The final entry in a series of events that sit artists down and have them talk about what they do (make art) and how they do it (???). This evening's featured panelists are Diem Chau, Alfredo Arreguin and Ronald Hall. $5.
In this one-night-only showing, Yadesa Bojia shows his work and talks about his experiences using art to raise money for childhood education in Ethiopia. Free.
A sparkling reopening party for the gallery that used to be up the block but is now nestled in SAM's gift shop. Some people say they wish it hadn't moved. What do you think? Free.
Both Francine Seders Gallery and Sheri Hauser's gallery, Tasty, will be closing soon, so come check them out, as well as galleries that are sticking around, like Echo Echo, Warlock Labs, and Bherd! Free.
A group show, featuring works in various mediums from artists between the ages of 6 and 81. Live music, raffling, and auctioning to also occur. Free.
Once a month, all the art in the tiny airport hamlet of Georgetown will attack all passersby. In more literal terms, it's the day when all the galleries in Georgetown have their opening receptions. Eight and Sand Gallery, Fantagraphics, Krab Jab, and many others. Free.
The Second Annual Affordable Art Fair: For the second year in a row, affordable art is made available to you, the potential buyer. To quantify the term "affordable" a bit, the precise phrasing employed is "many items under $100." Free.
This event happens twice a year, and it's basically an when all the studios on the island fling open their doors and invite wanderers in. Free.
Red Eagle is a writer, poet, and "cultural worker" of Dakota and Puget Sound Salish heritage who will speak as part of a series entitled, "How Are We Remembered?" which is centered around Seattle's history and legacy. Free.
Get a photo taken with a bad Santa. Free.
A special, midnight-till-dawn art ritual, in association with Earth Pearl Collective. Guests must RSVP to attend. Free.
Affiliate professor in UW's drama department talks about the plays of Strindberg and the paintings of Stuck, currently on display at the Frye. Cross-disciplinarytimes. Free.
A lecture from the artist whose black-and-white aerial photography has documented the layered, stripping away of vast sheaths of land around mining sites in the American Southwest. Free.
Bids on works by local artists will be accepted in person, over the phone, or via email. Free.
Margot Th. Brandlhuber, curator at the Museum Villa Stuck—the Munich museum completely dedicated to the work of Franz von Stuck—gives a lecture called In the Temple of the Self: The Artist’s Residence as a Total Work of Art—Europe and America 1800-1948. Free.
A day of discussion, performance, and speeches on the importance of art to well-being. Free.
This year's honoree is the remarkable installation artist Ann Hamilton, and the decór will reflect her aesthetic. Delicious cuisine is promised, as well as drink and partymaking and dancing, of course. $500.
Peters, a founder of CoCA and Neddy Award winner, participates in a discussion on work and practice. Free.
New York-based artist and Director of Adult and Academic Programs at MoMA will speak. $10 suggested.
The monthly art walk, this time featuring Possible Places at Blindfold, Cancer Mouth at Rare Medium, some cool Star Wars art at LTD, and The Laurelton: No Place Like Home at Vermillion. Free.
This semi-weekly (check website for confirmation) happy hour gives you the chance to make something other than bad decisions. Bring a chair, make some prints, and enjoy.
While this every-other-week session is ostensibly just about drawing, each meeting comes with the ancillary benefit of a meticulously (and often bizarrely) crafted three-hour soundtrack selected by your meticulous and bizarre host, Jed Dunkerley. $5-$10.