Discovery Center

Designing Motherhood Closing Reception

Tuesday, December 12, 2023 | 4 - 7 pm PST

Designing Motherhood showcases an unapologetic truth about motherhood: It’s complicated, and approaches to it are as varied as they are personal


Drop in for light bites, activities, and live music at our farewell celebration for the Designing Motherhood exhibition, which closes on Dec. 30. Designing Motherhood: Things That Make and Break Our Births explores the arc of human reproduction through the lens of art and design and features more than 200 objects.

Activities include

Image of a red chrome breast pump

Artist chat with Aimee Koran who works across the mediums of sculpture, photography, and mixed-media installation. Her practice questions how the images, issues, and objects closely associated with motherhood inform the social-political structure of the care economy.

Musician Naomi Wachira singing and playing guitar.

Live music by Kenyan-American singer-songwriter Naomi Wachira’s. Naomi’s songs are moving and uplifting, with an expansive quality that calls us all to rest, heal, and take part in the rich human experience. She is known for her soulful and powerful vocals, poignant lyrics, and captivating live performances.

Two women from our partner organization Nurturely smiling for the camera while meeting visitors in the Discovery Center.

Meet local partners including Families of Color Seattle, Nurturely, Perinatal Support Washington, and more!  

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