We have to prepare for all events. We cannot count on the past as fixed guide to the future.
Happy Birthday Seattle Center
Seattle Center began as the ’62 World’s Fair, or Century 21 Exposition, which opened well ahead of schedule – some 38 years before the 21st century.
Arts & Social Change Symposium
Friday 8/24 deadline for artist applying to exhibit at Arts & Social Change Symposium at Seattle Center October 12th and 13th!
July 19 Arena Public Hearing Announced
The Seattle City Council and the King County Council will hold a joint public hearing on the proposed SODO arena at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 19 in the Bertha Knight Landes Room on the first floor of Seattle City Hall, at 600 4th Avenue, between James and Cherry. Sign-up for the hearing begins at [...]
Seattle Science Festival: A Chance to Inspire Girls and Women into STEM Classes and Careers
(Skip to the chase: download the Seattle Science Festival program, which incudes a detailed map of the Seattle Center grounds with the location of each exhibitor and performance stages as well as a schedule.) Having had the wonderful experience of becoming a pilot and certified flight instructor at age 50, I am an enthusiast for encouraging girls [...]
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Chihuly Garden and Glass will pay the City $350,000 in rent each year based on 400,000 annual visitors paying between $15 & $19 for entry.
Councilmember Rasmussen shares his favorite Seattle Center memory
Councilmember Tom Rasmussen has fond memories of the World’s Fair, specifically watching the Space Needle built, piece by piece. Watch him tell his story and share his experiences. Some historical perspective from the Space Needle: All kinds of famous folks have enjoyed the Space Needle, including entertainers like Elvis Presley, Walt Disney, John Travolta, Mike...
Councilmember O’Brien shares his favorite Seattle Center memory
Councilmember Mike O’Brien’s fondest memory of the Seattle Center took place in the Pacific Science Center during the 1980’s. Watch this video to find out what he was doing at the Science Center and how true his predictions were. Historical perspective from Seattle Municipal Archives: Leading up to the World’s Fair, the US Government committed...
Councilmember Licata’s favorite Seattle Center memory
Councilmember Nick Licata has been to the Seattle Center many, many times. When asked about his favorite memory of the center, he was quick to answer—complete with visuals. Watch Councilmember Licata describe the annual event he co-founded and who benefited. Give Peace a Dance, A 24-Hour Dance Marathon
Councilmember Harrell’s favorite Seattle Center memory
Councilmember Bruce Harrell has spent a lot of time at the Seattle Center; especially during his years as the starting middle linebacker at Garfield High School. In 1975, Councilmember Harrell was on the field at Memorial Stadium for the Metro League championship between Garfield High School and Blanchet High School, dubbed “the Greatest Game” by...