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Andy Behrle, Blake Carrington, and Elizabeth Withstandley Join e4c Rotation

Andy Behrle, Blake Carrington, and Elizabeth Withstandley Join e4c Rotation

Our e4c screens bring dynamic media art to an urban audience on the go. Adjacent to Gallery4Culture and visible from the street and sidewalk on Prefontaine Place South, e4c features new works every month from media artists around the country. Here’s what you’ll find entering the rotation starting First Thursday, May 4: Andy Berle ebb &...
May at Gallery4Culture: Katie Miller

May at Gallery4Culture: Katie Miller

Katie Miller Palimpsest May 4–25, 2017 Katie Miller’s Palimpsest explores Seattle’s rapidly changing urban landscape, capturing the underlying tension between the permanence and ephemerality of the built environment and our shifting sense of place. As the urban core develops, buildings rise in areas that were once open and spacious. Neighborhoods are littered with construction sites, exposing architectural frameworks...
Announcing Gallery4Culture's 2017-2018 Season

Announcing Gallery4Culture’s 2017-2018 Season

Gallery4Culture has a thirty-eight year history of exhibiting innovative and underrepresented art forms. We feature a dynamic range of King County artists—including early career artists—presenting solo or small-group shows. Jurors Mary Ann Peters, Dave Kennedy, and Clyde Petersen reviewed applications submitted through our recent open call process and selected 10 artists and artist teams for...
Celebrate the Launch of Poetry on Buses: Your Body of Water

Celebrate the Launch of Poetry on Buses: Your Body of Water

Monday, April 24, 6:30-9:00 pm Moore Theatre, 1932 2nd Ave Seattle, WA 98101 Free and open to the public Join us for a celebration of poetry and movement! In 2016, we asked King County residents to share their original poetry with us, all on the theme of water. It’s a vital part of our region...
Access for All and 4Culture

Access for All and 4Culture

In 2015, the Washington State Legislature passed a Cultural Access law allowing any county in the state to put a measure before its voters to fund arts, heritage, and science nonprofit organizations who provide public programs and activities. The law spells out certain requirements that are meant to provide support for public school programs by...
Guy Merrill Joins Public Art 4Culture!

Guy Merrill Joins Public Art 4Culture!

Please join us in welcoming Guy Merrill as our new Public Art Collection Preparator. Guy will assist 4Culture’s Collection Curator, Jordan Howland, with the ongoing maintenance and conservation of King County’s 2,200+ piece civic art collection, which includes the rotation of the Portable Works Collection. Guy brings nearly a decade of experience handling art in...
4Culture Seeks On-Site Reviewers for 2017-2018!

4Culture Seeks On-Site Reviewers for 2017-2018!

Do you like going to arts or heritage events around King County for free? Do you have experience in one or more artforms, or with King County heritage? Are you a thoughtful and articulate writer? Then you could become an On-Site Reviewer for 4Culture! 4Culture is seeking a team of around 30 qualified individuals to...
Guest Post: Social Justice and Community Collaboration at the Renton History Museum

Guest Post: Social Justice and Community Collaboration at the Renton History Museum

All museum exhibitions require extensive planning, but especially so when the exhibit deals with complex topics like race and representation. In this guest post, Renton History Museum staffers Elizabeth P. Stewart, Director, Sarah Samson, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, and Kim Owens, Public Engagement Coordinator give us some insight into their preparations for Sorting Out Race,...
2017 e4c Season Begins with Hugh Livingston

2017 e4c Season Begins with Hugh Livingston

  Since 2008, e4c—or, electronic 4Culture—has been a storefront venue for the exhibition of dynamic, electronic artworks, giving artists the opportunity to present new works of art while enlivening Seattle’s urban core. Our state-of-the-art screens are visible from the sidewalk and street on Prefontaine Place South, just outside the 4Culture offices and gallery. Last fall,...
March at Gallery4Culture: Deanne Belinoff

March at Gallery4Culture: Deanne Belinoff

Deanne Belinoff Space: Inside/Out March 2-30, 2017 Opening: Thursday, March 2, 6-8 pm Artist Talk: Thursday, March 16, 12-1 pm Deanne Belinoff’s abstract drawings and paintings express ideas about reality and its underpinnings, the vast rotations of solar systems, and the implicit connection of all things in the universe. Space: Inside/Out features recent work inspired by infinity,...
From Our Director: All Are Welcome Here

From Our Director: All Are Welcome Here

“Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.” – Alphonse Karr, French novelist (1808-90) Will the new administration eliminate the NEA, NEH, and CPB? We hear rumblings from the other Washington that Republicans in Congress are newly emboldened to achieve the long-desired goal of shutting down federal support for the arts and humanities and the...
Preservation Sustained Support Kicks Off Two Years of Funding

Preservation Sustained Support Kicks Off Two Years of Funding

Through our Sustained Support grant, we assist with the day-to-day needs of organizations doing cultural work in King County. The funding provided by this grant rolls out over two-year cycles, with another one kicking off in fall 2016. We’re proud to be funding 18 organizations and municipalities through Preservation Sustained Support for the next two...