From florid opera performances to neighborhood ethnic festivals, the arts are essential for feeding the soul and defining the cultural identity of a community. MORE
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Recent Foundation Activities
PONCHO to become a fund of The Seattle Foundation
After 50 years of fundraising for the arts, PONCHO announced it will be winding down its operations and will become a fund within The Seattle Foundation.
Outreach to Diverse Communities by Seattle Art Museum
Seattle Art Museum (SAM) reaches out to diverse communities by inviting a wide variety of musicians and DJs to perform at After Hours on select Thursday and Friday nights. SAM also hosts salons, classes and gallery talks for diverse groups at all three museum locations.
Nearly three-quarters of King County arts patrons say they were first exposed to art in elementary school.
|Reinvesting in Arts Education
This report is a product of the President's Committee on Arts and Humanities, which conducted an in-depth review of the current condition of arts education in the U.S. Based on what was learned about needs and opportunities, the PCAH makes five recommendations for actions to be undertaken by different stakeholders to advance arts education.
Creating Public Value in State Arts Organizations
This 2005 book is a presentation of a general analytic framework that has proven useful to managers in many public agencies in helping them develop their own ideas (in consultation with others) of what constitutes a forward-looking, value-creating strategy to guide the operations of their organizations.
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.