All Press Releases


April 15, 2014
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute's 2014 Film Festival

April 15, 2014
Nominations open for 2014 Mayor's Arts Awards

April 1, 2014
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute announces April partnership performances

March 28, 2014
2014 Langston Hughes African American Film Festival

March 26, 2014
Internationally recognized artist Ann Hamilton selected for Waterfront Seattle public piers project

March 21, 2014
Series of temporary performances and installations takes over future City Light electrical substation lot in Cascade neighborhood

March 17, 2014
Langston Institute announces 2014 Season

February 19, 2014
Announcing ARTISTS UP pilot program findings

February 19, 2014
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute presents 'A SALUTE TO THE 60'S & MOTOWN'

February 14, 2014
Seeking Transition Consultant for the Langston Hughes Institute

February 14, 2014
Mayor announces $1.7 million investment in Seattle arts organizations

February 7, 2014
Langston Hughes African American Film Festival runs April 26 to May 4, 2014

January 28, 2014
Artists selected for two major public artworks

January 21, 2014
Call for Films for the 11th Annual Langston Hughes African American Film Festival

January 17, 2014
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute celebrates Black History Month

January 16, 2014
City of Seattle to present free Seattle Symphony concert at City Hall, Friday, January 24

January 6, 2014
City of Seattle's cultural grants top $50 million with latest investment in neighborhood and community arts

December 20, 2013
Three exhibitions open in City buildings in January

December 16, 2013
Future charted for Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

December 11, 2013
RFP open for Cultural Development Certification, analogous to LEED Certification

December 2, 2013
Dave Lewis Revue will feature grandson D'Vonne Lewis playing his grandfather's hits

November 22, 2013
Music, dance and poetry come together in 'De Inga y Mandinga'

November 20, 2013
Nat King Cole Tribute with Seattle’s J. Mitchell

November 18, 2013
One-night-only screening of local adoption story 'Closure'

November 1, 2013
Cultural district forum announced for November 18

October 29, 2013
Call for Artists for major Seattle Waterfront artwork

October 28, 2013
'A Sense of Place I' exhibition re-explores ideas of home

October 21, 2013
Seattle Arts Commission welcomes three new members

October 21, 2013
33 individual artists granted funding through CityArtist program

September 18, 2013
City of Seattle and King County launch free smartphone app for public art

September 18, 2013
Exhibition honors 10th anniversary of the Office of Arts & Culture's Emerging Public Artist program

September 6, 2013
Youngest learners singing in Central Pathway thanks to new arts education initiative The Creative Advantage

September 4, 2013
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute presents world premiere of Hello Darlin's: Mom's got Something to Tell You!

August 27, 2013
Receptions for two City exhibitions on weather and immigration

August 26, 2013
Mayor McGinn will present free Mayor's Arts Awards ceremony Friday, August 30 at 4 p.m.

August 19, 2013
Funds available for neighborhood festivals and cultural events

August 9, 2013
Find 'Art Interruptions' in Beacon Hill and the Central Waterfront

August 9, 2013
Seattle Presents closes its summer concert series with hip-hop and surf rock

August 1, 2013
Teen Summer Musical celebrates 15th anniversary with student-written and performed 'Keys to Fame'

July 29, 2013
Two dynamic ensembles ignite City Hall Plaza in August with African and Latin-influenced music

July 26, 2013
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute and Freshest Roots announce monthly open mic night

July 24, 2013
Youth funding program combines the arts with work-readiness skills to benefit over 80 youth

July 12, 2013
St. Paul de Vence performs free outdoor concert at City Hall, July 25

July 1, 2013
Mayor announces 2013 Mayor's Arts Awards recipients

June 28, 2013
Two new exhibitions explore themes of weather and immigration

June 27, 2013
Big World Breaks kicks off free lunchtime concert series at City Hall, July 11

June 27, 2013
Additional $100k available in facility grants for arts and cultural organizations with capital projects

June 26, 2013
Temporary artworks flourish throughout Seattle this summer

June 21, 2013
New arts information sessions for Latino/a artists announced

June 13, 2013
Office of Arts & Culture receives top honors for public art from Americans for the Arts

June 11, 2013
Local jazz legend Grace Holden honored by Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

June 5, 2013
City seeks artist to develop sound-based artwork for Elliott Bay Seawall project

May 30, 2013
Tap dancers from Japan to perform at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

May 29, 2013
City announces new funding opportunity that links arts learning and work experiences for youth

May 29, 2013
City invests more than $175,000 in youth arts training

May 28, 2013
Local musicians to heat up City Hall Plaza starting July 11

May 20, 2013
Seattle's arts office unveils new logo and brand

May 13, 2013
Program featuring historic Jewish voices explores Washington state at the turn of the 20th century

May 2, 2013
Seattle City Hall exhibition features photographs from Seattle Police Department archives

April 29, 2013
Randy Engstrom Confirmed as Director of City's Arts Office

April 17, 2013
Funding available for Seattle arts and cultural organizations to support public access

April 15, 2013
Nominations open for 2013 Mayor's Arts Awards

April 3, 2013
Artwork by Native American artists featured at Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery

April 1, 2013
10th Anniversary Line-up of the Langston Hughes African American Film Festival Announced

March 28, 2013
Seeking artists to develop temporary artworks for 'Art Interruption 2013'

March 25, 2013
City of Seattle focuses on weather for Portable Works Collection purchase

March 7, 2013
Works by artists of African descent featured in City Hall exhibition

March 6, 2013
Steve Gardner's 'The Call' dedicated at Fire Station 6 open house, March 16

March 5, 2013
New artwork by Carolyn Law installed in Eastlake neighborhood

February 21, 2013
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute presents 'Harriet's Return'

February 21, 2013
Horatio Law's artwork 'South Park Vortex' to be dedicated March 2

February 19, 2013
City seeks artists to develop temporary artworks for Westlake Park

