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
|WA Asian Pacific Islander Community Services »WA Asian Pacific Islander Community Services (WAPI) serves Asian Pacific Islander Youth and all Youth of Color in Seattle. In our treatment program our goal is to have youth make an educated decision about staying sober. Federal Way Chorale »The goal of the Federal Way Chorale is musical excellence. Through our performances, we seek to become recognized as one of the Northwest's premier choral organizations. Shunpike »Founded in 2001, Shunpike is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping small and mid-sized arts groups better manage the business of art.
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Recent Foundation Activities
K-12 Arts Learning Collaborative
Seattle Foundation staff continues to be involved with conversations around the Seattle Public Schools' K-12 Arts Learning Collaborative. The goal of this project is for all students in all schools to have an arts education that prepares them to be successful in school and life.
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.
|Arts for Every Student
The Arts Education Resources Initiative was developed to help us learn about the state of arts education in our state – what is working, where we can improve, and what we can do, working together, to provide better arts education for our state’s students.
Arts Space Incentives
This study examines the South Lake Union neighborhood and its potential for redevelopment, capacity to accommodate arts spaces now and in the future.
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.