Mark Your Calendars for an Arts & Heritage Day events in Olympia, March 3-4!

Join your colleagues and cultural supporters statewide for this two-day event, hosted by the Washington Museum Association and the Washington State Arts Alliance

March 3

What:     Free Heritage Workshop:  Spotlight on Grants
                   sponsored by Washington State Historical Society, Outreach Services
When:    9:00 AM   Opening, registration, introduction
                  10:00-12:00 AM   Grant Administrator Presentations 
                  2:00-4:00 PM Small Group Discussions
Where:  State Capital Museum Coach House
                  211 21st Avenue SW, Olympia
How:      contact Susan Rohrer (360) 586-0166 or email susan.rohrer(at)


Heritage Capital Projects Fund Grant Coordinator Janet Rogerson, Humanities Washington
Program Director Ellen Terry and staff members from Building for the Arts present a workshop on
successful grant applications and crafting a strong, grant funded project.  Group presentations followed by
small discussion groups to answer individual questions.   Space limited to 40 people.

What:      Arts & Heritage Reception
                   sponsored by the Washington Museum Association
When:    Tuesday, March 3, 5 to 7 PM
Where:   State Capital Museum Coach House
                   211 21st Avenue SW, Olympia
How:      RSVP to Susan Rohrer at susan.rohrer(at) or 360-586-0166 by February 23, 2015


Join heritage and arts supporters from across Washington State at a reception for our legislators.  Legislative receptions are a key tool for interacting with lawmakers and budget creators in an informal, friendly atmosphere.  It’s also a great way to connect with your cultural colleagues which can help your organization well into the future.  

If you can’t attend, you can still help!  Please ask your legislators to attend, and let us know if you’ve done so by sending an email to info(at)

March 4

What:          Arts and Heritage Day
                        sponsored by WaMA in partnership with the WSAA
When:         Kick-off at Heritage Caucus at 7 AM
                       8:30AM   Orientation 1
                       9:30AM   Orientation 2
Where:       A-B Conference Room, Cherberg Building on the Capitol Campus, Olympia
How:           Register through our co-host’s website at the Washington State Arts Alliance (WSAA)
                       or by sending an email to info(at)


This all-day event brings together arts and heritage supporters  to advocate on behalf of preserving, developing, and sharing Washington’s cultural legacy.  The morning of the big day, we will host two orientations for participants; one at 8:30 and one at 9:30. We will then attend meetings with legislators throughout the day with a short break for a provided lunch and some short performances.

If you register by email, please include:
1) Your name
2) If you are willing to lead the meeting with a legislator?
3) Your home & work legislative district(s). If you don’t know your district, you can find it here:
4) If you would like to carpool? Can you be a driver?

If you’re unable to attend but would still like to help, please share this information with other heritage supporters and encourage them to join us!