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The groups and organizations below have been screened by us and found to offer worthwhile opportunities for professional and social networking; community service; learning; volunteering; relationship-building; strategic community relations; philanthropy; and corporate sponsorship in the greater Seattle region.  

Bellevue Arts Museum

 

Networking events primarily in Bellevue

Overview: BAM members and corporate sponsors enjoy special access to networking opportunities with other supporters at opening receptions, behind the scenes tours, lectures and workshops.

 

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MoPOP Seattle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: There is no other shrine to Pop Culture like MoPOP at Seattle Center. The best way to network here is by becoming a member, volunteering or joining as a Council Friend!

 

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Nordic Heritage Museum

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Nordic Heritage Museum in Ballard offers many ways for families and those interested in Nordic culture to learn and connect, including exhibitions, fun events for members and Annual Viking Days.

 

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Seattle Arts & Lectures

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: SAL sparks the imagination by connecting people and ideas. Subscribers can hear from and meet with internationally recognized thought leaders on topics ranging from medicine to poetry.

 

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Tateuchi Center

 

Networking events primarily in Bellevue and Eastside

Overview: Tateuchi Center is a 2,000 seat performance arts center and event venue in the heart of Bellevue, slated for opening in 2020. Fundraising and community outreach activities are ongoing. Get involved!

 

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Waterfront Seattle

 

Networking events in Seattle

Overview: Waterfront Seattle is a city government initiative to get citizen input in defining the future of Seattle's waterfront after demolition of the Alaskan Way Viaduct.

 

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14/48 (Quickest Theater Festival in the World)

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Each year the 14/48 Steering Committee recruits actors and producers to volunteer for a uniquely Seattle tradition, the World's Quickest Theater Festival.

 

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4Culture

 

Networking events in and around Seattle

Overview: 4Culture is a county government program that supports local arts and culture in various ways, including financially. Networking opportunities exist for local artists, citizens and groups.

 

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5th Avenue Theatre Producer's Circle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Producer's Circle members can meet and mingle with other 5th Avenue supporters at various special events throughout the year.

 

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ACT Theatre

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: ACT's productions probe cultural boundaries, tackle social issues and penetrate hearts. ACT offers donors and subscribers regular opportunities to socialize through behind the scenes programs.

 

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AIGA Seattle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: AIGA is the central meeting point for over 700 Design Professionals in Seattle. Monthly Schmoozes include respected guests from leading companies and lots of time for networking.

 

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Alliance Francaise de Seattle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: AFS is a cultural nonprofit organization and language school fostering friendship between communities. AFS promotes French language and culture through classes and events open to all.

 

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Allied Arts of Seattle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Allied Arts works to enhance the cultural livability of Seattle and to create a social network of people who care about the Arts, Urban Design and Historic Preservation.

 

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American Choral Directors Association - Washington Chapter

 

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington

Overview: WA-ACDA members are choral directors in the state of Washington. Regular events provide excellent networking and learning opportunities.

 

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Annex Theatre

 

Networking events in Seattle

Overview: Annex Theatre is a democratic collective of theatre artists dedicated to creating bold new work in an environment of improbability, resourcefulness and risk. Check website for ways to get involved.

 

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Arab Center of Washington

 

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Puget Sound region

Overview: ACW is a cooperative of community organizations, associations and individuals who share a passion for Arab culture, food and art.

 

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ARCADE

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: ARCADE promotes discussion about design and the built environment by publishing a magazine and throwing a quarterly launch party, attracting hundreds, for each new edition. These are not to miss!

 

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Art Institute of Seattle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: AIS of Seattle offers 2-year programs in all things design, animation, games, fashion, video production, industrial design, graphic arts and culinary arts.

 

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Art with Heart

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Art with Heart's national program provides tools and books especially designed to help kids with mental health issues. Most of AWH's local events are geared towards its volunteers and donors.

 

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Artist Trust

 

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Puget Sound region

Overview: Artist Trust supports Washington State artists working in all creative disciplines. AT organizes fundraising and professional development events with great networking potential for artists and donors.

 

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Arts Corps

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Arts Corps offers free arts education classes to kids in grades K-12. Teachers, donors, volunteers who support Art Corps enjoy regular opportunities to meet and network with each other.

