King County StatewideCOVID-19 Survey Results | 4Culture

When COVID-19 hit our region in early Spring, research from Americans for the Arts, Artist Trust, and ArtsFund illustrated the devastating financial impact of the virus on the cultural sector. In June, we implemented a statewide survey partnering with 13 organizations to identify the sector's needs to restart cultural activities.


Governor gives museums the okay to reopen in Phases 2 and 3 - ArtsWA

Governor Jay Inslee has issued guidance for the limited reopening of the state's strong and diverse museum sector in Phases 2 and 3 of Washington's Safe Start Plan. Response from the sector was immediate and overwhelmingly favorable. Read Governor's news release.


King County Covid-19 Relief Fund Application Now Open - King County Creative

NOTE: The application period is now closed. Applications will be reviewed and notification sent to all applicants by Friday, August 14.

King County is providing one-time grants as economic support to certain types of organizations in King County experiencing business interruption caused by the required closures of the COVID-19 public health emergency. Applications open immediately, with a deadline in two weeks on Monday, July 27.


Food Resource Map & Today's COVID-19 Report | Mon Jun 15 - King County Creative

Public Health recently released a map of free food resources, which will be updated weekly. This new tool includes information about resources across King County in order to provide emergency food during COVID-19.


Reducing Risks while Protesting & Today's COVID-19 Report | Fri Jun 12 - King County Creative

This week, Public Health acknowledged that many protesters, particularly Black, Indigenous and People of Color, are choosing to take on the risk of potential exposure to COVID-19 because of the importance of confronting and undoing the systems of racism, oppression and brutality. People are protesting because their lives depend on it.

Museums in Phase 2 counties such as King allowed to reopen if they follow safety guidelines

As part of updated guidance announced Thursday by Gov. Jay Inslee, museums in King and other counties in Phase 2 of the governor's reopening plan will be allowed to reopen as long as they follow safety guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19.