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May 19, 2022

ArtSci Roundup: Ethnomusicology Visiting Artist: Heri Purwanto, School of Art + Art History + Design Graduation Exhibition & More

Through public events and exhibitions, connect with the UW community every week!

Gospel Choir

May 23, 7:30 PM | Meany Hall

Phyllis Byrdwell leads the 100-voice gospel choir in songs of praise, jubilation, and other expressions of the Gospel tradition.

$10 | Buy tickets & more info

Astronomy on Tap: Technology in Earth Orbit and Beyond

May 25, 8:00 PM | Bickersons Brewhouse

First, Dr. Meredith Rawls, a research scientist at the UW Department of Astronomy, will talk about her work addressing the growing number of satellites around Earth and how that affects astronomy. Then, Dr. James Davenport, Associate Director of the UW DiRAC Institute will talk about how he’s looking for signs of intelligent life on other planets!
Each FREE Astronomy on Tap event features accessible, engaging science presentations on topics ranging from planets to black holes to the beginning of the Universe. Most events have games and prizes to test and reward your new-found knowledge! There is always lots of time to ask questions and interact with the presenters and other scientists who inevitably stick around for the beer.

Free | More info

School of Art + Art History + Design Graduation Exhibitions

May 25 – 28 | Jacob Lawrence Art Gallery

Join the School of Art + Art History + Design for a the Honors Graduation Exhibition for students receiving Bachelor of Arts degrees in Art.

Free | More info

Ethnomusicology Visiting Artist: Heri Purwanto 

May 27, 7:30 PM | Meany Hall

The master Javanese gamelan musician Heri Purwanto from Indonesia performs with his students in this evening of music from central Java, Indonesia in this event sponsored by the School of Music

2022 MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition

May 27 – June 26 | Henry Art Gallery

The graduation exhibition for students receiving master’s degrees from our Division of Art and Division of Design.

The exhibition is organized by Eric Zimmerman, Henry Art Gallery Exhibition Designer and Preparator, and alum Katie Miller, former Henry Art Gallery Assistant Registrar of Exhibitions. They conducted two studio visits and have worked closely with the students to facilitate their projects and prepare them for exhibition.

Free | Register & more info