Monthly Archives: August 2014
Explore the challenges, the potential, and the importance of maritime trade to the economy of Washington State in 2014. Co-presented with the Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society.October 4, 20141:00 pm more
miniMOHAI is a drop-in program designed for kids 3 to 5 years old and their caregivers. Explore six different mobile stations around the museum with art, dramatic play, math and patterns, and more.October 14 – December 9, 20142 Tuesday of every month10… more
miniMOHAI is a drop-in program designed for kids 3 to 5 years old and their caregivers. Explore six different mobile stations around the museum with art, dramatic play, math and patterns, and more.October 28 – December 23, 20144th Tuesday of every mont… more
Join us for a discussion about local history! The stunning waterfront views and delicious treats at the Compass Café are sure to encourage lively dialogue. Visit our website for further details.
• October 16 : Seattle’s Women’s Social Clubs
• November 20: Seattle Parks & The Olmstead Plan
• December 18: Holiday Traditions
October 16 – December 18, 2014
3 Thursday of every month
7:00 – 8:00 pm
Interested in exploring what, besides the “Seattle Freeze,” defines the character of this city? Join us each month for guest presentations from some of Seattle’s most fascinating individuals and organizations. For a list of monthly topics, visit www.mohai.org.
September 11 – December 11, 2014
2 Thursday of every month
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Don’t know what to do with your encyclopedic knowledge of Seattle’s fascinating history? We can help! Come join us for MOHAI Pub Trivia at The Wurst Place in South Lake Union (510 Westlake Ave N). Teams are limited to 6 people.October 7, 2014 – June 2,… more
The weekend after Thanksgiving, come to Lake Union Park to celebrate the holiday season! MOHAI, The Center for Wooden Boats, and the Historic Ships Wharf will be filled with festive music, family-friendly crafts and activities. In the evening, catch th… more
From Paris to Seattle: The Fashion Careers of Helen Igoe and Madame Thiry
French-born Madame Thiry and intrepid traveler Helen Igoe brought Parisian style to Seattle in the early decades of the 20th century. Join MOHAI’s Costume and Textile Specialist Clara Berg for a lecture about their stories and influence, and stay for a viewing of garments from the MOHAI costume collection.
November 1, 2014
Your little firefighter will love everything about this family friendly event, co-presented with the Seattle Fire Department. Activities include bunking demonstrations, fire safety activities, exploring antique and present day fire engines, hands-on ar… more
Olympus Trailblazer Frank Smith is a self-taught photographer whose love for the craft goes back to a very early age. Decades later, Frank’s passion for photography has yet to fade as his skills continue to evolve.
September 4, 2014
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Get ready for some amazing art for our bi-monthly show: September and October will feature two very talented young artists:
“Artstronomy” by Jess Bruels is a collection of drawings that will take your breath away. This series is created entirely by h… more
Sea Chanteys and other sea songs celebrate our connections to the sea, ships, skippers, and sailors. Sea Chanteys are fun and easy to sing and are for all ages. Pub and maritime singer Helen Gilbert will lead the September sing-a-long at Immanuel Lut… more