 

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ArtsFund

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: ArtsFund is one of the premier arts grant making groups in King County and provides excellent networking opportunities for artists and patrons of the arts who donate to the organization.

 

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ArtsWest

 

Networking events primarily in West Seattle

Overview: ArtsWest is a multi-disciplinary arts organization in West Seattle. ArtsWest members and donors are invited to behind the scenes events and the group's annual gala.

 

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Association of King County Historical Organizations

 

Networking events in Seattle and on the Eastside

Overview: AKCHO acts as a proponent and provides a forum for addressing heritage issues at our local and county levels. Regular meeting provide networking opportunities for members and non-members.

 

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Bainbridge Island Arts & Humanities Council (BIAHC)

 

Networking events on Bainbridge Island

Overview: BIAHC maintains a comprehensive website covering Bainbridge Island happenings and organizes regular events with great networking potential for its members and the public.

 

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Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

 

Networking events in Bainbridge

Overview: This award-winning, free art museum at the entrance of Bainbridge Island ferry terminal is a meeting point for people interested in the arts. Great networking and learning opportunities for members.

 

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Ballard Writers Collective

 

Networking events in Seattle

Overview: BWC is an association of accomplished writers and authors in Ballard who meet regularly to support and celebrate each others work.

 

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Barbershop Harmony Society - Evergreen District

 

Networking events in Seattle and throughout the Puget Sound region

Overview: This is the umbrella organization for men's barbershop musical groups throughout the Pacific Northwest.

 

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Bellevue Chamber Chorus

 

Networking events primarily in Bellevue / Eastside

Overview: Fans of chamber chorus music can participate and network by volunteering, donating or sponsoring the BCC.

 

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Beyond Reality Costumers Guild (BRCG)

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: These costume enthusiasts in Seattle are having fun, building relationships and learning from each other.

 

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Black Heritage Society of Washington State

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Blue Earth Alliance

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Book-it Repertory Theater

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Book-it Repertory Theatre brings great books to the stage, adapting classic and contemporary works into critically-acclaimed theatre. Regular special events provide excellent networking opportunities.

 

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Broadway Bound Children's Theatre

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Empower your child through live musical theater with Seattle's own Broadway Bound.

 

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Bumbershoot

 

Networking events in Seattle

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Cascade Writers

 

Networking events in Seattle

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Cascade Youth Symphony Orchestras

 

Networking events in and around Seattle

Overview: CYSO provides a wholesome and stimulating environment for talented young musicians & creates an atmosphere that encourages, challenges and develops their fullest potential in the art of performance.

 

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Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: The Forum organizes programs that encourage thought and debate on the role of African-Americans in American culture. Members receive invitations to private receptions with speakers and performers.

 

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Century Ballroom

 

Networking events in Seattle

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Chinese Arts & Music Association

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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City Opera Ballet

 

Networking events in Bellevue

Overview: COB organizes dance classes for all ages as well as professional orchestra and opera performances throughout the year, including special events for supporters and performers.

 

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CoCA Center on Contemporary Art

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: CoCA provides local enthusiasts of contemporary art with regular opportunities to meet and network at special events.

 

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Cornish College of the Arts

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: With 800 college students and another 150 in preparatory classes, Cornish is one of the only private, nonprofit performing and visual 4-year arts colleges in the nation.

 

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Design in Public

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Discover Burien

 

Networking events in Burien

Overview: Discover Burien is a nonprofit community and business building organizations with dozens of fun, delicious networking events for members, neighbors and visitors. Great way to meet people in Burien.

 

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Docomo WEWA

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Docomomo WEWA is a local community of individuals who share a passion for Northwest Modernism.

 

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dorkbot-sea

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: This Seattle-based spin-off of dorkbot-nyc organizes a monthly meeting of artists, designers, engineers, students and others involved in the creation of electronic art (in the broadest sense of the term).

 

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Early Music Guild

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: EMG is a great place for fans of music from middle ages through to the 18th century to meet and network.

 

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Eastside Heritage Center

 

Networking events primarily in Bellevue

Overview: EHC works to build community and connect people with an interest the heritage of Seattle's eastside. Frequest events and volunteer opportunities provide excellent opportunities for new relationships.

 

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Eastside Nihon Matsuri Association (ENMA)

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle and Eastside

Overview: ENMA is a volunteer group working to preserve and further the arts and crafts of Japan for the enjoyment of all community members in the Greater Seattle area.

