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April 2018

Creature Feature: Animal Art Creature Feature: Animal Art

April 6 @ 7:00 am - June 29 @ 7:00 pm
Seattle Municipal Tower

A small survey of artworks that include various creatures both real and imagined from the City’s Portable Works Collection.

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“Before Flowers” An Exhibition By Jeffrey Rakien Nomura

April 13 @ 8:00 am - December 13 @ 5:00 pm
Form/Space Atelier

With Before Flowers, Form/Space Atelier, as an organizing principle, presents Jeffrey Rakien Nomura, part of a groundswell of artists in the contemporary period who, having had formal training in art, eschewed the creation of objects, but remaining active in the art world as a whole.  Long periods engaged in actions other than making artwork, a number of trained artists are finding the necessity of rekindling a generative art practice.  These new artists, after reaching significant recognition in the broader realm of art,…

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Living Art of Bonsai: Elements of Design

April 21 @ 8:00 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm
Pacific Bonsai Museum

‘Cool!”, ‘Beautiful!,’ ‘Amazing!’: bonsai have universal appeal. But why? What makes them so beautiful? You are invited to experience our 2018 special exhibit, Living Art of Bonsai: Elements of Design, in which we’ll break down major design elements of bonsai art—line, shape, form, space, color, and texture—and explore each element in detail. See how these design elements appear in bonsai, in trees, and in other works of art. Explore the exhibit and discover things you may not have seen before. Opens…

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Maker Days at MOHAI

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - June 30 @ 3:00 pm

Maker Days take place the last Saturday of each month, and are included with museum admission. Each drop-in event features a different local organization, company, or artist that leads activities designed for all ages and skill levels. Past Maker Days have included: 3-D printing, book making, extracting strawberry DNA, and more!

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May 2018

Poetry Garden Art Series

May 9 @ 8:00 am - August 1 @ 5:00 pm
Seattle Center

Four artists have been commissioned to create temporary interventions in the Seattle Center Poetry Garden to call attention to the unique character of the site, a space designed to ask visual artists to draw inspiration from the written word. The Office of Arts & Culture and the Seattle Center have a 40 year history of partnering to bring permanent and temporary artworks to the Seattle Center campus. In 2015, the two organizations jointly invested in emerging artists by providing training…

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Best of Kirkland Arts Center

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - July 7 @ 11:00 pm
Kirkland Arts Center

During the Kirkland Art Studio Tour, the art center will proffer a panorama of the best work creative Kirkland has to offer.

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Towards Impressionism: Landscape Painting from Corot to Monet

May 12 @ 10:00 am - August 5 @ 5:00 pm
Frye Art Museum

Towards Impressionism traces the development of French landscape painting from the schools of Barbizon and Honfleur up to Impressionism, featuring over forty works from the extraordinary collection of the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Reims. Selections from the Frye Art Museum’s own holdings will be incorporated into the show, making this a unique opportunity to situate masterpieces from the collection within their original context.

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in a split second (it happened) Exhibition + Opening Reception

May 15 @ 5:00 pm - August 12 @ 8:00 pm
Hendreen Gallery

"Danny Jauregui, Dan Paz and Elise Rasmussen are artists who produce original research in forms of video, photography, print and sculpture. In this exhibition, each artist shares a distinct suite of artworks that simultaneously excavates, acknowledges and memorializes a site of invisibilized historical trauma and collective loss. Danny Jauregui shares work from Disguised Ruins and the Piss Elegant/Some Motorcycle series, two bodies of work which trace the psycho-geograph(ies) of Bob Damron’s Address Book, a coded list of queer meeting places in and around Los Angeles…

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Celebrate Shakespeare in Seattle

May 30 @ 5:00 pm - July 13 @ 10:00 pm

Experience the works of William Shakespeare in the Pacific Northwest as nearly 25 of Seattle’s theater, dance, music and film companies join together to present a city-wide celebration of The Bard.

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June 2018

Seattle International Comedy Competition

June 1 @ 8:00 pm - June 30 @ 11:00 pm
Laughs Comedy Club
$10 – $15

Once again, a lengthy last-comic-standing battle will rage. About 30 comedians will start the contest, and one will finish a champion. Celebrity judges and audience reactions will determine who passes the preliminaries and who becomes a finalist

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