Get Inspired

Gay City Arts works to serve as the voice, spirit, and conscience of our community Art is a vital tool for community reflection, pride, and dialogue. We want you to join us for the conversation.

Share Your Story

Gay City collaborates with local LGBTQ artists to galvanize an audience for queer arts, foster the development of LGBTQ artists and works, and facilitate accessible artistic excellence. We want you to share your story here.

Youth-led Storytelling

Gay City Arts works to inspire the next generation of storytellers through our Queercore program. If you’re 13-18 and want to share your unique vision of the world, we want to work with you.

A Place to Gather

The Calamus Auditorium at Gay City is a premier organizing center and performance and exhibition space for Seattle’s queer arts community. The Calamus Auditorium is an intimate performance venue (maximum capacity 49), fully equipped with lighting, sound, and audio/visual equipment. Located in Seattle’s Pike/Pine corridor on Capitol Hill, the Calamus Auditorium is conveniently centered near downtown Seattle and the hub of Seattle’s most dynamic arts district.

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Season 5: Resistance

Gay City Arts Season

Season Six begins in September!

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About Our Arts Program:

Art is the voice, spirit, and conscience of every community and is a vital tool for community reflection, dialogue, and pride. Through Gay City Arts, Gay City collaborates with local LGBTQ artists to galvanize an audience for queer arts, foster the development of LGBTQ artists and works, and facilitate accessible artistic excellence. Gay City Arts is committed to presenting challenging, dynamic, and excellent queer art across a wide range of disciplines, including theater, music, dance, film, spoken word, comedy, and  literary and visual arts. Performance seasons run from September through May with special events throughout the year. Interested in bringing your art to Gay City? Gay City Arts is always looking to collaborate with queer artists. Reach out to us at arts@gaycity.org!

About the Calamus Auditorium:

The Calamus Auditorium at Gay City is a premier organizing center and performance and exhibition space for Seattle’s queer arts community. The Calamus Auditorium is an intimate performance venue (maximum capacity 49), fully equipped with lighting, sound, and audio/visual equipment. Located in Seattle’s Pike/Pine corridor on Capitol Hill, the Calamus Auditorium is conveniently centered near downtown Seattle and the hub of Seattle’s most dynamic arts district. The Calamus Auditorium is available for rent as a performance or event space.

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