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December 12, 2019

ArtsUW Roundup: wrap up the year at the Burke Museum and Henry Art Gallery and see what’s coming up in 2020

To end the year on a high note, take advantage of visiting the museums on campus (free admission, as always, for UW employees and students)!


Burke Museum
Daily 10 am – 5 pm | Closed on December 25 and January 1

Experience natural and cultural collections at the Burke Museum. The Burke brings research and collections out from behind the scenes so you can bring your perspective and your passions forward.  We can use them to learn about the past, connect to the world around us, and create a better future together.

PS: Check out the Burke Store for a diverse selection of gifts and books guided by the museum’s exhibitions and natural history and cultural heritage collections!

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Henry Art Gallery

Wednesday – Sunday 11 am – 4 pm, extended hours until 9 pm on Thursdays | Closed on December 25 and January 1

Explore contemporary art, artists and ideas at the Henry Art Gallery.

In Plain Sight is a group exhibition that engages artists whose work addresses narratives, communities, and histories that are typically hidden or invisible in our public space (both conceptually and literally defined).

These Are Their Stories by Samantha Scherer is an ongoing series of black watercolor drawings on small squares of lightly tinted paper depicting victims from the television crime drama Law & Order.

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IN THE NEW YEAR

Add the arts to your 2020 goals with the ArtsUW events calendar!

UW School of Music hosts guest artist Conor Hanick, piano.
January 13, 2020| More info

Department of Dance presents new works from nationally and internationally recognized choreographers. 
January 23 – 26, 2020| More info

Jacob Lawrence Gallery invites you to an Artist Talk + Reception with the Jacob Lawrence Legacy Resident Marisa Williamson.
February 7, 2020| More info

School of Drama brings to you The Best of Everything, a glimpse into the lives of working women in Mad Men-era New York.
February 1 – 16, 2020| More info

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