ArtsWA Furlough Day Notices

Due to an expected budget shortfall caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Jay Inslee directed ArtsWA and other state agencies to furlough most employees for eight days this summer and fall.  ArtsWA offices will be closed and most employees will be on furlough on the following dates:

ArtsWA staff in the following programs: Administrative, Finance, Art in Public Places, Creative Districts
Thursday, July 2nd
Friday July 10th
Friday July 17th
Friday July 24th 

Fri, August 28th
Friday, September 25th
Friday, October 30th
Wed, November 25th


ArtsWA staff in the following programs: Arts in Education and Grants to Organizations

Thursday, July 2nd
Monday, July 6th
Monday, July 13th
Monday, July 20th

Monday, August 17th
Monday, September 21st
Monday, October 19th
Monday, November 16th

Please note that if you are trying to reach ArtsWA staff during these times, they will respond on the following business day. Thank you for your patience as we navigate through this.

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