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New SLURP mural brings color and whimsy to Maynard Alley in Seattle’s Chinatown International District

 This mural is inspired by noodles, stepping stones, the immigrant journey, and the diversity of intersecting cultures inhabiting the Chinatown International District today. Each noodle clus...

Race and Social Justice in the workplace

A former staff member at the Office of Arts & Culture has recently shared his experiences during his time as an employee of the Office. The experiences and trauma he describes are difficult to rea...

The Seattle Arts Commission welcomes four new commissioners

The Seattle Arts Commission (SAC) has welcomed four new commissioners Rick Araluce, Ebony Arunga, Vivian Hua and Vanessa Villalobos. They all bring a ...

We need to invest in individual artists, cultural communities, and cultural space

A case for our sector by Seattle Arts Commission Co-Chair Dr. Quinton Morris on behalf of the Seattle Arts Commission “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation i...

Fight for hope, fight for justice, fight for the Asian American and Pacific Islander community

Grandma (#13) by Dean Wong, part of the Seattle Civic Art Collection, purchased with Seattle City Light 1% for Art funds We are a society built on the premise of freedom and the reality of racism; ing...

2020 -2021 The Creative Advantage Professional Learning

by Regan Pro, Kayla Skinner Deputy Director for Education & Public Engagement at the Seattle Art Musuem Dalisha Phillips For the past eight years The Creative Advantage in partnership with the Sea...

Seattle Civic Poet solicits poetry for a new community project

Jourdan Imani Keith invites you to submit pantoums for inclusion in her new project Women & Whales First, Poetry in a Climate of Change, a virtual event in April, 2021, in partnership with Seattle...

Meet the Artists in Residence: Bridge Graphic Novel

Page from Change of Worlds by Roger Fernandes Page from The Canal Was Cut by E.T. Russian Perched above the road and waterway in the University and Fremont Bridge towers, two artists spent four months...

New FLOW artworks on display along the Ship Canal

ARTS and Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) commissioned local emerging artists to develop new temporary art installations for four locations along SPU’s Ship Canal Water Quality Proje...

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