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2014 Vets Restore Begins in September!

2014 Vets Restore Begins in September!

Announcing the 2014 VR Program, New Students & Industry Affiliates

4Culture is happy to announce that Vets Restore 2014 will begin mid-September. Welcome to a great new group of trainees. Our cadre of recruits includes both men and women, Army ... Read more

2015-16 Sustained Support Application Now Open

2015-16 Sustained Support Application Now Open

Sustained Support for Arts, Heritage & Preservation Programs

4Culture’s Sustained Support program provides operating support for King County-based nonprofit cultural organizations, municipal preservation agencies and local arts agencies. Until 5:00 pm on Wednesday, October 15th, organizations and agencies can apply ... Read more

StEPs 4Culture: Avoiding Zombie Projects

StEPs 4Culture: Avoiding Zombie Projects

Heritage 4Culture has launched a capacity-building initiative for the local heritage community called StEPs 4Culture. Based on the American Association for State and Local History’s Standards and Excellence Program for History Organizations, StEPs 4Culture is a series of convenings ... Read more

StEPs 4Culture: Getting Unstuck

StEPs 4Culture: Getting Unstuck

Heritage 4Culture has launched a capacity-building initiative for the local heritage community called StEPs 4Culture. Based on the American Association for State and Local History’s Standards and Excellence Program for History Organizations, StEPs 4Culture is a series of convenings and ... Read more

Cowboys and Astronauts and Talented Youth!

Cowboys and Astronauts and Talented Youth!

Through the On-Site Review program, 4Culture evaluates arts and heritage organizations who receive Sustained Support funding. On-Site Reviewers attend events produced or presented by recipients and write up short reviews, which give the adjudicating Sustained Support panelists a patron’s-eye-view of ... Read more

Aaron Counts will lead Creative Alternatives pilot

Aaron Counts will lead Creative Alternatives pilot

4Culture, in partnership with King County’s Juvenile Court and Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention, is developing arts-based alternatives to incarceration for court involved youth.

Creative Alternatives is an innovative program in which regional artists will collaborate with young people ... Read more

Ebb & Flow on the Burke-Gilman Trail

Ebb & Flow on the Burke-Gilman Trail

Kristen Ramirez has created an immersive experience of color and light in the bustling Wayne Tunnel, a gateway between communities and natural landmarks. Ebb & Flow combines blasts of bright yellow, orange, pink and purple, symbols that represent the flora ... Read more

Summer Drives & Buried Hatchets

Summer Drives & Buried Hatchets

Destination Maritime Spotlight

Offering Expansive views of Puget Sound, Marine View Drive connects the waterfront communities of De Moines and Redondo, and meanders past several notable parks. Starting from the north end, Des Moines Beach Park was known for decades ... Read more

Invite Congress to Your Museum

Invite Congress to Your Museum

During the August recess open your doors to your local and Congressional Representatives

Invite Congress to your Museum
August 9-16

What will influence legislators most as they tackle tough budget and policy choices this year? According to recent research, constituent ... Read more

TK Art of the City Street Fair this Saturday!

TK Art of the City Street Fair this Saturday!

Join us in celebrating 10 years in the TK

Saturday, August 2
11:00 am – 9:00 pm
4culture hours: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Music stage, pop up performance, artist studio open house, food, fun & community

The Tashiro Kaplan ... Read more

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