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May 3, 2017

2017 Anacker Scholarship for the Arts Awarded to Henry Nordhorn

Congratulations are in order for Olympia High School senior Henry Nordhorn, recipient of the 2017 Anacker Scholarship for the Arts. Playing both the horn and saxophone, Henry’s dream is to be a professional musician and perform with a world class orchestra like the L.A. Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony, or the London Symphony. He plans to…
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May 3, 2017

The Washington Center Welcomes Our New Director of Marketing and Sales

Director of Marketing and Sales, Billy Thomas The Washington Center is happy to welcome Billy Thomas, our new Director of Marketing and Sales! Billy joins our team on Monday, May 1st and brings with him a wealth of experience from his time as an Account Executive at The Olympian. He’s looking forward to working with…
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March 22, 2017

Tulalip Tribe Awards $2,000 to our Free and Reduced Ticket Program

The Tulalip Tribe has generously awarded The Washington Center $2,000 from their community impact fund. This fund is committed to improving arts and culture, education and youth, the environment, health care, public safety, and social services in our communities. At The Washington Center, these funds directly support our Free and Reduced Ticket program where we…
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February 1, 2017

The Washington Center Anacker Scholarship for the Arts

“If the arts exist to enrich our lives… then The Washington Center’s mission must surely be not only to provide the various art forms but to nurture the pursuit of them in our young people.” ~ Sally Anacker, Former Board President The Washington Center for the Performing Arts is proud to announce that applications for…
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December 29, 2016

$10,000 Grant for Creative Connections

Olympia — National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $30 million in grants as part of the NEA’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017.  Included in this announcement is a Challenge America grant of $10,000 to The Washington Center for the Performing Arts (WCPA) for workshops, performances,…
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