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Cultural Congress is Almost Here

Cultural Congress is Almost Here

Our region is home to a thriving, innovative tech community. While many have talked about its economic, demographic and structural impacts, we rarely have the opportunity to consider how tech both informs and transforms arts & culture. The 2015 Cultural ... Read more

CounterpARTS in Education Lecture Series

CounterpARTS in Education Lecture Series

ArtsEd Washington & 4Culture invite you to CounterpARTS in Education: The Andrea Allen Memorial Lecture Series featuring Dr. Linda Nathan, founding headmaster of Boston Arts Academy and educational reform thought leader, in a talk entitled Why Arts? Confronting Issues of ... Read more

2015 AKCHO Awards Celebrate County’s Heritage Highlights

2015 AKCHO Awards Celebrate County’s Heritage Highlights

Since 1983, the Association of King County Historical Organizations (AKCHO) has held an annual event to recognize those who have made significant and memorable contributions to King County’s heritage community. The public is warmly invited to help celebrate the 2015 ... Read more

Native Artists: You Are Invited!

Native Artists: You Are Invited!

ARTISTS UP welcomes Native artists, their families and advocates – to a free networking and resource exchange event on Monday, April 20th from 5:30 – 8:30 PM at the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center. Artists working in all disciplines including: ... Read more

Cultural Equipment: Deadline & Workshops

Cultural Equipment: Deadline & Workshops

Get Your Wish List Ready

Arts, heritage and preservation organizations or public entities (other than k-12 schools + districts) are encouraged to apply for 4Culture’s Cultural Equipment Program. Cultural Equipment provides up to 100% of the funds required to purchase ... Read more

We’ve Only Just Begun…

We’ve Only Just Begun…

Creative Justice is 4Culture’s new arts-based alternative to incarceration for King County youth.

Writer, musician, actor, and teaching artist, Shontina Vernon is leading the inaugural project session and working with 12 participants to tell their stories through interdisciplinary performance, new ... Read more

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 ... Read more

The Public Arena: Public Art and Its Role in Community

The Public Arena: Public Art and Its Role in Community

North Seattle College Art Gallery opens an exhibition on Tuesday, April 7 featuring eleven artists/artist teams that have created artwork for the public realm. The Public Arena: Public Art and Its Role in Community features proposals, plans, maquettes, working drawings, ... Read more

Local Arts Agency Meetings - The Shadow Council

Local Arts Agency Meetings – The Shadow Council

This just in – From Lori at the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council. This just goes to show you never know where your best efforts are going to land. Lori’s husband is the cartoonist Charlie Capp who creates a weekly ... Read more

I am from __________. I contain multitudes.

I am from __________. I contain multitudes.

Happy April and National Poetry Month! In this guest post, poet Michelle Peñaloza invites you to participate in a series of events we’re calling the Poetry on Buses Roadshow. We hope to see you.

Do I contradict myself?

Very well ... Read more

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