Events

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Luly Yang with two models
August 16, 2018 Adventures

Behind the Scenes with Luly Yang, Fashion Designer

Luly Yang is a multi-award-winning artist and internationally known fashion designer based in Seattle. Her most recent project: the exciting and highly visible new uniform design for Alaska Airlines’ 19,000+ employees. (Learn more about the uniform design project in this video.) In this one-of-a-kind experience, you’ll go behind the scenes of Luly’s studio in the […]

November 17, 2018 TEDxSeattle

TEDxSeattle 2018: Tall Order

The theme for this year’s event is Tall Order. A Tall Order is a significant, and potentially unreachable, challenge. As individuals, many of us have thought, “that’s a tall order” about something in our personal and work lives. As a theme, Tall Order balances the sense that these are challenging times – but the challenges can be met. As we […]


Past

PHoto of artist barry johnson in his studio
June 16, 2018 Adventures

Explore, Play, and Tinker Again! Create Art out of Anything.

The first adventure filled up almost immediately, so artist barry johnson is holding a second session to share ideas on creating art from found materials. Johnson will lead a hands-on exploration of Seattle ReCreative, the Creative Reuse Store and Community Art Center. Learn about, and create artwork from reclaimed objects. And, through the practice of tinkering, learn […]

June 5, 2018 Adventures

Creating Home: A Conversation at Mary’s Place

Join us at Mary’s Place for a unique tour and conversation. Mary’s Place is a nonprofit organization operating in King County to addressing homelessness and empower homeless women, children, and families to reclaim their lives by providing emergency shelter, nourishment, housing & employment resources. Listen and participate in a community conversation on family homelessness and […]

PHoto of artist barry johnson in his studio
May 27, 2018 Adventures

Play, explore and tinker – Create art out of anything

During this adventure, artist barry johnson will share ideas on creating art from found materials. johnson will lead a hands-on exploration of Seattle ReCreative, the Creative Reuse Store and Community Art Center. Learn about and create artworks out of reclaimed objects and through the practice of tinkering, learn new ways to think about how to solve […]

April 14, 2018 TEDLive

TEDxSeattleLive 2018

On Saturday, April 14th, we came together and spent a day watching two unedited sessions from the TED Conference held that same week in Vancouver BC. The Riveter on Capitol Hill provided the roomy and comfortable open space to enjoy the TED2018 video feed, as well as connect and share conversation with others who care […]

November 18, 2017 TEDxSeattle

TEDxSeattle 2017 Changing Places

From the program: In the spirit of TED’s belief that ideas can change the world, we have chosen Changing Places as our 2017 theme.   Changing places is not just about watching the changes —it is about our own power to change the places and issues we care about. Places change around us and often […]

Pictureof the Estates Wine Room storefront in Seattle's Pioneer Square
October 3, 2017 Cafe

An Evening With 2017 Speakers: Topics, Treats, & Wine Tasting

Come meet some of the 2017 speakers during an evening of wine tasting and savory and sweet small bites. This is a rare opportunity to meet the people who take the TEDxSeattle stage this year under the theme of Changing Places. In addition to learning more about this year’s event, enjoy a tasting of The […]

Scientist holding her pipette at a lab counter
June 21, 2017 Adventures

Health Science Discovery Tour

Seattle is known as the Silicon Valley for saving lives. Join this tour to see how the Center for Infectious Disease Research is contributing to that reputation, and get a hands-on look at how science research for health is done. Alexis Kaushansky (speaker at TEDxSeattle2016) and colleagues at the Center for Infectious Disease Research (CIDR) […]

June 7, 2017 Cafe

TEDxSeattle Cafe on the Water

We’re pleased to be working with the World Trade Center Seattle on our first TEDxSeattle Cafe’ of 2017, Compassion as a Power Tool on June 7th. The cafe’ format is a more casual opportunity to hear from a previous TEDxSeattle speaker, learn more about how the all-volunteer effort that is TEDxSeattle works as well as […]

November 19, 2016 TEDxSeattle

TEDxSeattle 2016

Our theme for the November 19th event was Greater Than and it was an amazing experience for the sold out crowd of 2,500 people who watched 16 speakers and performers at McCaw Hall. We also showcased two TED videos at the event. James Veitch on the agony of trying to unsubscribe, and Michael Murphy on architecture that’s […]

October 28, 2016 Adventures

Astronomy on Tap: Science is Better with Beer!

Astronomy on Tap features accessible, engaging science presentations on topics ranging from planets to black holes to the beginning of the Universe.

October 15, 2016 Adventures

Discover the Dream of Flight at iFLY!

The fun begins bright and early with a STEM seminar, discussion of the science behind iFLY, and then take flight in wind speeds of up to 200 miles per hour!

October 13, 2016 Adventures

Rob Roy Cocktail Happy Hour and Networking Event

We’re excited to partner with this one-of-a-kind cocktail bar for an event where you will experience a special TEDxSeattle cocktail and engaging conversation centered on sharing ideas.

September 24, 2016 Adventures

Paddle Seattle followed by Margaritas and Appetizers @ Aqua Verde Paddle Club

Join us as we paddle through Lake Union and the heart of the city. Hear stories of the rich local and natural history that has made Seattle and its waterways a special place.

September 22, 2016 Adventures

Speaker Announcement Premier and Wine Tasting

TEDxSeattle is excited to be partnering with Estates Wine Room to announce a handful of the TEDxSeattle 2016 Speakers along with a complimentary wine tasting journey through the Pacific Northwest.

September 17, 2016 Adventures

Finding Bigfoot Hike and Overnight Camp

Come help us solve one of the greatest mysteries alive by channeling your inner field biologist as we hike and camp alongside Animal Planet’s ‘Finding Bigfoot’ host Ranae Holland.

November 21, 2015 TEDxRainier

TEDxRainier 2015

Guided by this year’s theme, “Space Between,” we’ll spend the day exploring what lies between what is and what might be. Our speakers will explore inspiration and implementation, cause and effect, the intergalactic and the inter-cellular, the past, the present and futures unknown.

November 22, 2014 TEDxRainier

TEDxRainier 2014

November 9, 2013 TEDxRainier

TEDxRainier 2013

Here in Seattle we have rethought aviation, what computers can be, what our parks and open spaces are, what a coffee house can be, and much more.

November 10, 2012 TEDxRainier

TEDxRainier 2012

November 12, 2011 TEDxRainier

TEDxRainier 2011

October 10, 2010 TEDxRainier

TEDxRainier 2010