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June 10, 2015

Arts Roundup: Art breaks, ArtVentures – and 80 days of summer

College of Arts & Sciences

School may be out for summer, but the arts on campus are heating up. Art Breaks and ArtVentures abound at the Henry Art Gallery, and the Jacob Lawrence Gallery is buzzing with the work of recent grads. Kids and kids at heart will want to check out the daily activities offered at the Burke Museum – crafts, scavenger hunts, and adventures await.

HenryArt Breaks: Coley Mixan
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., June 13 | Henry Art Gallery
Coley Mixan, MFA candidate in Photomedia, will lead a facilitated gallery experience to talk about their work in the 2015 UW MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition. More info.

2015 UW Design Show
June 10 – 20 | Jacob Lawrence Gallery
The graduation exhibition for students receiving Bachelor of Design degrees, which includes Industrial Design, Interaction Design, and Visual Communication Design. More info.

Solaris Vocal Ensemble: “Burning the Bridge”
June 12 | RESONANCE at SOMA Towers, 288 106th Ave NE, Suite 203
Solaris Vocal Ensemble, a professional choral group under the direction of Associate Professor Giselle Wyers, presents  “Burning the Bridge,” a neo-medieval tale utilizing symbolic movement to explore various aspects of how humans experience romantic connection– as well as inevitable loss and change. More info.

80 Days of Summer

Join the Burke Museum for daily adventures June 20 – September 7, 2015.

ArtVenture: Rachell Sumpter
June 14 | Henry Art Gallery
ArtVentures, held every second Sunday, encourage families to play, learn, and create together. Join musician and composer Rachell Sumpter for an exploration of the colors found in nature and approaching painting in creative ways. More info.

80 Days of Summer
June 20 – Sept 7 | Burke Museum
Make your own craft to take home, answer questions to discover what object is in the Mystery Box, do scavenger hunts in the gallery and get outside and do outdoor activities (weather permitting)! These things are happening every day at the Burke, all summer long. More info.

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