Advisory Committees4Culture staff work closely with Advisory Committees made up of community-members who provide expert professional input, guidance and advice from the field. For more information, or to submit a letter of interest via email for future openings, please contact:
Arts: Charlie Rathbun
Heritage: Chieko Phillips Preservation: Dana Phelan
Public Art: Kelly Pajek
Grant PanelsEvery grant application we receive is evaluated through a peer-panel review process. Each year, hundreds of volunteers provide invaluable support to 4Culture by serving on these panels. If you are interested in serving on a panel, please contact:
Arts, Heritage, and Preservation: Deb Twersky
Public Art: Andy Le
Local Arts AgenciesLocal Arts Agencies (LAAs) provide cultural services for suburban and unincorporated communities in King County. We facilitate a network of 26 LAAs through direct funding and bi-monthly meetings, which foster innovative avenues for collaboration. Download a list of current LAAs that work with us.
The Association of King County Historical Organizations is a forum for the issues that confront our region's museums and heritage organizations.
The South King County Cultural Coalition over 70 organizations promoting and preserving arts and heritage in the vibrant communities south of Seattle.
Explore King County
King County is home to a vast array of people, communities, and organizations. In partnership with the City of Seattle Office of Arts and Culture, we're proud to present SpaceLab NW—a digital tool for anyone who wants to learn more about this diverse place. With this interactive map, you can zoom in on your neighborhood, look at broad trends, layer in census data, and much more. Start exploring!