University Unitarian Church is large and airy with a sanctuary made of natural wood. The chapel seats over 500 and has a balcony for the choir, a grand piano and an organ. Several sections have been added to the church, including a playground, Sunday school, library and offices. The sermons generally feature readings from great speakers of the world, and have a humanitarian bent. After sermons, there is coffee, tea and talk in a large adjoining hall. This church has been popular since it was established in 1918.
1415 Northeast 43rd Street Seattle, WA 98105 +1 206 632 5163
University Temple United Methodist Church was built in 1927, although the congregation was founded in 1901. The famous stained-glass windows along the sides of the sanctuary portray the life of Jesus Christ from birth to death to resurrection. World-renowned organists have held concerts here and Temple organists have performed in Paris, Budapest and other major cities. The choir is also well-known. The church hosts activities all week for children, teens and adults.
Okanogan Place University of Washington Seattle, WA 98195 +1 206 543 1126
One of the University's best-kept secrets, University of Washington Medicinal Herb Garden garden nurtures some 600 species of plants and herbs reputed to have medicinal uses. University botanists and herbalists tend the plants, but anyone can visit, and May through October the garden even has free noon tours. Everything is well-labeled with the plants divided into seven growing "rooms," some formal, some naturalistic. Even if you can't tell echinacea from comfrey, stop by and be rejuvenated by a stroll.
8806 Roosevelt Way North East Seattle, WA 98115 +1 206 523 6223
Snow Goose Associates feature artwork, handicrafts and artifacts of native cultures from the far north, on the Northwest coast and in Alaska. Exhibits showcase soapstone sculptures, wood carvings, native dolls, baskets and masks. In addition, there is a wide selection of limited edition prints. You may want to combine your visit to this gallery with excursions to two other worthy art-viewing destinations in the neighborhood-the Burke Museum and the Henry Art Gallery.
Northeast 45th Street & 17th Avenue University of Washington Seattle, WA 98105 +1 206 543 5590
Located right on the University of Washington campus, Burke Museum is the Northwest's only major museum of natural history. Exhibits are separated into three main divisions of anthropology, geology and zoology, and focus on the natural and cultural history of the Pacific Northwest. View totem poles, fossils, including the Northwest's only dinosaur skeleton, and many wonders of taxidermy. View displays of Native American art, gems and minerals native to the area.
15th Avenue North East and 41st Street University of Washington Seattle, WA 98105 +1 206 543 2280
Henry Art Gallery is located on the University of Washington campus.This museum stands as one of the Northwest's leading centers of modern and contemporary art. Its location makes it convenient to a nice mix of cultural and educational facilities in the University District. Along with its collection and exhibits, the museum also hosts frequent lectures, readings and other events.
1303 Northeast Boat Street Seattle, WA 98105 +1 206 545 8570
Once University of Washington student housing, this airy house is now a thriving Mexican restaurant and kayaking center. The chalkboard menu features baja-style tacos with smoked salmon, portabella mushrooms and grilled halibut. In warm weather, vie for a patio table and enjoy the view of Portage Bay. Expect a wait, as reservations are not accepted and this place is no secret. It's also a great place to take the kids.
1119 8h Avenue Town Hall, Seneca Street Seattle, WA 98101 +1 206 652 4255
Seattle's community center, Town Hall, is an important venue for cultural events. Many of the events and performances scheduled here are held at the Great Hall, which can seat a maximum of 832 people. This sub-venue of Town Hall has proved an excellent setting for concerts, seminars and meetings, what with its magnificent acoustics and visual appeal courtesy the stained-glass windows. The Great Hall can be accessed through the entrance at 8th Avenue. Rental of this hall is inclusive of the Lobby as well.
2300 South Massachusetts Street Seattle, WA 98144 +1 206 518 6000
The African American community has a pronounced presence in the US. Their history and culture is documented and preserved at the Northwest African American Museum (NAAM). Situated in the heart of Seattle, this museum opened its doors to the public in 2008, and has generated wide interest among history & culture researchers and enthusiasts all alike. The museum is sprawled across 17,000 square feet and exhibits the works of eminent African American artists. A five-panel series chronicles the life and times of George Washington Bush, the first African American in the city. Besides its exciting museum pieces, NAAM also houses a beautiful gift shop filled with collectibles. Refresh yourself at the on-site cafe, after taking a round of the museum. NAAM is worth a visit!
915 East Pine Street Seattle, WA 98122 +1 206 323 1771
A multi-purpose venue, Oddfellows Building comprises of a Century Ballroom, OddFellows Cafe, Molly Moon's Ice Cream Parlour, an interior designing office and a Oddfellows Hall. Situated on 915 East Pine Street, this hall is mainly used for holding live events and has now become a hub of great entertainment. Established in 1908, the building offers several big and small spaces for newer tenants to settle, but is mainly reputed for the live concerts it hosts.
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