 

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EAT Ballard

 

Networking events in Seattle (Ballard)

Overview: Eat Ballard is a coalition of local food & drink leaders celebrating Seattle food culture in our city's most historic neighborhood. The website includes a comprehensive calendar of Ballard events.

 

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Ethnic Heritage Council

 

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Puget Sound region

Overview: EHC works to foster mutual understanding through the preservation and promotion of ethnic and cultural traditions. Members receive information on local events and networking opportunities.

 

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Evergreen Association of Fine Arts (EAFA)

 

Networking events primarily in Bellevue

Overview: EAFA helps members meet their artistic goals through a wide variety of networking and learning events, and also other activities such as exhibitions and painting excursions.

 

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Evergreen City Ballet

 

Networking events primarily on the Eastside

Overview: ECB develops dancers and educates a diverse public, including youth in the art of dance. Classes and professional performances are supported by a strong local community of ballet enthusiasts.

 

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Family Wineries of Washington

 

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington State

Overview: FWW is a volunteer membership group of small, independent Washington wineries and the people who support them. If you love wine culture, then you can become part of this community by joining.

 

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Field's End - A Writers' Community

 

Networking events primarily in Bainbridge Island

Overview: Field's End provides local writers with workshops and events to learn and network with each other in a supportive, nurturing environment.

 

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Flying House Productions

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Flying House Productions is home to two of largest community choruses in America: Seattle Men's Chorus and Seattle Women's Chorus.

 

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Foolscap

 

Networking events in Seattle and the Eastside

Overview: Foolscap organizes a long-running, annual weekend conference for local readers, writers, visual artists, and other people who love science fiction and fantasy.

 

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Fremont Abbey Arts Center

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Fremont Abbey Arts Center is a community driven, volunteer powered arts organization serving the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle with multi-arts events for people of all ages and incomes.

 

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Fremont Arts Council

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: This community organization serving the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle provides excellent networking, volunteering and sponsorship opportunities for local events such as Fremont Solstice Parade.

 

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Frye Art Museum

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Members of the Frye, Seattle's only free museum, receive invitations to members-only exhibition openings and receptions where they can meet other members.

 

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Gage Academy of Art

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Gage Academy of Art is a school in the tradition of the Ecole des beaux-arts in Paris and the Art Students League in NYC. GAA enrolls 2,200 students and involves some 7,000 members annually.

 

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Glass Art Society

 

Networking events in Seattle

Overview: Seattle-based GAS supports artists and the field of glass art throughout the world with regular networking events and learning opportunities.

 

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GreenStage

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: GreenStage organizes free outdoor theatre productions intended to inspire audiences to engage in live theatre. Networking opportunities are available for volunteers and donors.

 

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Hedgebrook - A Retreat for Women Writers

 

Networking events on Whidbey Island and throughout Puget Sound region

Overview: Hedgebrook supports a community of women writers from all over the world with residencies at its retreat on Whidbey Island with programs that connect their work with readers and audiences.

 

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Henry Art Gallery

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Henry Art Gallery is the nationally recognized art museum of the UW. Individual donors and corporate sponsors enjoy a wide range of benefits, including unique networking and learning opportunities.

 

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Historic Seattle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Historic Seattle provides members interested in preserving Seattle and King County's architectural legacy with regular networking,learning and volunteering opportunities.

 

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HistoryLink.org

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Humanities Washington

 

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington State

Overview: Humanities Washington promotes and provides programs based in the humanities. The group organizes regular events with excellent networking potential on key issues facing our community.

 

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IDSA (Industrial Designers Society of America) - NW Chapter

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Ignition Northwest

 

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington State

Overview: INW works to fuel community through participatory arts, events, and education. Critical NW is INW's biggest event, a distinctly Cascadian Burning Man.

 

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Inscape Arts

 

Networking events in Seattle

Overview: Inscape Arts is an enclave for over 100 local artists who rent space in the historic, former INS building near Seahawks stadium. Regular events and open houses provide networking opportunities.

 

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International Interior Design Association (IIDA) - NW Chapter

 

Networking events in Seattle and cities throughout Washington

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Irish Heritage Club of Seattle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: The IHC of Seattle organizes local activities of an Irish cultural nature, including concerts, plays, lectures, movies, parties and the annual Seattle Irish Festival.

