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TROY BLOCK:  Call for Artists

TROY BLOCK: Call for Artists

Touchstone and USAA are looking for an artist to create a site-specific artwork for the Troy Block development in Seattle’s exciting technology-centered neighborhood along South Lake Union. The developer and project team envision a signature artwork that interacts with the ... Read more

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Letter from the Director: A Tale of Two Cities - Denver and Seattle

Letter from the Director: A Tale of Two Cities – Denver and Seattle

(RVSP for Cultural Access Washington (CAWA) Coalition Meeting – Thursday, January 15 at 4 PM)

No, this isn’t about Super Bowl XLVIII. And it isn’t about our joint predilection for recreational activity.

This is a tale about how one community ... Read more

News from 4Culture
New Year's Day Closure

New Year’s Day Closure

Wishing you a stellar new year! 4Culture will be closed Thursday, January 1.... Read more

Applications Open for Heritage Projects

Applications Open for Heritage Projects

4Culture’s Heritage Projects program offers support for projects that teach, document, interpret, and exhibit King County history. Open to individuals who live in King County or organizations based in King County, this program has provided support for new publications, oral ... Read more

Preservation Special Projects Grants

Preservation Special Projects Grants

4Culture’s Preservation Special Projects program was created in 2013 to offer pre-planning opportunities for traditional “bricks & mortar” restoration projects funded under our long-running preservation capital programs. Since then, Preservation’s Special Projects program has helped support structural & architectural assessments, ... Read more

Art Projects 2015 Coming Soon!

Art Projects 2015 Coming Soon!

On January 14th, 4Culture will post the guidelines and applications for our Art Projects program, 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, ... Read more

Ellen Sollod: Lake Washington Palimpsest & Winter’s Veil

Ellen Sollod: Lake Washington Palimpsest & Winter’s Veil

In January 2015, artist Ellen Sollod launches two exhibits that explores the history and shaping of Seattle’s landscape.  Through large-scale photographs, experiential installations, video, and original sound works, the exhibitions capture the dramatic transformation of this region almost exactly one ... Read more

Earth Sky and Sea, a short film series - for kids!

Earth Sky and Sea, a short film series – for kids!

Public Art 4Culture is delighted to announce that two of our commissioned films will screen at the upcoming Children’s Film Festival Seattle. The Wild World of Pesticides by Clyde Petersen (who recently won the Arts Innovator Award – congrats Clyde!) ... Read more

4Culture's Storefront Media Gallery is Back!

4Culture’s Storefront Media Gallery is Back!

Coming Soon! In 2015, e4c (Electronic 4Culture), 4Culture’s storefront media gallery, will display media works by 8 artists selected from a pool of 35 applicants from across the United States.

The 2015 e4c artists selected are:... Read more

Evertt Beidler Gretchen Burger
Holiday Closure

Holiday Closure

Happy holidays to all! 4Culture will be closed on Thursday, December 25th.... Read more

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 ... Read more

new year, new poetry

new year, new poetry

Mike Hickey, Seattle’s recent Poet Populist, is one of the 365 voices co-creating Poetry on Buses: Writing Home. A teacher, Mike works with college students and at-risk youth to bring out the poetry within. In this post, one in a ... Read more

Celebrate Voting Rights & Dr. King in 2015

Celebrate Voting Rights & Dr. King in 2015

Please save the date to join us to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and to recognize our individual and collective responsibility to continue his important work.

January 15, 2015

Noon

Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine ... Read more

Upcoming Author Talks: Life and Art of James A. Wehn

Upcoming Author Talks: Life and Art of James A. Wehn

News from 2014 Heritage Projects recipient

Fred Poyner IV, art historian and curator for the WA State Historical Society, will be giving his first talk about his recent publication: The First Sculptor of Seattle — The Life and Art of ... Read more