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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 ]

Seattle Takes Care – Next 50 Gives

Next 50 is offering community members a variety of opportunities to work together to improve people’s lives locally and globally. Seattle Takes Care (STC), organized by Seattle Center Foundation in partnership with several area service organizations, offers seven Seattle Takes Care projects over the six-month Next 50 celebration. Here are the… [ Keep reading ]

New Next 50 Partner Coca-Cola!

Today, Seattle Center announced a new partnership with Coca-Cola as the official beverage of Seattle Center and The Next Fifty.  The world’s largest beverage company is making an extraordinary commitment to the Center as a Premier Partner of The Next Fifty, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair,… [ Keep reading ]

Next 50 Opening Day April 21

The Next Fifty, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, Apr 21 – Oct 21, begins on Saturday, Apr 21 with a full day of festivities to mark this important milestone, 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., on the Center grounds. The day begins at 10 a.m. with… [ Keep reading ]

Next 50 Earth Day Celebration April 22

Seattle Center hosts the City’s official Earth Day Celebration as part of The Next Fifty (Next 50), on Sunday, Apr 22, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on the Center grounds. The day also marks the beginning of Next 50 Sustainable Futures month, the first of six months of events and… [ Keep reading ]

Next 50 Art Installations

Numerous visual and performance art projects are slated for installation on the grounds of Seattle Center during The Next Fifty. Tied thematically to the six months of the World’s Fair 50th anniversary celebration, the installations are intended to spark the imagination, provoke reflection, delight the spirit, and enhance the visitor… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Cherry Blossom Fest, Apr 13 – 15

Seattle Center Festál: Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival, April 13 – 15, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., in the Armory/Center House, Fisher Pavilion and Seattle Center Pavilion, explores the cultural roots and contemporary influences of Japen through live performances, cultural displays, hands-on activities, nese foods, children’s activities, and… [ Keep reading ]

Tickets on Sale for red, black & GREEN: a blues

Tickets go on sale today for red, black & GREEN:  a blues (rbGb), a multi-disciplinary performance piece created by Marc Bamuthi Joseph as part of The Living Word Project. The performances take place May 30 – Jun 2 at the Intiman Playhouse as part of The Next Fifty in partnership… [ Keep reading ]