chihulyFrom a top-notch ballet company and world-renowned opera performances to cutting-edge art exhibitions, dramatic stage premieres and alternative music, Washington residents have an abundance of opportunities to engage with the arts. Seattle is a significant center for painting, sculpture, studio glass and the performing arts. Washington has produced legendary artists like Mark Tobey, Merce Cunningham, Dale Chihuly, Jimi Hendrix, Quincy Jones and Kurt Cobain.

A recent report by the Cultural Data Project in Philadelphia has ranked Seattle as the fourth-largest arts scene in the country. Even during the recession Washingtonians have continued to be actively engaged in our cultural scene and our arts organizations have blossomed during the past 20 years.

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Quality of life ranks high on the list of reasons to live and work in Washington. With its unparalleled natural beauty and outdoor recreational activities to the breadth of cultural opportunities for every interest, it’s no wonder so many businesses choose to open offices in Washington State.

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