Places for Dialogue on Creativity


These organizations bring creative thinkers together to discuss, lecture and/or socialize around a theme relating to the creative process.

The Project Room
Canoe Social Club

A gathering space and online platform for dialogue and lectures on understanding creativity.  Founded by Jess Van Nostrand, current Assistant Director of Exhibition Programs and Gallery Initiatives at The Museum of Modern Art, NYC 

Hugo House

Formed as an artists meeting space for creative dialogue and socializing amongst members.

“I have always wanted to have a salon, in that Paris in the Twenties kind of way. Now I do.” -Anne Blackburn, Canoe member

Photographic Center

The Richard Hugo House is a place for writers to gather, hear readings and share their work.

Located in the adjacent neighborhood Capitol Hill, Photo Center NW facilitates dialogue for photographers of all levels.  Darkrooms are available to rent.




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