Congratulations to the Georgia O’Keefe Provisional Group!

Their winning package for the Junior League of Seattle Premier Event, “A Vintage Affair,” is the “The College Prep Experience”: Make college preparation for your child a more enjoyable experience for both you and your child! First, an enrollment to a Kaplan preparatory SAT or ACT class will put your high schooler in excellent handsContinue reading “Congratulations to the Georgia O’Keefe Provisional Group!”

Annual Sustainer Luncheon, February 1, 2012, Seattle Yacht Club

Join your fellow Junior League Sustainers at our Annual Sustainer Luncheon! This year we are excited to feature Dr. Christina Orr-Cahall, CEO and Director of the EMP and JLS Sustaining member as our guest speaker. She will talk about “Museums: Through a Director’s Looking Glass”, exploring the changing dynamics in museums and their role inContinue reading “Annual Sustainer Luncheon, February 1, 2012, Seattle Yacht Club”

Arlene Lev – JLS Artist Studio Visit

Last Saturday, local artist Arlene Lev welcomed a small group from the NW Art committee into her home for an afternoon of discussing art. Arlene’s painting Domestic Whatnot (1985) will be part of the Junior League of Seattle’s collection of art traveling through Eastside school districts this spring, in partnership with the Bellevue Arts Museum. Arlene spokeContinue reading “Arlene Lev – JLS Artist Studio Visit”

Rainy Day Brunch – A Cooking Demonstration

City Catering 509 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 Sunday January 29, 2012 12:00pm – 3:00pm This Sunday, please join us at City Catering for Rainy Day Brunch: a colorful, delicious afternoon of cooking demonstrations. Bring a friend and learn some cooking tips from the talented City Catering chefs while tasting some of our favoriteContinue reading “Rainy Day Brunch – A Cooking Demonstration”

An Evening of Art & Conversation about Northwest Art and Artists

The Junior League of Seattle and Henry Art Gallery are partnering to offer an exciting training session focusing on the rich history of Northwest Art and artists.  Artworks by Northwest artists such as Mark Tobey, Morris Graves and others from the Henry’s Collection will be on view in the Reed Collections Study Center for thisContinue reading “An Evening of Art & Conversation about Northwest Art and Artists”

Call+Response: Feature Documentary and Panel Discussion

January 22, 2012 5:00 pm Hillel UW 4745 17th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98105 206-527-1997 CALL+RESPONSE is a first of its kind feature documentary/musical performance film that reveals the world’s 27 million dirtiest secrets: there are more slaves today than ever before in human history. CALL+RESPONSE goes deep undercover where slavery is thriving from theContinue reading “Call+Response: Feature Documentary and Panel Discussion”

January 2012 General Meeting

January 2012 General Meeting The Triple Door 216 Union Street, Seattle, WA 98101 January 17, 2012 Social Hour: 6:00 – 7:00 pm Meeting Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm Leadership is putting forward several motions at our mandatory January Voting meeting at the Triple Door, January 17, 2012. If you are unable to attend this meeting,Continue reading “January 2012 General Meeting”

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

The Junior League of Seattle focuses on women and children with a passionate interest in preventing human trafficking.  As we explore what we can do to bring an end to this horrible practice, we want to make everyone aware of what exactly human trafficking is and why it matters to us. On January 22, 2012,Continue reading “January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month”

Training: 2 for 1 Night – Speakers

Training: 2 for 1 night with Donor/Fundraising Focus Date: January 12, 2012 Time: 6:00-8:30pm Location: Bellevue Microsoft. Speakers: Ashley Miller, Executive Director @ The Service Board (Please check out their delightful website!) Learn how fundraising differs from small one-to-two person non-profits to larger non-profits. The Service Board (TSB) has evolved and changed the fundraising processContinue reading “Training: 2 for 1 Night – Speakers”

History of the Northwest Art Project

HISTORY OF THE NORTHWEST ART PROJECT Dee Dickinson and Tricia Tiano  This is the story of how and why 250,000 children learned to understand and appreciate the visual arts through the Northwest Art Project, the longest lasting project of the Junior League of Seattle. In the late fifties Sputnik went up and the boom cameContinue reading “History of the Northwest Art Project”