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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...

wanna tweet?

Keep in touch with the happenings at Public Art 4Culture on Twitter! Starting this spring, we are tweeting PA opportunities and deadlines, Gallery4Culture news, artwork dedications and the like. Accessible from mobile phones and online from your desktop, Twitter delivers our micro blog entries of 140 characters or less directly to your phone or online...

spam = carbon emissions

News from BBC: Spam ‘produces 17m tons of CO2’ (Tip courtesy of Sean Stearns, our 4Culture web master extraordinaire)

Northwest Railway Museum receives $50K in emergency funding from 4Culture

Last week, 4Culture’s Board of Directors approved a $50,000 emergency funding request to the Northwest Railway Museum to repair the damage caused by massive flooding earlier this year. On January 7 & 8, 2009, the Museum experienced serious, unprecedented flooding as a result of record snow runoff and rainfall resulting in widespread flood-related impacts, including...