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Artists At the Center is a multi-year collaboration between Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and Seattle Center, with support from Uptown Arts & Culture Coalition and the communities adjacent to Seattle Center campus. The project is made possible by a 10-year grant from Climate Pledge Arena and Seattle Kraken.

Join us as we introduce emerging and established artists and celebrate their talent on a newly revitalized Seattle Center campus. Artists are given a performance opportunity, allowing them to connect with new audiences, display their talents and advance their careers. Visitors to campus and the surrounding neighborhood benefit from surprising and delightful pop-up performances throughout the year. Each year, artists are selected with an equity and social justice lens, ensuring equitable representation for underserved and emerging artists. Artistic genres include music, dance, theater, demonstrations, and multi-disciplinary work.

Click on each artist below for more information on them and their performance.

2022-23 List of Artists

FALL 2022
Djeliyah Band Featuring Kouyaté Arts | October 16 @ 4pm | Armory Stage
Trío Guadalevín | November 9 @ 6:30pm | Armory Stage
International Capoeria Angola Foundation of Seattle | November 19 @ 5:30pm | Fisher Pavilion Apron
King Youngblood & Hold Your Crown | December 4 @ 2:30pm | Armory Stage
Miz Floes: Once Upon a Jazzy Soul | December 17 @ 5pm | Armory Stage

MALACARNE & Alice Gosti | March 3 @ 1:30pm | Seattle Center Monorail
King Khazm and the MAD Krew
Joyas Mestizas
Robbi Moore | March 5 @ 4pm | Armory Stage
Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras | March 25 @ 2pm | Armory Stage
South End Stories | April 2 @2pm | Armory Stage

Drama Tops
Evan Flory-Barnes
Kathya Alexander
Global Heat and Fraggle Rock Crew
Naomi Macalalad Bragin
Marco de Carvahlo
Seattle Rep

The Seattle Project
Washington Capoeria Center
Drea & the Marilyns
Giordana Falzone

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Program Partners

Campus Sponsors