Media Contact Info

Sarah Sidman
Vice President of Strategic Initiatives & Communications


Why Support ArtsFund

Learn about the various programs that ArtsFund grantees produce to promote health and healing through the arts. Click here for more information.

Hear from our region’s arts leaders the impact of ArtsFund’s support on their programs and communities.

About ArtsFund

A message from ArtsFund’s President & CEO, Mari Horita, about ArtsFund’s mission, vision, and programming.

ArtsFund 2016 Luncheon Keynote

2016 ArtsFund Luncheon keynote address by John Maeda—designer, technologist, creative executive, and leader in the “STEM to STEAM” movement.

ArtsFund 2015 Luncheon Keynote

2015 ArtsFund Luncheon keynote address by Vijay Gupta, founder of Street Symphony and mental health advocate.


ArtsFund 2014 Luncheon Keynote

2014 ArtsFund Luncheon keynote address by Robert L. Lynch, President & CEO of Americans for the Arts

ArtsFund 2013 Luncheon Keynote

2013 ArtsFund Luncheon keynote address by Ben Cameron of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation


Arts, Health and Healing Week on KING 5

During the week of April 20-24, 2015, ArtsFund and KING 5 are partnered to highlight the critical links between arts, health and healing. Segments profiling the programs of ArtsFund grantee organizations were broadcast daily on New Day Northwest (weekdays at 11 a.m.) and on Evening Magazine (weeknights at 7 p.m.). See below to view these segments in their entirety.

Frye Art Museum – here:now


Seattle Arts & Lectures – Writers in the Schools


Museum of Glass – Hot Shop Heroes


Jack Straw Cultural Center – Blind Youth Audio Program


Seattle Theatre Group – Dance for Parkinson’s

New Day Northwest- A New Day for the Arts

On May 13, 2014, KING 5’s mid-morning program partnered with ArtsFund to present a full hour of arts and cultural programming.  Featuring in-studio performances, the special focused on the breadth of community programs available throughout the region, both on- and off- the stage.


Broadway Center for the Performing Arts


Spectrum Dance Theater


Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience


On the Boards


Earshot Jazz Society of Seattle


Tacoma Musical Playhouse