ArtsWA, in partnership with Oregon Arts Commission and the Idaho Comission on the Arts, hosted a webinar on June 10, 2020.
We, the Board of the Washington State
Arts Commission, share the following statement:
“Violence, bloodshed, and the wasting of
the human spirit in these times seem almost inextricably woven into the fabric
of our society. “
The recent deaths of George Floyd and
many other black men and women in circumstances that involved police
use-of-force adds another sickening stain to an unimaginable chronicle of
To Washington State’s Arts + Creative Communities,
The staff and board of ArtsWA stand in solidarity against racism. We acknowledge the historic and persistent legacies of inequity, violence, and community resilience in Washington State. As a staff and an agency, we are saddened and deeply affected.
ArtsWA is announcing a special board meeting to take place on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 9:30 am PST.