Henry Art Gallery (University District)

15th Ave NE and NE 41st St
Seattle, WA 98195
(206) 543-2280
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Seattle's leading contemporary art museum, at the University of Washington.
Hours: Thurs-Fri 11 am-9 pm, Sat-Sun 11 am-4 pm
Categories: Auditorium, Bookstore, Cafe, Gallery, Museum
 
Upcoming Events at Henry Art Gallery
Sanctum

Green star Sanctum

Mon–Sun. Through Nov 4.

Free
Sanctum: For this installation, you don't need to go indoors. Six surveillance cameras capture you as you walk by the museum. If you get within 12 feet (as you are warned by signs), you'll be profiled—sensors will scan the "landmarks" of your face, as the artists Juan Pampin and James Coupe describe them, and you'll appear on the video screens in the windows. Text taken from volunteers' Facebook posts (anyone can sign up to donate their status updates) will appear as a story on your image. You'll get a story the system thinks represents you demographically, and the voice in the speakers modulates to you, too (male/female, slow/fast for older/younger). Creepy or just where we live now?
Henry Art Gallery
206-543-2280
15th Ave NE and NE 41st St
Seattle (University District)
Thurs-Fri 11 am-9 pm, Sat-Sun 11 am-4 pm
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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
206-543-2280
15th Ave NE and NE 41st St
Seattle (University District)
Thurs-Fri 11 am-9 pm, Sat-Sun 11 am-4 pm
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James Turrell's

Green star James Turrell's "skyspace" Light Reign

Wed–Sun.

543-2280
Light Reign, James Turrell’s “skyspace," is on always-and-forever display at the Henry, but it's always and forever changing. It’s an outdoor room with an opening in the ceiling so you can sit and watch the sky go by.
Henry Art Gallery
206-543-2280
15th Ave NE and NE 41st St
Seattle (University District)
Thurs-Fri 11 am-9 pm, Sat-Sun 11 am-4 pm
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Green star 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.
Henry Art Gallery
206-543-2280
15th Ave NE and NE 41st St
Seattle (University District)
Thurs-Fri 11 am-9 pm, Sat-Sun 11 am-4 pm
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Green star 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.
Henry Art Gallery
206-543-2280
15th Ave NE and NE 41st St
Seattle (University District)
Thurs-Fri 11 am-9 pm, Sat-Sun 11 am-4 pm
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