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Next 50 Learning Month Starts Aug. 1

How do we expand perspectives around learning, education, culture and environment so that people of all ages and backgrounds can realize their intrinsic passions to learn and grow? The Next Fifty invites the community to explore how we might evolve approaches and systems of learning in the 21st century, throughout… [ Keep reading ]

Next 50 Global Health Month

The third month of six celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair highlights the region’s leadership in global health innovation, education and collaboration. Scientists, teachers, philanthropists, legislators, engineers and volunteers have teamed up with Seattle Center and Global Health Nexus, an initiative of the Washington Global Health… [ Keep reading ]

Next 50 Visual & Performing Arts

As The Next Fifty progresses through its second of six months of activities in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, it continues to present outstanding, entertaining and highly impactful Arts, Culture and Design and History programming. The visual and performing arts, films and other initiatives… [ Keep reading ]

Next 50 Video Arcade: Hands-on Gaming

The public is invited to take a digital (and analog) journey through the history of video gaming at Next 50 Video Arcade:  A Hands-On Gaming Exhibit, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., daily through June 30, free, on the main floor of Seattle Center Armory/Center House. The exhibit is part of… [ Keep reading ]

Free Summer Fitness Starts June 19

Seattle Center Summer Fitness celebrates the season with healthy, fun and free outdoor fitness opportunities for neighbors, visitors, and those who work in the area. Come on down and join the fun! Lunchtime and evening outdoor fitness sessions are open to all ages and abilities: Zumba® Class – Instructor Daniel… [ Keep reading ]

Next 50 Science and Tech Month is … AMAZING!

The Next Fifty Science and Technology month launches on June 1, with science festivals, speaking and film series, interactive explorations and more through June 30 at Seattle Center, South Lake Union, and downtown Seattle. Work in science is a high form of human joy – with great responsibilities, challenges, and… [ Keep reading ]

Mobility Day Features Transportation Futures

How many ways can you travel to Seattle Center – by conventional and electric vehicle, bicycle, scooter, Monorail, bus, ped, and boat? The choice you make affects your health, our ecology and the future of transportation. Come play, talk and learn about our shared future and explore the connections among… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Center Welcomes Chihuly Garden and Glass

Seattle Center is delighted to welcome a new resident organization to its 74-acre grounds. Chihuly Garden and Glass opens next Monday, May 21. The exhibition’s stunning indoor pavilion and outdoor garden art space are expected to serve as a major visitor attraction, event destination and revenue generator for the City… [ Keep reading ]

Urban Intervention Winner is ABF

A jury of recognized design professionals and civic leaders declared a winner among three finalists in Urban Intervention:  The Howard S. Wright Design Ideas Competition for Public Space.  First place was awarded to the team of ABF from Paris, France for its design, In-Closure, which envisions an interactive wall around… [ Keep reading ]

Urban Intervention Presentations – May 11

What might happen at Seattle Center when Memorial Stadium goes away?  Are there imaginative and unique uses for a large urban open space?  What is the Jelly Bean and why is it floating next to the Space Needle? Join us on Friday, May 11, at Intiman Playhouse for presentations by… [ Keep reading ]