Launch Party Recap

The Center for Washington Cultural Traditions Launches us Forward… #FolkForward! by Maria Abando On Saturday March 3, the Center for Washington Cultural Traditions made a well-received community debut with its launch celebration, #FolkForward. It was packed with performances, demonstrations, and family-friendly activities. While at first glance it could’ve looked like an international festival, most of…

Research & Development

Beginning in 2016 two major projects laid the groundwork for the new Center for Washington Cultural Traditions: A Landscape Analysis of Cultural Traditions of Washington State, and a statewide Community Meeting Series. The stories, concerns, and ideas gathered from conversations with people in these projects have informed every step of the CWCT’s development since. You…


We’re throwing a party on March 3 to launch the new CWCT. Join us there!

And we’re live!

Announcing the official launch of the Center for Washington Cultural Traditions!

In the Works!

There is so much in the works! I know this site has been mostly dormant over the last few months – but we’re gearing up to have launch parties in Seattle and Yakima, to announce and accept applications for our Heritage Arts Apprenticeship Program, and more. Look for big announcements coming in January 2018.