The Seattle-based Friday Foundation has just given $9 million to nine local arts organizations. Much of the money is no-strings-attached, but $6.5 million is specifically earmarked for commissioning or buying cutting-edge, contemporary visual or performing art.   The gifts are a legacy from the late Jane Lang Davis and Richard Lang, philanthropists who lived in Medina and were active at Seattle Art Museum and many other arts organizations.

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    The Office of Arts & Culture promotes the value of arts and culture in, and of, communities throughout Seattle. It strives to ensure that a wide range of high-quality artistic experiences are available to everyone, encourage artist-friendly arts and cultural policy, and promote Seattle as a cultural destination.
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    New Seattle foundation gives $9 million to arts organizations — mostly for new work. And now for some good news: This week, the Friday Foundation, a new Seattle entity, gave $9 million to nine Seattle arts organizations — mostly for new work. While some of the money is no-strings-attached or specifically for offsetting COVID losses, $6.5 million of it is dedicated to commissioning or buying contemporary music, opera, dance and art.
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