arts & Heritage Day in Olympia is February 4 & 5

For Washington State’s cultural community, the key 2014 advocacy event, Arts & Heritage Day, is happening on Tuesday, February 4th and Wednesday the 5th. ... Continue

Book-It's NEW performances of Rain & Salmon

Book-It’s NEW performances of Rain & Salmon

In the Land of Rain and Salmon returns for January performances

4Culture is proud to sponsor January performances of In the Land of Rain and Salmon, an original theatre production by the Washington State Jewish ... Continue

Spreading the Word of Historic Site(s) Specific

Spreading the Word of Historic Site(s) Specific

What happens when imagination takes flight at historic sites? What kinds of electric connections spark when artists tailor their creative impulses to heritage places? Recently, King County has witnessed responses to these queries through 4Culture’s ... Continue

Book-It Presents: Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher

Book-It Presents: Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher

This fall, a staged reading of Timothy Egan’s Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher, originally developed for the Timberland Regional Library system, will tour three King County locations with support from 4Culture’s Historical Performance program. ... Continue

Funding to Preserve Steam

Funding to Preserve Steam

And 22 Other Proposals

In its latest funding round, 4Culture’s Heritage Collections Care program awarded 23 King County nonprofit organizations, ranging from a heritage garden to a halibut commission, a total of $63,655 to support ... Continue

Ellensburg Conference Connects Museum Community

Ellensburg Conference Connects Museum Community

Encouraging attendance from around the state, Washington Museum Association (WaMA) Conference venues alternate year to year from westside to eastside. June’s conference in Ellensburg took advantage of that central location to attract attendees from both ... Continue

Welcome Betsy

Welcome Betsy

4Culture is pleased to welcome Betsy Davis as the newest member of its Heritage Advisory Committee. Betsy is Executive Director of The Center for Wooden Boats, a hands-on maritime museum with campuses on Lake ... Continue

WMA Conference Stipend Recipients Thank 4Culture

WMA Conference Stipend Recipients Thank 4Culture

This year, for the first time, Heritage 4Culture provided stipends to individuals from King County heritage organizations to attend the Washington Museum Association Conference this June in Ellensburg. Two of those stipend recipients encapsulated their ... Continue

WMA June Conference Still a Bargain

WMA June Conference Still a Bargain

The deadline for early registration has passed, but even at the regular rate, attending the Washington Museum Association Conference is still a terrific bargain. With this year’s meeting taking place in Ellensburg, the WMA’s annual ... Continue

Destination South Lake Union: Ships, Planes & Houseboats at City’s Core

Destination South Lake Union: Ships, Planes & Houseboats at City’s Core

Recently, I used the excuse of attending a meeting to get out in the May sunshine and get close to the shoreline at Lake Union Park. The meeting took place at the Museum of History ... Continue

Honoring King County's Heritage & Preservation

Honoring King County’s Heritage & Preservation

In acknowledging how far King County’s heritage and preservation efforts have advanced in the last thirty-five years, Phyllis Keller, founding president of the Association of King County Historical Organizations, said it best at this year’s ... Continue