“Seattle is a better, kinder, and more thoughtful place because of the work that you all do. Thank you.”
– SAL Patron

The SAL Gala: Words Bloom

Friday, March 24, 2023 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm PST

Please join us for an evening of revelry and literary flourishing at Seattle Arts & Lectures’ annual gala, Words Bloom, and help us raise $375,000 to continue fulfilling our mission! Together, we’ll celebrate 35 years of cultivating transformative experiences through story and language with our community.

This event will feature a lively reception and elegant multi-course dinner, an engaging program featuring a Q&A with a special guest author and readings from writers in our youth programs, and a live and online silent auction of irresistible literary experiences and treasures.

Individual Giving

SAL counts on supporters like you to help us bring our community together – people of all ages and backgrounds – to read and write, to listen deeply, and to bring forward the voices we all need to hear. Sixty percent of our annual revenue comes from charitable donations. Please join us to power another year of inspiration, conversation, and community.

Institutional Giving

Generous support from corporate sponsors, foundations, and public entities makes it possible for SAL to bring people of all ages and backgrounds together for transformative literary arts experiences. Learn more about becoming a corporate sponsor today.