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2014 Welcomes New Touring Arts Roster Artists

2014 Welcomes New Touring Arts Roster Artists

For more than three decades, 4Culture’s Touring Arts Roster has supported the performing arts of King County. Available as a free resource -especially useful to concert and event planners- this online juried directory offers nearly ... Continue

SEAT & Spin, please

SEAT & Spin, please

Webster Crowell, from Seattle Experimental Animation Team, joins us a guest with a little background on SEAT, their current exhibit at 4Culture and zoetropes. Come see their mighty zoetropes and give them a spin in ... Continue

Remembering Danny Pierce

Remembering Danny Pierce

Danny Pierce, beloved Kent artist with a long and prestigious career, died March 6, 2014 in Kent. 4Culture funded Danny as an individual artist, and he sat for this portrait by Eduardo Calderon as part ... Continue

New Advisory Committee Members

New Advisory Committee Members

Each of 4Culture’s programs meets regularly with an Advisory Committee made up of professionals with expertise in the field. Advisory Committee members volunteer their time and are intimately involved in working with staff to scope, ... Continue

Experience Cougar Mountain’s Black Forest on March 15

Experience Cougar Mountain’s Black Forest on March 15

For the last two weeks Seattle artist Hans Baumann has been working with a team of volunteers and the King County Parks Department to install The Black Forest [29,930,000 tons], on Cougar Mountain. Black ... Continue

Felling, Bucking and Rails: Logging in the 1920's

Felling, Bucking and Rails: Logging in the 1920′s

The Siler Logging Company & Railroad: 1920′s Logging

Saturday, March 8

10:30am – noon

Redmond Historical Society Speaker Series

Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center

16600 NE 80th St., Redmond, WA.

$5 suggested donation for non-members... Continue

What the heck's a zoetrope?

What the heck’s a zoetrope?

Seattle Experimental Animation Team: SEAT & Spin March 6 – 27, 2014 Opening: 1st Thursday, March 6, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Seattle Experimental Animation Team presents SEAT & Spin an interactive installation where the audience ... Continue

In Color: Portable Purchase 2013

In Color: Portable Purchase 2013

Since the late 1970s, King County has been collecting outstanding works of art for display in county owned buildings and open spaces. The Collection is intended to enrich the county’s physical environment while celebrating its ... Continue

Gallery4Culture Announces Artists for the 2014-15 Season

Gallery4Culture Announces Artists for the 2014-15 Season

Late last month, a three-person Selection Panel convened to review 115 applications vying for ten open Gallery4Culture exhibition slots for the season running September 2014 through July 2015. This year’s panelists were regional artists and ... Continue

How-To-Apply Videos

How-To-Apply Videos

Technology offers the promise of making things easier, but from first-hand experience we know all too well that it adds unnecessary confusion and complexity. Especially when you have to fill out complicated forms or applications. ... Continue

Sky Art Week: Mark Your Calendars for June

Sky Art Week: Mark Your Calendars for June

Sky Art Week 2014 will be June 23 -28 in Skykomish

BeAnne Hull received an Art Projects grant in 2013 in support of Sky Art Week. She plans another week of classes this year. We ... Continue

Preservation Special Projects: Krafft on Vertical Plank Construction

Preservation Special Projects: Krafft on Vertical Plank Construction

Kate Krafft was awarded funding through Preservation Special Projects, 2013 to study historic construction methods in the Puget Sound region. She reports on her project here. Do you have a Preservation project in mind? Application ... Continue