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A Novel Performance: Gabriela Denise Frank at the Seattle Public Library

A Novel Performance: Gabriela Denise Frank at the Seattle Public Library

Each November, thousands of writers participate in National Novel Writing November (NaNoWriMo), attempting to write 50,000 words of a new work of fiction in 30 days. Art Projects grant Recipient Gabriela Denise Frank puts a twist on NaNoWriMo by creating ... 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

Tied By Lightning: Telegraph Sesquicentennial

Tied By Lightning: Telegraph Sesquicentennial

The Telegraph Sesquicentennial and Military Road
Tied By Lightning: Exhibitions and Demonstrations
South King County locations & King County Courthouse

The celebration of the Sesquicentennial (150 years) of the introduction of the telegraph to the State of Washington is taking ... Read more

Poetry and Public Life—Writing as Witness

Poetry and Public Life—Writing as Witness

Poet Carolyne Wright is offering a Workshop and Reading as part of her 2013 Individual Artist Project, at Jack Straw Productions on Saturday, October 4. We welcome Carolyne to the blog.

Poetry and Public Life — Writing as Witness

October ... Read more

Mask required!

Mask required!

Onsite Review of Masquerade Ball and Valse Cafe Orchestra

Through the On-Site Review program, 4Culture evaluates arts and heritage organizations who receive Sustained Support funding. On-Site Reviewers attend events produced or presented by recipients and write up short reviews, which ... Read more

StEPs 4Culture: Getting Unstuck

StEPs 4Culture: Getting Unstuck

Heritage 4Culture has launched a capacity-building initiative for the local heritage community called StEPs 4Culture. Based on the American Association for State and Local History’s Standards and Excellence Program for History Organizations, StEPs 4Culture is a series of convenings and ... Read more

Cowboys and Astronauts and Talented Youth!

Cowboys and Astronauts and Talented Youth!

Through the On-Site Review program, 4Culture evaluates arts and heritage organizations who receive Sustained Support funding. On-Site Reviewers attend events produced or presented by recipients and write up short reviews, which give the adjudicating Sustained Support panelists a patron’s-eye-view of ... Read more

Steven Griggs performs Panama Hotel Jazz

Steven Griggs performs Panama Hotel Jazz

Seattle saxophonist/composer/writer Steve Griggs received a 2013 Historic Site Specific Grant to create a program of music and narration for the Panama Hotel. Chamber Music America is helping extend the life of the project through a residency at the Seattle ... Read more

Dreams Unlimited with Tay & Val

Dreams Unlimited with Tay & Val

You are invited!

Dreams Unlimited Seattle
Saturday Jul 12, 2014 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute
104 17th Avenue S
Seattle, WA

Tay and Val were new to our region when they attended staff workshops and asked for ... Read more

Museum Week Northwest a successful first

Museum Week Northwest a successful first

Guest Tracey Wickersham, Cultural Tourism Director with Visit Seattle and 4Culture Board member, reports on the success of Museum Week Northwest, the first of what we hope is an annual celebration of Northwest museums and the cultural community. 4Culture proudly ... Read more

Path With Art in Storefront Arcade

Path With Art in Storefront Arcade

Art Reveals, Art Transforms

Path With Art delivers transformative arts programming to low-income adults in Seattle who are in recovery from homelessness and/or other trauma. 4Culture’s Storefront Arcade gallery is featuring acrylic paintings from Path With Art artists from a ... Read more

New Farm App Features Augmented Reality

New Farm App Features Augmented Reality

The folks over at White River Vally Museum are partnering with STQRY to develop a mobile app featuring the Mary Olson Farm. Rachael Burrum, the Curator of Education at the Museum, shares with us the cool new features of this ... Read more