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Poetry on Buses, a video story

Poetry on Buses, a video story

King County TV created this terrific video about the  Poetry on Buses: Writing Home program.

With our partners in Metro Transit, we recently kicked off a year of showcasing local voices on County-wide RapidRide buses and stations, and online.

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Mentor Artists Join Creative Justice

Mentor Artists Join Creative Justice

Creative Justice is a new arts-based alternative to incarceration for young people in King County. Launching in February of 2015, the pilot year of programming will engage 48 youth and families involved with the juvenile court.

Through collaboration with mentor ... Read more

Board and Advisory Committee Farewells

Board and Advisory Committee Farewells

Lots of people help float our boat – we are especially grateful for these folks

It’s that time of year again when 4Culture recognizes and acknowledges the good work of the many volunteers who support the work we do, especially ... Read more

StEPs Ahead

StEPs Ahead

Building a community of practice, practicing community

Last March 4Culture launched a new capacity building program for King County historical organizations called StEPs 4Culture. The two-year program consists of interactive Convenings and Roundtables to help organizations maintain healthy operations and ... Read more

Tying the mountains together

Tying the mountains together

One of the poets most beloved by the audience at November 10th’s launch of Poetry On Buses: Writing Home was Carlos Adams-Tres. His performance in front of an audience of 850 at the Moore Theatre was triumphant, in part because ... Read more

Tina Hoggatt departs 4Culture

Tina Hoggatt departs 4Culture

Tina Hoggatt joined our staff as the Education and Outreach Coordinator with the Public Art Program in 2006. Her mission was to tell the stories of the King County Public Art Collection and consulting projects.

Why should we care about ... Read more

2015 Funding Calendar and Gallery4Culture Call for Artists

2015 Funding Calendar and Gallery4Culture Call for Artists

We are excited to announce our funding calendar for the coming year. Beginning in January we roll out our grant programs with Project opportunities in Arts, Heritage & Preservation. Workshops will be offered by staff to assist applicants.  We offer ... Read more

4Culture will be closed Tuesday in honor of Veterans Day

4Culture will be closed Tuesday in honor of Veterans Day

You know when you feel so strongly about something, that you can’t talk or write about it without choking up? That’s how I feel, when I write or talk about veterans. I’m not sure why. I’m a hippy kid. My ... Read more

Poetry on Buses is LIVE!

Poetry on Buses is LIVE!

Launch Party at the Moore Theatre Tonight 

The Poetry On Buses website goes live today with a year of weekly featured poets and a new poem every day. Watch for the buses and bus stops carrying graphics and placards of ... Read more

Dakota Gearhart's multidisciplinary environment transforms Gallery4Culture

Dakota Gearhart’s multidisciplinary environment transforms Gallery4Culture

Dakota Gearhart
When We Get There
November 6 – December 4, 2014
Opening: 1st Thursday, November 6, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Closing Reception: 1st Thursday, December 4, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Gallery4Culture welcomes artist Dakota Gearhart in a solo mixed ... Read more

Poetry on Buses: announcing the Moore lineup

Poetry on Buses: announcing the Moore lineup

4Culture is excited to celebrate the launch of Poetry On Buses with you! The FREE & ALL AGES Launch Party will be filled with poetry and music and community – you won’t want to miss it.

NOVEMBER 10, 2014
6.30
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Robert Morris Earthwork honored as part of Landslide 2014

Robert Morris Earthwork honored as part of Landslide 2014

Cultural Landscape Foundation honors Robert Morris Earthwork as part of Landslide 2014: Art and the Landscape

Robert Morris’ 1979 land reclamation artwork, Johnson Pit #30 has been recognized by The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) through their Landslide 2014: Art and ... Read more