Natalie Friedman: Begin, End, Repeat: Photography of women that examines agency when it's up against external forces, and pictures both self-expression and self-concealment. Simple gestures, the appearance of male hands in the frame, speak sharply to us as viewers. Free.
Staff Exhibition: They're not just staff, they're also artists! Come see their stuff. Free.
Paul Dahlquist, Almendra Sandoval: Two dozen black-and-white photographs of the nude form, presented as a dialogue between mentor (Dahlquist, who has been making photographs, especially portraits, in the Northwest for decades) and mentee. Free.
Question Bridge: Black Males: This nationally touring trans-media exhibition/discussion between black men about black male identity. The men are in videos projected on a wall. It looks like they're talking to each other, back and forth, chewing on one question for a while until somebody throws out a new one. Each man gets to talk until he's finished, no interruptions. Occasionally, they all laugh at the same time. But they're not in one room. Each man is in his own video; they were filmed separa... more » Free.
Touch Me: I Am Violent: A group show curated by Yonnas Getahun featuring Siolo Thompson, Greg Lundgren, Ellen Dicola, and Jennifer Zwick, with the unifying theme being that you can (and should) touch all the art with your grubby fingers! Free.
3D4M BFA Show: The graduation show for BFA student Kierra Neher. Free.
Feminist Eclat: Work by a range of feminists, including paintings by Playboy Playmate/writer Juliette Fretté. Free.
Fade Into You: An Artist’s Mixtape: Artists were asked to reflect on the arc of the romantic relationship and to assign their visual pieces a corresponding song title. Free.
Echo at Satsop: A new video installation by Etsuko Ichikawa in response to the earthquake and accompanying Fukushima disaster in Japan. Ichikawa was granted access to the abandoned Satsop nuclear facility in Elma, Washington, and this location provides the unique source material for her project. A hand clap resonating through a cooling tower is the titular echo. Free.
Nebula at the Jake: Undergrad art. Free.
Lamps Meninas: Always wry Seattle artist Jennifer Zwick this time offers an interpretation of Velazquez's classic painting Las Meninas using light fixtures for the characters. It's happening in the spot where Chutney's used to be, which is now part of the Storefronts Seattle program. Free.
All Nine Legs: A group show featuring seven artists from across the country, working in a variety of mediums. Including Anne Connell, Beth Nelson, Eun Young Lee, and Kate Kingston. Free.
Seen: An Exploration of the Inside and the Out, the Then and the Now, by the (Still) Invisible Men: An original complementary exhibition to Question Bridge, curated by Seattle's Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes, with Michelle Dunn Marsh and Ann Palleson of PCNW. Free.
Bodies: An international exhibition focusing on the human body, not just physically but also on the "experiential, political, historical, and emotional aspects." Juried by former Henry Art Gallery chief curator Liz Brown. Free.
Ning Ning: The title for this public installation was taken from a Tagalog word that signifies the "twinkling of stars or the sparkling of diamonds." It's some sort of light display at the base of the Harbor Steps. Free.
Mountain: In which soft beauty radiates from new photo light-boxes (transparencies projected) by Stephen Hilyard. Perfectly formed conical formations, generated from photographs of actual lava flows in Iceland, but digitally manipulated to smooth, add symmetry, and generally render them as closer approximations of the Platonic ideal of a "mountain." Free.
Steve Costie, Elizabeth Ockwell: Costie's drawings are of experimental architecture. Ockwell's drawings and watercolors are of architecture, but also animals and landscapes, architecturally. Free.
Winter Is Coming: Works inspired by the George R.R. Martin A Song of Ice and Fire series. Free.
Seattle Experimental Animation Team: Or SEAT, for short, is a team of Seattle based animators who endeavor to produce works that of interest from a both a visual arts and filmmaking perspective. Free.
Dakota Gearhart: An installation with dangly foliage, video, and sculpture looks the way the luminescent walls of the inside of an oyster might look after firefighters came in and sprayed them with that foam they use to put out fires. Free.
Bone & Stone: Contemporary Alaskan Sculpture: Whalebone, ivory, stone. Free.
Squared Away: Pottery with mod pastel surfaces by Jana Evans and Yoshinaga Kawamura's forms whose surfaces speak to what they're made of. Free.