Frequently Asked Questions

What is the purpose of the Seattle Attic?

We provide a feminist, woman-centered, and trans- and queer-inclusive space where tinkerers, makers, crafters, and hackers of all genders encourage each other to work, teach, learn, and collaborate.

I'm interested! When can I come by and check you out?

Our Open Houses are the first Tuesday from 6:30PM-9:00PM and the last Saturday every month and anyone interested can show up! Do make sure to read the Code of Conduct beforehand.

I want to be a member! How do I make that happen?

If you are interested in membership, coming to an Open Evening and talking to current members to see if we click is your first step. We'd love to meet you!

Where are you located?

We are located in the ActivSpace near the zoo. Our address is:

Seattle Attic Community Workshop
819 N 49th St #224 
Seattle WA 98103

Our phone number is: (206) 973-7186

For more information visit our visit us page.

Can I bring guests?

Members are welcome to bring guests to the Attic at any time. Guests are expected to abide by all Seattle Attic policies, particularly the Code of Conduct and any relevant safe working procedures. Any member may ask a guest to leave at any time.

Open Houses are an opportunity for prospective members to find out more about the Attic, meet our current members, and check out the space. If we seem to be a good fit for each other, we can talk about membership.

Can I bring my kids? Can teens become members?

Members and guests under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Can I take your photo?

Ask permission before taking pictures of anyone, directly or in the background.

Ask permission to put a picture of someone on the internet or in any publication, with or without names. Permission for publication is not included in permission for taking the photo.

Can I bring some food to share?

Please do. Our members have varied dietary restrictions, so please let others know what your dish contains with a label that indicates its ingredients. If it contains an allergen please bring attention to that fact.

Can I make a bit of noise in the space?

Between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., noise should be kept to normal office volumes. Outside of these hours, negotiate noise levels with others present.

Does the Seattle Attic have a library?

Yes! We have two kinds of books: reference and circulation. Everyone is welcome to read any of the books while in the space, and members are able to borrow circulation books as well.

How can I support you?

Donations are always appreciated! See our donation page for more info.

Are donations tax-deductible?

Yes. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit. See our donation page for more info.