 

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IxDA Seattle

 

Networking events in Seattle

Overview: IxDA Seattle is the local chapter of the Interaction Design Association, a network dedicated to the professional practice of Interaction Design.

 

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Jack Straw Productions

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: JSP is a community-based organization dedicated to the audio arts. JSP provides residencies in sound and writing as well as arts and technology training for youth and adults.

 

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Jet City Improv

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: JCI's weekly drop-in classes teach basic improvisation skills to make you better at speaking in front of others, which increases your chances of nailing that next sales presentation or job interview.

 

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Kirkland Arts Center

 

Networking events primarily in Kirkland

Overview: Kirkland Arts Center provides learning and networking opportunities to people of all ages interested in the visual arts. Programs include workshops, exhibits, classes and special events.

 

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Kirkland Choral Society

 

Networking events in Kirkland

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Kirkland Performance Center

 

Networking events primarily in Kirkland / Eastside

Overview: KPC provides a home for the performing arts in Kirkland. Marquee Circle members enjoy access to exclusive networking opportunities, including meet-the-artist receptions with other KPC supporters.

 

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KUOW 94.9 FM - The Broadcasters Circle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: KUOW's Broadcasters Circle members receive advance notice of special events sponsored or hosted by KUOW, which provides excellent networking opportunities with other community leaders.

 

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Ladies Musical Club

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: LMC is a local membership organization of women whose mission is to foster classical music in the community through education, performance and awards.

 

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Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: LHPAI connects people and communities with the best of African-American performing arts. Classes, volunteer programs and special events provide excellent learning and networking opportunities.

 

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Log House Museum / Southwest Seattle Historical Society

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Members and volunteers enjoy various benefits including events where they can meet and network with other supporters of this historic museum, sometimes referred to as the birthplace of Seattle.

 

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Macefield Music Festival

 

Networking events in Seattle (Restaurant Row in Ballard)

Overview: The Macefield Music Festival is destined to be one of Seattle's great musical traditions. This annual, community-based weekend in historic Ballard brings out the stars. Be part of the celebration!

 

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Meany Center for the Performing Arts (formerly UW World Series)

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Discover and support exceptional international talent in music, dance and theater performing in Seattle. Financial supporters enjoy uniquely enriching networking opportunities.

 

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Meetup Groups and Events

 

Networking events in Seattle and across Washington State

Overview: There are over 1,000 Meetup groups around Seattle, each based on a specific common interest. Meetup events (called Meetups) may attract anywhere from a few to several hundred people.

 

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Metrix Create:Space

 

Networking events in Seattle

Overview: This is a retail space for local creators, artists, techies, hobbyists and crafts types who can drop in anytime to use the vast tools offered by MC:S. Regular events provide networking opportunities.

 

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MOHAI (Museum of History & Industry)

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: MOHAI members and supporters are dedicated to enriching lives by preserving, sharing and teaching the diverse history of Seattle, the Puget Sound region and the nation. Check out their event calendar!

 

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Moisture Festival

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Moisture Festival is an annual, volunteer-driven celebration of fun, comedy and burlesque in Seattle. Donating, sponsoring and volunteering are great ways to get involved with this exceptional group.

 

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Museum of Flight

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Museum of Flight is the largest private air and space museum in the world with over 20,000 members, volunteers and docents, including many retired pilots, engineers, aviation and space experts.

 

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Nature Consortium

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: The Nature Consortium teaches local youth environmental lessons through the creative arts and hands-on conservation projects, including the Arts in Nature Festival.

 

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Northwest African American Museum

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Members and supporters of the NW African American Museum enjoy regular opportunities to network with each other and to advance the organization's educational and cultural goals.

 

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Northwest Art Alliance

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: NWAA works to nurture and promote the NW art and fine crafts community. The NW Art Alliance provides artists with essential tools, education and exposure to help them succeed.

 

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Northwest Folk Dancers

 

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington State

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Northwest Folklife

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: NW Folklife creates opportunities for individuals and communities of the PNW to celebrate, share and sustain the vitality of folk, ethnic and traditional arts for present and future generations.

