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
|Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra »Our program began in the fall of 2007 with 8 students as a way to provide an orchestra experience to students in our local school district which does not have an orchestra program. Since then, we have grown in both size and musicianship. We now have 90 students. Seattle Theatre Group »Seattle Theatre Group's (STG) greatest achievements are the vast diversity of its presentations, the role that the artists it presents play in the community, and the continued vitality of two major historic theatres. Centerstage Theatre Arts Conservatory, Inc »Centerstage is Federal Way's resident Theatre Company. It was founded in 1977 and since 1998 has produced shows at the Knutzen Family Theatre on the shores of Puget Sound.
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Recent Foundation Activities
Norman Rice addresses Cultural Congress
President/CEO Norman Rice gave the opening keynote address at the 2010 Cultural Congress, a two-day meeting of arts leaders and cultural professionals from across Washington and Oregon.
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.