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For some, learning about the U. S. presidential leaders and American history while growing up was a boring chore. Some teachers just don’t know how to make the topic fun or exciting. However, more resources are available to us to help raise some interest. In honor of Presidents Day, here are five great ways to bring history alive to parents and children alike.
“Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London” opens February 14 at Seattle Art Museum. Learn about the neoclassical Kenwood House in London and the exhibition of internationally important Old Master paintings housed there, on view in Seattle for the first time.
Meet an Olympic athlete, a NASA astronaut, and a Nigerian writer during Seattle’s Black History Month. February, 2013 is filled with performances, films, lectures and art in celebration of our country’s African American heritage.
If Harvest Time makes you think of a good old fashioned grog, or other specialty drink to take the chill out of the air, we’ve got some places (and cocktails) for you to try!
From singing and dancing, to sugar skulls and art work, come celebrate and honor your loved ones that have departed at one of these Puget Sound Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) community events.
Seattle’s annual Earshot Jazz Festival returns Friday, October 12 and continues through Sunday, November 4 with more than 50 distinctive concert events in venues all around the city, and special guests like Grammy winning artist Branford Marsalis.
Check out these fantastic pieces of art that fill in almost every nook and cranny of Seattle — from beneath the bridge to museum waypoints and even to the very sidewalks themselves.
Women are taking over each of the SAM museum’s sites: SAM Downtown, the Seattle Asian Art Museum, SAM Gallery and the Olympic Sculpture Park. And you’re invited to include a photo of a special woman in your life in the exhibit!
Museum Day Live! is a great opportunity for you and your child to explore one of Washington’s many museums for FREE, thanks to Smithsonian Magazine. During this one-day, annual event, participating museums open their doors for you to have a complimentary experience!
Fashionistas, get ready! The end of summer and start of fall mean style, fashion and shopping fun in Seattle! Here are some of our favorite upcoming events.