 

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Northwest Railway Museum

 

Networking events primarily in Snoqualmie

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Northwest Society of Interior Designers - Puget Sound Chapter

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Northwest Watercolor Society

 

Networking events primarily in Bellevue

Overview: NWWS was founded in 1939 to promote watercolor as an artistic medium. The group is dedicated to the artistic growth of its members and to being a major artistic resource in the Northwest.

 

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Nortwest Film Forum

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: NWFF's mission is to discover and champion the work of visionary filmmakers and to engage the general public and artists alike in deeper exploration of the art of film.

 

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On the Boards

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: OTB introduces local audiences to world-class innovators in contemporary dance, theater, music and multi-media, The group offers opportunities for artists to network with other artists.

 

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Pacific Northwest Ballet's Young Patrons Circle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Young Patrons Circle is PNB's social and educational group for people in their 20s and 30s. Members can meet each other during hosted intermission receptions and post-performance parties.

 

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Pacific Northwest Writers Association

 

Networking events primarily in Bellevue

Overview: PNWA provides writers with regular opportunities to meet and connect with other writers, editors and publishers.

 

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Path with Art

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Path with Art helps marginalized adults to harness the power of art as a way to build stability in their lives.

 

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Pecha Kucha Night Seattle

 

Networking events in Seattle and the Eastside

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Photographic Center Northwest

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: PCNW offers classes, workshops, lectures, exhibits, studio space and access to photographic equipment for people at all levels of expertise, including those new to photography.

 

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Pilchuck Glass School

 

Networking events in locations throughout Puget Sound region

Overview: Pilchuck is an internationally recognized school of glass inspiring creativity, transforming individuals and building community. Sign up for a class or join the Pilchuck Society to get involved.

 

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Pomegranate Center

 

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington State

Overview: Pomegranate Center helps communities become more livable and sustainable through programs that combine design and art. Supporters enjoy several excellent networking opportunities each year.

 

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Pratt Fine Arts Center

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Pratt Fine Arts Center offers art classes open to everyone and also provides workspaces for local artists. Its events are a great way to meet others who share an interest in the arts in Seattle.

 

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Puget Sound Group Northwest Artists

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Since 1928, members of Puget Sound Group Northwest Artists have played a major role in sustaining the visual arts through community service in the Pacific Northwest.

 

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RAW Seattle (natural born artists)

 

Networking events in Seattle

Overview: RAW Seattle organizes a special type of networking event for local artists and their fans, which may draw 400 people. Artists submit their work to be featured at RAW. Selected artists are not charged.

 

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ReAct: The Repertory Actors Theatre

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: The Repertory Actors Theatre produces quality theatrical entertainment using primarily multi-ethnic and non-traditional casting. Donors and volunteers enjoy regular networking opportunities.

 

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Reel Grrls

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Reel Grrls empowers young women from diverse communities to realize their power, talent and influence through media production.

 

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Richard Hugo House

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: RHH is a gem for people who love writing and reading. The group nurtures a community of practicing writers who help each other improve their skills. Readings by leading writers open to the public.

 

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School of Acrobatics & New Circus Arts

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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School of Visual Concepts

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: SVC is a school intended to prepare its students for the job market in design, advertising and web design.

 

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Seattle Architecture Foundation

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: SAF is the meeting place for architects and others interested in how design affects our community and our lives in Seattle.

 

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Seattle Art Museum (SAM)

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: The "SAM" provides local art lovers a wide range of opportunities to meet and network with other artists and patrons of the arts. Donors can join one of SAM's six art councils.

 

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Seattle Chamber Music Society

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Seattle Chamber Music Society presents world class music in heart of the city by offering exceptional chamber music concerts in the Nordstrom Recital Hall and free community events around the city.

 

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Seattle Childrens Chorus

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Seattle Children's Chorus nurtures excellence in young musicians ranging in ages from 5 to 19.

 

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Seattle Children's Theatre Champions Club

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: STC organizes regular shows, classes and workshops for the whole family. Donors at the Champion level enjoy special networking opportunities.

 

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Seattle Choral Company

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Seattle Choral Company puts on several well appreciated concerts each year. Best way to get involved with this group is to become a singer, donor or fan.

 

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Seattle Composers Alliance

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Seattle Conservatory of Music

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Seattle Film Institute

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: SFI offers weekend, evening and full-time programs dedicated to providing students with the knowledge, skills, tools and experience needed to pursue a career in film.

