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Poetry Saturday in South County

Poetry Saturday in South County

Let’s interrogate, complicate and celebrate “home.”  With poetry – at the library and on the bus.

Saturday, April 25
2.00 – 3.30 pm
Covington Library, 2711 – 164th Ave SE

“For many folks, ‘Where Are You From?’ is often a...

Cultural Equipment: Deadline & Workshops

Cultural Equipment: Deadline & Workshops

Get Your Wish List Ready

Arts, heritage and preservation organizations or public entities (other than k-12 schools + districts) are encouraged to apply for 4Culture’s Cultural Equipment Program. Cultural Equipment provides up to 100% of the funds required to purchase ... Read more

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The Public Arena: Public Art and Its Role in Community

The Public Arena: Public Art and Its Role in Community

North Seattle College Art Gallery opens an exhibition on Tuesday, April 7 featuring eleven artists/artist teams that have created artwork for the public realm. The Public Arena: Public Art and Its Role in Community features proposals, plans, maquettes, working drawings, ... Read more

Moisture Festival - the worlds largest festival of Comedy Varietè

Moisture Festival – the worlds largest festival of Comedy Varietè

Featuring a Varietè of Touring Arts Roster and Other Regional Talent

Now in it’s twelfth year, Moisture Festival is the world’s largest festival of Comedy Varietè, Grand Varietè and Burlesque, presenting four weeks of shows at multiple venues in Seattle ... Read more

Do you know your Captain Cook?

Do you know your Captain Cook?

British Explorer James Cook is best known for his discoveries in the South Pacific and Hawaii. However, he is less appreciated for his role in the mapping of the Northwest and the establishment of Euro-American sovereignty over the region. Featuring ... Read more

Local Arts Agency Meetings - The Shadow Council

Local Arts Agency Meetings – The Shadow Council

This just in – From Lori at the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council. This just goes to show you never know where your best efforts are going to land. Lori’s husband is the cartoonist Charlie Capp who creates a weekly ... Read more

Become an Agent of Information for 4Culture!

Become an Agent of Information for 4Culture!

Do you want to go to arts and heritage events—plays, concerts, exhibitions, movie screenings, readings, lectures, and much more—around King County for free? And even get paid for it? (At least, paid enough to cover your travel costs…) Are you ... Read more

I am from __________. I contain multitudes.

I am from __________. I contain multitudes.

Happy April and National Poetry Month! In this guest post, poet Michelle Peñaloza invites you to participate in a series of events we’re calling the Poetry on Buses Roadshow. We hope to see you.

Do I contradict myself?

Very well ... Read more

Capital Funding Available for Designated Landmarks

Capital Funding Available for Designated Landmarks

Deadline May 13th, 2015

4Culture’s annual Landmarks Capital program is open. Now through Wednesday, May 13th, private property owners, businesses, organizations and local governments who own or manage designated landmarks in King County can apply to this program for design, ... Read more

Flushed: Into the World of Wastewater Treatment

Flushed: Into the World of Wastewater Treatment

“For more than a decade,” writes Stranger critic Brendan Kiley, “solo performer Stokley Towles has been studying us. He examines the mundane aspects of life in Seattle like an anthropologist from another planet—our libraries, our trash system, our police force, ... Read more

How many of us think of Seattle as home to a river?

How many of us think of Seattle as home to a river?

Sharon Arnold is the guest curator of our current Gallery4Culture exhibit The Duwamish Residency: Process and Artifacts. We asked Sharon if we could post her gallery statement in time for the artist talk that will take place next Tuesday, March ... Read more

Free Workshop on Accessioning + Deaccessioning

Free Workshop on Accessioning + Deaccessioning

Deciding what to add to your institution’s collections – and what to get rid of – can seem like an overwhelming task. In this workshop, you will learn how to decide if an item will be a good addition to ... Read more

Touring Arts Roster has Never Been Sweeter

Touring Arts Roster has Never Been Sweeter

Happy Sweet 60th Birthday to Elnah Jordan!

When Elnah sings, she lays it on the line – she moves you … you can’t help but listen!”  -Jeff Busch

Elnah Jordan’s passion for singing was ignited at an early ... Read more

Join 4Culture's Communication Team - Digital Media Specialist Needed!

Join 4Culture’s Communication Team – Digital Media Specialist Needed!

There is a spot open on our Communications Team for a Digital Engagement Specialist, are you the person to fill it? We are looking for an excellent writer who knows how to use digital media for engaging audiences. Someone who ... Read more