Regional Relations

Free artist lecture series at the Henry

Starting January 16th with sculptor Allyson Vieira and ending March 13th, the School of Art will present seven public presentations by cutting-edge creators and curators talking about their work. All presentations are on Thursdays at 7pm and take place in the Henry Art Gallery auditorium. Please RSVP online.

New book by UW English prof and best-selling author coming to the screen

“I Think You’re Totally Wrong: A Quarrel,” a forthcoming film directed by James Franco, is based on a new book by Professor of English David Shields and former UW student Caleb Powell, ’91. In the picture at right Shields is at center, holding the clapboard. Franco is to his right, Powell at his left.

Re-imagining Aurora Avenue

As part of a new exhibit, Design Lab: An Open Sketchbook on Aurora Avenue, Henry Art Museum is hosting a series of free public meetings that will use Aurora Avenue as a point of departure for conversations about history, culture, urban development, economics, transportation, and civic infrastructure. Three charrettes will take place from 4:30 – 7:30 pm

Visiting artist lecture on 3D art

Elisabeth Higgins O’Connor, visiting instructor in the School of Art, will discuss her work on Thursday, Jan. 9 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Ceramic And Metal Arts Building (CMA) near Mary Gates Memorial Drive NE.

Don’t miss Archaeology Day on January 4

Archaeology Day is a special, one day-only annual event at the Burke Museum where you can explore special exhibits, discover how to make archaeology-themed crafts, and converse with specialists on topics ranging from ancient Rome to Lake Union shipwrecks. Free with museum admission.

Seattle Magazine lauds UW’s Innocence Project

Included among the “Most Influential People of 2013″ in the December issue of  Seattle Magazine is the “quietly influential” Innocence Project Northwest, based at the UW School of Law.

Free meditation sessions at the Henry

Would you like to reduce stress, improve attention, boost your immune system, and promote a general sense of  well-being? The Henry Art Gallery offers free “drop-in” mindfulness-meditation sessions on the second Thursday of each month, from 12:30 – 1:00 pm. Please check in early at the Henry front desk for location information.

Put on your dancing shoes!

Looking for some high-energy marimba, mbira, singing and dancing this holiday season? The Zimbabwean Music Club will perform traditional and contemporary Zimbabwean music starting at 6:30 pm in the HUB on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Suggested $2 donation.

The holiday season has arrived!

The holiday season kicks off at UW Seattle with a variety of arts events, including the UW Gospel Choir on December 2 and the School of Music’s annual CarolFest on December 4. Click title for more details.

An evening of Irish fiddle music

Visiting artist Kevin Burke, currently in residence at the School of Music, will present a concert with his students featuring Irish fiddle music on Tuesday, Dec. 3, in the Music Building. Admission is $5 at the door. No reservations required.

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