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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

public art 4culture seeks artist to create a bridge design manual for king county roads

Deadline April 1, 2009 www.4culture.org/publicart 4Culture and the King County Department of Transportation are seeking an artist living in Washington or Oregon to work collaboratively with the Bridge Unit to create a Bridge Design Manual. The manual will describe a kit of parts for application in County-wide short span bridge replacement projects. Short span bridges...

Northwest Railway Museum receives $50K in emergency funding from 4Culture

Last week, 4Culture’s Board of Directors approved a $50,000 emergency funding request to the Northwest Railway Museum to repair the damage caused by massive flooding earlier this year. On January 7 & 8, 2009, the Museum experienced serious, unprecedented flooding as a result of record snow runoff and rainfall resulting in widespread flood-related impacts, including...

arts marketers unite

3rd Wednesday of each month Are you an arts marketer or communications person in King County? Looking for new resources, colleagues, inspiration or collaboration? Join Marketing the Arts Task force and take part in a monthly roundtable discussion on current trends, techniques and pondering of issues related to promoting the arts in our region. Meetings...

save the date – new public artwork at harborview

event April 8, 2009, 11:30am – 1pm Public Art 4Culture will dedicate artwork for the new Ninth and Jefferson Building at Harborview Medical Center on Wednesday, April 8. Both site-specific and portable artworks will be on view, and the public will have an opportunity to tour areas of the hospital that will have restricted access...

Alaska-Yukon-Pacific curricula launched

Heritage 4Culture and HistoryLink.org are pleased to announce the launch of Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition: Centennial 1909-2009 available as of February 20, 2009. This new curriculum for elementary and middle school teachers connects children with the history and centennial celebration of the 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, the region’s first World’s Fair, which promoted the Northwest’s growing prosperity as...

funding deadlines for individual arts projects and landmark preservation

Deadline: March 9, 2009 Last call for applications for Arts Projects Individuals and Landmark Rehabilitation proposals, both due March 9, 2009. View the full funding calendar for 2009. image: © John Grade, Collector, 2007

12 artists chosen for exhibit at gallery4culture september 2009 – august 2010

From an application pool of 178 King County artists, Gallery4Culture is delighted to announce that eleven proposals have been selected for exhibitions in the coming season. Artists were chosen in a peer panel review process, with three primary criterion: high artistic standard, work that addresses current aesthetic and conceptual issues, and artists whose method of...

e4c launches new work

In conjunction with First Thursday Artwalk on March 5th, 4Culture’s e4c will premiere a new electronic artwork by Bennett Morris of Portland, ME. Morris uses video to serve as a portal into unknown worlds. His work strives to raise questions about perception, the consequences of technology and of the nature of beauty. Read about the...

gallery4culture: Matthew Mitros

Wanderlust reception March 5, 2009, 6 to 8pm exhibit March 5 to 27, 2009 A selection of several wall mounted works and one free standing construction of resin and wood, Wanderlust explores the tension created visually through the fusion of organic and machined forms. The title refers to Seattle sculptor’s Matthew Mitros’ energized surfaces which...
from the director: march

from the director: march

Destination Heritage So your parents or cousins or college roommates are visiting for the tenth time in the last three years and you’re wondering, what are we going to do this time? They’ve been to all the usual spots and want something different. Where can we go? Help is here! I am pleased to announce...