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October 16

Culture From Home

Virtual fall and winter programming at MOHAI.

The Museum of History and Industry has announced an excellent slate of online civic and community programs this fall. Get some culture and support MOHAI by attending virtual conversations and talks about race, democracy, protest, the pandemic, and much more.

Here are some highlights:

Community Conversation: Democracy in the Age of Pandemic and Protest

October 17, 7pm

Registration required

$10 suggested ticket trice

From MOHAI: Our great American experiment declared the ideal of equality for all, yet the global pandemic has exposed long simmering economic and racial inequities in our society. Join us for rich conversation featuring activists, scholars, politicians, and journalists to explore possibilities for our collective democratic future. Generous support provided by 4Culture and RealNetworks Foundation.

Down-street view of a protest with thousands of attendees

2020 History Makers Virtual Event

November 6, 6pm

Registration required, Free

From MOHAI: The 2020 MOHAI History Makers Event is going virtual on Friday, November 6! Save the date and help us celebrate History Makers in our community. Although we will be staying safe at home, we still need your help to make it a success. This year we are recognizing our everyday heroes across the region who have persevered during the pandemic.

Workshopping Democracy: The Art of Protest

November 11, 6:30pm

Registration required, $5 suggested ticket price

From MOHAI: Learn about our region’s rich history of protest art, while producing your own artistic call to action in this digital hands-on workshop. Artist Shemona Morena will share information about 350 Seattle’s artful activism and guide workshop participants through their own art project.                                                                                           

Dig deeper into the tools of democracy in these 2-hour workshops. Learn from local leaders about how you can make an impact, from protest to voting and more, and discover the strategies that lead to success.

In addition, check out MOHAI’s History Café. Every third Wednesday of the month, MOHAI hosts a conversation uncovering unique Seattle stories relevant to a changing community. You can listen to past History Café stories online.

Head to mohai.org to explore the full lineup of fall and winter programming.

Story by Ethan Chung and photography courtesy of MOHAI.


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