Latest Announcements & Opportunities

Kent Summer Art Exhibit

Kent Arts Commission Dates: 6/6 - 8/24/2018 The 2018 Kent Summer Art Exhibit will be on display in the Centennial Center Gallery, 400 W Gowe Street, from June 6 through August 24. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year’s show will feature...

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Renton museum seeks volunteers

Renton History Museum Ongoing The Renton History Museum, located at 235 Mill Avenue S in Renton, is always looking for committed volunteers who are enthusiastic about Renton’s history, to help with Saturday greeting, leading tours, assisting with programs, and working...

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Digitize your African American history

Renton History Museum Date: 6/16/2018, 1-3 PM Bring your stories and songs, photos and video tapes, art and objects, genealogy research and more to this interactive workshop! With the help of knowledgeable people and technology, participants will be able to consult...

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Audio workshops

Jack Straw Cultural Center June workshops Jack Straw Audio Workshops are the perfect opportunity to improve your studio skills or get that first hands-on introduction to the world of audio recording and editing. • Basic Field Recording workshop – Sunday, June 10, 9 AM...

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I’m Going Through – Black Miners Arrive in King County

Renton History Museum Dates: 6/1 – 9/1/2018 African Americans left the South for King County in the 1880s and 1890s, for the promise of a paradise of mining jobs, livable wages, and home ownership. What they encountered in Franklin, Black Diamond, and Coal Creek were...

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Summer youth docent program

Washington State History Museum Dates: 7/24 - 8/24/2018 Youth entering grades 8-11 next fall are invited to join the Youth Docent Program at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma. Youth docents go behind the scenes and discover how exhibits are created, delve...

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Burke Museum RFQ

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture Deadline: 6/8/2018, 4 PM The Burke Museum seeks Mural Art for the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture’s New Facility. Budget: $6,000 (artist fees, travel, other associated project costs) Eligibility: The opportunity...

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Creative Districts certification applications

Washington State Arts Commission Ongoing The Creative Districts program is now accepting applications from communities in Washington State who are interested in achieving Certified Creative District designation. Applicants must meet all requirements for certification;...

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Washington State Teaching Artist Training Lab

Washington State Arts Commission Deadline: 7/18/2018 (but apply by June 11 and receive a $50 tuition discount!) The Teaching Artist Training (TAT) Lab is a seven-month professional development program with a focus on supporting arts education as part of basic...

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