Sustainable Futures

The Future of Film Expo Presented by NFFTY & The Next Fifty

A 2-Day free event during NFFTY (National Film Festival for Talented Youth) 2012 with exhibitor booths, speakers, workshops, panels, demonstrations, lounges, networking opportunities, resources and film related activities targeting young filmmakers, film fans and the future of film at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall.

NFFTY’s Future of Film Expo gives exhibitors the unparalleled opportunity to meet and interact with the best young filmmakers from around the world, and filmmakers the opportunity to directly learn from and gain valuable connections and resources from industry professionals. The greater arts community will also have ample opportunities to learn and get hands-on experience with the latest technology and educational opportunities.  This year’s Expo is co-sponsored by The Next Fifty, a massive celebration of the 1962 World’s Fair at Seattle Center.

April 28 - 29, 2012

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January 21, 2012  |  Arts Culture and Design, Events  |  No Comments

Seattle Marathon 10k Run for The Next Fifty

The race is being held in conjunction with and benefits the Seattle Center 50th Anniversary Celebration in 2012. In Seattle Marathon style, the 10k will start and end at Seattle Center, traveling through downtown Seattle, past Pike Place Market overlooking the waterfront piers before turning around to head onto the Alaskan Way viaduct. The course then heads north on Aurora through Queen Anne, turning back around and exiting at Mercer to finish near the International Fountain.

August, 2012

 

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October 25, 2011  |  Events  |  No Comments

Book-It Premiere of The Future Remembered

Join Seattle Center Foundation for the Seattle Premiere of Book-It Repertory Theatre’s staged reading of The Future Remembered: The 1962 Seattle World’s Fair and its Legacy.

November 15, 2011
Intiman Playhouse
6:30pm - gathering (1 free “Bubbleator” drink)
7:30pm -  performance

Tickets

$50 = General Admission
$150 = History Muse (admission for one and signed book)
$250 = History Press Agent (admission for two and a signed book)

All contributions support the history programs of The Next Fifty at Seattle Center.

Tickets available through Brown Paper Tickets >

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October 24, 2011  |  Events, History  |  No Comments

Century 21 Oral Histories

People, Passion, PurposeSeattle Center Foundation, KCTS 9, Jack Straw Productions, and others have partnered together to collect personal stories from the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair. If you’d like to record your own story to share, visit our Story Share page.

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October 21, 2011  |  Events, History  |  No Comments

SPU 1% for Art – Temporary Projects

SPU will sponsor 4 temporary art projects at various locations on the Seattle Center campus - to be launched during Sustainable Futures month of The Next Fifty.

September 2012

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October 21, 2011  |  Arts Culture and Design, Events  |  No Comments

Seattle City Light Artist in Residence

Seattle City Light is seeking an artist-in-residence to highlight Seattle City Light’s conservation projects, beginning this fall. The artist will create a project illuminating City Light’s conservation and sustainability efforts for display at Seattle Center’s Next Fifty anniversary celebration in 2012. More information >

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October 21, 2011  |  Arts Culture and Design, Events  |  No Comments

Historic Seattle Center Walking Tours

April –October, 2012

Experience the cultural, architectural, and historical legacies of Seattle’s space-inspired 1962 World’s Fair on a 90-minute walking tour lead by expert guides from MOHAI and the Seattle Architecture Foundation. Tours are offered every 2nd and 4th Thursday @ 10 am, and every 1st and 3rd Saturday @ 11 am (except Labor Day weekend), April 26th-Ocotber 20th, 2012. Ticketing information available soon.

For more information, contact: Julia.swan@seattleshistory.org

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October 21, 2011  |  Events  |  No Comments

Remembering Century 21: A Community History Conference

In the spirit of the 50th anniversary of Century 21, the Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) invites you to explore the memories, memorabilia, and myths of Seattle’s 1962 World’s Fair through a series of free community-wide workshops.  Co-hosted by Seattle Public Library, King County Library System, and the Seattle Center Foundation, this series of workshops and seminars will teach you the skills needed to discover, document, and distribute the fascinating histories of one of Seattle’s most influential events. Additional information coming soon!

September 29, 2012

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October 21, 2011  |  Events, History  |  No Comments

History Exhibit: Celebrating Century 21

The Space Age World's Fair!

Courtesy of the Museum of History & Industry

April 21-October 21, 2012

Celebrating Century 21 will explore Seattle’s 1962 World’s Fair and considers its impact on the Seattle of today. The exhibit includes components from the Hagley Museum and Library’s exhibit Centuries of Progress: American World’s Fairs, 1853-1982, along with numerous artifacts, photographs and media documents from the 1962 World’s Fair selected from the collection of the Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI). The exhibit is produced by HistoryLink.org in partnership with MOHAI, with support from Seattle Center Foundation.

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October 21, 2011  |  Events, History  |  No Comments

Seattle World’s Fair Audio Tours

Developed in partnership with Jack Straw Productions, MOHAI and HistoryLink, these free audio tours of the Seattle Center grounds will explore the history of the World’s Fair and will be available online and possibly via cell phone.

4/21-10/21

 

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