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Arts Organizations
in the District

  • 12th Avenue Arts

  • Annex Theatre

  • Artist Trust

  • Blick Art Materials

  • Blue Cone Studios

  • Broadway Performance Hall

  • Capitol Hill Block Party

  • Cassandria Blackmore Studio

  • Century Ballroom

  • Chop Suey

  • ContactCreate

  • Crybaby Studios

  • Eclectic Theater

  • The Egyptian Theater

  • Elliott Bay Book Company

  • The Erickson Theater

  • Frame Central

  • High Voltage Music Store

  • Hugo House 

  • Kinsey Gallery

  • KXSU Seattle Lee Center for the Arts /Hedreen Gallery

  • Longhouse Media

  • Ltd. Art Gallery

  • M Rosetta Hunter Art Gallery

  • Neumos

  • New Century Theater Company

  • Northwest Film Forum

  • The Northwest School

  • Photo Center Northwest

  • Pound Arts

  • The Project Room

  • Rare Medium

  • Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences

  • Strawberry Theater Workshop

  • Studio Current

  • Three Dollar Bill Cinema

  • True Love Art Gallery

  • Vachon Gallery

  • Velocity Dance Center

  • Vermillion Art Gallery

  • Washington Ensemble Theater

Arts Organizations in the District

Other Arts Districts

The City of Seattle's Arts & Cultural Districts program is dedicated to nurturing and protecting the presence of arts and culture in neighborhoods. These elements have been shown to increase walkability, vitality, regional focus, and interest. The City's mission in creating these districts is to ensure that the organizations and individuals that give these unique neighborhoods their verve remain healthy and vibrant for future generations.


The Historic Central Area Arts & Culture District is dedicated to:

  • Preserving an African-American legacy in the Central Area.

  • Sustaining and strengthening the physical identity and sense of place for cultural relevancy.

  • Establishing continued support of artistic creation, economic vibrancy, livability, affordability, desirability, and artistic vitality.


The Uptown Arts & Culture Coalition

Is Seattle’s member-led non-profit organization for advancing the arts in Uptown. They strengthen and support an important network of people—artists and arts professionals, cultural organizations, businesses, neighborhood residents, civic leaders and policymakers —all working to increase the participation in and evolution of arts and culture in the Uptown neighborhood and across Seattle.

The Columbia Hillman Arts and Cultural District

represents a collaboration between Columbia City and Hillman City to become an Arts and Cultural District. They aim to preserve and promote arts organizations, businesses and support local artists.

Learn more about Arts and Cultural Districts at the Office of Arts & Culture.

Other Arts Districts

Cultural Space Inventory

The Capitol Hill Arts District is collaborating with the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture to update SpaceLabNW, tracking cultural space within the District.

Cultural Space Inventory
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