3 X 2 Part II : A juried show demonstrating a collaborative effort between the International Society of Glass Beadmakers and the Seattle Metals Guild, featuring the work of 80 artists. Free.
Constellation: An Ouverture to the Zodiac: A group show, featuring interpretations of the signs of the zodiac from over forty local, national and international artists. Free.
Up Words: This group show centered around text features Bratsa Bonifacho's colorful typographic oils and Guy Laramée's carved book sculptures. Free.
A call for art that will the grace the forests surrounding the wonderful Carkeek Park.
Handed Down: A group show centered on stewardship of our natural environment. Free.
KAC Call for Entries: Artists can submit up to three pieces. All mediums accepted! $20.
Tory and Norman Taber: A married team of children's picture-book illustrators. Precocious children in Mad Hatter hats, fairies, Little Red Riding Hoods, all with a sort of cartoony roundness. Free.
Jacob Kohn: Common subjects of Kohn include reflective ponds, lily pads, atmospheric skyscapes, flowers. In the Alumni Gallery. Free.
Paintings About Trees: Three regional artists take a look at our tall, wooden friends from various perspectives. Free.
Danny Lyon: The Bikeriders: In the 1960s, American photographers and filmmakers like Diane Arbus, Larry Clark, and Danny Lyon turned toward the strange and the countercultural, producing pictures of what everybody else was wondering about. Lyons's series of black-and-white shots of bikers is a classic, and the Henry has just acquired a cache of them. The characters are charismatic and lost, frightening and lovable, and at least a little part of you wishes you were every one of them. $10 suggested.
Katinka Bock: A and I: Katinka Bock is an up-and-coming European sculptor whose sculptures are quiet and subtle in appearance, but internally busy with activity, sort of like shy people. They're art that's in more than one place at a time. A puzzle of black, square ceramic tiles laid on the floor is a map of a school hallway in France, where Bock placed a layer of raw ceramic on the floor, put carpet over it, let everybody walk on it as usual for a while, and then cut the ceramic into squares an... more » $10 suggested.
With art from more than 200 artists, three silent auctions, one live auction, a sale of hand-crafted martini glasses. This year's theme is Alice in Wonderland, ("The Mad Pratter," to be more specific.)
Hands at Work: Photos by Summer Moon Scriver of hands doing all the things that hands do: pulling ropes, playing electric guitars, laying bricks, playing acoustic guitars, et cetera. $9.50.
Megan Lingerfelt: Never Useless: Paintings that take a novel look at the intricate details of mechanical devices. The artist cites the beauty of "application specific components such as corner exhaust vents, and casted metal cases." Free.
Passing Through: Featuring work from Rebecca Cummins, Caroline Kapp, Pat de Caro, and Jasmine Valadani in what is described by the gallery as a show of "dark and scientific" work. Free.
A reception for decorative painters from around the world, held at the beautiful Union Station, a work of art in its own right. The four day event will include lectures, demonstrations, and the collaborative creation a large painted mural that will be donated to the city of Seattle.