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Women at the Hot Shop

Starts July 30. Mon–Sun. Through Aug 17.

International female artists show up at the Museum of Glass for a five week residency. The lineup of visiting artists includes Indian artist Anjali Srinivasan, focusing on glass bangles, and Heike Brachlow, whose research into the medium led to her "producing her own glass colors by adding metal oxides to the glass batch during the melting process." Free with admission.

Museum of Glass
1801 Dock St

2014 Spirit of Flight Photography Exhibition

Mon–Sun. Through Aug 31.

2014 Spirit of Flight Photography Exhibition: A juried exhibition open to all photographers, centered on the titular premise.

Museum of Flight
9404 E Marginal Way South

Danish Modern: Design for Living

Tues–Sun. Through Aug 31.

Danish Modern: Design for Living Danish Modern: Design for Living: Mid-century Danish furnishings. Featuring the works of Hans Wegner, whose most famous chair, "Round Chair," is so goddamn famous that in certain circles it's simply known as "The Chair." $6.

Nordic Heritage Museum
3014 NW 67th St

Douglas Coupland: everywhere is anywhere is anything is everything

Mon–Sun. Through Sept 1.

Douglas Coupland: everywhere is anywhere is anything is everything Douglas Coupland: everywhere is anywhere is anything is everything: A survey of art from the Canadian novelist and visual artist who has flourished in the internet age. One piece, titled Slogans for the 21st Century, is a black text on a yellow background that reads, "I MISS MY PRE-INTERNET BRAIN." Another is a roomful of brightly colored, knolled readymades. The museum is also commissioning a site-specific piece called Gumhead, described as "a gum-based, crowd-sourced, publically interactive, s... more » $20.

Vancouver Art Gallery
750 Hornby St

Chihuly’s Irish Cylinders

Wed–Sun. Through Sept 1.

Chihuly’s Irish Cylinders: Nigh-on-40-year-old pieces from the glass guy evoke traditional Irish iconography as well as James Joyce. $12.

Museum of Glass
1801 Dock St

Electro-dynamic Drawings: Andrew Deutsch, Stephen Vitiello

Wed–Sun. Through Sept 7.

Electro-dynamic Drawings: Andrew Deutsch, Stephen Vitiello: A suite of four videos generated using a process that derives video images from an audio track. The sonic composition was created by the artists. This is electro-dynamic drawing. Vitiello is one of the main commissioned artists for the redesigned Seattle waterfront, and it's rare to see his work here, so check it out. $10 suggested.

Henry Art Gallery
15th Ave NE and NE 41st St

Ken Price: Inside/Outside

Thurs–Sun. Through Sept 7.

Ken Price: Inside/Outside: Price (1935-2012), the prominent LA ceramicist, was known as both a sculptor and a printmaker. One of the highlights of this show is Heat Wave, a series of 15 colorful, graphic-novel-ish prints depicting scenes from—and intended as companion pieces to—Bukowski poems. $10 suggested.

Henry Art Gallery
15th Ave NE and NE 41st St

Rineke Dijkstra and Thomas Struth: See·ing

Wed–Sun. Through Sept 7.

Rineke Dijkstra and Thomas Struth Seeing: The pairing of Dijkstra’s video I See a Woman Crying (Weeping Woman) with Struth's jumbo photograph Louvre 2, Paris. $10 suggested.

Henry Art Gallery
15th Ave NE and NE 41st St

With Hidden Noise

Thurs–Sun. Through Sept 7.

With Hidden Noise: A new group show of sound art installations ranging from field recordings to works "made from traditional instruments" to computer-generated sonic compositions. Featuring the work of Taylor Deupree, Stephen Vitiello, Jennie C. Jones, Pauline Oliveros, and others. $10 suggested.

Henry Art Gallery
15th Ave NE and NE 41st St

Modernism in the Pacific Northwest: The Mythic and The Mystical

Wed–Sun. Through Sept 7.

Modernism in the Pacific Northwest: The Mythic and The Mystical Modernism in the Pacific Northwest: The Mythic and The Mystical: SAM calls it "the first comprehensive overview of Pacific Northwest modernism that the museum has ever undertaken" of figures such as Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, Kenneth Callahan, and Guy Anderson. $19.50.

