MUSEUMS

recommended FRYE ART MUSEUM
Oliver Herring: Taking and Making, through Sept 18.

recommended HENRY ART GALLERY
Seeing the Unseen, rare photographic works from 1860 to 1918, through Oct 2. Phffft, sound sculpture installation by Trimpin, through Oct 2. 15th Ave NE and NE 41st St, 543-2280.

MUSEUM OF GLASS
Best in Show: Works by David Gilhooly, William Wegman, and Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen, through October 9. William Morris: Myth, Object, and the Animal—A Mid-Career Survey, through Dec 31. Video art by Nam June Paik, through Nov 6. Sculptures by Ginny Ruffner, through Nov 27. 1801 E Dock St, Tacoma, 253-284-4750.

recommended SEATTLE ART MUSEUM
Quieter Spirit, early paintings by Frederic Edwin Church, through Oct 16. Isamu Noguchi: Sculptural Design, through Sept 5. Africa in America, ongoing. Japanese paintings, screens, and hanging scrolls from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, ongoing. 100 University St, 654-3100.

GALLERY OPENINGS

ARTEMIS GALLERY
Paintings by Ann Duffy. Opening reception sat Aug 13, 6–9 pm. Through Sept 17. 3107 S Day St, 323-0562.

FRANCINE SEDERS GALLERY
Juan Alonso, Michael Dailey, Marita Dingus, Caryn Friedlander, and Alan Lau. Opens Tue Aug 16. Through Aug 21. 6701 Greenwood Ave N, 782-6593.

THE PALM ROOM
Paintings and drawings by Erik A ndrew. Opening reception Sat Aug 13, 7–10pm. Through Aug 31. 5336 Ballard Ave NW, 782-7256.

PATRICIA CAMERON GALLERY
New paintings by Stephen Yates. Opening reception Wed Aug 17. Through Sept 24. 234 Dexter Ave N, 343-9647.

THE PEANUT GALLERY
New work by Ian Ferger. Opening reception Sat Aug 13, 4–10 pm. 5270A University Way NE, 250-6382.

recommended ROQ LA RUE
The Devil's Hobby Hut: Kreepy Kitsch by Krafft and Kozik, work by Charles Krafft and Frank Kozik. Opening reception Fri Aug 12, 6–10 pm. Through Sept 1. 2316 Second Ave, 374-8977.

SCHMANCY
PLUSH YOU! is a show of plush-toy art. Opening reception Fri Aug 12, 5–7 pm. Through Sept 9. 1930 Second Ave, 728-8008.

SCOOTER GALLERY
Paintings by Pat Longley. Opening reception Thurs Aug 11, 6–8 pm. 1001 NE Boat St, 547-7400.

SESSIONS GALLERY
Paintings by Greg Ashline. Opening reception Sat Aug 13, 6–9 pm. 2220 Market St, Suite L09. 234-5000.

CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS

BALLARD FETHERSTON GALLERY
Final week. 2005 Summer Salon. Through Aug 13. 818 E Pike St, 322-9440.

BENHAM STUDIO GALLERY
Beyond the Landscape, new works by Bruce Barnbaum and Phyllis Uitti-Maslin. Through Sept 24. 1216 First Ave, 622-2480.

recommendedCOCA
Context Bends Perception, new works by Matthew Klein. Through Aug 28. 410 Dexter Ave N, 728-1980.

CORRIDOR GALLERY
Feral Vessels, paintings by Jesse Reno. Through Aug 28. 306 S Washington St, 856-7037.

CRAWL SPACE
Final week. Roots, new works by Jason Wood. Through Aug 14. 504 E Denny Way #1, 349-2914.

FOSTER/WHITE GALLERY
Arm's Reach, new works by Elin Christopherson. Through Aug 31. 123 S Jackson St, 622-2833.

FOUNTAINHEAD GALLERY
Keeping Places, paintings by Lou Wall. Containers for the Soul, baskets by Tom and Mary Alice Sterling. Cedar Works, baskets by Polly Adams Sutton. Through Aug 28. 625 W McGraw, 285-4467.

