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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

Free Workshop on Accessioning + Deaccessioning

Free Workshop on Accessioning + Deaccessioning

Deciding what to add to your institution’s collections – and what to get rid of – can seem like an overwhelming task. In this workshop, you will learn how to decide if an item will be a good addition to ... Read more

Join 4Culture's Communication Team - Digital Media Specialist Needed!

Join 4Culture’s Communication Team – Digital Media Specialist Needed!

There is a spot open on our Communications Team for a Digital Engagement Specialist, are you the person to fill it? We are looking for an excellent writer who knows how to use digital media for engaging audiences. Someone who ... Read more

Artists Up: Native Artists Resources & Networking Event

Artists Up: Native Artists Resources & Networking Event

ARTISTS UP will offer an evening of resources and

networking for Native Artists

April 20, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.,

Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center

 

On April 20, a free session to connect Native artists in Seattle, King County and ... Read more

StEPs 4Culture incentivizes capacity building

StEPs 4Culture incentivizes capacity building

Four years ago, through the 2011-2012 Heritage Sustained Support review panel process, 4Culture provided 17 organizations complimentary enrollment in the Standards and Excellence Program for History Organizations, or StEPs. This self-assessment program, developed by the American Association for State and ... Read more

Creative Justice

Creative Justice

Creative Justice... Read more is 4Culture’s new arts-based alternative to incarceration for young people in King County. Through collaboration with mentor artists, participants consider the root causes of incarceration (as they intersect with racism, classism and other oppressions) and focus on the
The Last Alpine Facade in North Bend

The Last Alpine Facade in North Bend

Steve Teodosiadis, the owner of Georgia’s Bakery in downtown North Bend, was awarded a Landmarks Capital grant in 2014 to restore the original facade of the 1928 building. The process involved the removal of an alpine facade, the last of ... Read more

The ASC Showcase Was a Blast

The ASC Showcase Was a Blast

On January 27, 162 people from all over the region came thorough the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue to network, snack, and experience the work of some wonderful performing and visual artists. The occasion was the Arts & Social Change Showcase, ... Read more

A Sanctuary of Words

A Sanctuary of Words

Anna Goren, a community-oriented poet, writer and editor brought the Poetry on Buses theme, Writing Home, into the King County Correctional Facility. In this guest post, she shares her thoughts and a few of the remarkable results of an inmate ... Read more