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Poetry Saturday in South County

Poetry Saturday in South County

Let’s interrogate, complicate and celebrate “home.”  With poetry – at the library and on the bus.

Saturday, April 25
2.00 – 3.30 pm
Covington Library, 2711 – 164th Ave SE

“For many folks, ‘Where Are You From?’ is often a ... Read more

Cultural Congress is Almost Here

Cultural Congress is Almost Here

Our region is home to a thriving, innovative tech community. While many have talked about its economic, demographic and structural impacts, we rarely have the opportunity to consider how tech both informs and transforms arts & culture. The 2015 Cultural ... Read more

We’ve Only Just Begun…

We’ve Only Just Begun…

Creative Justice is 4Culture’s new arts-based alternative to incarceration for King County youth.

Writer, musician, actor, and teaching artist, Shontina Vernon is leading the inaugural project session and working with 12 participants to tell their stories through interdisciplinary performance, new ... Read more

The Public Arena: Public Art and Its Role in Community

The Public Arena: Public Art and Its Role in Community

North Seattle College Art Gallery opens an exhibition on Tuesday, April 7 featuring eleven artists/artist teams that have created artwork for the public realm. The Public Arena: Public Art and Its Role in Community features proposals, plans, maquettes, working drawings, ... 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

Flushed: Into the World of Wastewater Treatment

Flushed: Into the World of Wastewater Treatment

“For more than a decade,” writes Stranger critic Brendan Kiley, “solo performer Stokley Towles has been studying us. He examines the mundane aspects of life in Seattle like an anthropologist from another planet—our libraries, our trash system, our police force, ... 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

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
Arts & Heritage Day is next week!

Arts & Heritage Day is next week!

Mark Gerth is the Executive Director of the Washington State Arts Alliance, which works to promote public funding, legislation, and policy in support of arts and culture in our region. Mark has years of experience in planning, advocacy, and policy ... 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

Better Care For Your Collections

Better Care For Your Collections

Attention museum professionals, volunteers and students: The Balboa Art Conservation Center is offering a series of workshops focused on helping you improve your skills and knowledge in the realm of collections care.

There will be a workshop for each of ... Read more

Join Historic Seattle to Dig Deep!

Join Historic Seattle to Dig Deep!

Back by popular demand, Historic Seattle is kicking off the 2015 Digging Deeper Research Series this Saturday. It is a fascinating program to explore buildings, architecture, and history – all together! It is designed to provide attendees with behind-the-scenes insight ... Read more