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2015 Landmarks Capital Grants

2015 Landmarks Capital Grants

The demand for 4Culture’s Landmarks Capital grants continues to grow. This year we received a record 45 applications, 11 of which were NEW applicants to the program, and 5 from private property owners that steward NEWLY designated landmarks. Landmarks Capital supports “bricks and mortar” projects that help renew designated local landmarks in King County, Washington....
Gallery4Culture features artist team Let's in their latest collaboration, SWEEP

Gallery4Culture features artist team Let’s in their latest collaboration, SWEEP

Gallery4Culture welcomes Seattle-based art collaborators Andy Arkley, Courtney Barnebey and Peter Lynch, known as Let’s , in their latest project SWEEP, opening Thursday, July 2 and running through August 6. SWEEP is an immersive interactive installation of sound and light sculpture, comprised of 250 small scale light sculptures that are synchronized with sound. These combined components...
Robert Morris Earthwork in SeaTac – and Five Other Extraordinary and Endangered Historic Properties in Washington

Robert Morris Earthwork in SeaTac – and Five Other Extraordinary and Endangered Historic Properties in Washington

On May 6, the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation announced its annual list of “Most Endangered Historic Properties in the State of Washington,” and the Robert Morris Earthwork in SeaTac is on that list. Created in 1979, the earthwork, also known as Johnson Pit #30, is a 4-acre land sculpture designed by American artist Robert...
Gallery4Culture: Christopher Buening explores his Midwestern roots

Gallery4Culture: Christopher Buening explores his Midwestern roots

Christopher Buening: Hunter<Gatherer June 4 – 25, 2015 Opening: 1st Thursday, June 4, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Gallery4Culture 101 Prefontaine PL S Seattle, WA 98104 Gallery4Culture is pleased to present artist Christopher Buening in Hunter<Gatherer, a compilation of mixed media installations that explore time, memory and the emergence of self-awareness. Referring to the theme that...
Touring Arts Roster Plays Folklife

Touring Arts Roster Plays Folklife

4Culture’s Touring Arts Roster boasts nearly 200 talented individual artists and groups from throughout King County who present fantastic performances from almost every discipline. If you’re taking in Northwest Folklife Festival this weekend, you are bound to be seeing them. We recommend you seek them out! Here’s a schedule to map your way: Friday 5/22...
Gallery4Culture: Emma Jane Levitt's art confronts loss head-on

Gallery4Culture: Emma Jane Levitt’s art confronts loss head-on

Emma Jane Levitt: In the Presence of Absence May 7 –May 28, 2015 Opening: 1st Thursday, May 7, 6pm – 8 pm* Gallery4Culture 101 Prefontaine PL S Seattle, WA 98104 Gallery4Culture is pleased to introduce Emma Jane Levitt in a solo installation that investigates the experience of loss, the process of grief, and the longing...
Of Small Means: Vertical Plank Dwellings in the PNW

Of Small Means: Vertical Plank Dwellings in the PNW

Of Small Means is a presentation by local architecture historian and preservation consultant Kate Krafft, detailing her research findings about a construction method called Vertical plank construction (VPC). This method is distinct from the other methods commonly associated with Washington’s settlement era, such as full log, hewn log or balloon-frame, and is more prevalent in our region than had...
Kimberly Trowbridge offers a fresh approach to painting a personal narrative.

Kimberly Trowbridge offers a fresh approach to painting a personal narrative.

Kimberly Trowbridge: Framing Perception April 2 – April 30, 2015 Opening: 1st Thursday, April 2, 6 pm – 8 pm Gallery4Culture 101 Prefontaine PL S Seattle, WA 98104 Gallery4Culture is pleased to feature Seattle-based artist Kimberly Trowbridge in Framing Perception, a solo exhibition that presents Trowbridge’s unique approach to image-making and constructing a personal narrative....
Moisture Festival - the worlds largest festival of Comedy Varietè

Moisture Festival – the worlds largest festival of Comedy Varietè

Featuring a Varietè of Touring Arts Roster and Other Regional Talent Now in it’s twelfth year, Moisture Festival is the world’s largest festival of Comedy Varietè, Grand Varietè and Burlesque, presenting four weeks of shows at multiple venues in Seattle each spring. This intriguing assortment and variety of live entertainment presents highly skilled performances to delight...
How many of us think of Seattle as home to a river?

How many of us think of Seattle as home to a river?

Sharon Arnold is the guest curator of our current Gallery4Culture exhibit The Duwamish Residency: Process and Artifacts. We asked Sharon if we could post her gallery statement in time for the artist talk that will take place next Tuesday, March 24, 6-7:30 pm, where residency artists will share their experience and process. Please join us...
Touring Arts Roster has Never Been Sweeter

Touring Arts Roster has Never Been Sweeter

Happy Sweet 60th Birthday to Elnah Jordan! “When Elnah sings, she lays it on the line – she moves you … you can’t help but listen!”  -Jeff Busch Elnah Jordan’s passion for singing was ignited at an early age and nurtured throughout her childhood. As a young talent, her vocal gifts developed along a path...
March gallery exhibit shines a light on the Duwamish Artist Residency

March gallery exhibit shines a light on the Duwamish Artist Residency

Gallery4Culture Duwamish Residency Artists The Duwamish Residency: Process and Artifacts March 5 – 26, 2015 Opening: 1st Thursday, March 5, 6:00 – 8:00 pm 4Culture is located at 101 Prefontaine Street South in Pioneer Square, Seattle   The Duwamish Residency: Process and Artifacts is a group exhibition featuring twelve notable local artists who together comprise...