Tag: Office of Arts & Culture

Report on Cultural Development Certification

March 10th, 2014

A consultant has been selected to recommend how to establish the nation’s first cultural development certification program.

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Fences and Schools

February 24th, 2014

Would you like to paint a mural or teach kids art? Apply by March 4th to teach and by March 10th to paint!

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Seattle Tops Denver, Again, via Arts Partner Roster

February 10th, 2014

MyLife.com declares Seattle #2 and Denver #5 in their list of the nation’s 10 Best Cities to be an Artist. One reason we beat Denver (again!) is Seattle’s “Creative Advantage” arts education partnership.

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Cultural Development Certification

January 13th, 2014

What is a Cultural Development Certification? It would be a first-of-its-kind certification for building development, similar to the LEED certification program.

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Cultural Space Symposium

December 2nd, 2013

Apply by January 22, 2014 to the Cultural Development Certification RFP issued by the City’s arts office, calling for a certification program analogous to existing certifications for LEED.

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New Funding for Arts Businesses

November 18th, 2013

Next year, the City’s Office of Arts & Culture will resume a program that creates more jobs at Seattle arts organizations.

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Arts Mean Business

October 28th, 2013

The City’s Arts Means Business program once funded jobs crucial to arts, culture and heritage organizations. It should be renewed next year.

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The Mayor’s Proposed Arts Budget

September 30th, 2013

The Seattle Arts Commission will soon provide the Council its comments on the Mayor’s proposed 2014 arts office budget.

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‘Story of North Island’ Totem Pole Restored

August 19th, 2013

Haida Chief John Dewey Wallace’s 1937 Story of North Island totem pole has been restored. It’s located along the Montlake Cut near the University of Washington.

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Update on Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

August 5th, 2013

The last meeting of the committee charged with recommending changes to Langstin Hughes Performing Arts Institute was held July 24th. The arts office’s plan for implementing those changes will be discussed in my committee this Fall.

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