February 13, 2013
Cleo Parker Robinson Dance ensemble presents world premier

February 11, 2013
Langston Hughes African American Film Festival celebrates 'Transformations' during 10th anniversary

February 6, 2013
Seattle Symphony to give free concert at City Hall, Feb. 21

February 1, 2013
City seeks artist to develop artwork for stormwater facility in West Seattle

January 30, 2013
A new era for Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

January 25, 2013
Capitol Hill and the Pike-Pine Corridor Named One of America’s Top Twelve ArtPlaces for 2013

January 18, 2013
City seeks artist for West Seattle fire station

January 15, 2013
City exhibitions feature Ethiopian artwork and women's stories

January 15, 2013
City announces artist selections for two major upcoming public artworks

January 9, 2013
Black History Month 2013 at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

January 8, 2013
City seeks curator to program temporary artworks at new City Light facility site

January 2, 2013
City seeks artwork depicting weather-related or atmospheric phenomena

December 19, 2012
Neighborhood arts and cultural events supported through City investment

December 13, 2012
Applications available for Youth Arts funding

December 11, 2012
Artist sought to create artwork for Landsburg Park, southeast of Seattle

November 27, 2012
Twenty arts and culture jobs supported through city of Seattle investments

November 15, 2012
Salish artwork for Thomas Street Pedestrian Bridge to be dedicated Nov. 18

November 9, 2012
Last chance to catch 'Straw Garden' at Seattle Center

November 7, 2012
More than 500 painted panels explore SoDo's past at Spokane Street Viaduct

October 30, 2012
Exhibition featuring gift of 50 contemporary ceramics to city of Seattle from sister city Perugia opens Nov. 6

October 23, 2012
New public artwork on Mercer Street was inspired by South Lake Union biotech

October 22, 2012
31 individual artists awarded funding through Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs CityArtist program

October 15, 2012
Mobile artwork 'Blue House' provides tips on energy conservation while roving Seattle on alternative fuel truck

October 8, 2012
Terri Hiroshima and Philmon Haile appointed to Seattle Arts Commission

October 1, 2012
OUTstanding features artworks by 16 LGBTQ artists

September 26, 2012
Artist sought to create artwork for proposed City Light facility

September 19, 2012
Artist sought to create proposal for Elliott Bay Seawall Project

September 17, 2012
Citizens invited to learn about progress of City's arts education initiative, Thursday, Sept. 27

September 5, 2012
Funds available for neighborhood and community festivals and cultural events

August 27, 2012
Artists introduce surprise and humor along Greenwood Avenue North and the Central Waterfront with 'Art Interruptions'

August 24, 2012
Mayor's Arts Awards Ceremony Friday, August 31 at noon

August 24, 2012
Haiti before and after 2010 earthquake explored in Seattle City Hall exhibition

August 16, 2012
Kasey Anderson performs with special guest Star Anna at free outdoor, lunchtime concert at City Hall plaza, Aug. 30

August 7, 2012
City of Seattle launches new funding program for arts jobs

August 2, 2012
Rising indie-star Kris Orlowski performs free outdoor, lunchtime concert at City Hall plaza, Aug. 16

July 12, 2012
Singer-songwriter Shelby Earl performs free outdoor, lunchtime concert, July 19

July 12, 2012
Billy O'Neill appointed to Seattle Arts Commission by City Council

July 11, 2012
Seattle City Hall exhibition features photographs by local Somali youth in Our Children, Our Voices

July 3, 2012
New Artworks Dedicated at Beacon Hill's Jefferson Park Jubilee, July 14

June 21, 2012
Great local music to heat up the outdoor plaza at City Hall

June 8, 2012
Nonprofit arts generate $447.6 million annually for Seattle's economy

June 5, 2012
Mayor announces 2012 Mayor's Arts Awards recipients

June 4, 2012
Exhibition features large-scale artworks from city's Portable Works Collection

May 23, 2012
City funding available for individual Seattle artists

May 23, 2012
City seeks candidates for Seattle Arts Commission

May 22, 2012
"Parking Squid" for bicycles to be dedicated at Seattle Center, May 31

May 16, 2012
City invests more than $175,000 in youth arts training

May 14, 2012
Applications available for new Cultural Facilities funding program

May 9, 2012
Seattle City Hall exhibition features Columbia City Gallery artists

May 2, 2012
City to host free workshop on hidden hazards in the arts, May 11

April 24, 2012
Performance artworks celebrate power of water for Seattle Center's "The Next Fifty"

April 19, 2012
City to host Cultural Space Brown Bag on arts space initiatives, May 3

April 5, 2012
Seattle seeks artist to create artwork for Rainier Beach's Mapes Creek

March 21, 2012
Seattle seeks artists for temporary installations for sidewalks and parks

March 8, 2012
Seattle City Hall exhibition documents family homelessness

February 28, 2012
Seattle invests in 45 artist projects through CityArtist program

February 28, 2012
City and Seattle Public Schools to host community meetings on arts education

February 3, 2012
Seattle seeks artists for temporary storefront art projects

February 2, 2012
City and Seattle Public Schools to host Arts Education Forum, Feb. 16

January 26, 2012
City, county present ceramic works from their public art collections

January 11, 2012
Seattle Symphony to give free community concert at City Hall, Jan. 25

January 10, 2012
City invests in neighborhood arts and cultural events

January 9, 2012
Seattle City Hall exhibition showcases city's public art program

January 5, 2012
Mayor, City Council appoint new Seattle Arts Commissioners

January 5, 2012
Exhibition at Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery features city staff picks

December 20, 2011
Pilot artist space program launches in Pioneer Square, International District

December 15, 2011
Application available for Youth Arts funding

December 9, 2011
Kathy Hsieh named Seattle's cultural partnerships and grants director

November 18, 2011
Cultural Space Seattle forum and working session to help shape arts space policy

