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Supporting Arts Space
Every artist and arts organization needs space—areas in which to present, create and live. And yet while artists contribute greatly to the character of our region, the appeal they create often pushes them out of the spaces where they work.
tactics for giving to support arts space
Support organizations that offer space for artists to live, work and present
Support efforts to utilize public spaces such as schools, libraries and community centers
Preserve and expand arts space by contributing to capital projects designed to serve many artists at once
to organizations and initiatives that are successfully making a difference in supporting arts space
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Give broadly to Arts & Culture
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Youth Music and Arts Center Fosters a Participatory Creative Culture
The Vera Project (Vera) is a music and arts center run by and for youth. It engages participants in all levels of music production and community organizing to foster a participatory creative culture through popular music concerts, arts programs, experiential learning and volunteer opportunities for all ages. Vera recently completed a $1.8 million capital campaign and moved into a new space at Seattle Center. With a capacity for 400 people, the space includes a performance space, art gallery, recording studio and screen printing studio.
Seattle Music Commission
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn officially announced the Seattle Music Commission, formed as part of the Seattle City of Music Initiative.
Bright Spots Leadership in the Pacific Northwest
This report commissioned by the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation describes the five characteristics shared by cultural organizations that are successfully adapting to today's changing conditions.
Puget Sound Arts Economic Impact Study
This ArtsFund study reports on the economic impacts of 357 nonprofit arts, cultural, and scientific organizations located in the Central Puget Sound region.
Building Community: Making Space for Art
This Urban Institute report examines the role of the arts in communities; artists working in community development, education, health, or environmental fields; and contemporary art spaces in community planning and revitalization strategies.
Social and Health Indicators Across King County
The Communities Count Partnership is committed to improving community health and well-being through information advocacy—providing accurate and timely reports on conditions that matter to King County residents.
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