Associate Folklorist Program

The Center for Washington Cultural Traditions (CWCT) is excited to announce that applications for its Associate Folklorist Program are now being accepted. This dynamic new initiative is designed to increase the capacity for traditional arts and heritage programming in Washington by establishing a network of Center-affiliated folklorists around the state. CWCT Associate Folklorists will collaborate with regional communities to execute center initiatives and develop new programming that reflects their specific needs and interests. We are currently hiring for positions in the Central Puget Sound and Spokane. Please see links below for more information.

2023 Heritage Arts Apprenticeship Program (Asistencia En Espanol)

Important Dates Application Open: March 3, 2023 Application Deadline: April 23, 2023 at 11:59 PM Award Notification: June 2023 For apprenticeships taking place July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024  APPLY HERE. Para recibir asistencia con la solicitud del Programa de Aprendizaje de Artes Patrimoniales (HAAP, por sus siglas en inglés), por favor comuníquese con Violeta Martin,, 206-682-1770…

Video: Drag Culture and Parenting Transgender Youth

Our “Drag Culture and Parenting Transgender Youth in Small Town PNW” event was truly remarkable. The panelists highlighted both the challenges faced by transgender youth and how the drag tradition can operate as space of affirmation and security. Many thanks to Ceasar Hart and the panel of parents for such an illuminating conversation.

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