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Thanking Ryan Feddersen

Thanking Ryan Feddersen

At 4Culture, we are proud of our creative staff—many of our program managers and administrators are artists, which makes them especially great at supporting artists in our community! This month, 4Culture says farewell to staffmember Ryan Feddersen as she pursues her creative projects, which are growing and expanding at an exciting pace. Ryan has filled...
Welcome to the New 4Culture Application Portal!

Welcome to the New 4Culture Application Portal!

We’re kicking off 2016 with an exciting new technology update! Even though 4Culture has long-since left hard copy grant applications in the past, our online application portal needed a refresh. After many months of research, testing, and feedback, we’re proud to launch our new grants application portal. Making submitting your grant applications and managing your...
Tech Specific Strikes a Chord

Tech Specific Strikes a Chord

Our long-running Site Specific program went tech in 2015. We invited artists using all kinds of technological mediums to apply for funding, and encouraged designers, fabricators, engineers, developers, media-producers, and more to see themselves as artists. The deadline was in October, and with a record number of applications, it’s clear that this grant tapped into...
Heritage Projects and Preservation Special Projects Grants Open

Heritage Projects and Preservation Special Projects Grants Open

Every year, our Projects grants fuel the experiences that shape the cultural life of King County. From exhibits to interviews, early research to the final touches, we help put ideas in motion. Have an idea for a project that could use some funding? If you also live in King County, are at least 18 years old,...
January at Gallery4Culture: Michelle de la Vega

January at Gallery4Culture: Michelle de la Vega

Michelle de la Vega, SUCCESSION: The Exchange Project January 7—January 28, 2016 Opening: 1st Thursday, January 7, 6:00—8:00 PM Artist Talk: Thursday, January 14, 4:00 PM In SUCCESSION: The Exchange Project, Seattle-based multidisciplinary artist and activist, Michelle de la Vega explores the complex dynamics of the neighborhood in which Gallery4Culture is located, a community largely segregated...
Holiday Closures

Holiday Closures

The 4Culture offices at 101 Prefontaine Place South in Pioneer Square will be closed tomorrow, Friday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday, and again on Friday, January 1 for New Year’s Day. We will be open for our usual hours, 9:00 am—5:00 pm, on all other weekdays through the holidays. Even though our offices are closed,...
Youngstown Puts Its Preservation Grant to Work

Youngstown Puts Its Preservation Grant to Work

David Bestock has worked as Director of the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center for the last three years, managing everything from facilities, to programs, to community relations. He and his tenacious staff work to ensure that arts and culture, as well as affordable housing and other vital resources, continue to be accessible to all King County residents,...
Closing Out 2015 on e4c

Closing Out 2015 on e4c

The next time you find yourself walking, riding, or cycling past the 4Culture offices on Prefontaine Place South, take a minute to enjoy some of the country’s most dynamic digital art, displayed on our street-facing screens. e4c—or, electronic 4Culture—puts filmmakers, animators, and designers in front of the public, daily from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm. After...
Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

[vimeo]https://vimeo.com/134059804[/vimeo] The 4Culture offices will be closed Thursday and Friday of this week, as staff celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. We will be open again for our usual hours, 9:00 am—5:00 pm, starting Monday, November 30. In honor of this holiday celebrating family and food, we’re highlighting a project that debuted this past summer, funded by...
Announcing the Recipients of the Building for Culture Initiative

Announcing the Recipients of the Building for Culture Initiative

In July of this year, we announced a joint effort between 4Culture, King County Executive Dow Constantine, and the King County Council to make a historic investment in the cultural landscape of King County. Now, after six months of workshops, applications, interviews, and tough decisions—read more about that process here—we’re thrilled to announce that 102 arts, heritage, and...
Closed for Veterans Day

Closed for Veterans Day

The 4Culture offices and Gallery4Culture are closed today in honor of Veterans Day. We thank you for your understanding, and look forward to seeing you during our normal hours, 9:00 am—5:00 pm, for the remainder of the week. As we all take a pause in our daily lives to honor and thank our nation’s veterans,...
November at Gallery4Culture: Alexander Mouton

November at Gallery4Culture: Alexander Mouton

Alexander Mouton, Some Time Later…I’m Here: Photographs from Poland and Ukraine November 5—December 3, 2015 Opening: First Thursday, November 5, 6:00—8:00 PM Closing: First Thursday, December 3, 6:00—8:00 PM Please note: the gallery will be closed November 26—27 for the Thanksgiving holiday Next month, Gallery4Culture features a 22-photograph exhibition by Seattle-based artist Alexander Mouton titled Some...