A Black arts center committed to preserving community

Sep 6, 2023
When the nonprofit system didn't seem to work for it, Seattle-based Wa Na Wari found another way.
Wa Na Wari was once the home of a family member of one of the gallery's founders. Making it into a Black art space was a way to return the home to the community.
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Russian artists and donors prompt a reckoning at arts institutions

Mar 18, 2022
Those who don't distance themselves from Putin and his war are being ostracized.
Anna Netrebko, the Russian opera singer, withdrew from upcoming Metropolitan Opera performances over ties to Russia, raising questions about how Russian artists fit into the conflict.
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