Seattle Art Museum
1300 First Ave

AFROS: A Celebration of Natural Hair

Wed–Sun. Through Sept 8.

AFROS: A Celebration of Natural Hair AFROS: A Celebration of Natural Hair: A traveling exhibit of contemporary hair photography by Michael July. $5-$7.

Northwest African American Museum
2300 S Massachusetts St

Can't Look Away: The Lure of Horror Film

Mon–Sun. Through Sept 12.

Can't Look Away: The Lure of Horror Film: Axes, chain saws, people with masks on, people with masks on made out of human skin. This collection of stuff from cinematic horror history is based on a selection of films curated by Roger Corman, John Landis, and Eli Roth. $23.

Wild Times

Tues–Sun. Through Sept 14.

Wild Times: A series of happenings centered on the digital work being created by artist Susan Robb while she's hiking the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail this summer. The programs in this series will explore contemporary conceptions of "wildness" as well as Robb's work. Free.

Frye Art Museum
704 Terry Ave

Your Feast Has Ended: Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes, Nicholas Galanin, and Nep Sidhu

Tues–Sun. Through Sept 14.

Your Feast Has Ended: Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes, Nicholas Galanin, and Nep Sidhu Your Feast Has Ended: Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes, Nicholas Galanin, and Nep Sidhu: Swastikas, Macklemore, rape-whistle jewelry, and more—a must-see. Free.

Frye Art Museum
704 Terry Ave

Summer Field Studies

Through Sept 14.

Summer Field Studies: Located in the Henry lobby, this series includes special installations and pieces from Clyde Peterson, Tessa Hulls, Joanne Lepreore, and others.

Henry Art Gallery
15th Ave NE and NE 41st St

Romson Bustillo

Mon–Sun. Through Sept 20.

Romson Bustillo: Patterned, layered works on paper that recall Southeast Asian form and line. Free.

Eva Isaksen

Mon–Sun. Through Sept 20.

Eva Isaksen: Mixed-media printmaking and collage from the Norwegian-born artist. Free.

Hear My Train a Comin': Hendrix Hits London

Mon–Sun. Through Sept 20.

Hear My Train a Comin': Hendrix Hits London: Hendrix would have been 70 this year, and this exhibit, like the museum in which it is housed, pays homage to the man. Specifically, his performance at London’s Saville Theatre on June 4, 1967, during which he did some guitar-smashing. $23.

Jenny Andersen

Mon–Sun. Through Sept 20.

Jenny Andersen: More than 50 sculptures and vessels by the Bainbridge ceramics artist. Free.

Max Grover

Mon–Sun. Through Sept 20.

Max Grover: New paintings inspired by the Port Townsend artist's "collections of souvenirs, toys, statuettes, and ephemera," also included in the show. Free.

Curtis R. Barnes: The Unicorn Incorporated

Tues–Sun. Through Sept 21.

Curtis R. Barnes: The Unicorn Incorporated Curtis R. Barnes: The Unicorn Incorporated: A retrospective of the Seattle artist who co-created the Omowale Mural at Medgar Evers Pool—sorrowfully, since removed—as well as politically charged illustrations throughout the '60s, '70s, and '80s. Free.

Frye Art Museum
704 Terry Ave

Lost in the Memory Palace: Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller

Mon–Sun. Through Sept 21.

Lost in the Memory Palace: Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller: A survey of these married Canadian collaborators, who've worked in video, audio, and new-media installation. Their immersive pieces have been seen in Canada and around the world since the early '90s. Free.

Vancouver Art Gallery
750 Hornby St

At Your Service

Tues–Sun. Through Sept 21.

At Your Service: Works by 10 artists responding to the everyday object known as the plate. $10.

Bellevue Arts Museum
510 Bellevue Way NE

Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami

Tues–Sun. Through Sept 21.

Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami: An origami showcase featuring 150 works by 40 international artists from 16 countries. $10.

Bellevue Arts Museum
510 Bellevue Way NE

Frye Salon

Tues–Sun. Through Sept 21.

Frye Salon: The permanent collection as it was seen in the home of Charles and Emma Frye. Free.

Frye Art Museum
704 Terry Ave

 

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