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Celebrate the Launch of Poetry on Buses: Your Body of Water

Celebrate the Launch of Poetry on Buses: Your Body of Water

Monday, April 24, 6:30-9:00 pm Moore Theatre, 1932 2nd Ave Seattle, WA 98101 Free and open to the public Join us for a celebration of poetry and movement! In 2016, we asked King County residents to share their original poetry with us, all on the...
Introducing Hello 4Culture

Introducing Hello 4Culture

In 2017, we’re getting out of the office, putting down the phone, and talking with our community face-to-face. On the third Tuesday of every month, 4Culture staff members will be at both the Kent Library and Third Place Commons from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm...
News from 4Culture

from new york to seattle by model t

Setting off from White Plains, New York on June 13th, 54 vintage Model Ts will drive west along nearly 4,000 miles of this country’s oldest highways, to reach Seattle in celebration of the 2009 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Centennial. The re-enactment of the 1909 Ocean-to-Ocean Endurance race that marked the opening of the A-Y-P will be one...

historic & scenic corridors

public hearing June 25, 2009, 7pm At the end of June, Preservation 4Culture (in collaboration with KCDOT Road Services Division and King County Historic Preservation Program), will wrap up a two-year long survey and research project focusing on the history and identification of “Heritage Corridors” within unincorporated King County. A list of the nine recommended...

mother mater matrix redux

event June 8, 2009, 11am – 2pm Join us in welcoming Mandy Greer back to 4Culture as she finishes crochet work on her 200 foot long fiber River. Drop in, make a chain, have a visit. If you missed Mandy last time here is your chance to be a part of this exciting community-created public...

americans for the arts in seattle

conference June 18 – 20, 2009 We are very excited to welcome national friends and colleagues to the Americans for the Arts conference this month. In our final rush of preparations the calendar of workshops, receptions, happy hours and events grow. We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to network with colleagues, talk...

e4c: Tina Aufiero & Heather Dew Oaksen

Tina Aufiero: swansongs Heather Dew Oaksen: PAUSE and Rondelet www.4culture.org/e4c In conjunction with First Thursday Artwalk on June 4, 4Culture is excited to premiere electronic artworks for e4c by Tina Aufiero and Heather Dew Oaksen. Between ‘nature observer’ and ‘obsessed videographer’, Tina Aufiero documents and frames the arrival of trumpeter swans in Skagit Valley, Washington....

from the director: june

Public Art The benefits of Public Art are multi-faceted. Research and experience have shown that Public Art increases the livability, walkability and desirability of neighborhoods and cities, which in turn, drives local economy, tourism, health, safety and more resources for better quality of life. Public art projects also amount to jobs for artists and jobs...

gallery4culture: Dawn Cerny and Patrick Holderfield along with: Jordan Cayabyab, Doug Keyes, Lisa Liedgren, Carlos Ruiz, Clara Sims, Daniel Smith and Brent Watanabe

100 years; for better or worse public reception: June 4, 2009, 6 to 8pm exhibit: June 4 to 26, 2009 www.4culture.org/publicart/gallery In recognition the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (A-Y-P) Centennial, Gallery4Culture is pleased to present, 100 years; for better or worse, a collection of contemporary visual art responses to the legacy of our region’s first world fair....

from the director: may

Preservation Month and Heritage Tourism The National Trust for Historic Preservation was created through legislation signed by President Harry Truman in 1949, sixteen years before the establishment of the National Endowment for the Arts. Its charge was simple: to provide leadership, education, advocacy and resources to protect the irreplaceable places that tell America’s story. May...

cultural facilities awards

From puppets building a library to artists building a mini-mart, 4Culture is proud to acknowledge the recent award recipients of the Arts Facilities and Equipment Program. Awards totaling $941,610 will fund 38 projects in large and small, suburban and urban organizations in 8 (of 9) districts throughout King County. This program enhances the cultural life...

just in time for preservation month, 4culture announces 14 landmark rehab awards

In honor of preservation month, 4Culture announces the funding of 14 Landmark Rehabilitation projects, providing $93,390 in financial assistance for local communities. This year’s award recipients include the Auburn Carnegie Library, which was constructed in 1914 on the site of the Ballard family’s original claim and was designed by prominent Seattle architect, David Myers. The...

from tall timber to women’s underwear – heritage special projects and heritage cultural education awards announced

This year, 4Culture’s Heritage program received an unprecedented 60 applications for its annual Cultural Education and Special Projects funding programs. Proposals included requests for educational kits exploring native culture through the tradition of canoe carving; celebration of Arab and Hmong culture in the Northwest; an exhibit of women’s history through underwear; and heritage tourism maps...