Denny Lecture: Margaret O'Mara


Tuesday March 18


7:00 PM  –  8:30 PM

It Takes a City: Seattle and the Alchemy of Innovation

MOHAI’s annual Denny Lecture presents the very best in regional historical scholarship, held for the first time at the new MOHAI. The 2014 Denny Lecture features an engaging presentation by Bezos Center for Innovation curator Margaret O’Mara.

Seattle has been home to a remarkable number of world-changing individuals, organizations, and ideas - from health care to technology, music to social activism.  What is it about this place that has made it a hub of innovation?  This lecture explores the importance of place to the process of innovation, and how Seattle’s past has shaped its innovative present.