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SPU selects artist Adam Kuby <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-new-window"></span>
Portland, Oregon-based artist Adam Kuby was selected to create a permanent art piece for the rebuild of Seattle Public Utilities South Recycling and Disposal Station Project located in the South Park neighborhood
2014 Report to the Community <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-new-window"></span>
We're thrilled to introduce our 2014 Report to the Community – in an all-new digital format.

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Put Art in Parks Temporary Art and Activations
Seeking four artists/artist teams to create four temporary art installations or social practice activities to be sited in selected City of Seattle parks to activate and engage their surrounding communities.
Neighborhood & Community Arts grant
Supporting Seattle's neighborhood arts councils and community groups that produce events to promote arts and cultural participation and build community.10/30/2015
Put the Arts in Parks grant
Increasing arts and community events in parks throughout the city by investing in the vibrant cultural work being done in and by diverse communities throughout Seattle.10/30/2015
smART ventures grant
Encouraging innovation and widening cultural participation, particularly by individuals, organizations and communities that may not qualify for other grant programs. Accepting applications year-round, smART ventures is flexible, inclusive and simple.

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Racial Equity
Resources and events related to the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative.
Spacefinder Seattle <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-new-window"></span>
Looking for rehearsal space by the hour, or an old warehouse for your new theater? Looking for studio space by the month, or an empty retail space for a gallery? Check out Spacefinder Seattle.
Maps & Apps
We invite you to chart your own course through the city keeping an eye out for art in unexpected places. Art gives shape to Seattleʼs urban fabric. Since 1973, Seattle has proudly supported this endeavor with its 1% for Art program. Venture into Seattleʼs many neighborhoods and find other engaging works of art. The cityʼs collection includes more than 400 permanent public artworks. Enjoy your journey. We hope you are inspired, delighted and challenged along the way.

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