Dabble Lab: This temporary workshop venue affords casual users the opportunity to take short classes on everything from "contour drawing and sock bunny making to fixing a flat bicycle tire and chicken wrangling." Available during week at lunch hour and evenings. Free.
Expo 13: This edition of the annual student show is maybe the biggest yet, featuring nigh on 100 grads and spanning two galleries. Also, food trucks at the reception. Free.
Flip: new work by Mary Iverson, whose past work featured ships and shipping containers suspended by intersecting gridlines that are anchored somewhere outside the frame, over arid, rocky landscapes and forested, mountainous landscapes. Free.
New work by local photographers Easton Richmond and Mike Monaghan.
Plastics Unwrapped expands upon the prescient sentiment of Mr. McGuire in The Graduate: plastics. Unwrapped acknowledges that this prevalent and troublingly useful substance is thoroughly integrated into every aspect of our lives, and asks us—through works presented in a variety of mediums—to make thoughtful choices. $10.
Symbiosis is what can happen when curious painters explore a new medium. Painters Liz Tran and Katie Krantz show their vibrant ceramic sculptures. Free.
Barb Campell and Javier Cervantes: Functional and sculptural ceramics. Free.
Out of the Silence: Ending Bullying for LGBTQ Youth features more than 60 pieces by 39 calligraphers from across the U.S. and Canada. Proceeds from the show go to Pizza Klatch—the funnily named organization that does seriously important work, providing anti-bullying training and free pizza to high schoolers during their lunch period. Free.
Gust Burns: a triptych composed of a disassembled piano, an erased score, and a record that deteriorates a little more every time it’s played. Free.
Historic Fellows Show features paintings and sculptures by artists who have been active with the Puget Sound Group of Northwest Painters—"America's oldest fraternity of professional artists"—for at least 25 years. Free.
Rathaus: Kathryn Abarbanel's installation of found fabric sculptures from a run-down old house. Free.
Oceanic: Raven Skyriver’s incredibly realistic glass sculptures of ocean animals. Free.
The City and the City: a collaboration between LxWxH owner Sharon Arnold and Portland artist Daniel Glendening. Free.
The Office of Arts and Culture's Civic Partners program seeks to strengthen the arts community by offering two years of funding to "Seattle-based arts, cultural and heritage organizations of all sizes and disciplines with a minimum three-year history of continuous operation and programming and a not-for-profit business structure (does not have to have 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status)." Visit the website or contact Kathy Hsieh at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Group Show: Rotary Boys and Girls Club features paintings by 12 young people. Free.