How well do you know Josh Heim?
Last month the 4Culture staff said goodbye to Joshua Heim, who started a new and exciting chapter as Executive Director at the Western Arts Alliance, a membership association supporting performing arts throughout the Western states.
How well do you know Josh Heim?
Danele Alampay, the 2022 Equity in Historic Preservation Intern, writes about her interest in historic preservation and reflects on her internship project, providing data analysis and research support to the Beyond Integrity Initiative.Continue Reading ›
In 2021, Joe Biden became the first U.S. president to officially recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day, proclaiming that “For generations, Federal policies systematically sought to assimilate and displace Native people and eradicate Native cultures. Today, we recognize Indigenous peoples’ resilience and strength as well as the immeasurable positive impact that they have made on every aspect of American society.” 1Continue Reading ›
“The bus stop is the place that the bus rider begins and ends their journey. Their experience there should invite them back, over and over again, not just out of utility but out of joy.” –Johnson|Ramirez, RapidRide Expansion Art PlanContinue Reading ›
We are excited to announce that Rosten Woo was selected to work collaboratively with our partners at King County Parks to develop an art plan for King County Parks’ extensive network of parks, regional and backcountry trails, and open space in collaboration with the communities they touch. Rosten will consider the existing King County Regional Trails System Art Master Plan developed by Brian Borrello in 2011 as a jumping-off point for a new plan that looks holistically at regional trails, parks, and open space.Continue Reading ›
We’re proud to support this project by a group of incredible artists. They are seeking additional locations to display posters; if you’d like to offer a site, please contact Juliana Kang Robinson.
Since May 2021 when King County Executive Dow Constantine and the King County Council showed their support of our region’s cultural sector in the form of a $9.4 million appropriation from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) fund, we’ve been working to get those dollars to those in our field who need it most via our Recovery Fund. We’re now delighted to share the King County cultural organizations who have received funding!Continue Reading ›
Kristen Ramirez was a vibrant part of our community and deeply embedded in the world of public art as both an artist and administrator. Never short on creativity or innovation, she changed the things she touched for the better.Continue Reading ›
We’re excited to announce the reopening of Gallery 4Culture! Programming will resume on First Thursday, May 5 with Nate Clark’s Squinch. Please join us from 5:00—8:00 pm to celebrate Nate and this momentous occasion, our inaugural exhibition after more than two years of a pandemic hiatus.Continue Reading ›
We are thrilled to announce the recipients of our 2022 Arc Artist Fellowship!Continue Reading ›
Continuing her work to restore Grandfather’s Wisdom, the large-scale sculptural installation at Brightwater Treatment Plant near Woodinville, artist Andrea Wilbur-Sigo recently welcomed the Longhouse back to her studio. In 2020 the artist recreated the project’s paddles in red cedar. Now focusing her attention on the surface and longevity of the longhouse, Wilbur-Sigo will be both re-carving and re-painting as needed. The new longhouse is expected to return to the site in late 2022.Continue Reading ›
Public Art 4Culture consulted with international hotel chain citizenM to curate and commission original artwork for their highly anticipated historic Pioneer Square location at the corner of Yesler Way and Post Avenue.Continue Reading ›
4Culture is happy to introduce great King County talent joining the Touring Arts Roster in 2022. After a live audition at Carco Theatre, nine new performing artists were juried into our lineup by a peer panel composed of presenters and local arts agency administrators. Spend some time visiting their profile pages and keep them in mind when planning your upcoming events!Continue Reading ›