In 2022, Jack Straw Cultural Center partnered with the organization Common Field in their final months of operation to produce Common Work: Learnings for the Future from Common Field, a podcast about the organization’s history, and to document their fall 2022 conference WHAT NOW? Towards Artist-Led Movements, held at Washington Hall in Seattle from September 30-October 2, 2022.

These programs and related materials will be available here on our website, and archived with the Los Angeles Contemporary Archive.

Common Field Projects
Common WorkCommon Work: Learnings for the Future from Common Field
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WHAT NOW
WHAT NOW? Towards Artist-Led Movements
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Art and Heritage Partnerships
Jack Straw Writers - 1997-2016

20 Years of Jack Straw Writers READ MORE >

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

Summit Sound at the Seattle Convention Center READ MORE >

Sonolocations logo: abstracted mountain with the words Sonolocations: A Sound Works Series, Henry Art Gallery and Jack Straw Cultural Center

Sonolocations: A Sound Works Series READ MORE >

TeenTix READ MORE >

Lelavision READ MORE >

Descriptive Tours at the Olympic Sculpture Park READ MORE >

Lake Union Oral History Project READ MORE >

Asian Festivals of Washington State READ MORE >

Somali Youth and Family Club

Jack Straw, Northwest Folklife, and Somali Youth and Family Club: Until We Meet Again READ MORE >

Women and Whales First logo

Women and Whales First: Poetry in a Climate of Change READ MORE >

Opening Doors READ MORE >

Safarini In Transit : Music of African Immigrants READ MORE >

Portrait of a man playing violin

Traditional Artist Support Program READ MORE >

Curtis DuPuis tells a story in the Jack Straw studio

Native American Stories of Washington READ MORE >

Coast Salish Culture Projects by Gregory Fields READ MORE >

Spirit of the First People - cover

Spirit of the First People READ MORE >

Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Centennial Radio Project READ MORE >

Extraordinary Ordinary People: American Masters of Traditional Arts READ MORE >

Gritos Del Alma READ MORE >

1962 Seattle World's Fair READ MORE >

Image promoting Erik Satie's Vexations at Jack Straw, May 15-16, 2010. Black background with piano keys on the bottom, text reading Join us at Jack Straw Productions as a rotating cast of pianists plays through Erik Satie's infamous "Vexations" theme 840 times, as suggested by the composer's note on the original manuscript, for the first time ever in Seattle.

Vexations Live at Jack Straw READ MORE >

Salmon in the City logo, high-contrast image of three salmon swirling around the Space Needle.

Salmon in the City READ MORE >