Did You Know?

Did you know?

This is as much a reminder as a “did you know.” With all the well-deserved buzz around the opening of Climate Pledge Arena, it might be easy to overlook all the other AMAZING activities happening across the grounds this month.

Start with Seattle Center Sculpture Walk. It includes 4 art installations at the International Fountain covered walkway, Fisher Pavilion ADA elevator and Rooftop and Artists at Play Plaza. Inside the Fisher, opening on Nov. 13 is Awesome Exhibition featuring 38 large-scale LEGO® creations incorporating nearly 1 million LEGO® bricks. In International Fountain Pavilion, A/NT Gallery presents A Touch of Light: Justice-Involved Veteran Art Exhibition and Welcome to my World: Bjoern T. M. Larsen (IP), through Nov. 26. Seattle History Worth Preserving: Buffalo Soldiers Exhibit, on the Armory Mezzanine, addresses why Fort Lawton is essential to the historical narrative of Seattle. HOCKEY: Faster Than Ever has just opened at Pacific Science Center. Chihuly l Garden & Glass, MoPOP and the Space Needle are also open.

On the event side, Marion Oliver McCaw Hall presents Hasan Minhaj–The King’s Jester, Nov. 13; and Warren Miller, Winter Starts Now on the 19th and 20th. Then Seattle Center Winterfest opens on the Nov. 26. The final performance of Pacific Northwest Ballet Rep 2–Beyond Ballet is this afternoon in Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, and  George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® returns to the McCaw Hall stage starting on Nov. 26. SIFF screens Cinema Italian Style, through Nov. 11 at SIFF Cinema Egyptian (and streaming on the SIFF Channel), and The Vera Project offers a packed scheduled of live music.

Oh, and while you’re on the grounds, check out the AMAZING collection of outdoor art on the plazas surrounding Climate Pledge Arena. Also remember to bring a mask, proof of vaccination or negative COVID test and ID, and be sure to check the applicable website or call before you go for current health and safety measures.

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About Seattle Center:

Connect to the extraordinary at Seattle Center, an active civic, arts and family gathering place in the core of our region. More than 30 cultural, educational, sports and entertainment organizations that reside on the grounds, together with a broad range of public and community programs, create thousands of events on the 74-acre campus and attract over 12 million visitors each year. At Seattle Center, part of Uptown Arts & Cultural District and home to Climate Pledge Arena, the first certified zero carbon arena in the world, our purpose is to create exceptional events, experiences and environments that delight and inspire the human spirit to build stronger communities. Activities at the Center generate $1.864 billion in business activity and $631 million in labor income.