October 24, 2011
Shunpike selected for pilot artist space program

October 4, 2011
Words are theme of city exhibition Word Play

September 27, 2011
Performance offers a gutter's-eye view of city's stormwater flow

September 27, 2011
City funding available for Seattle artists

September 20, 2011
Dan Mahle appointed as "Get Engaged" Seattle Arts Commissioner

September 19, 2011
Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs seeks proposals for artist space program

September 15, 2011
City seeks two artists for Seattle City Light service centers

September 2, 2011
Funding available for Seattle neighborhood & community arts events

August 10, 2011
"Seattle as Collector" retrospective exhibition of Northwest artworks extends to City Hall

July 27, 2011
Seattle seeks artists for public art project roster

July 27, 2011
City seeks artist-in-residence to highlight Seattle City Light conservation projects

July 8, 2011
The built environment, theme of Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery exhibition

June 23, 2011
City seeks artist for Burke-Gilman Trail artwork project

June 9, 2011
Seattle City Hall to heat up with free outdoor summer concerts

June 8, 2011
Mayor announces 2011 Mayor's Arts Award recipients

June 3, 2011
Mayor appoints Gian-Carlo Scandiuzzi to Seattle Arts Commission

May 19, 2011
City invests $125,000 in youth arts training

May 17, 2011
City Hall photography exhibition captures the essence of performance

May 6, 2011
City seeks emerging artists for Civic Square fence art project

April 27, 2011
Retrospective exhibition of Northwest artworks at Seattle Art Museum

April 9, 2011
In memory of Melissa Hines, devoted arts leader

April 7, 2011
City exhibition features artworks about animals, literal and mythical

April 4, 2011
Funding available for Seattle arts and cultural organizations

March 25, 2011
Nominations open for 2011 Mayor's Arts Awards

March 23, 2011
Seattle seeks artist to develop artwork for King Street Station

March 4, 2011
Vivid print art fills Seattle City Hall

February 16, 2011
Seattle seeks artist to develop artwork for west Queen Anne fire station

January 21, 2011
City exhibition features handcrafted, fabricated artworks

January 7, 2011
Artists with disabilities show artwork at City Hall

January 6, 2011
Storefronts Seattle seeks artists for installations, residencies and creative ventures

December 17, 2010
Seattle Symphony to play free concert at City Hall, Friday, Jan. 7

December 15, 2010
Applications available for Youth Arts funding

October 25, 2010
Artist Trust's EDGE program graduates show artworks at City Hall

October 20, 2010
Civic Square construction fence artwork to be dedicated, Nov. 3

October 18, 2010
Spicy Cajun music warms up City Hall, Nov. 18

October 12, 2010
Tour 'Field Notes' audio artwork at Cheshiahud Lake Union Loop, Oct. 23

September 8, 2010
Celebrate closing of 'Windfall' artwork at Seattle Center, Sept. 16 and 17

September 1, 2010
Photo retrospective documents Seattle's largest nonprofit youth arts educator

August 19, 2010
Free concert treats music lovers to fusion of West African folk and American jazz, Sept. 2

August 5, 2010
Salsa beats heat up City Hall plaza

July 30, 2010
Free fall concerts bring global traditions to City Hall

July 21, 2010
City Hall goes country with free concert by The Tallboys

July 19, 2010
Seattle seeks artist to create artwork for Mercer Street underpass

July 15, 2010
The Not-Its! at City Hall plaza, July 29

July 14, 2010
Seattle seeks artist to develop artwork design for new sidewalks

July 9, 2010
Exhibition features rarely seen artworks from Seattle's portable works collection

July 8, 2010
Seattle seeks artist to develop artwork for Mount Baker fire station

June 30, 2010
Seattle seeks artists for temporary storefront installations

June 17, 2010
40 years of Bumbershoot artwork coming to City Hall

June 8, 2010
Mayor McGinn announces 2010 Mayor's Arts Award recipients

June 3, 2010
City to host meet-the-artists event for First Hill Streetcar public art project

June 2, 2010
New temporary artwork to open at Theater Commons at Seattle Center

May 28, 2010
Seattle City Hall to sizzle with free outdoor summer concerts

May 25, 2010
City funding available for individual Seattle artists

May 20, 2010
City seeks emerging artists for Civic Square fence art project

May 14, 2010
City invests in youth arts projects

May 7, 2010
Seattle Symphony to perform free concert at City Hall, May 21

April 15, 2010
City Hall exhibition explores Asian-American culture

March 30, 2010
City exhibition features works by mid-career artists, reception April 13

March 29, 2010
Michael Seiwerath appointed to Seattle Arts Commission

March 2, 2010
Pratt exhibition opens at City Hall galleries, 2010-11 lineup announced

March 1, 2010
Seattle City Hall to bloom with colorful free spring concerts

February 25, 2010
Fidelma McGinn appointed to Seattle Arts Commission

February 10, 2010
City accepting nominations for 2010 Mayor's Arts Awards

February 4, 2010
Seattle seeks artists for two parks projects

January 26, 2010
Seattle seeks artist for Chief Sealth Trail artwork

January 6, 2010
City Hall exhibition examines African-American experience

January 5, 2010
Seattle seeks artist for First Hill Streetcar

January 4, 2010
Seattle invests in neighborhood arts and cultural events

December 29, 2009
Third installment of emerging NW artists exhibition opens Jan. 5

December 15, 2009
City accepting applications for Youth Arts funding

December 3, 2009
Winter concerts at City Hall to feature ukulele, bagpipes and jazz

November 19, 2009
Seattle seeks media artwork for urban trail

November 18, 2009
Seattle invests in 48 artist projects through CityArtists program

November 13, 2009
City Hall galleries feature contemporary quilt art

November 5, 2009
Free concerts to ring in holidays at City Hall, Municipal Tower

September 30, 2009
City exhibition features works by emerging Northwest artists, reception Oct. 13

