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July 7, 2020

The 2020 Center Stage Gala GOES VIRTUAL on July 23

The Washington Center for the Performing Arts will transition this summer’s annual gala to an online experience. The CENTER Stage “Virtual” Gala will be available for all for free by tuning in to the YouTube live event at 7:00 PM on July 23. This free-to-attend online experience is hosted by Olympia’s beloved Ann Flannigan, and…
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January 24, 2020

Washington Center Receives $10,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Olympia, WA – The Washington Center for the Performing Arts has been approved for a $10,000 Challenge America grant to support bringing Koresh Dance Company to the region for a multi-day experience and learning opportunity. Overall, the National Endowment for the Arts has approved 1,187 grants totaling $27.3 million in the first round of fiscal…
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January 22, 2020

Now open – Scholarship Applications

“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 scholarship applications…
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January 22, 2020

Arts Awards Nominations Open!

Tell us who inspires you! We want to know who you think makes our community a place where art thrives! The Excellence in the Arts awards were created to recognize the individuals and organizations whose work, support, and creativity help build a vibrant cultural community. We invite you to help us recognize those who have demonstrated excellence…
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July 30, 2019

CENTER STAGE AWARDS & GALA RECOGNIZED EXCELLENCE IN THE ARTS, RAISED RECORD AMOUNT

The 4th annual Center Stage Awards & Gala was held last Thursday, July 25. The Washington Center is proud to announce that thanks to the very supportive and enthusiastic donors and guests, the evening raised over $158,000. “This was an extraordinary evening of generosity and love for the arts,” says executive director, Jill Barnes. “Thanks…
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