15th Ave NE and NE 41st St, 543-2280.
* SANTIAGO CALATRAVA
This survey of major building projects by the Spanish-born architect and artist chosen to design the World Trade Center PATH Terminal. Through Nov 21.
* EMMET GOWIN
Changing the Earth, Aerial Photographs is the first major touring exhibition of Gowin's work in a decade. Through Nov 11.
SEATTLE ART MUSEUM GALLERY OPENINGS
100 University Way, 654-3255.
SPAIN IN THE AGE OF EXPLORATION 1492-1819
The exhibition features more than 100 works of art and science, including sculptures, tapestries, maps, armor, and paintings by Hieronymus Bosch, Titian, El Greco, Gianlorenzo Bernini, Diego Velazqueuz, and Francisco de Goya.
PETER BURGER, JEFRE CANTU, BROCK SHORNO
Accumulation is a multimedia exhibition curated by Juliet Jacobson. Opening reception Sat Oct 30, 6-9 pm. 1506 Projects, 1506 E Olive Way, 920-8618. Through Nov 28.
An exhibition of black-and-white photographs taken during walks in Rome, Arequipa, Cuzco, New York, Sayulita, and Seattle. Opens Thurs Oct 28. Opening reception Fri Oct 29, 6-8 pm. Photographic Center Northwest, 900 12th Ave, 720-7222. Through Nov 29.
JAMES CROAK, LAYNE KLEINART
This Is Not a Dress Rehearsal is a survey of Croak's work from the last several decades including works from his series of latex rubber suits, tar sculptures, and figures cast in dirt. Kleinart, a Seattle-based artist, presents a new exhibit of bold paintings and prints. Opening reception Wed Nov 3, 6-8 pm. Atelier 31 Gallery, 2500 First Ave, 448-5250. Through Nov 28.
MATTHEW GEHRING, REBECCA MURTAUGH
Gehring shows recent sculpture and video. Murtaugh presents a site-specific installation and three-dimensional objects constructed from Post-it notes. Opening talk Wed Nov 3, 4 pm. Kittredge Gallery 1500 N Lawrence, Tacoma, (253) 879-3701. Through Nov 24.
Original pieces from Kid Koala's 2003 graphic novel Nufonia Must Fall. Opens Tues Nov 2. Opening reception Sat Nov 6, 7-10 pm. Bluebottle Art Gallery, 415 E Pine St, 325-1592. Through Nov 28.
Mixed media and prints. Opens Sun Oct 31. Highline Community College Art Gallery, S 240th St at Pacific Highway S, 878-3710 ext. 3123. Through Nov 20.
Three Steps to Spring is a collection of new paintings that incorporate intricate drawings and abstract elements. Opens Wed Nov 3. Kimzey Miller Gallery, 1225 Second Ave, 682-2339. Through Nov 24.
Final week. Nearly photographic landscape paintings of the Northwest. Linda Hodges Gallery, 316 First Ave S, 624-3034. Through Oct 30.
JAHNAVI LISA BARNES
Final week. Black-and-white photography. Globe Gallery, 105 S Main St #100, 612-7655. Through Oct 31.
FRANK BENSON, FRANK BOYDEN
Final week. Etchings of birds by Benson and the intaglio prints of sculptor and printmaker Boyden. Davidson Galleries, 313 Occidental Ave S, 624-7684. Through Oct 30.
Final week. Paintings by the Seattle-based artist. Patricia Cameron Fine Art, 105 S Main St #204, 343-9647. Through Oct 29.
Final week. The paintings in Buddy Bunting's solo show are culled from hundreds of images he took during his search for the Pacific Northwest's most interesting prisons. Gallery 4Culture, 506 Second Ave, Suite 200, 296-7580. Through Oct 29.
Final week. New oil paintings, watercolors, and drawings. Fountainhead Gallery, 625 W McGraw St, 285-4467. Through Oct 31.
* PHILIP GOVEDARE
Final week. Paintings from the Duwamish: Outside Time and Place is the latest exhibition of Govedare's paintings. Francine Seders Gallery, 6701 Greenwood Ave N, 782-0355. Through Oct 31.
* VICTORIA HAVEN
Final week. Haven's delicate paper constructions are many things: ephemeral landscapes, sculptural works on paper, and two- and three-dimensional free-associative architectures. Howard House, 604 Second Ave, 256-6399. Through Oct 30.
* ALAN HURLEY
Final week. Ten new large-scale works that draw on popular culture and commercial art. Capitol Hill Arts Center, 1621 12th Ave, 388-0500. Through Oct 29.
Final week. Alter Ego explores self-portraiture through photography, mixed media, and sculptural installation. Atelier 31 Gallery, 2500 First Ave, 448-5250. Through Oct 31.
Final Week. Lumberjack Lolitas is a collection of block prints featuring babes in the woods. Bluebottle Art Gallery and Store, 415 E Pine St, 325-1592. Through Oct 29.
Final week. A group show exploring the theme of "lift," curated by Catherine Person. Featuring work by Catherine Cook, Linda Davidson, Jack Gunter, Chris Haddad, Alfred Harris, Richard Kehl, and Teresa T. Schmidt. Opening reception Fri Oct 15, 6-9 pm. James Crespinel Studio, 2312 Second Ave, 726-1836. Through Oct 29.
CELESTE MARBLE, LIZ TRAN
Final week. Marble's installations are constructed of cut-out watercolor paper and Tran's paintings are cityscapes that upend perspective and function. Artemis Gallery, 3107 S Day St, 323-0562. Through Oct 30.
* CASEY McGLYNN
Final week. See Stranger Suggests, page 35. The folk artist's paintings on wood and canvas are full of cattle, portly human figures, and birds. Garde Rail Gallery, 110 Third Ave S, 621-1055. Through Oct 30.
Final week. Gesture is Moore's new exhibit of glass art. Foster/White Gallery, 123 S Jackson St, 622-2833. Through Oct 31.
* BRIAN MURPHY
See review on page 43. A solo show of Murphy's beguilingly elusive self-portraits in watercolors and oils. Platform Gallery, 114 Third Ave S, 323-2808. Through Nov. 20. Facing is a site-specific installation. Suyama Space, 2324 Second Ave, 256-0809. Through Dec 10.
Final week. Abstract paintings. Frank & Dunya Gallery, 3418 Fremont Ave N, 547-6760. Through Oct 31.
Final week. New geometric paintings by the Seattle artist. Kimzey Miller Gallery, 1225 Second Ave, 682-2339. Through Oct 30.
* SAMANTHA SCHERER
Final week. The new exhibition of drawings by Seattle artist Samantha Scherer is called Fame. Appropriately enough, she focuses in on specific body parts--eyes, mouths, hands--of celebrities and political figures. SOIL Art Gallery, 112 Third Ave S, 264-8061. Through Oct 31.
Color photographs of everything from car washes to a miscellany of bodily remnants. Crawlspace Gallery, 504 E Denny Way #1, 782-8634. Through Nov 13.
* KEVIN WILLIS, JOHN ATKINS, RYAN IVERSON, ALAN HURLEY
Final week. All four of these artists draw on pop-culture references to varying degrees for very divergent results. Lipstick Traces, 303 E Pine St, 329-2813. Through Oct 31.
The Seattle Art Museum and Design Industries Fighting AIDS host a masquerade ball benefit. Sat Oct 30, 9 pm-1 am. Seattle Asian Art Museum, Volunteer Park, 654-3121. $60 SAM members/$65 general admission/$100 Masquerade VIP.