September 30, 2009
Davis, Muñoz-Howard join Seattle Arts Commission

September 23, 2009
Exhibition proposals sought for Seattle City Hall galleries

September 9, 2009
City Hall exhibition showcases work of Northwest Latino artists

August 31, 2009
City of Seattle seeks portable artworks by mid-career artists

August 31, 2009
Application available for 2010 Neighborhood & Community Arts funding

August 27, 2009
City of Seattle awards stimulus funding for arts jobs

July 24, 2009
Enjoy eclectic line up of free, fall concerts at Seattle City Hall

July 24, 2009
City invests $225,000 in youth arts training

July 15, 2009
Pottery Northwest, emerging Northwest artists subject of city exhibitions

July 7, 2009
Seattle, King County to distribute $500,000 in stimulus funds for arts jobs

July 2, 2009
Temporary artworks reflect on water through installations and free performances

June 25, 2009
Seattle filmmakers tap into flow of water in short films, city to host free screenings

June 23, 2009
Seattle-area public art projects, artists receive national awards

June 18, 2009
City funding available for individual Seattle artists

June 18, 2009
Recess Monkey to kick off free summer concert series at City Hall

June 16, 2009
Nation's arts leaders to meet in Seattle, discuss arts, economy and environment

June 11, 2009
Mayor announces 2009 Mayor's Arts Award recipients

June 2, 2009
Artworks inspired by environment subject of convention center exhibition

May 28, 2009
Seattle invests in 39 artist projects through CityArtists program

May 21, 2009
Seattle seeks artist for new neighborhood fire station

May 21, 2009
City Hall exhibition looks back at 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition

May 8, 2009
City Hall plaza to sizzle with free summer concerts

May 4, 2009
'Public Art in Two Dimensions,' first in series of free public art workshops in 2009

April 23, 2009
'Viable Resources' exhibit opens at Convention Center

April 8, 2009
'More Than' offers broad view of artists' work at Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery

March 20, 2009
City Hall photography exhibition spotlights daily life of Native American youth

March 13, 2009
City Hall spring performances to feature Iranian music, improv guitar and 'rock-u-mentary'

February 24, 2009
Seattle seeks artist to design on-street bicycle parking

February 18, 2009
Nominations open for 2009 Mayor's Arts Awards

February 17, 2009
Applications available for Youth Arts funding

February 3, 2009
City Hall exhibition showcases diversity at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

January 30, 2009
City invests more than $1.6 million in arts, heritage and cultural organizations

January 20, 2009
Mayor, City Council appoint new Seattle Arts Commissioners

January 14, 2009
City invests in neighborhood arts and cultural events

January 12, 2009
Seattle Symphony to perform free concert at City Hall, Jan. 23

January 7, 2009
Artworks by emerging Northwest artists at Seattle Municipal Tower

December 17, 2008
Seattle seeks artist for Spokane Street Viaduct expansion project

December 12, 2008
Sonic sculpture, Seattle Symphony and Sondheim at City Hall this winter!

December 3, 2008
Seattle City Hall art exhibition is "The Picture of Health"

December 3, 2008
Tour new artworks in Seattle City Light lobbies, Dec. 16

December 3, 2008
Tour new artworks in Seattle City Light lobbies, Dec. 16

December 2, 2008
City funding available for individual Seattle artists

December 1, 2008
Seattle seeks artists for two stormwater drainage projects

November 18, 2008
Seattle seeks artist for Fremont Bridge residency

October 31, 2008
Celebrated a cappella quartet The Bobs, local acts bring holiday music to city venues

October 29, 2008
'Work in Progress' at Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery

October 22, 2008
Free public art workshop to address sustainable design, Nov. 10

October 20, 2008
Outdoor Union Street Electric Gallery features new mural

October 16, 2008
Artists put their best face forward in City Hall exhibition of self portraits

October 10, 2008
City and Seattle Public Schools to host Arts Education Forum, Oct. 30

September 29, 2008
Seattle seeks climate-themed temporary artworks, portable works by emerging artists

September 23, 2008
City seeks candidates for Seattle Arts Commission

September 18, 2008
Exhibition proposals sought for Seattle City Hall galleries

September 10, 2008
Application available for 2009 Neighborhood & Community Arts funding

September 9, 2008
City Hall exhibition to showcase student writing, photographs of student experience

August 26, 2008
Free public art workshop to cover the ins and outs of fabrication, Sept. 9

August 15, 2008
Enjoy eclectic line up of free, fall concerts at Seattle City Hall

August 6, 2008
Photography exhibition at City Hall highlights artists engaging school children

August 5, 2008
'Water Matters' opens at Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery

August 4, 2008
Seattle seeks artworks by emerging Northwest artists

July 28, 2008
Seattle's leading female hip-hop artists to take the mike at City Hall, Aug. 14

July 24, 2008
City invests in 31 Youth Arts projects

July 16, 2008
Ian McFeron Band added to summer concert lineup at City Hall plaza

July 14, 2008
High-tech hunt for public art in Seattle beckons art lovers, gadget geeks

June 30, 2008
Photography exhibition at City Hall documents face of homelessness in Seattle

June 26, 2008
Seattle invests in 38 artist projects through CityArtist program

June 12, 2008
Mayor announces 2008 Mayor's Arts Award recipients

May 30, 2008
Summertime Becomes Showtime with Concerts at City Hall Plaza

May 28, 2008
"From Solferino to Guantanamo: 145 years of Red Cross Photography" at City Hall

May 20, 2008
Free public art workshop to demystify artist selection process, June 3

May 19, 2008
Freedom musical theater celebration of Juneteenth to debut at City Hall

May 5, 2008
Outdoor Union Street Electric Gallery features new mural with electricity theme

April 22, 2008
Artist sought for Seattle urban park design team

April 22, 2008
Take a 'Sneak Peek' at Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery

April 21, 2008
Public artwork dedicated at Fremont's Ernst Park, May 3

April 15, 2008
Blue Earth Alliance photographers capture impacts of global warming

