Gates Foundation Visitor Center

Events Calendar



Tuesday – Saturday 10am to 4pm
Book a Free Group Tour
The Gates Foundation Visitor Center welcomes groups of all kinds to schedule a free guided tour—from school groups and youth organizations to senior groups, international delegations, and families.
November 1, 2014
Educator Workshop: Building a Globally...

Are you a middle school or high school teacher interested in embedding global learning into your teaching practice? Are you looking for new tools and resources to help students explore and understand complex global issues? Join the Gates Foundation Visitor Center and World Savvy to explore how you can create learning experiences in your classroom to support globally competent students. Attendees to this free workshop will earn clock hours* and leave with helpful classroom resources.  Lunch provided.

Space is limited.
*Workshop is currently full. To be added to the waitlist email
*In order to receive 5 ½ clock hours for this workshop please bring a check for $11 payable to Puget Sound ESD.

Every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday 2pm to 3pm
Join a Free Public Tour
Join a staff member for an hour-long interactive, guided experience of the Gates Foundation Visitor Center. All drop-in visitors are welcomed to join our public tours. Advance registration is not required. Admission is free.
November 18, 2014
Free Film Screening: Through the Fire

Join us for a special film screening of the documentary Through the Fire. The evening will include a special tour of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center prior to the screening, along with audience Q&A after the film. Admission is free.

Film Description:
Through the Fire shows a side of Somalia beyond the all-too-familiar news reports of piracy, war, and famine. It tells the stories of remarkable Somalian women who risk their lives to run essential humanitarian projects that have sustained their communities through decades of conflict.

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