 

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Seattle Flute Society

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: SFS is a group for anyone with an interest in the flute. Meetings, ensemble performances, lectures, workshops, discussions and other special events provide excellent networking opportunities.

 

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Seattle Folklore Society

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: The Seattle Folklore Society promotes awareness, appreciation and preservation of folk and traditional arts in the Seattle area. Members receive the Society's newsletter, calendar of events, ticket discounts and invitations to participate in various folk

 

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Seattle Gilbert & Sullivan Society

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: The Seattle G&SS is an amateur group producing musical theater for audiences in the Puget Sound region since 1954.

 

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Seattle Graphic Artists Guild

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Seattle Graphic Artist Guild members are local artists, designers, illustrators, art reps, 3D animators, videographers and visual design educators who meet monthly at networking lunches.

 

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Seattle Gujarati Cultural Society

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF)

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: SIFF brings people together to discover extraordinary films from around the world. SIFF provides donors, volunteers and sponsors tremendous relationship-building and learning opportunities.

 

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Seattle Opera BRAVO! Club

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: The BRAVO! Club is a membership group for people in their twenties or thirties dedicated to celebrating Seattle Opera productions through a variety of social and educational events year-round.

 

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Seattle Print Arts

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: SPA is an association of artists, arts professionals and collectors with an avid interest in the expanding field of print arts and an appreciation of the print media.

 

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Seattle Public Theater at the Green Lake Bathhouse

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Seattle Public Theater at the Green Lake Bathhouse is a nonprofit professional residency organization. Classes, auditions and other events provide regular networking opportunities.

 

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Seattle Repertory Theatre

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Seattle SeaChordsmen

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: This ain't your daddy's barbershop quartet. This group promotes and encourages singing barbershop music, good fellowship and charitable activities in the Greater Seattle area.

 

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Seattle Storytellers Guild

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: SSG keeps the art of storytelling alive and organizes informal gatherings, professional events, performances and training opportunities.

 

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Seattle Symphony's WolfGang

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: WolfGang is Seattle Symphony's club for people in their 20s or 30s who share a passion for classical music. Membership provides regular networking opportunities in and around the symphony.

 

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Seattle Theatre Group

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: STG presents over 400 events per year in its three historic Seattle theaters. STG organizes various classes and workshops open to all. Donors and sponsors enjoy high level networking opportunities.

 

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Seattle Theatre Group's Paramount Club

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Paramount Club members enjoy a wide variety of benefits, including invitations to special events where they can network with other members.

 

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Seattle Women's Jazz Orchestra

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: The Seattle Women's Jazz Orchestra is a nonprofit enabling local musicians and artists to collaborate and practice their art by performing at various festivals and venues in the area.

 

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Seattle World Percussion Society

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: This group produces the annual spring World Rhythm Festival at Seattle Center and provides opportunities place for music professionals and fans to meet.

 

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SecondStory Repertory

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Shunpike

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Shunpike strengthens the Seattle arts community by partnering with small and mid-sized arts groups to develop the business tools they need to succeed.

 

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Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater and Family Park

 

Networking events Primarily in Fall City

Overview: SFFT produces outdoor musicals during the summer in a stunning outdoor scene on their own forested property across from Snoqualmie Falls. Members and volunteers form this group's backbone.

 

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Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators - Western Washington

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Members of this organization are children's writers and artists. The group provides networking opportunities and a speakers bureau.

 

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Sons of Norway - Leif Erikson (Seattle) Lodge

 

Networking events in Ballard and lodges throughout Washington State

Overview: You don't have to be Norwegian to join this historic Seattle institution. Members pay $60 per year and are free to use the group's ski lodge at Stampede Pass and summer cabin on Lake McMurray.

 

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space.city

 

Networking events in Seattle

Overview: space.city organizes regular events covering topics of interest around art, architecture and urbanism.

 

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STIFF (Seattle's True Independent Film Festival)

 

Networking events primarily Seattle

Overview: STIFF organizes a local independent film festival each year. Special events and parties during the festival provide great networking opportunities for sponsors, volunteers and ticket buyers.

 

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Studio East

 

Networking events in Kirkland

Overview: Studio East provide theater arts education for children on the Eastside. Networking opportunities exist for parents, supporters, volunteers, sponsors and fans of this award winning organization.

