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Typewriter Eraser Coming in June

Vulcan Inc. today announced that Typewriter Eraser, Scale X (1999), a large-scale sculpture by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, will be moving to a new location at Seattle Center in June 2016. This sculpture is part of the Paul G. Allen Family Collection and has been on loan to… [ Keep reading ]

Uptown CounterCulture – April 17

Uptown Counterculture takes place, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 17 at Counterbalance Park, 700 Queen Anne Ave N. The free community event brings together Uptown and Seattle Center arts and cultural organizations for an arts-filled, hands-on celebration that builds on the Grand Opening of KEXP 90.3FM on… [ Keep reading ]

KEXP Grand Opening – April 16

We at Seattle Center are very pleased to welcome a new member of the family. Please join us for the Grand Opening of KEXP’s New Home at Seattle Center on Saturday, April 16. The day kicks off with an emphasis on local music. Beginning at noon, a series of short, solo… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival, April 22-24

Join us for Seattle Center Festál:  Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival, 10am-6pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 22-24, in Seattle Center Armory, Fisher Pavilion and Seattle Center Pavilion. You’l find a feast for the senses, articulated by Taiko drums, ikebana flowers and intricate artwork that illuminate ancient views… [ Keep reading ]

Help Create a Mural at KEXP

We would like to invite you to contribute your retired music ephemera – CDs, LPs, and cassette tapes – to artist Aramis Hamer to help create a mural at the site of KEXP’s new offices and studio at the northwest corner of the Seattle Center campus.  Hamer will complete her… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Center Whirligig! April 1-17

Step inside Seattle Center Armory, transformed into a lively, colorful hub of child-sized entertainment called Seattle Center Whirligig!, and you’ll find a variety of inflatable rides, balloon artists, face painters and caricaturists. Add an assortment of Student Showcases and fresh, delicious, local foods from Armory eateries, and you’ll have enough… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s French Fest, March 20

Bonjour mes amis! Please join me for Seattle Center Festál:  Seattle’s French Fest:  A Celebration of French-Speaking Cultures, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, March 20, in Seattle Center Armory. Le festival presents music, dance, food and fashion to highlight French influence around the world and in our region. Now in its… [ Keep reading ]

Irish Festival – March 12-13

Irish jigs, genealogy, dance and drumming enliven Irish culture and heritage in the Pacific Northwest at Seattle Center Festál:  Irish Festival, marking its 45th year in Seattle 12 p.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, and 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, March 12-13, in Seattle Center Armory. This year Irish Festival honors the centenary of… [ Keep reading ]

Festal: Tet Festival, Feb. 13-14

Journey through one thousand years of Vietnamese history at  Seattle Center Festál:  Tết Festival – Vietnamese Lunar New Year. The celebration marks the start of the year of the Monkey with lucky money, martial arts, dance, visual arts and Children of the Dragon, 11am-7pm, Feb. 13 – 14, in Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Center 2016 ‘Best’ Happy Hour

Seattle’s Best Damn Happy Hour, a monthly program presented by Seattle Center Productions, offers new reasons to be happy. The third Thursday gatherings in 2016 offer a wide range of competitions, art-related endeavors and participatory activities that supplement an array of great gaming, DJ-spun music, specialty drinks and food specials… [ Keep reading ]