Seattle Arts Organizations


These local resources may provide an opportunity to our residents.  It is recommended you make contact with the organization prior to your residency to understand what can be available for your specific needs.

Pratt Fine Arts Center

Printmaking, Jewelry, Sculpture and Glass Studios are hosted by Pratt Fine Arts Center, located 12 blocks from The Butterfly House.


Velocity Dance Center

Located in the adjacent neighborhood, Capitol Hill, Velocity rents rehearsal space for dancers and offers classes for all levels.

Jack Straw 
Cultural Center

Located in the University District, Jack Straw supports sound artists, writers and digital media artists.  Tech support is on site.  They host a residency program for artists who would like to incorporate technology into their process.

Pottery Northwest

Near the Seattle Center Space Needle lies Pottery Northwest ceramic studios with a variety of kilns, extensive facilities, resident artists and community classes.


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