Tuesday, August 7
Northwest Film Forum – “Vanishing Ruins” - Third Eye Cinema presents two new films capturing the tragic urban beauty of Detroit, Michigan, 8 pm.
Thursday, August 9
Seattle Asian Art Museum - Two new shows open: “Shu: Reinventing Books in Contemporary Chinese Art,” and “Ink in Motion: The Art of Sio Ieng Ng." Two 'Creatively Speaking' events: "The Cultural Revolution and Reflections on Contemporary Chinese Art with Professor Gu Xiong," 7–8 pm, and “The Music of Ink: Sio Ieng Ng, Caterina De Re, and Dennis Rea,” 8–8:15 pm.
West Seattle Art Walk
Friday, August 10
Bainbridge Island Studio Tour – 10 am-6 pm.
Roq La Rue - “A Fine Line,” work by Xiaoqing Ding and Jason D’Aquino, a show by two artists who explore some of the darker aspects of human nature, opening reception 6-9 pm.
Suite 100 – “Grew,” Works by Jessixa, opening reception 6-10 pm.
Viveza - opening reception for “Structuralism: New Kinetic Works and Paintings by Casey Curran,” 6-10 pm.
Frye Art Museum - "Friday at the Frye," 7-10 pm. Events including: ‘Art in Conversation,’ a discussion between Willie Cole, artist, and Pamela McClusky, curator of African and Oceanic art, Seattle Art Museum, and contemporary African music by KEXP DJ Jon Kertzer. (Free Admission, Seating for gallery conversations and presentations is first come, first serve.)
Saturday, August 11
Bainbridge Island Studio Tour – 10 am-6 pm
"The Last Slide Projector," playing at the Northwest Film Forum
Ballard 2nd Saturday Artwalk
* OKOK – “Moonrakers,” six national artists exploring new visual vernaculars in portraiture, 6-9 pm.
* Sev Shoon Arts Center - Print Zero Studios presents "Print Exchange #5" opening reception 6-9 pm.
* Art & Soul - "Fables," a unique narrative series created with an unconventional combination of painting and photography by Jan Cook, opening reception 6-9 pm. (Art and Soul is located at 2860 NW Market St. Seattle WA 98107)