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Celebrate the Launch of Poetry on Buses: Your Body of Water

Celebrate the Launch of Poetry on Buses: Your Body of Water

Monday, April 24, 6:30-9:00 pm Moore Theatre, 1932 2nd Ave Seattle, WA 98101 Free and open to the public Join us for a celebration of poetry and movement! In 2016, we asked King County residents to share their original poetry with us, all on the...
Introducing Hello 4Culture

Introducing Hello 4Culture

In 2017, we’re getting out of the office, putting down the phone, and talking with our community face-to-face. On the third Tuesday of every month, 4Culture staff members will be at both the Kent Library and Third Place Commons from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm...
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Andy Behrle, Blake Carrington, and Elizabeth Withstandley Join e4c Rotation

Andy Behrle, Blake Carrington, and Elizabeth Withstandley Join e4c Rotation

Our e4c screens bring dynamic media art to an urban audience on the go. Adjacent to Gallery4Culture and visible from the street and sidewalk on Prefontaine Place South, e4c features new works every month from media artists around the country. Here’s what you’ll find entering the rotation starting First Thursday, May 4: Andy Berle ebb &...
Seattle Walks: Discovering History and Nature in the City

Seattle Walks: Discovering History and Nature in the City

In March, the University of Washington published Seattle Walks: Discovering History and Nature in the City by local natural history writer David B. Williams, author of Too High and Too Steep: Resphaping Seattle’s Topography. Williams’ new book contains 17 walks, which weave together the history, natural history, and architecture of Seattle to paint a complex,...
May at Gallery4Culture: Katie Miller

May at Gallery4Culture: Katie Miller

Katie Miller Palimpsest May 4–25, 2017 Katie Miller’s Palimpsest explores Seattle’s rapidly changing urban landscape, capturing the underlying tension between the permanence and ephemerality of the built environment and our shifting sense of place. As the urban core develops, buildings rise in areas that were once open and spacious. Neighborhoods are littered with construction sites, exposing architectural frameworks...
Announcing Gallery4Culture's 2017-2018 Season

Announcing Gallery4Culture’s 2017-2018 Season

Gallery4Culture has a thirty-eight year history of exhibiting innovative and underrepresented art forms. We feature a dynamic range of King County artists—including early career artists—presenting solo or small-group shows. Jurors Mary Ann Peters, Dave Kennedy, and Clyde Petersen reviewed applications submitted through our recent open call process and selected 10 artists and artist teams for...
Heading to WaMA? Apply for a Stipend

Heading to WaMA? Apply for a Stipend

The 2017 Washington Museum Association Conference will be held June 21—23 in Moses Lake. 4Culture offers stipends of $250 each to King County heritage museum staff, volunteers, and board members to attend the annual statewide conference. The 2017 WaMA Conference “Oasis” features Museum Hack, a band of renegade museum tour guides, an opening reception, pre-conference...
Get Your Wish List Ready: Equipment Application Open

Get Your Wish List Ready: Equipment Application Open

What do lawn mowers, drums, and ceramic kilns all have in common? They’re all at work in the hands of King County cultural organizations, thanks to last year’s Equipment grant! Each year this grant supports helps arts, heritage, and preservation organizations get the tools they need to do their amazing work. The deadline to apply is...
Guest Post: the Filipino Community Center Remembers its Heroes

Guest Post: the Filipino Community Center Remembers its Heroes

Larry G. Cambronero is the grandson of the late, legendary, Rufino “Robert” Cambronero, SFC, US Army retired, a  WW I and WW II Bataan Death March, POW veteran survivor.  Larry is also the son of the late Isaac “Ike” A. Cambronero Sr., a Guerilla fighter during the liberation of Manila during WW II. As a...
New on e4c: Works by Leena Joshi and Tess Martin

New on e4c: Works by Leena Joshi and Tess Martin

Our e4c screens bring dynamic media art to an urban audience on the go. Adjacent to Gallery4Culture and visible from the street and sidewalk on Prefontaine Place South, e4c features new works every month from media artists around the country. Here’s what you’ll find entering the rotation starting First Thursday, April 6: Leena Joshi Prophet/Profit TV...
April at Gallery4Culture: Caché

April at Gallery4Culture: Caché

Caché April 6-27, 2017 Opening: First Thursday, April 6, 6:00-8:00 pm A fundamental trope of the horror genre is the haunted house: a vessel that embodies archives of history which periodically surface in the present. In some cases, the haunted house visibly reveals its nefarious past; in others, it hides repellant histories beneath opulence. In...
Landmarks Capital Grant Open Now

Landmarks Capital Grant Open Now

Do you own a historic landmark in King County that could use some TLC? If so, don’t miss this opportunity to apply for funds to repair or restore its historic character. Through our Landmarks Capital grant, we fund design, materials, and labor for rehabilitation projects large and small. Applications are due Wednesday, May 10, 2017...
Celebrate the Launch of Poetry on Buses: Your Body of Water

Celebrate the Launch of Poetry on Buses: Your Body of Water

Monday, April 24, 6:30-9:00 pm Moore Theatre, 1932 2nd Ave Seattle, WA 98101 Free and open to the public Join us for a celebration of poetry and movement! In 2016, we asked King County residents to share their original poetry with us, all on the theme of water. It’s a vital part of our region...
Access for All and 4Culture

Access for All and 4Culture

In 2015, the Washington State Legislature passed a Cultural Access law allowing any county in the state to put a measure before its voters to fund arts, heritage, and science nonprofit organizations who provide public programs and activities. The law spells out certain requirements that are meant to provide support for public school programs by...