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Gallery4Culture: sculptor John Radtke’s solo show

John Radtke: /N.
February 5 – February 26, 2015
Opening: 1st Thursday, February 5, 6pm – 8 pm

Gallery4Culture welcomes John Radtke in his first solo exhibit, /N. Radtke’s show consists of sculptures and drawings produced during the past year, ... Read more

Let's take a look at Open 4Culture

Let’s take a look at Open 4Culture

As 2014 comes to a close and we ramp up for the 2015 funding cycle, and get ready to post applications for arts, heritage, and preservation projects, take a moment to focus on the small but mighty Open 4Culture program. ... Read more

TROY BLOCK:  Call for Artists

TROY BLOCK: Call for Artists

Touchstone and USAA are looking for an artist to create a site-specific artwork for the Troy Block development in Seattle’s exciting technology-centered neighborhood along South Lake Union. The developer and project team envision a signature artwork that interacts with the ... Read more

Letter from the Director: A Tale of Two Cities - Denver and Seattle

Letter from the Director: A Tale of Two Cities – Denver and Seattle

(RVSP for Cultural Access Washington (CAWA) Coalition Meeting – Thursday, January 15 at 4 PM)

No, this isn’t about Super Bowl XLVIII. And it isn’t about our joint predilection for recreational activity.

This is a tale about how one community ... Read more

Earth Sky and Sea, a short film series - for kids!

Earth Sky and Sea, a short film series – for kids!

Public Art 4Culture is delighted to announce that two of our commissioned films will screen at the upcoming Children’s Film Festival Seattle. The Wild World of Pesticides by Clyde Petersen (who recently won the Arts Innovator Award – congrats Clyde!) ... Read more

Holiday Closure

Holiday Closure

Happy holidays to all! 4Culture will be closed on Thursday, December 25th.... Read more

Big, Bold Canvases by Ken Kelly bring in the New Year

Big, Bold Canvases by Ken Kelly bring in the New Year

January at Gallery4Culture

Ken Kelly: untitled
January 8 – 29, 2015
Opening: 2nd Thursday, January 8, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Gallery4Culture is pleased to bring in the New Year with untitled, a solo exhibition by the acclaimed northwest painter Ken ... Read more

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.

Visit ... Read more

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