A free creativity day for the whole family. Fifty models will be found throughout the space, just begging to be drawn and painted. Free.
Picture's Worth a Thousand Words: A group show of art inspired by the characters and landscapes of literature. With more than 40 artists reimagining the creations of authors from Edgar Allan Poe to Michael Crichton. The opening includes free Jameson's and free Rachel's Ginger Beer! Free.
Art Market and Open House: The house is open, the art is market. Free.
Over 50 artists and everything is priced under $100, they promise! Free.
Ryan Henry Ward, who goes by just "henry": A one-night-only show from the man who has painted more goofy animals and wizards on the walls of this city than the rest of us combined. Meet the legend in person! Free.
Janelle Abbott: The Bread of Presence: This recent graduate from Parsons claims the following among her creative practices: "garment design and construction with a focus on the 'zero waste' methodology, drawing, painting, dancing, dumpster diving, and the utilization of discarded materials." Free.
Sue Danielson: A solo show from the Seattle painter who previously contributed to this gallery’s group show Water. Free.
Wild Boys: Bacchic queer culture photography. Free.
A discussion on the subject of Lust, Performance, and the Artist's Gaze, from Anna Delacroix, Joanne della Penta, and Kathy Weissbourd, who are all psychoanalysts. Juicy. Free.
Come see what everyone's been so busy working on in there, as the artists fling open their doors, jovially beckoning in all wandering art viewers. Free.
Sol Hashemi: Software Update/System Build: In Software Updates, Hashemi will make a series of alterations to his recent work. When System Build rolls around, the artist will begin construction of a "custom modded personal computer designed to power a 3D laser scanner used to create new work." $10 suggested.
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 Philip H Red Eagle, and Rebecca Walker. $5.
Animal Kingdom: A group show featuring funky pictures of all your favorite animals, especially in the work of Jesse Link, in a career he began while serving in Iraq and continued while helping rebuild New Orleans after the hurricane. Free.
Brian Lane: The Distance is Near: Color-fieldish-looking photos that make macro-perception of their subject their subject (a sampling was also exhibited recently at Rare Medium). Free.
Short Run: The group show. Free.
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.
Drawn from the Olympics: Installation by Stephen Nguyen and Wade Kavanaugh: Nguyen and Kavanaugh wrestle and twist sheets of paper into fully-immersive gallery installations. They are dramatic, arresting, and probably smell good. A few years ago, Kavanaugh created a sculptural remake of the Denny Regrade at Suyama, and talked about a previous insta... more » Free.
A multimedia, multi-artist installation centered around the theme of weather and water cycles. One of the pieces in the show, "Space Weather Listening Booth," is a 50-minute-long immersive performance that involves live musicians improvising along with an audio installation. It occurs on Dec 6 at 8 pm (to which audience members are encouraged to br... more » Free, $5 suggested for performance.
Iceland: Hvitt Dagar/White Days: Stark and simple, landscape photography and paintings of the tiny island nation. Free.
Correlate: Seven artists correlating, including Eric Eley, Debra Baxter, and Adam Ekberg. Eley works in installations that highlight the curvature of line through space, sometimes recalling the fragmented wire-sculpture aesthetic of a 3D graphing engine. Ekberg's photography is perhaps more cheerful, or at least more likely to include a pineapple o... more » Free.
Sofie Knijff: Translations: How should a fine artist picture a child? It's a question that's come up in every era. Knijff takes formally posed photographic portraits of children all over the world, offering her own answers. The children live in South Africa, India, Mali, and Brazil, among other places. Knijff lives in Amsterdam. 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.