Tuesday, October 30
The Henry Art Gallery – “Open Floor,” a monthly laboratory of ideas for local artists, musicians, performers, and filmmakers. Open Floor encourages experimentation and discussion across disciplines. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. 6-8 pm, Free.
Wednesday, October 31
CoCA – “Boogieman Party.” Prepare to party with the Boogie Monster as CoCA & Clubvibes hosts a Halloween Celebration showcasing the ‘Necromorph’ group show exhibition. Local DJs, costume contest, dance performances, and prizes are among the other events. Tickets: $10 General Admission, $30 Admission + CoCA Membership. 9pm to 2am at the Shilshole Bay Beach Club.
Thursday, November 1
Pioneer Square Artwalk – 6-10 pm. Full list of openings and events coming tomorrow!
Cornish College of the Arts – Opening reception for “Steve Jensen: Voyager,” a collection of paintings, wall carvings and funeral boats created by Seattle sculptor and Cornish alumnus, Steve Jensen. Reception 5-8 pm. Exhibit runs from Nov 1 – 30, 2007.
Lee Center for the Arts: Hedreen Gallery – “Unexpected Watercolors,” featuring Tori Ellison, Michael Knutson, Kim McCarty, Laura Ross Paul and Jeffrey Simmons, showcasing work that shows how artists in the NW region are pushing the medium of watercolor in new ways. Opening Reception 5 – 7:30 pm, Free. Exhibit runs through January 12, 2008. Seattle University Lee Center for the Arts is located at 901 12th Avenue (at 12th & Marion).
Friday, November 2
Fremont First Friday - Openings and events from 6-9 pm.
Aegean Design Gallery – “Grand Opening,” for new gallery located at 603 West Crockett, Seattle, WA 98119. Wine and hors d’oeurves, 6-9 pm.
McLeod Residence - New York artist Kharis Kennedy explores the subjective versus the objective with her series of paintings “Fixed Value,” exhibiting two years of work exploring the fact that a painting is a physical object that, like any other three-dimensional object, can only be objectively understood in terms of its physical properties: light, mass and energy. Opening reception 6-9 pm. Show runs through Nov 24, 2007.
Saturday, November 3
The Frye Art Museum – “Community Celebration and Open House.” Head over to the Frye for complimentary tea, coffee, and lemonade while enjoying a weekend’s worth of events celebrating the new exhibition “Dreaming the Emerald City: The Collections of Charles and Emma Frye and Horace C. Henry.” Saturday events include an Exhibition Overview with Robin Held, Frye Art Museum chief curator, music performances, and gallery walk with Donna Kovalenko, Frye Art Museum curator of collections. Check here for times and information. Free and open to the public.
The Henry Art Gallery – Aperture West Collaborative Lecture Series at the Henry Art Gallery featuring South African artist “Pieter Hugo.” Hugo’s provocative images have gained international renown. He has been named the Standard Bank Young Artist for 2007, and won first prize in the Portraits section of the 2006 World Press Photo competition. Hugo’s portraits and documentary work have been included in the traveling exhibition reGeneration: Fifty Photographers of Tomorrow, as well as in Colors and Aperture magazines. 5 pm in the Henry Auditorium, Free and open to the public.
Photographic Center Northwest – “Cheap Shot: Plastic Cameras: the low tech of high art,” opening reception for new exhibition featuring photography by Michelle Bates, Susan Burnstine, Rosanna Salonia, Gordon Stettinius, Shannon Welles, and Jennifer Shaw. In Cheap Show, artists reveal how using inexpensive, toy cameras can be a means to new and interesting ways of seeing and interpreting the world. Artist’s reception 6-8 pm. Show continues through Nov 28.
Sunday, November 4
The Frye Art Museum – “Community Celebration and Open House.” Head over to the Frye for complimentary tea, coffee, and lemonade while enjoying a weekend’s worth of events celebrating the new exhibition “Dreaming the Emerald City: The Collections of Charles and Emma Frye and Horace C. Henry.” Sunday programs include a music performance by the Seattle Classic Guitar Society and a gallery talk featuring Nancy Stoaks, Frye Art Museum curatorial research associate. Check here for times and information. Free and open to the public.
Tacoma Art Museum – “Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Celebration,” a free community celebration featuring traditional dance and music, hands-on art-making activities, sugar skulls decorating, and foods. 12-5 pm, Free and open to the public.
Twilight Artist Collective – Opening party for November featured artist “Michelle Anderst.” Reception 1-4 pm. Show continues through the end of November.
Monday, October 29, 2007
Tuesday, October 30