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October 18, 2019

ArtsUW Roundup: Music of Today, School of Art faculty lectures, and more

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This week in the arts, celebrate flamenco with the Paco de Lucía Project, attend the opening reception for Irreducible Forms, tour the Henry Art Gallery with Ariel Goldberg, and more.

Exhibition Opening: Irreducible Forms

October 24 – November 9 | Jacob Lawrence Gallery

Celebrate work by the second-year Master of Fine Arts students working in and between the media of installation, time-based visual art, painting, and sculpture.

Attend the Opening Reception
October 23, 5 – 7pm | Jacob Lawrence Gallery

Free | More info

Music of Today

October 23, 7:30 pm | Meany Center

DXARTS and the School of Music present a program of classic works for loudspeaker orchestra. Featuring work from Richard Karpen, Edgard Varèse, and Francis Dhomont.

Free | More info

A Century: Reading and Conversation with Ariel Goldberg

October 24, 4 – 5 pm | Henry Art Gallery

Join writer and artist Ariel Goldberg for a reading from A Century, their current novel-in-progress. Immediately following the reading, Goldberg will be joined by writer and UW Bothell Senior Artist-in-Residence Rebecca Brown for a conversation about the process of writing A Century and the challenges, surprises, and responsibilities of narrating the invisible.

Tickets are $0 – $10 | More info

Guided Tour with Ariel Goldberg

October 26, 2 – 3pm | Henry Art Gallery

Join writer and artist Ariel Goldberg for a guided tour of the works in Carrie Yamaoka’s first solo exhibition, recto/verso. Goldberg’s tour will consider how themes of visibility, perception, and subjectivity manifest themselves in Yamaoka’s personal studio practice.

Free with limited space | More info

School of Art + Art History + Design Faculty Lectures

Six faculty members will each give presentations during autumn quarter as part of the promotion process. They are listed below in order of date. All lectures take place in the Art Building.

Free | More info

Painting’s Dreams at the End of the World
Stuart Lingo, Associate Professor, Art History
October 24, 5pm | Room 227/229

Making Meaning: Digital Forms, Tactile Processes
Timea Tihanyi, Senior Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Visual Arts
October 30, 6pm | Room 227/229


Faculty Recital: Rachel Lee Priday

October 24, 7:30 pm | Meany Center

The School of Music’s newest faculty member, violinist Rachel Lee Priday, performs works by Bernstein, Bartók, Salonen, Stravinsky, and Franck in her debut UW recital. With guest pianist Julio Elizalde. After the concert, enjoy wine and dessert with Rachel Lee Priday in the West Lobby of Meany Hall.

Tickets are $10 – $20 | More info

Chamber Winds Ensemble

October 27, 1:30 pm | Brechemin Auditorium

Timothy Salzman directs UW Wind Ensemble members as they perform pieces from Jean Françaix, Brian Balmages, and more.

Free | More info

Halloween Organ Concert

October 27, 7:30 pm | Kane Hall

Current and former students of the UW Organ program present this annual favorite—an evening of spooky organ classics—including Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor—on the UW’s Littlefield Organ. With guest curator, recently retired UW Professor of Organ Carole Terry.

Free | More info

The Paco de Lucía Project; Flamenco Legends by Javier Limón

October 29, 8 pm | Meany Center

Paco de Lucía was widely considered the world’s premier flamenco guitarist and by some to be Spain’s greatest music ambassador.  Javier Limón, his longtime collaborator, producer and a ten-time Latin Grammy winner, has reassembled the original band that toured with de Lucía for the last decade of his career. With The Paco de Lucía Project, Limón honors the master’s legacy while paving a new path into the future of flamenco.

Tickets are $47 – $55 | More info