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TK Art of the City Street Fair this Saturday!

TK Art of the City Street Fair this Saturday!

Join us in celebrating 10 years in the TK

Saturday, August 2
11:00 am – 9:00 pm
4culture hours: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Music stage, pop up performance, artist studio open house, food, fun & community

The Tashiro Kaplan ... Read more

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Vets Restore seeks applicants for fall!

Vets Restore seeks applicants for fall!

WANTED: Military Veterans interested in Construction 

We are looking for vets who like working with their hands and enjoy making old things new again. Now accepting applications for the 2014 fall session of Vets Restore.

Deadline: Friday, August 15, 2014... Read more

News from 4Culture
Haiku Kite in Redmond

Haiku Kite in Redmond

Haiku Kite

Saturday, July 19 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Anderson Park, 7802 168th Ave NE, Redmond

Site Specific artist A. Gaul Culley will offer a free poetry writing and art workshop in Redmond’s Anderson Park on July 19. ... Read more

Ripple: Site Specific along the Sammamish River

Ripple: Site Specific along the Sammamish River

Inspired by the Sammamish River, Rulon Brown’s Site Specific project Ripple combines audio recordings taken above and below the river water and along riverside trails and trailside experience. Ripple is available on the STQRY smartphone app and to users along ... Read more

What's Up with Artists Up

What’s Up with Artists Up

Artist Up event for Asian, Asian-American, & Asian Pacific Islander artists

On Monday, June 9, 2014, Artists Up hosted a dynamic evening of resources and networking for Asian, Asian-American, & Asian Pacific Islander artists. The event brought together over 60 ... Read more

Dreams Unlimited with Tay & Val

Dreams Unlimited with Tay & Val

You are invited!

Dreams Unlimited Seattle
Saturday Jul 12, 2014 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute
104 17th Avenue S
Seattle, WA

Tay and Val were new to our region when they attended staff workshops and asked for ... Read more

4th of July closure and a very Happy Birthday to the Smith Tower

4th of July closure and a very Happy Birthday to the Smith Tower

4Culture offices will be closed on Friday, July 4th for the national holiday. We will be open for regular office hours the following Monday, July 7.

This 4th of July is not only Independence Day but the 100th anniversary of ... Read more

Immigration Portraits: Voices from Denny

Immigration Portraits: Voices from Denny

News from a 2013 Heritage Projects recipient

Broadcast of the 6-part series begins July 4th at 7:30 am

Jack Straw Productions will be launching their Immigration Portraits project this week, funded in part by 4Culture, to celebrate the new citizens ... Read more

3 Million and counting....

3 Million and counting….

4Culture has awarded $3,402,711 in the first half of 2014! 

2014 has reached the halfway mark, we just experienced a lovely summer solstice and 4Culture is pleased to announce that over 3 million dollars in grants have been awarded in ... Read more

50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act is today

50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act is today

In 1964, Congress passed Public Law 88-352 (78 Stat. 241). The provisions of this civil rights act forbade discrimination on the basis of sex as well as race in hiring, promoting, and firing. It also barred unequal application of voter ... Read more

Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival: July 4-6

Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival: July 4-6

38th Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival – 4th of July weekend

Lake Union Park & The Center for Wooden Boats
Friday, July 4th, 2014 through Sunday, July 6th, 2014
10:00am – 6:00pm daily (Lake Union Park open through fireworks)
Free! ... Read more

Register for teaching Artist Training - TAT Lab

Register for teaching Artist Training – TAT Lab

Spread the Word – Deadline to register for TAT Lab is July 24

The application process is now open for the fourth year of the WASHINGTON STATE TEACHING ARTIST TRAINING LAB, an eight-month professional development program for teaching artists working ... Read more

Call for Artists: Touring Arts Roster Auditions

Call for Artists: Touring Arts Roster Auditions

Join the Touring Arts Roster

Auditions are Sunday & Monday, August 24 & 25 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Deadline to apply: Thursday, August 21st

Touring Arts Roster auditions will take place Sunday, August 24 and Monday, August 25. ... Read more

Volunteers needed for Art of the City street fair

Volunteers needed for Art of the City street fair

On Saturday, August 2, The Tashiro Kaplan Artist Lofts celebrates its 10th Anniversary by throwing the TK Art of the City Art Street Fair. A day long, indoor-outdoor festival featuring live music, performances, street art, food trucks, artisan booths, ... Read more