NE 45th St and 17th Ave NE, UW Campus, 543-5590.
A paintin of the Lewis and Clark expedition will be unveiled. Opens Sat July 10. Through Nov 28.
CENTER ON CONTEMPORARY ART (CoCA)
410 Dexter Ave, 728-1980.
DOMICILE: A SENSE OF PLACE
Art about how we live where we live. Through July 28.
HENRY ART GALLERY
15th Ave NE and NE 41st St, 543-2280.
* TRISHA BROWN
"Dancer and choreographer Brown has made exhibiting her dances easier by collaborating with visual artists, and collecting compelling artifacts... the idea of collaboration--not just between people, but between art forms and between the past and the present--may very well be this exhibition's true subject." (Emily Hall) Through July 18.
SEATTLE ART MUSEUM
100 University St, 654-3100.
MODERN IN AMERICA
An installation featuring selections of paintings and photographs from the museum's permanent collection focusing on American modernists. Opens July 8. Ongoing.
THE VIEW FROM HERE: THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST 1870-1940
Paintings, photographs, prints, and examples of Native American art that offer a look at Northwestern life from 1870 to 1940. Ongoing.
3412 Fourth Ave S, 838-7444.
"The demonic form of possession suggested by Shirin Neshat's luminous work creates a context for the exhibition, an aura that is as inspired as it is sinister, a kind of encouragement to let yourself be taken over by what you're seeing... in all the show has the urgency of someone pressing on you a thing particularly loved. " (Emily Hall) Through Oct 9.
Three interrelated site-specific works that respond to the architecture of the gallery. Opens Thurs July 8. Opening reception Sat July 10, 6-9 pm. Artemis Gallery, 3107 S Day St, 323-0562. Through Aug 28.
ART QUILTS ON THE RIDGE: A SUMMER SHOW BY THE CONTEMPORARY QUILTART ASSOCIATION
Quilts from the homey to the geometric and abstract. Opening reception Fri July 9, 7-9 pm. Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave N, 783-2244. Through Aug 27.
Realism to abstract realism. Opening reception Sat July 10, 7-10 pm. Art/Not Terminal Gallery, 2045 Westlake Ave, 233-0680. Through Aug 5.
MONA J. LANG, KELLY STATON
New paintings. Opening reception Sat July 10, 6-10 pm. Gallery 63 Eleven, 6311 24th Ave NW, 478-2238. Through Aug 25.
Abstract paintings by the Italian artist. Opening reception Thurs July 8, 6-9 pm. Collabo Art & Design, 5 Lake St, Kirkland, 425-827-3504. Through Aug 11.
JO STEALY, JUNE KERSEG-HINSON
Works by two sculptors who utilize wood, wire, flax, paper, and acrylic. Opening reception Sat July 10, 4:30-6:30 pm. The Fountainhead Gallery, 625 W McGraw St, 285-4467. Through July 31.
Work by Gretchen Boeing, Mark Rediske, and Dale Lindman. Opening reception Thurs July 8, 6-9 pm. Foster/White Gallery, 107 Park Lane, Kirkland, 425-822-2305. Through Aug 8.
Almeida's wood sculptures are deceptive and cryptic, a result of the natural world bumping against messy emotions. James Harris Gallery, 309 A Third Ave S, 903-6220. Through July 17.
A show of wood sculpture dominated by two startling figures that stand like naked sentries to imagination and influence. Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third Ave S, 624-0770. Through July 31.
Small works that are the preliminary works for a large sculptural book titled Fleet of the S.S. Marie Antoinette. Bluebottle Art Gallery and Store, 415 E Pine St, 325-1592. Through July 29.
SCOTT FRISH, ALISON KATICA
Mixed-media work by printmaker Frish, and the liquid emulsion photography of Katica. Atelier 31 Gallery, 2500 First Ave, 448-5250. Through Aug 1.
MARCUS JOHNSON, R'YKANDER KORRA'TI
Paintings by Johnson and assemblages by Korra'ti. Pitcairn Scott, 2207 Second Ave, 448-5380. Through July 31.
Former White House photographer Kinney displays photographs from Kabul. Retail Therapy Gallery, 905 E Pike St, 324-4092. Through July 30.
Photographs of industrial spaces. Globe Gallery, 105 S Main St, #100, 612-7655. Through Aug 3.
* LAURA MacCARY
Odd woven surfaces (made of such castoff materials as audiotape and old yarn) that contain noise-making circuits. You're invited to touch these things and see what happens when you complete the circuit. Quite cool. Illuminator2, Down Under in the Pike Place Market, 1501 Pike Place, #321, 778-7520. Through July 31.
* BILLY NAME
Thirty photographs by one of the Warhol Factory's many stars. Roq la Rue Gallery, 2316 Second Ave, 374-8977. Through Aug 1.
NATALIE NIBLACK, CHRISTOPHER VACANO
Niblack's paintings are influenced by the Italian late gothics and baroque painters and Vacano's work examines the role of advertising in our lives. Gallery 110, 110 S Washington St, 624-9336, www.gallery110.com/. Through July 24.
New work by the Portland glass artist. Vetri International Glass, 1404 First Ave, 667-9608. Through July 25.
Stone sculptures by the Northwest native. Foster/White Gallery, 123 S Jackson St, 622-2833. Through July 25.
SHE STOLE THE SHOW: AN EXHIBIT FOR MAE
Eleven artists show work about show business as part of Mae West Fest. Capitol Hill Arts Center, Lower Level Gallery, 1621 12th Ave, www.maewestfewst.org, 21+, ID required. Through July 31.
Photography of everyday household detritus. Gallery4Culture, Smith Tower, 506 Second Ave, Ste 200, 296-7580. Through July 30.
* CHAD STATES
Large-scale photographs that look like Gregory Crewdson on a shoestring budget. Zeitgeist, 171 S Jackson St, 583-0497. Through Aug 4.
SUMMER SALON EXHIBITION
A group show with more artists and styles than you can shake a stick at. Gordon Woodside/John Braseth Gallery, 1533 Ninth Ave, 622-7243. Through July 31.
URBAN DWELLERS (PART II)
Twenty artists examine urban life. Priceless Works Gallery, 619 N 35th St, #100, 349-9943, www.pricelessworksgallery.com. Through Aug 1.
Sculpture that examines the artist's political beliefs and traces her path from the California funk movement of the '60s and her Surrealist and feminist influences. Howard House, 604 Second Ave, 256-6399, www.howardhouse.net. Through Aug 7.
Lithographs and drypoints by the German painter, sculptor, and print artist. Davidson Galleries, 313 Occidental Ave S, 624-7684. Through July 31.
THE 15TH ANNUAL NATIONAL TRAIN SHOW
Fri July 9, 2-8 pm; Sat July 10, 10 am-6 pm; and Sun July 11, 10 am-5 pm. Seahawks Exhibition Center, 954-764-6011.
HATCH SHOW PRINT
Music posters from historic Hatch Show Print. Celebs' show-posters and other works created by Nashville's historic Hatch Show Print are displayed in advance of a workshop and talks to be led by Hatch's manager and principal designer, Jim Sherraden. Wed July 14, 10 am-5 pm, and Thurs July 15, 623-1560, www.svcseattle.com.
COLUMBIA CITY GALLERY: GRAND OPENING OF NEW CULTURAL FACILITY
SouthEast Effective Development (SEED) celebrates the acquisition and renovation of a new cultural facility, Thurs July 8, 5-9 pm. Columbia City Gallery, 4864 Rainier Ave S, 760-4286.