Frye Art Museum
Robert Yoder's Sluice Gate is a geometric floor tapestry (rug) of hand-tufted wool. Through Sept 10. Klompen: sound sculptor Trimpin makes 120 Dutch clogs dance in the air. Through Jan 21, 2007. Henry Darger: Highlights from The American Folk Art M useum. Through Oct 29. Painter, video, and installation artist Sigrid Sandstrom "suggests that ownership is a poor substitute for knowledge—and that representing an object or a place in art is like staking a claim in inhospitable land." (Jen Graves) Through Sept 10. 704 Terry Ave, 622-9250.
Henry Art Gallery
The Laughing Monks: ceramicist Akio Takamori mines the Henry's collection and mingles it with his own figures. Through Oct 22. Threshold: the painter Byron Kim "pairs the indeterminacy of monochrome painting with specific titles that reference small, playful, everyday moments" (Graves). Through Sept 17. Maya Lin: Systematic Landscapes: "Temporary, non-site-specific exhibitions are not Lin's strength." (Graves) Through Sept 3. 15th Ave NE at NE 41st St, 543-2280.
Henry Art Gallery
day ring, night ring: Steve Roden debuts a pair of sound art compostitions created in response to James Turrell's Skyspace. Artist performance Thurs Aug 24, 7 pm. Aug 25-Oct 15. 15th Ave NE & NE 41st St, 543-2280.
Seattle Asian Art Museum
Glass, art deco sculpture, contemporary art (Claude Zervas's neon river, Jeffry Mitchell's religious lampoon), paintings by Morris Graves and Mark Tobey, and photography by Johsel Namkung. Shirin Neshat's video installation, Tooba, is a lyrical portrait of a menaced woman making a kind of escape. Picnics, Rhythms and Vacations is a new installation by sound artist Trimpin. Through Oct 15. 1400 E Prospect St (Volunteer Park), 654-3100.
Pulp: 110 works on paper. Reception Sun Aug 27, 4-9 pm. Aug 27-31. 110 S Washington St, 624-9336.
Cityscapes: photographs by Carolina Kroon. Aug 29-30. 600 First Ave #322, 330-9137.
Crawl Space Gallery
Anne Mathern's photography, video, and sound installation on "the attempt at greatness": Trial & the Tribunal. Through Sept 10. 504 E Denny Way, #1, 322-5752.
Works on Paper by Dawn Cerny, Tim Cross, Marc Dombrosky, Kristen Ramirez, and Mary Simpson. Plus: Dan Gualdoni's Aer Eire Series. Through Sept 2. 310 S Washington St, 624-7684.
James Harris Gallery
A gorgeous lineup of drawings, sketchbooks, and studies in paint by 19th-century names and contemporary West Coast artists. The pairings are refreshing: Delacroix and Claire Cowie? It works. A glimpse at Jeffry Mitchell's sketchbooks is worth the trip in itself. Through Aug 25. 309A Third Ave S, 903-6220.
Hot stuff in a roster show from the new, conceptually-minded dealer: sculpture by Cris Bruch and Lead Pencil Studio, photography by Charles LaBelle and Erwin Wurm, video by Tivon Rice and Alex Bag, and, if you can believe it, much more. Through Sept 3. 831 Airport Way S, 501-1231.