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BlackPast.org Preserving King County’s African American History

BlackPast.org Preserving King County’s African American History

News from a Heritage Projects Recipient

BlackPast.org, a national nonprofit organization based in Seattle, was awarded funding through 4Culture’s Heritage Projects Program in 2013 to develop a new section on their website that focuses on African American Heritage in King ... Read more

A Tale of Two Conference Cities

A Tale of Two Conference Cities

Culturally, St. Paul, Minnesota and Las Vegas, Nevada are miles apart. But this fall, each played host to cultural conferences that I attended. The American Association for State & Local History (AASLH) held its annual meeting in St. Paul where ... Read more

A Maritime Heritage Area for King County

A Maritime Heritage Area for King County

Celebrating our ties to the sea

This week the King County Council unanimously designated the publicly accessible saltwater shoreline, the Ship Canal, and Lake Union as a “County Maritime Heritage Area.” What is a heritage area, anyway?

The concept is ... Read more

Meet the Vets Restore Recruits

Meet the Vets Restore Recruits

4Culture is pleased to welcome five participants to the second session of VETS RESTORE, a program connecting veterans to the historic preservation trades. This year we enrolled two women and three men from diverse military and construction backgrounds – ALL ... Read more

Conductive Garboil Grant 2014: Congrats Jeppa K Hall!

Conductive Garboil Grant 2014: Congrats Jeppa K Hall!

Prolific performance artist/comedian, vocalist, musician and songwriter, Jeppa K Hall has been awarded the 2014 Conductive Garboil Grant.

Jeppa challenges the limits of creative discourse, connects community, facilitates excitement, and generally shakes things up. Her creative practice is a life ... Read more

2014 Vets Restore Begins in September!

2014 Vets Restore Begins in September!

Announcing the 2014 VR Program, New Students & Industry Affiliates

4Culture is happy to announce that Vets Restore 2014 will begin mid-September. Welcome to a great new group of trainees. Our cadre of recruits includes both men and women, Army ... Read more

StEPs 4Culture: Avoiding Zombie Projects

StEPs 4Culture: Avoiding Zombie Projects

Heritage 4Culture has launched a capacity-building initiative for the local heritage community called StEPs 4Culture. Based on the American Association for State and Local History’s Standards and Excellence Program for History Organizations, StEPs 4Culture is a series of convenings ... Read more

StEPs 4Culture: Getting Unstuck

StEPs 4Culture: Getting Unstuck

Heritage 4Culture has launched a capacity-building initiative for the local heritage community called StEPs 4Culture. Based on the American Association for State and Local History’s Standards and Excellence Program for History Organizations, StEPs 4Culture is a series of convenings and ... Read more

Aaron Counts will lead Creative Alternatives pilot

Aaron Counts will lead Creative Alternatives pilot

4Culture, in partnership with King County’s Juvenile Court and Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention, is developing arts-based alternatives to incarceration for court involved youth.

Creative Alternatives is an innovative program in which regional artists will collaborate with young people ... Read more

Site Specific Events

Site Specific Events

Site Specific Events in August

Staci Bernstein & Jane Kaplan
Ten Decades: Stories from Enumclaw
The Chalet Theatre, 1721 Wells St, Enumclaw
Saturday, August 2, 2014 12:30 PM

10 Decades, a film celebrating the City of Enumclaw’s Centennial, premieres August ... Read more

South Park Bridge - GRAND OPENING!

South Park Bridge – GRAND OPENING!

After an unprecedented effort that brought together community members, business partners, and government at the local, regional, state, and national levels, the new South Park Bridge is receiving its finishing touches. Designed to resemble its iconic predecessor, the new bridge ... Read more