Want to catch an independent film, see a photography exhibit or check out local dance? Follow the links below to discover what events are happening at 12th Avenue's many stellar arts organizations.

Northwest Film Forum
Northwest Film Forum (NWFF) is Seattle's premier film arts organization, screening over 200 independently made and classic films annually, offering a year-round schedule of filmmaking classes for all ages, and supporting filmmakers at all stages of their careers.

Velocity Dance Center
Velocity Dance Center promotes excellence in the field of contemporary dance, inspiring dance artists to reach their maximum potential. Velocity provides opportunities and space for education, dance creation, performance, and national/international exchange.

Waid’s offers a fun diverse atmosphere with a beautiful dance floor, a full bar, and a full kitchen where Haitian food is served daily. Check out the calendar listings for music events.

Seattle University Lee Center for the Arts
The Lee Center was designed to enrich the artistic experience of Seattle University students, foster the development of new creative work by Seattle artists, and strengthen the infrastructure for arts education serving youth and adults in Seattleā€™s Central District and wider community.

Photographic Center Northwest
A leader in the education and promotion of art photography, the Photographic Center Northwest strives to enrich photographic artistry and appreciation through its quality courses and workshops, a gallery exhibiting internationally renowned artists, and outreach programs which serve photographers throughout the region.

12th Avenue Neighborhood Festival

The 12th Avenue Neighborhood Festival held on August 15, 2010 was a huge success! Over 40 restaurants, retailers, and neighborhood organizations and 2,000 attendees came together to celebrate food, music and community on 12th Avenue between Pike and Madison Streets. Thanks to all our vendors, performers and guests!

Stay tuned here for information on the 12th Avenue Neighborhood Festival, coming summer 2011.