G. GIBSON GALLERY
You Can't See the Forest..., group show of artists new to G. Gibson. Through Aug 20. 300 S Washington St, 587-4033.

GARDE RAIL GALLERY
Snowball in Hell, art inspired by the music of They Might Be Giants. Through Aug 27. 110 Third Ave S, 621-1055.

GREG KUCERA GALLERY
New sculpture by Deborah Butterfield, through August 27. 212 Third Ave S, 624-0770.

GROVER/THURSTON GALLERY
Summer group show of gallery artists. Through Aug 20. 309 Occidental Ave S, 233-0816.

recommended HOWARD HOUSE
Mystery in Which We All Participate, video installation and sculpture by Juniper Shuey. Through Aug 27. 604 Second Ave, 256-6399.

recommended JAMES HARRIS GALLERY
The County, sculpture and works on paper by Claude Zervas. Through Aug 20. 309A Third Ave S, 903-6220.

LIPSTICK TRACES
Photographs by Clayton Thomas Vomero. Through Aug 31. 303 E Pine St, 329.2813.

Support The Stranger

LOCAL COLOR
A group show with work by Kandis Susol, Jack Han, Lynne Alexander, Osiris Indriya, and Yammei Shi. 1606 Pike Place, 728-1717.

recommended NO SPACE
Haut Grafix, a group show featuring screen-printed T-shirts by 13 artists, and new paintings by Lucas Vidaña. Through Aug 15. 534 Summit Ave E, 709-8780.

recommendedOLIVODOCE
New York Lakers, a group show about a mythic basketball player. Through Aug 31. 1203 E Olive St, 372-5861.

PACINI LUBEL GALLERY
Paintings by Aaron Board and a group show featuring Doug Jeck, Mike Moran, Sandra Trujillo, Lisa Lockhart, Dan Anderson, Laura Ross Paul, and Kathleen Holmes. Through Aug 31. 207 Second Avenue S, 326.5555

PATRICIA CAMERON FINE ART
Final week. Figurines, works by Helene Wilder, through Aug 13. 234 Dexter Ave N, 343-9647.

PCNW
Focused, 10th Annual Photographic Competition Exhibition. Through Aug 29. 900 12th Ave, 720-7222.

PITCARIN SCOTT GALLERY
Holistic, new works by Julie Bragonier Minnick. Through Aug 31. 2207 Second Ave, 448-5380.

PRATT FINE ARTS CENTER
Final week. Romson Bustillo exhibition. Through Aug 15. 1902 S Main St. 328-2200 x35.

SAM RENTAL/SALES GALLERY
Summer Introductions, a group show of eight artists new to the gallery. Through Aug 27. 1220 Third Ave, 343-1101.

recommended THE SHOP
Sextropolis, sexploitation and rock-n-roll photography by Victoria Renard. Through Aug 31. 500 E Pine St, 322-9429.

recommended SOIL
Girls Growing, works by Dutch artists Anya Janssen, Margi Geerlinks, and Barbara Wijnveld. Through Aug 31. 112 Third Ave S, 264-8061.

recommended SUYAMA SPACE
Second Nature is an installation by Paul Stout. Through Aug 26. 2324 Second Ave, 256-0809.

VIDYA GALLERY
The Face of Stone, sculptures by Heather Cole. Through Aug 31. 619 Western Ave, second floor, 297-0437.

recommended WESTERN BRIDGE
River Styx is a new commission by David Roth, with work by Olafur Eliasson, Maria Friberg, Rodney Graham, Gary Hill, and Roni Horn. Through Sept 15. 3412 Fourth Ave S, 838-7444.

EVENTS

THE FOURTH ANNUAL TATTOO CONVENTION
200 national tattoo artists display their craft alongside graffiti art and music at this three-day event. Seattle's Fisher Pavilion, 305 Harrison St, Aug 12–14. $15 advance/$20 day of show. www.ticketswest.com