April 4, 2008
Seattle offers free public art workshops for studio and public artists

April 2, 2008
Seattle has nation's most arts-related businesses per capita

March 31, 2008
Funding available for Seattle arts and cultural organizations

March 27, 2008
Artist sought for Seattle Civic Square artwork

March 26, 2008
Herschensohn to head city's Alaska-Yukon-Pacific (AYP) Exposition Centennial

March 17, 2008
Unique views of Seattle cityscape subject of photography exhibition at City Hall

March 13, 2008
City Hall spring concerts to feature flamenco, klezmer, classical strings and spirituals

March 6, 2008
Applications available for Youth Arts funding

February 21, 2008
Artist sought for new Seattle Center Skatepark

February 11, 2008
Nominations open for 2008 Mayor's Arts Awards

February 6, 2008
Seattle Print Arts presents members' work in City Hall exhibition

January 23, 2008
Chinese music rings in Lunar New Year, legendary jazz bassist at City Hall in February

January 17, 2008
2008 CityArtist Project applications available for individual artists

January 17, 2008
City seeks artists for Seattle Streetcar stations and sidewalk projects

January 9, 2008
Seattle Symphony Orchestra to perform free concert at City Hall, Jan. 25

January 4, 2008
City invests in neighborhood arts and cultural events

December 21, 2007
Artworks by Northwest masters at Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery

November 30, 2007
Young photographers capture Pike Place Market in City Hall exhibition

November 5, 2007
Registration open for Ethnic Arts Connection linking artists and presenters

November 2, 2007
Outdoor Union Street Electric Gallery features new mural by Kristen Ramirez

October 31, 2007
Call for exhibitions in City Hall galleries in 2008

October 29, 2007
Seattle invests in 25 Youth Arts projects

October 29, 2007
Free holiday concerts to brighten City Hall and Seattle Municipal Tower

October 19, 2007
Joshua Heim is new "Get Engaged" Seattle Arts Commissioner

September 28, 2007
City Hall to host Kobe City Philharmonic Chorus and "Big Kimono"

September 25, 2007
Seattle School Board candidates forum to address arts, Oct. 15

September 20, 2007
"Contemporary Portraiture" at Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery

September 4, 2007
Applications available for 2008 Neighborhood and Community Arts Funding

August 27, 2007
"Link in Process + Rainier Valley Narrative" photo exhibit at Seattle City Hall documents light rail construction and a diverse community

August 23, 2007
Free Fall concerts at City Hall to feature intimate chamber setting

August 17, 2007
City seeks artists for Seattle's transfer stations, Union Street Electric Gallery

August 2, 2007
Skip your commute for a "Traffic Jam" with a twist, a Hip Hop & Spoken Word Mashup at City Hall, Aug. 16

June 28, 2007
First 100 to attend outdoor concerts at City Hall to receive free CD sampler featuring live performances by top Seattle artists

June 21, 2007
Mayor announces 2007 Mayor's Arts Award winners

June 6, 2007
Nonprofit arts generate $330 million annually for Seattle's economy

May 25, 2007
Applications available for 2008 Youth Arts Program

May 25, 2007
Public artwork marks

May 22, 2007
City Light/City Art highlights artists of Union Street Electric Gallery

April 20, 2007
Union Street Electric Gallery features new artwork by painter Mary Iverson

April 16, 2007
Seattle Presents concerts feature homegrown and international talent at City Hall

March 23, 2007
Stunning guitar virtuosi and soulful Dark Divas to perform at City Hall

March 1, 2007
James W. Washington Jr. exhibit at City Hall extended

February 15, 2007
Folk, jazz, guitar greats and musical divas to enliven City Hall

February 15, 2007
City issues call for public art project at Seattle Center

February 14, 2007
Nominations open for 2007 Mayor's Arts Awards

January 26, 2007
Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery features new portable works purchases

January 26, 2007
City Hall to feature sculpture by James W. Washington, Jr.

January 19, 2007
West African music and Jamaican reggae come to City Hall in February

January 17, 2007
Hear Ye! Spectrum dancers to perform 'Soapbox' at Westlake Park, Jan. 23

January 12, 2007
Seattle Symphony to perform free concert at City Hall, Jan. 26

January 5, 2007
City invests in neighborhood arts and cultural events

December 22, 2006
Classical, reggae and world music acts to ring in New Year at City Hall

December 21, 2006
2007 CityArtist Project applications available for individual artists

December 11, 2006
Seattle invests in 28 Youth Arts projects

November 27, 2006
Photo opportunity - Interactive performances and knitting installation to enliven Central Library stacks

November 3, 2006
Free holiday concerts to brighten City Hall and Seattle Municipal Tower

November 1, 2006
Snakehandlers and Chamber Players take to the city's phone lines

October 19, 2006
Performance to transform empty Capitol Hill lot into "dream home"

October 19, 2006
Union Street Electric Gallery features new artwork by Yuki Nakamura

October 16, 2006
"Creative Conversation" to engage emerging arts leaders, Oct. 30

October 16, 2006
Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery features prints from city's portable works collection

October 13, 2006
Ethnic Arts Connection to link performing artists and presenters, Dec. 4

October 13, 2006
South Park community to celebrate "South Park Lights," Oct. 16

October 9, 2006
Mayor appoints Dorothy H. Mann to Seattle Arts Commission

October 7, 2006
Mayor Nickels announces fifth annual Awards for Excellence in Hip Hop

October 6, 2006
City and School District to host Arts Education Forum, Oct. 25

October 6, 2006
Submissions sought for Union Street Electric Gallery

October 5, 2006
Earshot Jazz Festival opens at City Hall, Oct. 19

September 27, 2006
Mayor to present Hip Hop Awards at MUSICA Festival, Oct. 7

September 22, 2006
Ruri Yampolsky named Seattle's public art director

September 20, 2006
City Hall to feature "Five Blocks to Green Lake," a series of photographic portraits

