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king county’s new heritage corridors

On June 25th, the King County Landmarks Commission voted unanimously to designate eight new “Heritage Corridors” in unincorporated King County as community landmarks. For a list of these roads, maps, historic photos a short histories visit the Historic and Scenic Corridors project’s website. For more information on this project, contact Ruth Harvey at 206 296.3477...

federal funds available to protect local arts jobs

Deadline: August 10, 2009 guidelines and application 4Culture is pleased to announce an opportunity for Current Sustained Support program recipients to apply for American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) funding through 4Culture to support job preservation and artist contracts. 4Culture applied for and received the maximum award of $250,000 from the National Endowment for the...

4Culture is tweeting

Are you following us on Twitter? @4culture tweets about 4Culture created or funded projects, funding deadlines, artist calls, and news from our blog …while the Public Art Team’s @pa4culture tweets can help keep you connected to PA events, deadlines and conversation about contemporary art in the public domain. Join us!

price selected as design team artist for factoria recycling & transfer station

Phoenix-based artist, Al Price was selected to join the King County Solid Waste Division and consultant HDR as a design team member for the new Factoria Recycling and Transfer Station in Bellevue, WA. The new Factoria Recycling & Transfer Station is a redevelopment and expansion of the existing transfer station, which was built over 40...

landmark challenge grants available

Deadline: July 13, 2009 Guidelines and Application Do you have a Landmark bricks and mortar project that needs some additional support? Preservation 4Culture is currently accepting applications for our newest program – Landmark Challenge Grants – providing strategic assistance countywide for projects involving highly significant, designated historic properties. City of Seattle landmarks, City of Bothell...

lambe named inaugural recipient of the conductive garboil grant

The Estate of Su Job, 4Culture and Artist Trust were delighted to present Johnathan Heath Lambe aka Maxx Lexington the inaugural Conductive Garboil Grant at a June 11th event in Gallery4Culture. Envisioned and endowed by artist Su Job before her passing in December 2008, the Conductive Garboil Grant is a new, non-restricted award of $3,000...

lines around the block for “moore inside out”

On Saturday, June 20, over 2,700 people packed the historic Moore Theatre for Moore Inside Out. The Seattle Theatre Group partnered with the 4Culture Site-Specific program to envision and fund the event. Curators dk pan and nko, the entire Moore technical crew, and over 50 ambitious, generous artists worked around the clock for days leading...

cultural overlay district advisory committee – background

I’ve been serving on the City of Seattle’s Cultural Overlay District Advisory Committee (CODAC) for the past year and I’m excited about what we’ve accomplished so far. In all I’ve encountered through researching cultural policy, attending conferences, talking with peers – the policy development Seattle is working on right now with the CODAC is at...