Now in its 45th year, Bumbershoot is one of Seattle's largest cultural touchstones. This three-day festival occurs every Labor Day weekend and features a progressive and diverse mix of regional and national programming. Living up to its namesake, Bumbershoot is an umbrella for all of the artistic disciplines it encompasses: live music, literary arts, comedy, theater, film, visual arts, dance, spectacles, indie crafts and kids' arts. The Festival draws hundreds of thousands of attendees to the beautiful 74-acre Seattle Center. LEARN MORE >
City of Music Career Day provides high school and college students with direct access to music industry professionals through networking, experiential learning, engaging workshops, and performances in partnership with EMP Museum, Vera Project, Seattle Music Commission, Seattle Office of Film and Music, and Seattle Office of Arts and Culture. Participants are exposed to a wide range of career opportunities in music including performance, management, concert production, arts administration, record label operations, retail, licensing, journalism, broadcasting, and more. LEARN MORE >
One Reel works with the Office of Arts and Culture to produce The Mayor's Arts Awards which recognize the accomplishments of artists, arts and cultural organizations and community members committed to enriching their communities through the arts. Awards are presented in the categories of: Cultural Ambassador, Arts & Innovation, Cultural Preservation and Future Focus. In 2014, 600 nominations were received. LEARN MORE >
Reminisce with the Posters and Lineups of each Festival since 1972!