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Information Session

Seattle offers an extraordinary array of arts and cultural events throughout its diverse neighborhoods. The Office of Arts & Culture supports creativity at a grassroots level, making investments in dozens of festivals and community cultural projects.

The Neighborhood & Community Arts (NCA) program supports Seattle's neighborhood arts councils and community groups that produce events to promote arts and cultural participation and build community. In 2014, the program provided $1,200 each to 42 groups to support annual public festivals and events.