September 17, 2013
Historic Japanese photography exhibit at the Henry
The arrival of Commodore Perry in Japan after centuries of isolation coincided with the rise of photography in the nineteenth century. Camera Nipponica: Photographs from Japan, 1880–1930, now on display at the Henry, offers an intimate look at Japan’s photographic—and cultural—history.
September 16, 2013
New Zealand Forest exhibit opens
First of five eco-geographic forests planned for the Pacific Connections Garden, which eventually will be the largest exhibit of its kind in North America, the New Zealand Forest Exhibit opened with a fanfare on Sunday at the Washington Park Arboretum. Read more details in the Seattle Times.
September 12, 2013
Under the Aurora Bridge, UW-created troll still beckons
A new show from UW-based public radio station KUOW features a segment on Steve Badanes, UW architecture professor who co-created the Fremont Troll in 1990 with the help of students and the local community. (For more information about the UW and local neighborhoods see UW in Your Community.)
September 9, 2013
Considering “indefinite detention”, twelve years after 9/11
A distinguished panel moderated by Ross Reynolds of KUOW-FM and sponsored in part by the University of Washington Center for Human Rights will discuss Indefinite Detention without Due Process at Seattle Town Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 7:30 – 9:00pm.
UW architecture grad curates houseboat exhibit
Erin Feeney, ’12, wrote a book about Seattle’s floating homes while working toward her master’s degree in architecture at the UW. Now she has curated an exhibit on the same subject at the Museum of History and Industry. The exhibit runs until Nov. 3.