September 15, 2006
Applications available for Neighborhood and Community Arts Funding

September 1, 2006
Four Hundred turn out to celebrate diverse group of individuals, organizations honored with 2006 Mayor's Arts Awards

August 31, 2006
Mayor celebrates Seattle's rich arts scene with 2006 arts awards, Sept. 1 ceremony

August 17, 2006
Japanese, South American, and world-class piano music to ring through City Hall

August 16, 2006
Northwest artists invited to apply for portable artworks purchase

August 15, 2006
Diane Shamash: dedicated public arts leader

July 9, 2006
Mayor announces 2006 Mayor's Arts Award winners

July 6, 2006
City to dedicate three artworks in Northgate

July 6, 2006
"Traffic Jam" Poetry Mash Up at City Hall, July 27

June 22, 2006
City Hall hosts Stephen L. Rosen photography exhibit of modern Seattle architecture

June 14, 2006
Soak up the sounds of summer on City Hall Plaza

June 8, 2006
Applications available for 2007 Youth Arts Program

June 5, 2006
Nominations sought for Mayor's Award for Excellence in Hip Hop

May 19, 2006
Seattle invests in 31 varied artist projects through CityArtist Program

May 15, 2006
Neighborhood to dedicate "Tree Bench" sculpture at Pratt Park, May 27

May 15, 2006
City of Seattle marks Arts Education Week, May 14-20

May 8, 2006
Seattle launches second OnHold music mix featuring Seattle musicians

April 28, 2006
Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery to feature "Sculptural and the Figure"

April 27, 2006
City to dedicate sculpture at University District Farmers' Market opening, May 6

April 18, 2006
Nominations sought for Fourth Annual Mayor's Arts Awards

April 13, 2006
Folk-rock, jazz, world music and Seattle's most swingin' women to enliven City Hall

March 27, 2006
Artists sought for neighborhood fire stations roster

March 22, 2006
Seattle Presents to feature jazz, classical and folk-rock music at City Hall

March 13, 2006
"Hammering Man" sculpture to undergo repairs

February 13, 2006
Music calling: Mayor spotlights local artist online -- and on the line

January 3, 2006
Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery Space Features New Purchases

January 3, 2006
City of Seattle Invests in Neighborhood Arts and Cultural Events

December 5, 2005
Artists Sought for Fire Station 10 Project

November 28, 2005
2006 CityArtist Projects Supports Individual Artists

November 21, 2005
City of Seattle Invests in 25 Youth Arts Training Programs for 2006

November 2, 2005
"Seattle Presents" Holiday Programming at City Hall

September 21, 2005
Back-to-Back Arts Education Forums Tuesday, October 25, 2005

September 16, 2005
Culture, Commerce and Community: Creative Forces for a Vibrant Center City

September 6, 2005
Seattle-based Arts and Cultural Organizations Invited to Apply for Funding

August 31, 2005
CityTalks! Forum, "To Be or Not to Be: What's Race Got to do With It?"

August 1, 2005
Northwest Artists Invited to Apply for Purchase Program

July 25, 2005
City Unveils Newest Public Art At Marion Oliver Mccaw Hall

July 19, 2005
Dedication of New Lake City Public Art, August 6

July 11, 2005
2005 Mayor's Arts Awards Recognize Diverse Group of Individuals and Organizations

June 27, 2005
Applications Available for 2006 Youth Arts Program

June 17, 2005
Mayor Greg Nickels Announces Fourth Annual Awards for Excellence in Hip Hop

June 2, 2005
City Invests in 28 Artist Projects in CityArtist Program

June 1, 2005
"Seattle Presents" Continues to Enliven Seattle City Hall

June 1, 2005
City of Seattle Invests in Neighborhood Arts and Cultural Events

May 24, 2005
City of Seattle Support and Opportunities Offered in Public Event

May 18, 2005
"Seattle Presents" Continues to Enliven Seattle City Hall

May 5, 2005
"Meet the Artists" for Seattle's Newest City Hall Artwork

May 5, 2005
Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery Space Features Photo Exhibit - Runs Through June 30, 2005

April 18, 2005
Free Training: Teaching Skills for Artists - May 10 and June 27

April 5, 2005
Nominations Sought for Third Annual Mayor's Arts Awards

April 4, 2005
Nominations Sought for Fourth Annual Mayor's Award for Excellence in Hip Hop

February 9, 2005
Pilot Gallery Project in "City Space" Ends

February 4, 2005
"Seattle Presents" Continues to Enliven Seattle City Hall

January 25, 2005
City of Seattle Offers Arts & Cultural Online Discussion Groups

January 25, 2005
Seattle Reappoints Arts Commissioners

December 21, 2004
"Seattle Presents" Continues to Enliven Seattle City Hall

December 15, 2004
2005 CityArtists Supports Individual Artists' Projects

December 7, 2004
Holiday Music Fills City Hall

December 2, 2004
City's Gallery Spaces Feature Two New Exhibits

October 28, 2004
Women in Transition: The Art of Homeless Women on View in Seattle City Hall November 4-30, 2004

October 26, 2004
Art/Seattle Urban Parks/Art: Curated by Carolyn Law, Nov. 1, 2004 through Jan. 30, 2005

October 21, 2004
Seattle Presents Free Lunch-time Concert Series Continues in City Hall

October 20, 2004
Jim McDonald Joins Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs

October 4, 2004
"Lobsters, Art & Public Policy," A Conversation with Ben Cameron

September 27, 2004
Public Invited to Forum, State of Arts Education in Seattle Public Schools, Oct. 13

September 27, 2004
Mayor Nickels' 2005 Budget Proposal Reinstates Admissions Tax Funding for Arts & Culture

September 23, 2004
Teri Hein, Seattle Parks & Recreation "Writer-in Residence," Presents Work

