March News: All are Welcome Here!, Annual Meeting & More

Fremont Arts Council’s March News:

All Are Welcome Here!

We  affirm our commitment to providing a safe and welcoming atmosphere for people of all races and backgrounds to create art and celebrations. There is no place for racism, sexism or sexual harassment at our events or in in our community.  In support of this, the Fremont Arts Council affirms our Commitment to Racial Equity and Inclusion.   Details …

Board Elections and Annual Meeting March 13, 7:00

This coming Committee of the Whole (COW) meeting, on March 13 is also our annual meeting and election of the Board of Directors. Come by the Powerhouse to meet the candidates, and celebrate after the votes are counted!  FAC members be sure to cast your online ballot (per the email sent on Feb. 26). Or, you may vote by paper ballot at this meeting. Details …

McKay Grants Available for Parade Artists

Design and creation funds are available for art projects in the Fremont Solstice Parade, which transform the street into theater with social commentary and the unexpected.  McKay Artist Grants fund proposals from artists for the development of parade ensembles, art installations and other crazy ideas that elevate the artistic quality of the event.   Details …

Seeking Design Proposals for the Fremont Solstice Parade Poster

Every year we make a poster for the Fremont Solstice Parade. We also use the design elements in parade promotions. These design pieces are distributed and displayed all over the region. We invite arts to submit designs for consideration for use in this year’s campaign.  Details …

Parade Call for Art Workshop Teachers

Are you interested in sharing your artistic talents in the form of a parade art workshop in the weeks leading up to the Parade?  We would love to hear from you!  Let us know at parade@fremontartscouncil.org

Be in the Parade!

Will you be in the parade?  Plans are percolating.   Tell us about your parade ensemble ideas!

Are you interested in performing at the celebration at gasworks? We would love to hear from you! Please fill out our musician/performer application to tell us more. Deadline for submission is May 15, 2018.

Parade Call for Sponsors – Support the Parade!

Be a Solstice hero! Become an individual donor, member or a sponsor, and be a part of bringing the wild and wonderful  Fremont Solstice Parade to the streets.  Details …

Get Involved!

Volunteer

Have you been hankering to get more involved with FAC? We need you and your talents! Let us know who you are and what you’re interested in, and we promise to find a fun way to scratch that creative itch. Volunteer …

Committee of the Whole (COW) Meeting —  Tuesday, March 13, 7-8:30 pm

Annual Meeting This month:  Discussion of our Commitment to Racial Equity and Inclusion, and also our board election. Come by to meet the candidates, and celebrate!  Please join us at our monthly COW meeting. This is where we come together as a community and dream up what’s next. Share ideas and one minute announcements of interest to our community. Meet and Greet and Eat snacks. Find out what the FAC is up to and how you can get involved.  Meet at the Powerhouse, 3940 Fremont Ave. N., Seattle.  Details …

Join the “FAC List” our Online Collaboration Group

The “FAC List” is a moderated discussion group for our inner circle of friends that want to stay in touch, learn about our current happenings, participate in event planning, share community art postings of interest, and help the FAC thrive. To subscribe:  Subscribe to our Mailing List – and check the “get more involved” option for  “FAC List – Subscribe Me”

Support Community Art!

Want to keep the Fremont Arts Council in glitter and goo-gahs? We could not create our events and community art workshops without the support of our community. Donate or become a member …

Join a Leadership Team!

Are you interested in using your time and skills to support community celebration art and events throughout the year?  This is your chance to meet a parade of new friends and grow in your knowledge about celebration art.  It is a wonderful way to support the Fremont Solstice Parade and to help make community art happen and thrive all year long. Details …

Powerhouse and Events Leadership Team Meeting  – Tuesday,  March 6, 7-8:30 pm

The 30th annual Fremont Solstice Parade will be here sooner than you think!  And before that we have May Day. Your mind, hands, and time are crucial to making our this year’s Fremont Solstice Parade and Celebration the best one yet!  Please join us at our monthly events leadership team meeting  to plan and make possible these community celebration events – and much more.  New Location!  Meet at Works Progress, 115 N. 85th St. (enter around back from the alley). Details …

Communications, Outreach and Development leadership team meeting  – Wednesday, March  21 7-8:30 pm

This team plans and secures funding to sustain the FAC and its programs. We also organize the outreach so we can shout from the rooftops about the FAC’s artful celebrations. Meet at Works Progress, 115 N. 85th St. (enter around back from the alley).   Details …

 

{Photo: B. Broman, 2017}

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