Artists of Color Expo & Symposium In-Person Gallery

The Artists of Color Expo and Symposium (ACES) pivoted their 2021 programming to virtual space. We partnered with them to provide an in-person, COVID-safe gallery for local artists of color to display their work.

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Artists of Color Expo & Symposium In-Person Gallery

May 4, 2021 - May 21, 2021

ACES is a BIPOC-centered and -led art conference. ACES' vision is to establish a space for artists of color to celebrate and center ourselves. ACES, patterning with ARTS at King Street Station, will feature performances, presentations, workshops, artist talks, films, discussions, and opportunities to meet local arts organizations. All programming will be offered online, with an in-person Gallery available to visit at ARTS at King Street Station.

How to visit the ACES Gallery

The Gallery is located at ARTS at King Street Station, and is open to visitors by reservation only.

Reservations: To make a reservation, go to the ACES Program Schedule and reserve a timeslot. You will also need to submit a COVID-19 Assessment the day before your visit.

Community Agreements

ACES is intended to be a safe and celebratory space, for those who are not often seen and heard to bear witness to one another’s artistry, brilliance, and value. Any language or behavior that an ACES moderator deems racist, sexist, ageist, homophobic, transphobic, ableist or violent will not be tolerated, and will result in the offender being banned from the event. I

n a time of social distancing, let’s connect with each other through our art and our joy.

ACES is co-presented by 4Culture, Arts Corps, Langston Seattle, Northwest Film Forum, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, and The Vera Project Funding for this event provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Seattle Foundation, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, and 4Culture.

Virtual Gallery

Take a virtual walk through the ACES 2021 exhibition.

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