September 10, 2004
Seattle Presents Free Lunch-time Concert Series Continues in City Hall

September 10, 2004
The Washington State Heart Gallery On View in Seattle City Hall through October 29, 2004

September 3, 2004
Second Annual Mayor's Arts Awards Honor Local Achievements

August 24, 2004
University of Washington Saxophone Quartet performing French classics, modern American jazz and ragtime

August 12, 2004
New Seattle Presents Free Concert Series Continues in City Hall

August 6, 2004
High School Art Competition Presented by Seattle-Beer Sheva Sister City Committee

July 26, 2004
New Seattle Presents Concert Series Debuts in City Hall

July 26, 2004
Kristin L. Tollefson Curates New City Space Exhibit, Aug. 2 - Oct. 15, 2004

July 26, 2004
New Exhibit Space Debuts on L2 Level of Seattle's City Hall

July 25, 2004
Mayor Greg Nickels Announces Third-Annual Award for Excellence in Hip Hop To Georgio Brown and The Coolout Network

July 14, 2004
New Installation at The Electric Gallery: Rivers and Their Dependents

June 30, 2004
Seattle Area Has Greatest Number of Arts Businesses Per Capita

June 18, 2004
Artists Selected for 2004 CityArtist Funding Program

May 6, 2004
Celebrate Arts and Culture at Rainier Beach High School

May 6, 2004
Call for Artist-in-Residence with Office of Policy and Management for Northgate

May 6, 2004
City Reopens Key Tower Gallery Space with Photo Exhibit

May 6, 2004
Applications Available for 2005 Youth Arts Program

May 6, 2004
Call for Artists for Jackson Street Corridor in Pioneer Square

May 4, 2004
Nominations Sought for 3rd Annual Mayor's Award for Excellence in Hip Hop

May 3, 2004
New Exhibit at City Space May 17 - July 23, 2004

March 12, 2004
Melissa Hines Joins Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs

March 8, 2004
The Mechanics of Flowering: New Installation at the Electric Gallery

March 3, 2004
Washington Artists Invited to Apply for Two Pro Parks Projects

March 3, 2004
Applications Available for Public Art Roster

March 3, 2004
Applications Available for Neighborhood Arts Funding Initiative

February 20, 2004
Seattle Arts Commission Announces New Members

January 23, 2004
Sarah Sze to Create Marion Oliver McCaw Hall's Final Public Art Installation

January 23, 2004
CityArtists Applications Available, Funding Program for Seattle's Individual Artists

January 19, 2004
City of Seattle Gallery News: Four Exhibits in Three Locations

January 9, 2004
2004 Partners Selected for Youth Arts Funding Program

December 29, 2003
Sustainable Connections: Art, Architecture & Product Design Extended through Jan. 30, 2004

December 22, 2003
Art in the Park, Independent Artists' Opportunity for First Thursday in Pioneer Square

December 2, 2003
46 Individual Artists Selected for Three Purchase Programs

November 14, 2003
Partnership Creates Newest City Space Exhibit

October 21, 2003
City of Seattle Supports Neighborhood Arts Councils

October 10, 2003
Community Celebrates New Ballard Gateway

October 8, 2003
Seattle School Board Candidates Discuss Arts & Humanities

October 3, 2003
Seattle Arts Organizations Invited to Submit Eligibility Applications for 2005-06 Funding

September 9, 2003
Free Forums Support Youth Arts Programs

September 3, 2003
City Space - New Exhibit - Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs

August 27, 2003
First Annual "Mayor's Arts Awards" Honor Local Achievements

August 5, 2003
Best-Selling Author Richard Florida to Speak at Town Hall

July 29, 2003
Communities Sought for Unique Public Art Project

July 21, 2003
Call for Artists: COLOR: Oil and Acrylic Painting Purchase

July 18, 2003
Artists Selected for CityArtist Funding Program

July 18, 2003
Contemporary Textile Purchase at Key Tower Gallery

July 14, 2003
Applications Now Accepted for Youth Arts Funding Program

July 9, 2003
Applications Now Accepted for Youth Arts Funding Program

June 18, 2003
Nominations Sought for 2nd Annual Mayor's Award for Excellence in Hip Hop

June 17, 2003
Hillman City Neighborhood Hosts Community Building Project

May 12, 2003
"Glassworks from the Portable Collection" at Key Tower Gallery

May 8, 2003
Call For Artists: Printworks/Photoworks 2003

May 8, 2003
Call For Artists: Seattle Collects 2003

May 5, 2003
New Exhibit at City Space May 22 Through August 29, 2003

April 28, 2003
New Installation by Lyn McCracken at "Electric Gallery"

April 11, 2003
Workshops Offer Direct Expertise for Arts Organizations

April 11, 2003
Calendar Update

March 17, 2003
Call for Artists: The Library Unbound

March 3, 2003
Seattle Names Arts Commissioners

February 12, 2003
Applications Available for CityArtists, New Funding Program

February 7, 2003
February 11 Meeting of Seattle Arts Commission Cancelled

February 3, 2003
City Galleries Open New Exhibitions

December 2, 2002
Seattle Cine-Visions: New Cultural TV Series Debuts December 2

November 22, 2002
Final Triptych in Series of Three Installed at Electric Gallery

November 4, 2002
Opportunities Available for Seattle Parks and Recreation Arts Projects

October 11, 2002
Seattle Arts Commission Launches Public Art Project

September 13, 2002
Call for Artists: Artist-in-Residence for Seattle Department of Transportation

September 13, 2002
Call for Artists: Seattle Parks and Recreation Department Writer-in-Residence

August 29, 2002
Wave Rave Cave Comes Alive in Belltown

August 2, 2002
Second in Series of Three Triptychs Installed at "Electric Gallery"

July 31, 2002
Printworks 2002 Opens in Key Tower Gallery

July 24, 2002
Seattle Arts Commission Adds Two Neighborhoods to Public Art and Culture Walking Tour Maps

