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Staff Chats: Christian Witt, Agriculture

Come chat with a Gates Foundation employee and the Discovery Center and learn more about how the Foundation is sharing work around soil health as a key part of our agriculture work and building opportunity. No RSVP required.

AIGA Seattle: Changemakers Showcase 2018

Join the American Institute of Graphic Artists (AIGA) Seattle Changemaker teams as we celebrate the results of the 2018 Changemaker Series. Over the past few months, diverse volunteer-led creative teams have used their design superpowers by collaborating with local nonprofits and change organizations on projects that address local youth challenges. Organized by AIGA Seattle.

Giving Marketplace

Find unique, socially-conscious gifts for family and friends from over 30 vendors and organizations that support causes such as empowering women and girls, protecting the environment, fighting for clean water, and responding to the refugee crisis. This year’s program will have a special section on local organizations using design innovation to tackle world problems. Looking to do more than just shop? Pull up a chair, push up your sleeves, and make your own gifts alongside local artists. Have fun participating in this unique opportunity at our once-a-year Giving Marketplace. Hours are 10 am till 5 pm on Friday and Saturday.

Book a Free Tour

The Gates Foundation Discovery Center welcomes groups of all kinds to schedule a free guided tour from our education team.


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