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Big, Bold Canvases by Ken Kelly bring in the New Year

Big, Bold Canvases by Ken Kelly bring in the New Year

January at Gallery4Culture Ken Kelly: untitled January 8 – 29, 2015 Opening: 2nd Thursday, January 8, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Gallery4Culture is pleased to bring in the New Year with untitled, a solo exhibition by the acclaimed northwest painter Ken Kelly. Untitled presents Kelly’s latest series of work, consisting of five large-scale canvases – bold,...
National Trust Conference in Savannah

National Trust Conference in Savannah

What Worked, What Needed a Little Work First, what worked: THE SETTING! Downtown Savannah is gorgeous, evocative, walkable, friendly, has an incredibly intact building stock and fascinating history. Excellent choice National Trust. I had been wanting to go to Savannah forever, and what a better way to see the City than through the lens of...
Dakota Gearhart's multidisciplinary environment transforms Gallery4Culture

Dakota Gearhart’s multidisciplinary environment transforms Gallery4Culture

Dakota Gearhart When We Get There November 6 – December 4, 2014 Opening: 1st Thursday, November 6, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Closing Reception: 1st Thursday, December 4, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Gallery4Culture welcomes artist Dakota Gearhart in a solo mixed media installation titled, When We Get There, an experiential reflection on the psychology of a cage....
A Tale of Two Conference Cities

A Tale of Two Conference Cities

Culturally, St. Paul, Minnesota and Las Vegas, Nevada are miles apart. But this fall, each played host to cultural conferences that I attended. The American Association for State & Local History (AASLH) held its annual meeting in St. Paul where keynote speaker Garrison Keiller, whose Prairie Home Companion has entertained public radio listeners for four...
Robert Morris Earthwork honored as part of Landslide 2014

Robert Morris Earthwork honored as part of Landslide 2014

Cultural Landscape Foundation honors Robert Morris Earthwork as part of Landslide 2014: Art and the Landscape Robert Morris’ 1979 land reclamation artwork, Johnson Pit #30 has been recognized by The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) through their Landslide 2014: Art and Landscape program as one of eleven notable land-based artworks worthy of attention, restoration or rescuing....
A Maritime Heritage Area for King County

A Maritime Heritage Area for King County

Celebrating our ties to the sea This week the King County Council unanimously designated the publicly accessible saltwater shoreline, the Ship Canal, and Lake Union as a “County Maritime Heritage Area.” What is a heritage area, anyway? The concept is borrowed from the “National Heritage Areas” Program, through which nationally significant landscapes are recognized by...
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 give the adjudicating Sustained Support panelists a patron’s-eye-view of each organization.  Each month, the 4Culture blog...
Les Fleurs du Mâle, Steven Miller in Gallery4Culture

Les Fleurs du Mâle, Steven Miller in Gallery4Culture

September at Gallery4Culture Steven Miller:  Les Fleurs du MâleSeptember 5-25, 2014Opening: Friday, September 5, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Gallery Talk: Wednesday, September 17, 5:30 – 6:30 In his September solo exhibition titled Les Fleurs du Mâle, artist Steven Miller presents a cohesive body of photomedia works that pay homage to the French novelist, playwright and political activist...
Summer Drives & Buried Hatchets

Summer Drives & Buried Hatchets

Destination Maritime Spotlight Offering Expansive views of Puget Sound, Marine View Drive connects the waterfront communities of De Moines and Redondo, and meanders past several notable parks. Starting from the north end, Des Moines Beach Park was known for decades as Covenant Beach. Several historic buildings on the park property have recently been restored, and...
TK Art of the City Street Fair this Saturday!

TK Art of the City Street Fair this Saturday!

Join us in celebrating 10 years in the TK Saturday, August 2 11:00 am – 9:00 pm 4culture hours: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm Music stage, pop up performance, artist studio open house, food, fun & community The Tashiro Kaplan Building is celebrating a decade of affordable live/work space for artists, arts-related businesses and 4Culture’s...
Agua es Vida!

Agua es Vida!

August at Gallery4Culture Gustavo Martinez: Agua es Vida!August 7 – 28, 2014Opening: 1st Thursday, August 7, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Gallery4Culture welcomes artist Gustavo Martinez in a solo exhibition of figurative works that centers on the elemental theme of water, a substance essential for survival. Agua es Vida is an installation of large-scale clay and mixed...
Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival: July 4-6

Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival: July 4-6

38th Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival – 4th of July weekend Lake Union Park & The Center for Wooden Boats Friday, July 4th, 2014 through Sunday, July 6th, 2014 10:00am – 6:00pm daily (Lake Union Park open through fireworks) Free! (Donations gratefully accepted) The 38th Annual Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival kicks off on the 4th...