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Learn, Listen, Watch and Engage Virtually this Month at Seattle Center

In place of in-person summer activities on the grounds, Seattle Center and its resident organizations offer multiple virtual options this month. Streaming summer camps, masterclasses, music, classical performances and much more present fun, engaging and educational experiences for youth, families, aspiring artists and the public at large. Seattle Center Arts at Home captures many of […]

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Looking Forward

As we look forward, we see many bright spots on our horizon. While in-person events are on hold, Seattle Center Studios is primed to produce outstanding virtual programming, coming soon. Seattle Center Armory is quietly undergoing major exterior upgrades that will highlight its historic facade. International Fountain is getting a refresh, along with Seattle Center […]

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Amazon Renames KeyArena

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced that it has secured the naming rights to the new home of Seattle’s NHL team and WNBA’s Seattle Storm, and is calling it Climate Pledge Arena rather than the name of the company. In 2019, Amazon and Global Optimism announced The Climate Pledge, which calls on signatories to be net zero […]

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Seattle Center Monorail is open!

They’re operating in limited service, visit www.seattlemonorail.com for hours of service and information about their new safety measures. For now, to reduce the spread of germs, the Monorail is only accepting ORCA, debit/credit cards, and mobile tickets from the Transit GO Ticket app (no cash please). Hop on the Monorail for fast, convenient transportation between […]

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May Day

Today is May Day, and we’re taking the opportunity to express our thanks and deep appreciation to the many Seattle Center employees who have continued to come onto the grounds to take care of the campus and help during COVID-19. Their efforts enable Seattle Center to fulfill our function in the City of Seattle’s emergency […]

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We Met at the Center – Kath Nyborg’s Story

Katherine Nyborg, known as Kath to her friends and colleagues, met her future husband for a dance at Seattle Center when they were in college at Seattle Pacific University. On-campus dances were forbidden, and so the college students organized so-called “functions” at the Center instead. They met in the Snoqualmie Room, now the home of […]

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I am Seattle Center-Jeffrey Cook

I Am Seattle Center JEFFREY COOK is a local designer and theatrical artisan.  He can often be found working at Seattle Children’s Theatre, but this time of year, you’ll see his mastery at Seattle Center Winterfest, our seasonal celebration kicking off this week. Jeffrey designed all the décor. “Design should be something that influences people […]

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I Am Seattle Center-Laurie Metzinger

LAURIE METZINGER started working at Seattle Center as a scenic artist for Pacific Northwest Ballet. From there, she began working on Winterfest Train & Village, where she has served as installation lead and decorator since 1988. “I’m turning the reins over this coming year to a woman named Colleen Gwen, who’s been working with me […]

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I am Seattle Center-Andrew Steen

ANDREW STEEN, Technical Coordinator at Seattle Center Productions.  Andrew is most often seen working behind the scenes to make sure events like Concerts at the Mural, Winterfest, and Festál cultural festivals happen smoothly and successfully from an operations and technical standpoint. “One of the things that attracted me to this position was a way to […]

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I am Seattle Center-Pete Rush

PETE RUSH, Arts Programs Manager, Seattle Center Productions.  Pete coordinates many signature programs like KConcerts and Movies at the Mural, Best Damn Happy Hour, and Seattle Center Winterfest.  A favorite part of his job involves booking artists. “I am an artist in my own right. I freelance as a designer—I design costumes and scenery for […]

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