With autobiographical oil paintings, informational graphics, a wall-sized photomontage and sculptures resembling inside-out cameras, the annual spring exhibition of graduate student art at the Henry Art Gallery offers a lot for the visitor — as it does every year.
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UW undergraduate and alumni dancers work with with famed choreographer Robert Moses to create the piece “Draft,” one of five pieces to be performed by Robert Moses’ Kin May 29-31 in the Meany Studio Theatre. Read the story and watch a film by UWVideo.
As we head into a long weekend, take the time to indulge in some of the innovative performances and exhibits happening on campus.
Eric Ames, UW professor of Germanics and editor of the new book, “Werner Herzog: Interviews,” discusses the work.
Dance, opera, exhibition openings and the Roethke Reading fill this especially busy week in the arts. From the MFA Dance Concert to School of Music and Pacific MusicWorks’ production of G.F. Handel’s “Semele,” there’s plenty to see and do on the main stages.
This week, enjoy a bevy of events that range from the Painting + Drawing exhibition at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery to IMPFest at the Floyd and Delores Jones Playhouse.
What began as an effort to “make the walls look pretty” after renovations has become an eclectic permanent collection of art by students, staff and faculty at UW Medicine’s Hall Health Center.
And a couple of times a year, Mark Shaw, the center’s director of health promotion, arranges exactly that. The next Hall Health Art Walk will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m., May 6.
Todd London, artistic director of New Dramatists, a playwriting center in New York, has been named the new executive director of the University of Washington School of Drama.
The forecast is looking bright not only in relation to the weather but also for the arts on campus!
As we step into spring it’s a busy week for the arts on campus and we encourage you to take advantage of the many performances, exhibitions and lectures now happening.