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MOTHA and Chris E. Vargas present: Trans Hirstory in 99 Objects

August 13, 2016 - June 4, 2017
Henry Art Gallery, 15th Ave NE & NE 41st St
Seattle, 98195

Trans Hirstory in 99 Objects at the Henry is the second iteration in a series of exhibitions organized by Chris E. Vargas, Executive Director of the Museum of Transgender Hirstory & Art (MOTHA), that gathers archival materials and works by contemporary artists to narrate an expansive and critical history of transgender communities. Taking an inclusive

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$5 - $7

An Elegant Utility

January 28 - May 28
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Museum closed Mondays & Tuesdays
Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts ST
Seattle, 98144

An Elegant Utility explores the creation of place, identity and the Northwest African American community that has historically characterized Seattle’s Central District neighborhood. Featuring a collection of artifacts, including photographs, utilitarian house hold belongings, and legal ledgers, An Elegant Utility examines how the personal history of artist Inye Wokoma’s familial lineage, the Green family, serves as an entry

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Jacob Lawrence: Eight Studies for the Book of Genesis

April 8 - October 1
Henry Art Gallery, 15th Ave NE & NE 41st St
Seattle, 98195

Organized in celebration of the centennial of the birth of revered American artist and University of Washington professor Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000), this exhibition features a suite of silkscreen prints that tell the Genesis narrative of creation through the artist’s recollected memories of time spent witnessing sermons in the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem.

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Free

Over the Rainbow: Alfredo Arreguín

April 27 - June 3
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Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave.
Everett, WA 98201 United States

Exhibit is a small retrospective of the career of painter Alfredo Arreguín. Arreguín was born in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico, and developed as an artist in Seattle (BA 1967, MFA 1969-University of Washington), where he has resided since 1956. Dates: April 27 - June 3, 2017 Opening Reception April 27, 5-8pm  

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Free

CONVERGENCE: Contemporary Mex-Xicano Art in the PNW

April 27 - June 3
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Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave. Everett,
Everett, WA 98201 United States

Opening Reception April 27, 5-8pm Dates: April 27 - June 3, 2017 Description: Guest curator Dr. Lauro H. Flores, has assembled a collection of artwork that demonstrates the breadth and diversity of expression in contemporary Mexican and Chicano/a artists in this community. Participating artists are: José Luis Rodríguez Guerra, George Rodriguez, Arturo Artorez, Fulgencio Lazo,

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free

Healing Waters – Jennifer Williams – Mixed Media Landscape Paintings

May 27
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10 to 5.30
WaterWorks Gallery, 315 Argyle Ave
Friday Harbor, 98250

​   ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ May 5 -27 Healing Waters Jennifer Williams’ - Healing Waters is a collection of landscape paintings offering an escape from our busy lives. In choosing this years theme of Healing Waters, she aspires for her paintings to be visual reminders of our fragile natural environment. ​ ​ Her painting process

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Ongoing
Free - $10

Summer Wheat: Full Circle

March 1 @ 11:00 am - September 17 @ 4:00 pm
Henry Art Gallery, 15th Ave NE & NE 41st St
Seattle, 98195

This exhibition of work by New York-based artist Summer Wheat (U.S., born 1977) features a suite of large-scale abstract-figurative paintings that serve as both portals to imaginary worlds and as mirrors that reflect interior states of being. In the paintings for this suite—Nightshade, Strawberry Sun, and Valley of Life with Snake—Wheat brings celestial bodies and earthly creatures

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Local Artist, Kathleen A. Johnson, Shares Her “Joyful Connections”

May 1 @ 11:00 am - May 31 @ 5:00 pm
Gallery North, 401 Main St.
Edmonds, WA 98020 United States

In May, Gallery North features award-winning Edmonds artist, Kathleen A. Johnson. Her show titled "Joyful Connections” includes her color-saturated and sometimes whimsical paintings of the flora and fauna of Edmonds. Sometimes referred to as the “crow lady,” Kathleen often features crows and other birds in her paintings. She named her Edmonds-based business, Two Crows Studio,

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8:00 am
Free - $10

Carrie Mae Weems: Untitled (from the Sea Islands series)

May 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Henry Art Gallery, 15th Ave NE & NE 41st St
Seattle, 98195

This iteration of Viewpoints features a photographic triptych by Carrie Mae Weems (U.S., born 1953) that was sourced from historic ethnographic photographs of an enslaved woman named Drana. Weems manipulated her source images, which were originally used as mechanisms of racial classification and subjugation, shifting the scale, color, and formatting to create an homage that addresses the

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10:00 am
$60

Introduction to Still Life in Oil

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kirkland Arts Center, 620 Market ST.
Kirkland, WA 98033 United States

Explore the richness of oil painting and the still life genre in an introductory workshop led by Nicholas Enevoldsen, an alumnus and former principal instructor of the Florence Academy of Art in Florence, Italy. Students will discover various techniques for color mixing and produce a still life painting from direct observation.

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11:00 am
Free - $10

Fun. No Fun. Kraft Duntz featuring Dawn Cerny

May 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 10, 2017

Henry Art Gallery, 15th Ave NE & NE 41st St
Seattle, 98195

The Henry is pleased to present Fun. No Fun., a commissioned work by Kraft Duntz, the Seattle-based artist/architect team of David Lipe, Matt Sellars, and Dan Webb, in collaboration with artist Dawn Cerny. The installation occupies the large open volume of the Henry’s lower level gallery and investigates how space and memory mediate experience; just as

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Free

Dirty Laundry – new works by Layne Kleinart

May 27 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 27, 2017

ZINC contemporary, 119 Prefontaine Pl S
Seattle, 98104

ZINC contemporary presents new works by Layne Kleinart in her solo exhibition “Dirty Laundry” showing May 4  – May 27, 2017. Through the subject of children and animals, “Dirty Laundry” seeks to explore the transient nature of innocence and memory in gestural paintings on second-hand bedsheets and pillow cases. Figures and heads, both animal and

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Mistakes Were Made – new work by Holly Ballard Martz

May 27 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 11, 2017

Zinc Art + Object, 102 3rd Ave. S. Suite B
Edmonds, WA 98020 United States

ZINC Art + Object is proud to present the works of Seattle-based artist Holly Ballard Martz, in a solo exhibition entitled Mistakes Were Made, on view May 18 - June 11, 2017. Martz’s multidisciplinary work addresses social, political, and cultural issues. The opening reception for Mistakes Were Made will be held on Thursday, May 18,

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1:00 pm
$12

Seattle YouTube Day

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Living Computer: Museum + Labs, 2245 First Ave S
Seattle, WA 98134 United States

Dream of making YouTube content? Want to connect w/ local YouTube creators? Eager to hear from your favorite Seattle creators in person? Curious to learn more about YouTube? Be part of the inaugural Seattle YouTube Day featuring speakers, panels, & screenings - a community of all things YouTube! Where: Living Computer Museum 2245 First Ave

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4:00 pm

“John Ringen: Retrospective” Opening Reception at Tsuga

May 27 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tsuga Fine Art, 10101 Main St.
Bothell, WA 98011 United States

John Ringen: Retrospective Opening Reception: Saturday, May 27, 4-7pm Exhibition Dates: May 27 - June 23 Saturday, May 27, from 4-7pm, Tsuga Fine Art invites you to a free, opening-night reception of the exhibition John Ringen: Retrospective. The show reviews the masterful artistic career of Northwest artist John Ringen. You are invited to meet John

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