Arts & Culture

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A Statement of Solidarity and Commitment to Equity from the Redmond Arts and Culture Commission:

The Redmond Arts & Culture Commission mourns the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and many more unnamed Black men and women at the hands of police, and at the hands of our institutions, directly and indirectly.  We acknowledge that systemic racism unjustly targets our Black communities and we stand in solidarity with our Black and Brown siblings...

Read the Full Statement Here 

We partner with the Arts and Culture Commission to promote public participation in the arts and to build community.  Our art programs provide educational opportunities and support local artists and cultural arts organizations to continue their work in Redmond.

  1. Calls & Grants
  2. Artist-In-Residence
  3. Poet Laureate
  4.  Redmond Arts Studio

 2021 Redmond Art Season Grant is now Closed.

The City of Redmond seeks proposals for quality arts and/or cultural projects and programs for the 2021 Redmond Art Season, which runs January 2021 through December 2021. This grant supports quality arts and cultural programs that are accessible to Redmond residents and visitors throughout the year in order to provide inclusivity, cultivate a creative environment, and produce a thriving arts scene in Redmond. Awards are in fixed increments of $1,500, $2,500, and $3,500


The City of Redmond is looking for enthusiastic instructors who love to teach people of all ages. Do you enjoy teaching children, adults, and seniors? If so, you will want to keep reading! We welcome all types of instructors to apply.

These are part-time supplemental positions with varying hours. Classes occur year-round, 0-15 hours per week, and will be scheduled for morning, evening and weekends. This position is limited to a maximum of 1040 hours per year.

To find out more information and see the full job description, please apply online.


2020 Creative Consultancy

The City of Redmond was awarded the 4Culture Creative Consultancy grant to partner with artists Angie Hinojos Yusuf, Carlos Jimenez, and Centro Cultural Mexicano to encourage participation in the 2020 Census Count. This project includes the design and fabrication of 5 sculptures to serve as visual reminders to turn in your census.

Complete your census today by mailing your form or online, to register by phone in one of 14 languages call, 844-330-2020.

As Mexican American artists, Ms. Yusuf and Mr. Jimenez know the importance of highlighting untold stories and amplifying unheard voices. To find out more about the project and Centro Cultural Mexicano, please visit their website at,

Cultural Inclusion has emerged as a City priority whose outcome is to have all residents fully and effectively access city services. The City is dedicated to ensuring an accurate, fair, and inclusive U.S Census count in 2020.


Starting May Shirtcomp15th, the five sculptures will be placed in key locations in Redmond. Find all 5 and send your photos to to receive a free t-shirt, please include your shirt size. 

Explore the City of Redmond’s Art Collection

The Redmond Public Art Walking Map Opens in new windowDiscover downtown Redmond’s public art collection by following the Redmond Public Art Walking Map (PDF). Printed copies of this map are available at our community centers.

Even more public art exists beyond this map! We maintain a public art mobile app for Redmond’s permanently-installed outdoor art collection. The app is called STQRY (pronounced "story") and is available for free on iOS and Android operating systems.

A group of people standing under Signals Stage
An aerial view of a skypainting
A sculpture in a city park
A light display at an evening event