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video making its way onto HistoryLink.org

News from a 2011 Heritage Special Projects recipient This just in – HistoryLink.org’s first essay to be enhanced with video clips is now available online. Check it out people: historylink.org_story 9865. Learn about Washington State’s first female astronaut Bonnie J. Dunbar, who rocketed into space five times, and is now rocketing onto your computer via...

the long walk is about to begin

4Culture and the King County Parks and Recreation Division are pleased to present The Long Walk, 2011. Seattle artist Susan Robb and fifty participants will walk the Regional Trails System (RTS) over the course of four days – July 28th through 31st – from Golden Gardens Park in Seattle to Snoqualmie Falls. OPPORTUNITIES FOR PUBLIC...

new photographic work on local farming

News from 4Culture Heritage Special Projects recipient 4Culture is excited to announce the release of Pacific Northwest writer/photographer Jerry Mader’s “Saving the Soil” project. Mader describes the project as a photo/oral history documentary containing 300 black and white fine art photographs and 33 oral histories. It is an account of the activities of 16 farmers...

shout-out from northwest railway museum

News from a 2010 Heritage Collections Care recipient 4Culture recently received a shout-out from the Northwest Railway Museum blog about a 2010 Heritage Collections Care award they received from us for climate monitoring systems for their museum. To find out more about this cool project read the “Monitoring the Environment” post on the museum’s blog....

brian borrello hits the trails

4Culture recently awarded artist Brian Borrello a residency with the King County Parks and Recreation Division focused on the Regional Trails System (RTS). Working collaboratively with Parks staff, Borrello is charged with developing recommendations for the development of public art programming within the network. Over the course of the next year, he will be updating us on his...

julia freeman in gallery4culture

Julia Freeman VERY LITTLE ROOM FOR MISHAPS June 2 – 30, 2011 Opening:  First Thursday, June 2, 6-8pm Julia Freeman livens up Gallery4Culture in June with VERY LITTLE ROOM FOR MISHAPS, an exhibition of multi-media works that combines painting, sculpture, audio and interactivity.  In the hands of Freeman, the gallery’s inner space becomes a surround...
women act out for voting rights

women act out for voting rights

One hundred years ago, after decades of trying, women in Washington State finally won the right to vote. Now, four women in the cast of Women’s Votes, Women’s Voices are acting out the suffrage struggle in this touring staged reading by Book-It Repertory Theatre. Based on the book of the same name by Shanna Stevenson, Women’s Votes, Women’s Voices brings to life the story...

women’s suffrage centennial exhibit in olympia

Did you know 2010 marks the centennial of women’s right to vote in Washington State? 4Culture has a few projects up our sleeve to commemorate this important historical milestone, which we’ll let you know about soon. Keep your eyes peeled for more info this summer and fall. In the meantime, we recommend checking out a...

walk a mile in bigfoot’s shoes

Well… a mile might be pushing it… but how about a few feet? Come check out Eugene Parnell’s exhibit, Bigfoot is Probably Real., at Gallery4Culture this month and literally try on Bigfoot’s shoes… er… feet. This video, shot on First Thursday, shows you what I mean… and also shows off the rest of the exhibit....

180 & kha variations/passing leave e4c

You would think that after a year of seeing the same artworks, you’d be happy to see them go, but that just isn’t the case. We are sad to see Kamran Sadeghi’s Kha Variations/Passing and Robert Zverina’s 180 series leave our e4c screens. We will remove these works from rotation to make room for artists...

last chance to see “oov” and “nosh-e jan”

October 30th will be your last chance to see Oov by Thom Heileson and Wyndel Hunt, as well as Gazelle Samizay‘s Nosh-e Jan (Bon Appétit). Both digital artworks launched on e4c, 4Culture’s storefront media gallery, last October. After a year of daily play, we will remove these works from rotation to make room for artists...