Announcing Summit Sound, a public audio gallery at the Seattle Convention Center

December 19, 2023

Jack Straw is thrilled to announce Summit Sound, an audio gallery at the new Seattle Convention Center Summit Building on Pine St. Summit Sound was envisioned by the SCC Art Program as “an outdoor space where residents and visitors can immerse themselves in one of our region’s revered creative disciplines–sound.” As the new home to […]

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Wooden bench and platform adjacent to a glass and metal building in the background. Speakers mounted on black columns over the bench.

Categories: Art and Heritage Partnerships, Artist Support Program, Writers Program, Youth Education Programs

Happy Birthday ADA!

July 24, 2020

The Americans with Disabilities act turns 30 on July 26th! In celebration of this landmark piece of civil rights legislation, we’re sharing this flash drama and song we made with our 2015 Blind Youth Audio Project students to mark the ADA’s 25th anniversary. We hope you’ll enjoy and share, in recognition of this important anniversary. […]

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Happy Birthday ADA

Categories: Youth Education Programs

Celebrate Poetry Month from Home!

March 27, 2020

If you’re feeling anything like we are in these trying times, you could use some moments of joy and beauty in your day. Although we’re closed to the public and working from home, we will continue to share the work of artists of all ages with you, including through our artist podcasts (see below) and […]

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Lowell Elementary student in the studio at Jack Straw

Categories: Youth Education Programs

Submit to Write Out of this World 2020

January 24, 2020

Submissions are still open for Write Out of This World: the Science Fiction and Fantasy Short Story Contest for youth writers. The deadline is February 1st! Contest winners will participate in workshops with Jack Straw’s experienced team of arts professionals. The prize package includes a workshop on writing and editing, vocal coaching, a recording session […]

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Students records her story for the Write Out of This World 2016 program

Categories: Youth Education Programs