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Announcing Building for Culture

Announcing Building for Culture

When you walk through an exhibit or see a play, it’s easy to forget about the bricks and mortar of the buildings that make those cultural experiences possible. 4Culture’s Facilities Capital Programs help organizations acquire, build, or renovate cultural space, and to preserve the historical buildings that...
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Vets Restore

Vets Restore

4Culture and its partner organizations are proud to offer King County’s military veterans twelve weeks of training and job networking in the historic preservation trades. Vets Restore is a unique local program that’s attracting national attention. Participants are given a structured, supportive, in-depth introduction to a specialized segment of the construction industry – revitalizing America’s...
2015 Conductive Garboil Grant, Open to King County Artists!

2015 Conductive Garboil Grant, Open to King County Artists!

What do Jeppa Hall, Christian French, Paul Rucker, Rio Pacific Studio (Jen Vertz and Jeff Jacobson), Kelly Lyles, Sheri Brown, and Johnathan Heath Lambe have in common? They continually push the creative act beyond accepted limits and they are all past recipients of the Conductive Garboil Grant, the annual, non-restricted award of $3,000 envisioned and endowed...
4Culture Closed for July 4th holiday

4Culture Closed for July 4th holiday

The 4Culture office is closed today in observance of the July 4th holiday. Have a great weekend everybody! We’ll be open our usual time on Monday, 8:30 am to 5 pm. See you then.
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...
4Culture welcomes Lauren Semet

4Culture welcomes Lauren Semet

  Please join us in welcoming Lauren Semet to 4Culture. Starting in July, Lauren will be our Digital Engagement Specialist working with staff and the communications team. Hailing from MOHAI as the Marketing Officer, Lauren worked on shaping their digital content strategy and transitioned MOHAI to a new website in conjunction with their move to...
Otieno Terry on Creative Justice

Otieno Terry on Creative Justice

Creative Justice is 4Culture’s new arts-based alternative to incarceration for King County youth. Singer-songwriter, producer, and teaching artist, Otieno Terry, led the 2nd project session of our inaugural year of programming. Otieno believes that music strongly influences the minds of young people and uses his art to inspire positivity, self-confidence, discipline, and healing. From March 23rd...
Kristen Ramirez & 4Culture Honored with National Public Art Award

Kristen Ramirez & 4Culture Honored with National Public Art Award

Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, has honored 31 outstanding public art projects created in 2014 through the Public Art Network (PAN) Year in Review program, the only national program that specifically celebrates the most compelling public art. Seattle-based artist, Kristen Ramirez is being recognized for...
Catch the Magic of Mingus

Catch the Magic of Mingus

This June, the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra (SRJO) closes its twentieth anniversary season with a pair of concerts titled Mingus: Let My Children Hear Music. The concerts explore the music of Charles Mingus, one of the most important figures in 20th Century American music and jazz. They will feature music from Mingus’s epic 1972 album “Let...
The Cabiri presents EZID: ancient tales from Anatolia

The Cabiri presents EZID: ancient tales from Anatolia

The Cabiri presents EZID, June 12-20, 2015 at the Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center Seattle-based aerial dance troupe the Cabiri presents EZID, an all-new production that explores ancient tales from Anatolia to North Africa, drawing from 8,000 years of mythology. EZID includes stunning acrobatics, aerial artistry, contemporary dance choreography and giant puppets depicting the nephilim, a legendary race...
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...
More Than Half-Million for Art Projects

More Than Half-Million for Art Projects

We have recently wrapped up our peer-panel review process for 4Culture’s 2015 Art Projects, which seeks to enhance the cultural life of King County citizens and visitors by funding arts projects in all creative disciplines including music, media, dance, theater, literature and visual art. Artists, as well as arts, heritage, municipal and community groups in King County...
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...