TEACH AND BE TAUGHT

Written by Alice G. Foreman, NW Art Committee Member: Some might wonder at the title of this blog entry. For those currently serving on the Junior League of Seattle’s NW Art Committee, or JLS members who have served on the Committee and been privileged to go into one of the Seattle Public Schools (SPS), theContinue reading “TEACH AND BE TAUGHT”

Henry Art Gallery Lecture

Written by Anbrit Long, NW Art Chair: The Junior League of Seattle and Henry Art Gallery partnered in March to offer an exciting lecture and training session that focused on the rich history of Northwest Art and artists.  The evening featured presentations by Northwest Art expert and gallery owner John Braseth, and Henry Art GalleryContinue reading “Henry Art Gallery Lecture”

Mother’s Day Baskets – Call for Donations

The Mother’s Day Baskets Provisional project team is seeking donations of small toiletries to include in baskets for women in local shelters this Mother’s Day. Please drop off items to the bin at the Junior League of Seattle Office between February 14th and April 27th. We request the following sample-sized items: Shampoo & conditioner LotionContinue reading “Mother’s Day Baskets – Call for Donations”

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”

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”