July 19, 2002
City Space, Seattle's Art Gallery, Opens in Bank of America Tower

July 18, 2002
Emerging Public Artist Roster Program Open for Application

June 20, 2002
Seattle Arts Commission and Seattle Center Dedicate Children's Garden

June 19, 2002
Seattle Arts Commission Cancels June 24 Meeting

June 4, 2002
Seattle Arts Commission Holds Special Meeting

May 28, 2002
Seattle Arts Commission Holds Public Budget Hearing

April 26, 2002
Seattle Arts Commission and Seattle Public Library Call for Artists

April 22, 2002
Traditional Contemporary Ethnic Textiles New Acquisitions to the Portable Works Collection

March 29, 2002
Seattle Arts Community and Maple Leaf Community Council Dedicate New Artwork

March 27, 2002
Arts Education Partnerships New Online Resource Available

March 14, 2002
Seattle Arts Commission Launches the Arts Resource Network

February 5, 2002
Seattle Arts Commission Seeks Artist for Seattle City Light Artist-in-Residence

February 5, 2002
Lyn McCracken: A Photographic Survey

January 28, 2002
Seattle Arts Commission and Seattle Public Library seek artists for two Public Art rosters

January 22, 2002
New Seattle Arts Commission Funding Program For Independent, Individual Artists

January 14, 2002
Seattle Arts Commission seeks applications for "Seattle Collects 2002"

December 13, 2001
Mayor Paul Schell Names New Chair and Reappoints Members Of Seattle Arts Commissioner

December 11, 2001
Michelle Blackmon Joins Arts Commission Staff

November 29, 2001
Kristine Castleman Named Acting Executive Director of Seattle Arts Commission

November 14, 2001
Susan B. Trapnell Leaving Seattle Arts Commission

October 12, 2001
Skagit River Returns to Downtown Seattle

October 10, 2001
"Seattle Collects 2001" Next Exhibit at Key Tower Gallery

September 28, 2001
Seattle Arts Commission Accepting Applications From Emerging Organizations

September 5, 2001
Rainier Beach Artists Sought

August 22, 2001
Seattle Arts Commission Seeks Applications For "Printworks 2002"

August 22, 2001
Unequal Access and Unaccessed Opportunity, Building a Diverse Arts Community

August 21, 2001
Seattle Artists Program for Literary Artists

August 19, 2001
Seattle Arts Commission Hosts October Conference

August 14, 2001
Protecting Cultural Authenticity In Native American Art

August 9, 2001
Seattle Arts Commission Funds Youth Arts Programs

August 9, 2001
Seattle Arts Commission Meeting

July 19, 2001
Public Art 101: The Creation and Management of Public Art Programs

July 16, 2001
Mayor Paul Schell Appoints New Seattle Arts Commissioners

July 11, 2001
Bronze Sculpture Is The Final Salmon Offering To Salmon In The City

July 9, 2001
Salmon In The City On Screen

July 9, 2001
Seattle Arts Commission Seeks Artists for Public Art Projects

July 6, 2001
Printworks 2001: On Exhibit July 12 Through October 5, 2001

May 29, 2001
Salmon In The City Swims Into June

May 29, 2001
Seattle Arts Commission Funding Application Workshop

May 14, 2001
Face of the Artist: A Collaborative Portfolio of Eleven Northwest Masters

May 14, 2001
Unequal Access and Unaccessed Opportunity, Building a Diverse Arts Community

May 10, 2001
Seattle Arts Commission Seeks Artists For Public Art Projects For New Seattle Justice Center And City Hall

May 7, 2001
Seattle Arts Commission Announces Funding Application Deadline And Workshops For Seattle Artists Program for Performing Artists

April 27, 2001
Salmon In The City - Celebration of Salmon in Public Art

April 26, 2001
Seattle Arts Commission Introduces Artist to Ballard Community

April 6, 2001
Salmon In The City

April 6, 2001
Skagit River Flows Into Downtown Seattle

March 28, 2001
Skagit River Flows Into Downtown Seattle

March 27, 2001
New Funding Programs for Arts Organizations Seattle Arts Commission Public Meeting

March 26, 2001
Cityworks: Seattle Public Utilities Revealed

December 1, 2000
Seattle Arts Commission Announces 2001 Arts in Education Application Guidelines and Workshops

November 3, 2000
Seeing the Forest through the Trees New Public Art Exhibit

October 6, 2000
Cable Television Channel Launches New Arts Program Featuring Locally Produced Film And Video

September 22, 2000
Seattle Arts Commission Awards $20,000 To Support Local Theatre

September 21, 2000
Seattle Arts Commission Seeks Artists For

September 18, 2000
Seattle Arts Commission Hosts Two Day Forum

September 11, 2000
Seattle Arts Commission Announces Funding Application Deadlines And Workshops For Community And Traditional Arts Organizations

July 13, 2000
Mayor Schell Proposes Increased Funding for the Arts and Announces a New Vision for the Seattle Arts Commission

June 8, 2000
Seattle Arts Commission Seeks Artists For Branch Libraries And Artist Roster

January 5, 2000
Laura Penn To Chair Seattle Arts Commission Beginning January 2000

December 13, 1999
Join Artists From Around The World As They Celebrate Festál And Welcome The New Millennium With Artworks, Opening December 21!

December 3, 1999
1999 Honor Awards For Washington Architecture Recognize The City Of Seattle West Police Precinct/911 Communications Center, Praising Public Art

October 18, 1999
Seattle Arts Commission and City Housing Office Present a Citywide Public Forum:

August 24, 1999
Department Of Parks And Recreation Seeks Qualified Operators For Bathhouse Performing Arts Facility

October 1, 1998
A Reading and Reception of Diverse Views

September 23, 1998
Seattle Arts Commission Announces Application Deadlines and Workshops for Community Arts Organizations and Traditional Arts Organizations



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