AIGA is celebrating 100 years and it's all because of you. Yes, you. One hundred years ago there was a member like you who paid their dues to support AIGA and today you're membership is supporting what they once started. If we didn't have people like you, we wouldn't be at year 100.
And that's why this year's membership celebration is going to be BIG.
This year we're taking over the stunning south hall of the Seattle Art Museum where you'll party under twinkling lights while savoring gourmet hors d'oeuvres and drinks from TASTE. You'll be given exclusive access to wander (and grab some inspiration from) SAM's newest exhibit, Pop Departures. You may even see your own work on display at SAM...
Once you've enjoyed your first course, you'll join your friends in the Plestcheeff Auditorium to honor the legends of our design community – past AIGA Seattle Fellow Award winners Jack Anderson (Hornall Anderson Design Works) Pat Hansen (Hansen Design Company), Chris Ozubko (University of Washington), Terry Marks (tmarksdesign), Jesse Doquillo (Mo ModernObject), and Anne Traver – who will give us stories from Seattle's design past as well as their vision of what your future holds.
The pinnacle of the evening will be when we welcome our newest Fellow Award winner, Douglas Wadden. Wadden has been teaching design at the University of Washington for 34 years and his former students have worked in every major studio in Seattle. In other words, Wadden's life's work has had a quiet, but incredible impact on our community. We're proud to welcome him as our newest Fellow and can't wait for him to receive the thunderous applause that he has long-deserved.
When the ceremony is over we'll carry that enthusiasm out into the south hall, enjoying desserts while raising a glass to our Fellows legends and to one another in celebration of the design community that you helped create!
Join us for the party of the Design Century!
Schedule for the Evening:
6:30 Doors Open (near Hammering Man statue)
6:30 - 7:20 Hors D'oeuvres & Drinks in the South Hall
7:20 - Grab your seat for the big show
7:30 - 9:00 Fellows Panel & Award Presentation in the Pletscheeff Auditorium
9:00 - 11:00 Celebration & Exhibit Time! (more hors d'oeuvres and drinks in South Hall or go explore the Pop Departures Exhibit!)
Casual Cocktail Attire Encouraged
*Enter the museum off the corner of 1st Ave. and University St., near the Hammering Man statue*
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