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South Park welcomes its new bridge!

South Park welcomes its new bridge!

The new South Park Bridge has opened! The community celebrated in style on Sunday, June 29th with music, speeches, a parade, and fireworks.

King County TV created this short video about the creative thinking of artist Barbara Grygutis, who served ... Read more

2014 Conductive Garboil Grant!

2014 Conductive Garboil Grant!

Christian French, Paul Rucker, Rio Pacific Studio (Jen Vertz and Jeff Jacobson), Kelly Lyles, Sheri Brown, and Johnathan Heath Lambe are past recipients of the Conductive Garboil Grant, the annual, non-restricted award of $3,000 envisioned and endowed by artist Su ... Read more

What's Up with Artists Up

What’s Up with Artists Up

Artist Up event for Asian, Asian-American, & Asian Pacific Islander artists

On Monday, June 9, 2014, Artists Up hosted a dynamic evening of resources and networking for Asian, Asian-American, & Asian Pacific Islander artists. The event brought together over 60 ... Read more

Immigration Portraits: Voices from Denny

Immigration Portraits: Voices from Denny

News from a 2013 Heritage Projects recipient

Broadcast of the 6-part series begins July 4th at 7:30 am

Jack Straw Productions will be launching their Immigration Portraits project this week, funded in part by 4Culture, to celebrate the new citizens ... Read more

3 Million and counting....

3 Million and counting….

4Culture has awarded $3,402,711 in the first half of 2014! 

2014 has reached the halfway mark, we just experienced a lovely summer solstice and 4Culture is pleased to announce that over 3 million dollars in grants have been awarded in ... Read more

50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act is today

50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act is today

In 1964, Congress passed Public Law 88-352 (78 Stat. 241). The provisions of this civil rights act forbade discrimination on the basis of sex as well as race in hiring, promoting, and firing. It also barred unequal application of voter ... Read more

Register for teaching Artist Training - TAT Lab

Register for teaching Artist Training – TAT Lab

Spread the Word – Deadline to register for TAT Lab is July 24

The application process is now open for the fourth year of the WASHINGTON STATE TEACHING ARTIST TRAINING LAB, an eight-month professional development program for teaching artists working ... Read more

Volunteers needed for Art of the City street fair

Volunteers needed for Art of the City street fair

On Saturday, August 2, The Tashiro Kaplan Artist Lofts celebrates its 10th Anniversary by throwing the TK Art of the City Art Street Fair. A day long, indoor-outdoor festival featuring live music, performances, street art, food trucks, artisan booths, ... Read more

Poetry on Buses: Writing Home - Submit your poems by June 30

Poetry on Buses: Writing Home – Submit your poems by June 30

Deadline: Monday, June 30

The deadline for submitting poems to Poetry on Buses: Writing Home is on Monday. We are excited to offer this program for the first time since 2007 and to broaden its scope through a just-concluded series ... Read more

6/21 Poetry and Fandango with Yesenia Hunter and MÁS

6/21 Poetry and Fandango with Yesenia Hunter and MÁS

“Do you like music? Do you like to dance? Do you play a musical instrument? Then you can write poetry,” according to Raul Sanchez, who led our Spanish Community Poetry Workshop in Burien on June 14. “It’s all about rhythm ... Read more

Path With Art in Storefront Arcade

Path With Art in Storefront Arcade

Art Reveals, Art Transforms

Path With Art delivers transformative arts programming to low-income adults in Seattle who are in recovery from homelessness and/or other trauma. 4Culture’s Storefront Arcade gallery is featuring acrylic paintings from Path With Art artists from a ... Read more

Workshop 6/19 - Reducing Risks of Reproductive Harm to Artists

Workshop 6/19 – Reducing Risks of Reproductive Harm to Artists

Upcoming workshop – Reducing Risks of Reproductive Harm to Artists

Under ordinary circumstances it’s challenging for couples to produce a healthy baby:
• 10 percent of women are infertile
• 10 percent of men are too
• 3 percent of ... Read more