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SEEDArts believes in the power of art in building community. We offer visual, performing and public art programs that inspire and connect residents and visitors of Southeast Seattle.

Our programs provide
* Professional arts opportunities for wide range of artists, residents and youth to develop their artistic talents
* Exposure to quality arts experiences that highlight our diverse cultural community
* Enhance open spaces and the urban environment with art in public places
* Support community-based artists with facilities in which to work, perform, exhibit and teach

Rainier Valley Cultural Center

Rainier Valley Cultural Center
Southeast Seattle’s premiere community performing arts center, RVCC presents multicultural performing arts events. It is home to SEEDArts' Arts Gumbo, as well as many other productions presented by a wide variety of groups that call Rainier Valley home.

Columbia City Gallery
A community art gallery presenting exhibits of local artists in diverse media. Located in the Columbia City Business District, the gallery includes a Cooperative Gallery, a Guest Gallery, a Gift Shop,and special events.

SEEDArts Cinema
Presenting community-inspired Film Festivals & Cinema Under the Stars, Columbia City's Outdoor Movies.

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Art Walk Rainier Beach
Walk it, Love it, Own it! An annual event highlighting the people and places that make Rainier Beach unique through the universal celebration of cultural, visual and performing arts. Coming Septemer 6, 2014.

Public Art Program
Public Art Program
We connect professional artists with developers and community groups to design, fabricate and install artworks in public and private spaces. Also, we coordinate youth art workshops for both public and private educational institutions and other community organizations.

SEEDArts Studios
SEEDArts announces our newest program, SEEDArts Studios in Hillman City. Twenty-two artist studios and office spaces for creative enterprises have been newly renovated. Located at 5617 Rainier Ave S, SEEDArts Studios are on the top floor of the historic building that houses The Collaboratory, a community co-working space. SEEDArts is eager to bring together a creative community of artists. Studios range from 70 - 240 sq feet, with a shared kitchen and bathrooms. Some studios can be rented as two-room units. Rents range from $200 - $500.
For leasing information and tours, please call 206.349.6480 or

Rainier Valley Radio
SEEDArts is working with the Southeast Seattle community to obtain a low power FM license for Rainier Valley Radio, a new station that will be located at 105.7 FM. The Federal Communications Commission is in the process of granting construction permits and we hope to be on the air soon. Stay tuned!

Support the SEEDArts Annual Fund
SEEDArts receives support from numerous public and private organizations as well as individual donors and friends. All funds go towards all three of our major programs. Go to our Donate Now page to learn
more about how you can make a gift that will make a difference in this community.



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