 

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Tasveer

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Tasveer organizes the annual Seattle Independent South Asian Film Festival. Networking opportunities exist throughout the year for volunteers interested in South Asian film.

 

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Team Up for Nonprofits

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Team Up for Nonprofits organizes music events for local nonprofits to raise funds and to connect with a new generation of supporters. It's a win-win-win for bands, nonprofits and music fans.

 

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The Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) Seattle

 

Networking events in Seattle and the Eastside

Overview: DIFFA Seattle organizes one big event a year, usually in the Fall, for supporters of its cause and local groups receiving one of its grants.

 

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The Swedish Club

 

Networking events in Seattle

Overview: This is where the Swedish community in Seattle meets to partake in and celebrate Scandinavian culture. Membership is open to all. Events take place in historic building overlooking Lake Union.

 

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The Woman's Century Club

 

Networking events in Seattle

Overview: WCC is social club focused on women's history, the arts, education and community service. Guests are welcome at monthly events and women are encouraged to consider membership. Founded in 1891!

 

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Theatre Puget Sound

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: TPS is a member-driven organization intended to strengthen ties amongst local theatre professionals. TPS members include actors, directors, designers, stage managers, technicians and more.

 

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Three Dollar Bill Cinema

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Three Dollar Bill Cinema brings diverse communities together in Seattle through programs like the Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival. Become a member, sponsor or volunteer to be part of the fun.

 

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Town Hall - Founders Circle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Town Hall is Seattle's premier community culture center and venue for diverse music, arts and humanities, civic discourse and world culture events. Founders Circle donors enjoy high level networking.

 

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Unexpected Productions

 

Networking events in Seattle

Overview: Unexpected Productions started out 30 years ago and has grown into the Improv leaders in Seattle. The best way to connect here is attend an event, take a class or join the donors circle.

 

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Urban ArtWorks

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Urban ArtWorks empowers young people through professional opportunities in the arts with specific focus on at-risk youth. The group offers excellent networking for participants and donors.

 

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Urban Craft Uprising

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Urban Craft Uprising is a local community-building effort for indie and DIY crafters. Their annual event at Seattle Center attracts over 10,000 artists and other creative enthusiasts.

 

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Victory Music

 

Networking events in Tacoma and throughout Puget Sound region

Overview: Victory Music is a membership group committed to supporting local acoustic musicians through weekly open mic sessions in Seattle and Tacoma.

 

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Village Theatre

 

Networking events in Issaquah and Everett

Overview: Village Theater is a nationally acclaimed theater group providing family entertainment and opportunities for youth through classes and workshops. Networking opportunities abound here.

 

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Washington Arts Commission

 

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington State

Overview: WAC organizes events with good networking potential for artists, artistic groups and patrons of the arts. WAC activity revolves mainly around arts leadership development, grant making and education.

 

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Washington Lawyers for the Arts

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: WLA supports the arts in Washington by creating alliances and making legal resources accessible to artists and arts organizations of all disciplines.

 

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Washington Museum Association

 

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington State

Overview: This association is open to museums, companies and individuals with an interest in the advocacy of museums. Various opportunities exist for members to network.

 

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Washington State Arts Alliance

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: WSAA is like an trade group for Washington's "Arts industry". It's purpose is primarily advocacy and lobbying. WSAA members include some of the largest arts organizations in the state.

 

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Washington Trust for Historic Preservation

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Wing Luke Asian Museum Leadership Circle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Wing Luke Asian Museum members receive invitations to members-only exhibition openings and special events with great networking and relationship-building potential.

 

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Women in Film Seattle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: WIF/Seattle provides a forum for local women in film and television to meet, exchange ideas and support each other with regular educational and networking events open also to non-members.

 

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Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: YCAC provides a physical space for community activities and events related to the arts and education along with volunteer, donor and sponsorship opportunities for those with an interest in local arts.

 

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Youth in Focus

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Youth in Focus helps kids and young adults (ages 13-19) facing difficult challenges through formal photography classes and training. YiF welcomes donors and volunteers.

 

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Youth Theatre Northwest

 

Networking events primarily in Mercer Island

Overview: Youth Theatre Northwest nurtures the intellectual, artistic and personal development of children and youth through drama education, performing opportunities and live theatre experiences.

 

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