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BlackPast.org Preserving King County’s African American History

BlackPast.org Preserving King County’s African American History

News from a Heritage Projects Recipient

BlackPast.org, a national nonprofit organization based in Seattle, was awarded funding through 4Culture’s Heritage Projects Program in 2013 to develop a new section on their website that focuses on African American Heritage in King ... Read more

Bones Beneath Our Feet: Puget Sound Indian Wars 1855-56

Bones Beneath Our Feet: Puget Sound Indian Wars 1855-56

Bones Beneath Our Feet: Puget Sound Indian Wars 1855-56

Saturday, November 8 from 10:30 am – noon
Redmond Historical Society Speaker Series
Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center
Redmond, WA

We have seen the name ‘Leschi’ everywhere, yet all but a ... Read more

Free Workshop October 18: The Basics of Historical Research

Free Workshop October 18: The Basics of Historical Research

Saturday, October 18
9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Washington State Archives, Puget Sound Branch
Bellevue

You want to do historical research, but you’re not a trained historian. Where do you start? What types of research sources should you be using? ... Read more

Learn about Community Broadband October 8

Learn about Community Broadband October 8

A workshop and an evening forum take place on October 8

We welcome Sabrina Roach to the blog to talk about two learning and discussion opportunities about broadband access. Hollow Earth Radio and SouthEast Effective Development’s SEEDArts have recently been ... Read more

Meet the Vets Restore Recruits

Meet the Vets Restore Recruits

4Culture is pleased to welcome five participants to the second session of VETS RESTORE, a program connecting veterans to the historic preservation trades. This year we enrolled two women and three men from diverse military and construction backgrounds – ALL ... Read more

Adult Maritime Skills at The Center for Wooden Boats

Adult Maritime Skills at The Center for Wooden Boats

Learn: Adult Maritime Skills at The Center for Wooden Boats

The Center for Wooden Boats on South Lake Union in Seattle employs experienced and talented boatbuilders and craftspeople to pass along their traditional skills through hands-on workshops designed for people ... Read more

Collaborations for Cause Conference

Collaborations for Cause Conference

Collaborations for Cause
September 25-27
Impact Hub
220 Second Avenue, Seattle

An innovative and influential community of photographers, change-makers and communications professionals will converge this September for three days of inspiration and discussion on the collaborative future of storytelling.

Blue ... Read more

2014 Vets Restore Begins in September!

2014 Vets Restore Begins in September!

Announcing the 2014 VR Program, New Students & Industry Affiliates

4Culture is happy to announce that Vets Restore 2014 will begin mid-September. Welcome to a great new group of trainees. Our cadre of recruits includes both men and women, Army ... Read more

Cath Brunner online: Raising the bar on public art management

Cath Brunner online: Raising the bar on public art management

Online learning catches up with Public Art 4Culture

Public Art staffer Cath Brunner has been invited to teach an online workshop entitled Managing for Success in Public Art as part of the University of British Columbia’s Centre for Cultural Planning ... Read more

Hidden Treasures in Washington Museums

Hidden Treasures in Washington Museums

Redmond Historical Society kicks off its Saturday Speaker Series on September 13th

Hidden Treasures in Washington Museums
Saturday, September 13 at 10:30 am
Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center
16600 NE 80th Street, Redmond

 

While there are more than 15,000 ... Read more

Aaron Counts will lead Creative Alternatives pilot

Aaron Counts will lead Creative Alternatives pilot

4Culture, in partnership with King County’s Juvenile Court and Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention, is developing arts-based alternatives to incarceration for court involved youth.

Creative Alternatives is an innovative program in which regional artists will collaborate with young people ... Read more

A new Film, a new Comic Book: two artists demystify hazardous materials

A new Film, a new Comic Book: two artists demystify hazardous materials

Hazardous materials are a social issue. Their use, and the way we store and dispose them, affects public health and the quality of the environment we all share. Trouble is, hazardous materials as a topic can be confusing and overwhelming. ... Read more