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Call for Artists – Arts in Nature Festival – June 29 & 30, 2019

By Nelson Lu | November 28, 2018

Call for Artists – Performance and Visual Art Installation  Arts in Nature Festival – June 29 and 30, 2019 “Harmony 2019” About the Festival  The Arts in Nature Festival exists at the nexus of art, nature, and community. This festival offers an eclectic experience of art and performance in the woods of Seattle’s only campground,…

RECAP: Arts in Nature Festival

By Nelson Lu | September 10, 2018

When Art, Nature and Neighborhood converge, beautiful moments happen. The 19th annual Arts in Nature Festival has come and gone, but not without offering a treasured memory of a weekend-long community celebration in such a unique space in our city. Following the theme of convergence— the act of meeting at a common point– artists and…

ANNOUNCING THE 2018 ARTS IN NATURE FESTIVAL AT CAMP LONG

By Nelson Lu | June 22, 2018

DNDA proudly presents the 19th Annual Arts in Nature Festival at Camp Long in West Seattle! The 19th Annual Arts in Nature Festival August 25th & 26th at Camp Long will feature art, nature, and neighborhood. The theme for artist presentation is “Convergence”. Artists and audience members are encouraged to engage in active participation with each other, other art disciplines, and with the…

For Charleena: Amplifying Black Womxn’s Voices

By Nelson Lu | June 6, 2018

In June 2017, Seattle’s Charleena Lyles’ life was taken by the Seattle Police Department. Almost one year later, we are coming together to honor her memory, and speak back to injustice through art, performance, and word. For Charleena: Amplifying Black Womxn’s Voice is a collaboration between DNDA’s Youngstown Cultural Arts Center and visual artist Wynn Adele, whose inspired artwork, For…

Our Biggest, Funnest Event is Upon Us!

By DNDA Admin | February 23, 2018

We’re ONE WEEK AWAY from our biggest event of the year! It’s our third annual Destination Delridge fundraiser party, and this year’s theme is Oh, The Places We’ll Grow! It’s a celebration of our expanding programming, partnerships, and overall reach as an organization doing innovative work to build and sustain the Southwest Seattle neighborhood of Delridge. Don’t…

"Our Voices" Summer Music Program Recap

By DNDA Admin | January 13, 2018

“Our Voices” Music Class at High Point and NewHolly – Summer 2017 This past summer, two very talented local hip hop artists came together to organize a 6-part curriculum for the youth of the High Point and New Holly neighborhoods: Our Voices Music Class. With a focus on the history of music and a goal of…