3… 2… 1… liftoff. It’s not quite as exciting as landing on
the Comet a comet, but city officials, artists, and the people who love them will be at Hugo House Saturday to celebrate. Saturday marks the launch of the new Capitol Hill Arts and Cultural District, a campaign to promote the arts, artists, and art venues in the neighborhood. CHS wrote here about the program and its long road to existence. On Saturday, you can join the party and head out to open houses around the area:
Capitol Hill Arts District Celebration
Capitol Hill Arts District Launch
Hugo House 1634 11th Ave
Doors open at 11 am
Speaking program at 11:30 am
Hear from Mayor Ed Murray; Councilmember Nick Licata; Office of Arts & Culture director, Randy Engstrom; Capitol Hill Housing Foundation Director, Michael Seiwerath and artist Amanda Manitach. A new group artwork curated by Amanda Manitach, demonstrating the vitality and vibrancy of Capitol Hill, will also be unveiled.
After the program, many Capitol Hill culture locations will host open houses in the early afternoon.