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June 8, 2016

Arts Roundup: ArtVenture, Wild Nearby – and Design Graduation Exhibition


Spring quarter is drawing to a close, but there are still plenty of arts events on campus. Swing by the Henry Art Gallery to see giant wood sculptures by Paul McCarthy and artwork by the 2016 graduating class of MFA and MDes students — or bring the whole family for an ArtVenture. Explore the beauty of the North Cascades at the Burke Museum or visit the Jacob Lawrence Gallery for an exhibition by graduating design students.

Jacob Lawrence Gallery logo

The 2016 design graduation exhibition runs through June 18 at the Jake.

Graduation Exhibition: Design
June 8-18 | Jacob Lawrence Gallery
See work by students receiving Bachelor of Design degrees from the School of Art + Art History + Design. More info.

ArtVenture: Catch That Light!
1 p.m., June 12 | Henry Art Gallery
Held the second Sunday of every month, ArtVenture encourages families to play, learn and create together. This month we ask the questions: What if we could hold light in our hands? What would we do with it? Families will experiment with shadows, prisms and more as we think about the way our eyes see the world. More info.

Burke Museum: Wild Nearby

Explore the stunning of beauty of the North Cascades, including the picturesque Picket Range, at the Burke Museum.Photo: Steph Abegg

Wild Nearby
Opens June 18 | Burke Museum
The Burke Museum celebrates the rugged beauty and biological diversity of Washington state’s North Cascades. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and stories of one of the largest wildlands in the country. More info.

MFA+MDes Thesis Exhibition

Art and design work from graduating MFA and MDes students is on display at the Henry through June 26.Photo: Mark Woods

MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition
Through June 26 | Henry Art Gallery
See thesis work by the graduating class of students receiving master’s degrees from the School of Art + Art History + Design’s Division of Art and Division of Design. More info.

Paul McCarthy: White Snow Wood Sculptures
Through September 11 | Henry Art Gallery
“Paul McCarthy: White Snow Wood Sculptures” fills the lower level of the Henry Art Gallery with black walnut sculptures – ranging from four to fourteen feet tall – that explore the nineteenth-century German folktale Schneewittchen (Snow White). More info.


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