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Over the past ten years the student-led Improvised Music Project has instigated new directions in Seattle’s jazz and improvised music scene. The annual festival, which groups up-and-coming musicians, faculty all-stars, and seasoned professionals of international renown, is IMP’s...

Giselle Wyers and David Alexander Rahbee lead the combined UW Symphony Orchestra and combined University Choirs in a program of works by Debussy and Brahms, including Debussy’s La damoiselle elue and Brahms’s Ein Deutsches Requiem. Debussy: La damoiselle elue Brahms: Ein Deutsches...

The Center for Digital Art and Experimental Media joins the School of Music to present an evening of new works of sonic and visual art exploring state-of-the-art technologies as instruments of poetry and artistic discovery. All DXARTS concerts feature the extraordinary surround-sound system that...

Long recognized as the leading champion of contemporary American piano music, Ursula Oppens’ original and perceptive readings of other music, old and new, have earned her a place among the elect of today’s performing musicians, a status evident in her Nov. 2 recital of music by...

Hailed by The Philadelphia Inquirer for her “...big, gorgeous tone and a mesmerizing touch” and by the Concours Clara Haskil for her “sensitivity, finesse of touch and musical intelligence,” pianist Zhenni Li of the McGill School of Music has performed in the world’s...

This event is one program in a series of three. To view the other events in this series, please visit Program B and Program C . Twentieth century American composer Harry Partch created an original musical world and hand-hewn instruments on which to perform his microtonal compositions, which...

This event is one program in a series of three. To view the other events in this series, please visit Program A and Program C . Twentieth century American composer Harry Partch created an original musical world and hand-hewn instruments on which to perform his microtonal compositions, which...

This event is one program in a series of three. To view the other events in this series, please visit Program A and Program B . Twentieth century American composer Harry Partch created an original musical world and hand-hewn instruments on which to perform his microtonal compositions, which...

Holcombe Waller’s “Notes from the Riverkeepers,” is a music-driven performance broadly exploring the 2016 Mosier train derailment. The show is a musical response to Waller’s 2016 artist residency with the Columbia Riverkeeper, a non-profit environmental organization...

See work created by students beginning their second year in the Master of Fine Arts program. The opening reception will be held onWednesday, Sep. 27, 6–8pm. Exhibiting artists are: Lacy Bockhoff, Photomedia David C. Burr, Painting + Drawing Nate Clark, Painting + Drawing Ian Cooper, Painting...

Created by Tim Smith-Stewart | Jeffrey Azevedo, The Perpetual Insurrection of Claude Cahun is a performative reading of Ryan Helterbrand’s work on the queer Surrealist artist and activist Claude Cahun. It centers the anti-Nazi resistance movement and poetic tactics Cahun organized with her...

This fall, the Henry celebrates its ninetieth anniversary with the first museum-wide exhibition of the contemporary collection, featuring over fifty artworks by an international roster of artists, in media ranging from video installation to photography and from sculpture to drawing. The artworks...

Hailed by critics around the globe for their transcendent and deeply emotional performances, Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca return to Seattle for the first time since premiering the Bessie-nominated Antigona at Meany Hall in 2015. With spectacular dancing, cathartic song and virtuosic guitar,...

This event takes place at On The Boards, located at 100 W Roy Street. Visit On The Boards to purchase tickets and for more information. Jomama Jones invites you to join her to mark the lengthening nights and to explore the power of witness, of dream and of regeneration in our turbulent time. Night...

A CREATIVE PROCESS SERIES EVENT Creative Research Fellow Daniel Alexander Jones meditates on nearly 25 years in performance art and theatre with a collection of essays as distinctive as his body of artistic work. BLUE, subtitled “notes from the crossroads”, marks the intersection of...

Moto Hagio is a legendary manga artist, founding member of the Year 24 Group and author of such titles as They Were Eleven , The Heart of Thomas , and Otherworld Barbara . She has received the Japan SF Grand Prize, the Tezuka Cultural Prize, and the Comic-Con Inkpot Award. In 2012, she was the...

Each of the artists' pieces changes over the duration of the exhibition — by growing, mutating, and decaying — often addressing the materiality of the Gallery. Material Performance deals in the kinds of material experimentation that artists continuously undertake in their practice. The...

We've combined two of our most popular annual events—Bug Blast and Meet the Mammals—into an amazing day of fuzzy, slimy, cuddly and crawly fun! See hundreds of specimens from the Burke’s entomology and mammal collections, and hear from experts about all sorts of amazing animals...

The annual presentation of Design student summer experiences, with topics ranging from internships, study abroad, projects, and beyond. Industrial Design Grade Budgett & Ioan Butiu Netherlands Design Tour Emma Boyle fuseproject Katy Crabb Baden Sports Jade Granger Wizards of the Coast Liliana...

What type of geography best describes you? What is important about its ecosystem, its history, and its future? Families will ponder the ways they relate to the environment and create unique self-portraits based on and inspired by the natural world. ArtVentures encourage families to think about art...

How do memories and histories stay alive through objects? Considering everything from jewelry, to toys, to monuments, families will think about things lost, remembered, and found. Participants will revisit important memories as they craft sculptures that they might gift or use as personal souvenirs...

Award-winning author and frequent New Yorker contributor Gary Shteyngart will give two lectures on May 7 and May 9, 2018. The titles are "Failure is an Option: Immigration, Memory, and the Russian Jewish Experience" and "I Alone Can Fix It: Tales from the New Dystopia." The 2018 Stroum Lectures...

Ph.D. students from UW Biology labs will provide a taste of their current research within the inspirational site-specific sculptural installation Reforestation of the Imagination by Ginny Ruffner with Grant Kirkpatrick. MadArt Studio, 25 Westlake Ave N, #101, Seatle

Help sculpt a city that works for everyone. Families will think about how they benefit from their own neighborhoods and the differences, inequalities, or new ideas present in other places. Throughout the program, participants will create buildings and resources that contribute to a giant,...

In 2011, the removal of the Elwha River Dam began after decades of tribal activism and an act of Congress. Forover a century, the dam, constructed in 1910 wreaked havoc on the ecosystem and violated the treaty rights of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe. Since the removal of the Elwha River Dam and the...

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