A Note from DNDA Executive Director David Bestock

Dear Community,

First and foremost, I hope this finds you safe and healthy, prioritizing physical and mental health for yourself and your loved ones.

March at DNDA was a series of no-win decisions – cancelling our fundraiser, locking the doors of our beloved Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, and shuttering many programs to protect the health and safety of our communities.

I remain, however, a relentless optimist. [Read more]

Youngstown Cultural Arts Center is an inclusive contemporary multi-arts hub in the Delridge Neighborhood of Southwest Seattle that incubates the arts, artists, and organizations from our multicultural, intergenerational communities in order to engage in civic dialogue and meaningful community transformation.

Youngstown is included in the National Register of Historic Places, hosting over 45,000 participants annually.

Affordable Space for Artists & Community Arts

Youngstown rents high-quality, affordable arts facilities for community organizations and creatives. Youngstown also houses offices for several other nonprofit organizations at below-market rates, and provides 36 live-work spaces for low-income artists of all disciplines.

Technical Expertise in the Performing Arts

Youngstown’s professional, friendly technical staff holds expertise in stage, lighting, sound, and event management, allowing users to present and perform at the highest level of quality at affordable rates.

Arts Development & Creative Community Engagement

Youngstown works and partners with local producers and performers, and offers consultation and technical assistance to groups developing creative projects, new multi-use facilities, and groups seeking to engage diverse communities, especially youth, in successful community-based initiatives.