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📞 Mayor Durkan phones it in

Nancy Guppy & Mayor Jenny Durkan

Art Zone host Nancy Guppy squeezed her way into Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan's busy schedule for a quick online chat about the arts, "Seattle Strong" spirit, the art of leadership, and the Mayor's favorite comfort food. 

🍨 Art in the City


Get inspired to get crafty, it's sew easy! 😷

Homemade masks

Susan Ishii-Yin has always loved to sew. These days, she's sewing masks for herself, her family and some very lucky friends, and helping to build community along the way.

Masking for a Friend


Singing & snacking on Art Zone 🎵🍿

Christine Riippi on Art Zone

The multi-talented Christine Riippi debuts a "touching" song from her work-in-progress, a musical! Then, expert snacking tips from chef Becky Selengut inspire Joe Guppy to go all in with a cheesy invention. Plus, a wistful melody from Tomo Nakayama and ideas for engaging with art from home

Art Lives On


An early history of the West Seattle Bridge

West Seattle Bridge

"The West Seattle Bridge is an idea that has persisted for nearly 20 years,” Seattle City Councilmember Sam Smith said on April 17, 1978. Learn the history of the West Seattle Bridge through video, photos, and Seattle City Council audio in this Seattle Municipal Archives feature.

Building Bridges


How to cope when the world's turned upside down?

Coping During Covid show

No doubt about it, COVID-19 has caused radical changes in our lives and we're all finding ourselves dealing with new situations every day. From general anxiety to talking with kids to dealing with substance abuse, "Coping During COVID-19" explores ways we can help ourselves and each other during the pandemic.

Alone Together


Ceramic artist converts studio to 3D printing factory

Slip Rabbit Studio

In her regular studio practice, interdisciplinary artist Timea Tihanyi of Slip Rabbit Studio uses 3D-printing to create beautiful ceramic sculptures. But lately, she's been using the studio's tech to produce reusable face-shield cradles for UW Medicine. 

3D 4 Many 


Seattle works swiftly to safely house homeless population

Tiny houses in Seattle

COVID-19 has forced the city to take unprecedented measures to help stop the spread of the deadly disease. The city opened seven new shelter locations,  enabling the homeless population to use social distancing to stay healthy. For updated information please go to

Safe & Sound