With the sad news of Nelson Mandela’s death, the Washington Global Health Alliance and Seattle Center are partnering for a public memorial to honor his life. Please join us for a candlelight vigil in honor of President Nelson Mandela at the International Fountain at Seattle Center, at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7. [More]
Posted: December 5th, 2013 under Center Spotlight.
A wonderland of sparkling lights, child-sized diversions and spirited entertainment brightens the twilight of the year at Seattle Center Winterfest, Nov. 29 – Dec. 31. [More]
Posted: November 8th, 2013 under Center Spotlight.
Explore and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of people from the hilltops of China, Laos, and Thailand through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, games, and a lively marketplace. Gain insights into the customary courtship ritual of ball tossing and participate in flower cloth sessions. You'll find it all at Seattle [More]
Posted: November 8th, 2013 under Center Spotlight, Festal.
Here's your opportunity. Seattle Center has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for a concessionaire to operate, maintain, market and manage Seattle Center Monorail, with an initial term beginning Jan. 1, 2015. Proposals are due on Jan. 9, 2014. Did you know that Seattle Center Monorail is owned by the City of [More]
Posted: October 10th, 2013 under Center Spotlight.
Join in a free Day of Celebration marking the 10-year anniversary of Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 27, at McCaw Hall. The entertainment-packed anniversary event features activities for every member of the family including live dance, music, and circus performances, video presentations, and opportunities to participate [More]
Posted: October 9th, 2013 under Center Spotlight.
Join in a celebration of Mexico’s indigenous cultural roots and find out how immigrant communities have embraced the Pacific Northwest and made it home. Explore and experience the culture’s roots through live performances, foods, face painting and exquisite rituals. Decorate sugar skulls known as “calaveritas,” learn how to make paper flowers or [More]
Posted: October 8th, 2013 under Center Spotlight, Festal.
Seattle Center Festál: CroatiaFest 2013 recognizes its 10th anniversary year with a celebration of All Things Croatian! 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, in Seattle Center Armory. Festival-goers will find an author’s corner, Croatian costume photo booth, and photo cutout opportunities. They may trace their genealogy and learn about the varied [More]
Posted: September 17th, 2013 under Center Spotlight, Festal.
If you walk along Kreielsheimer Promenade adjacent to Marion Oliver McCaw Hall after the sun goes down this month, you'll see something a bit different, a teal colored glow above your head. Dreaming in Color, a three-dimensional environmental installation by Leni Schwendinger Light Projects, Ltd., takes on a teal hue during September [More]
Posted: September 14th, 2013 under Center Spotlight.
If you like Latin foods, then a visit to Seattle Fiestas Patrias, 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Sept. 14 and 15, in Seattle Center Armory, Fisher Pavilion and Seattle Center Pavilion, is a must. Dance to live mariachi music, take in the culture of Latin America, and learn how Latin American countries [More]
Posted: September 12th, 2013 under Center Spotlight, Festal.
Live performances, audio-visual arts, foods, hands-on activities, games and a lively marketplace explore the cultural roots and contemporary influences of Italy and Italian-Americans in the Pacific Northwest at Seattle Center Festál: The Italian Festival, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28 and 29, in [More]
Posted: September 6th, 2013 under Center Spotlight, Festal.