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PechaKucha

PechaKucha is more than just a funny name – PechaKucha (Japanese term for “chit chat”)  Night was devised in Tokyo in February 2003 as an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public.  Read More 
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Wedgwood Arts Festival

Even more great stuff to do in Seattle this weekend, with the annual Wedgewood Art Festival. The festival is a juried art show with a wide variety of artists, many artists from northeast Seattle. Whether you are looking for a new painting or photo, some jewelry or a ceramic bowl, the show’s artists are sure …  Read More 
SVC Letterpress Wayzgoose – Seattle Things to Do #289

SVC Letterpress Wayzgoose – Seattle Things to Do #289

This event has a little something for everyone … see live letterpress demos, shop for gorgeous letterpress cards & books, try-it-yourself at a hands-on station, and a STEAMROLLER SMACKDOWN. That’s right! Center stage event will feature top artists and design firms printing oversized posters with the help of a two-ton steamroller (vs. the traditional press). The …  Read More 
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Dead Center, Photos of The Grateful Dead

Local photographer Steve Schneider had a 20-year history of photographing The Grateful Dead. His current exhibition at the Jeffrey Moose Gallery, entitled Dead Center, Photographs of The Grateful Dead, features his intimate shots of the band from the mid 70’s to their last show in Seattle in 1995.  Read More 
Sign of Hope Project

Sign of Hope Project Charity Photography Show

It is easy to pass by a homeless person and their cardboard sign without a glance. A couple of photographers have taken a closer look into the stories behind these signs, documenting the lives and history of Seattle’s homeless population. Their work will be auctioned off at the Sign of Hope Project Charity Photography Show …  Read More 
BAMignite: Mad Men & Martini Party

BAMignite: Mad Men & Martini Party

Don your finest Don & Betty Draper attire this Friday for Bellevue Arts Museum’s Mad Men & Martini Party – to celebrate the art & style of American designer George Nelson. Mr. Nelson designed many swank objects in the mid-20th century including furniture (Marshmallow Sofa, Coconut Chair), lighting (Bubble Lamps), and tons of cool clocks. …  Read More 
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Gauguin Polynesia at SAM

Never one to disappoint (did you see the Picasso exhibit in October 2010?) the Seattle Art Museum now presents a comprehensive study of Paul Gauguin’s work from French Polynesia. Gauguin’s fascination with exotic locations brings us a Post-Impressionist-meets-Polynesian-arts study with paintings, sculpture and works on paper.  Read More 
Asian American Arcade

Asian American Arcade

On display now through June 17 at the Wing Luke Museum is Asian American Arcade – an exhibit that follows video games out of the arcades and into the art gallery. The collection features the art of several Asian American video game artists and designers from the Pacific Northwest. The colors and details are amazing! Check out the …  Read More 
national ceramics conference

National Ceramics Conference

Unless you are a ceramics nut, you likely had no idea that the National Ceramics Conference (hosted by the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) is being hosted in Seattle this March 28-31, 2012.  Read More 
Mary Lee Hu Bracelet

The Jewelry of Mary Lee Hu

Seattle is home to a number of renowned metal and jewelry artists, including Mary Lee Hu who taught metalworking at UW for over 25 years. Her incredible works are on display this spring at the Bellevue Arts Museum in an exhibit called Knitted, Knotted, Twisted & Twined: The Jewelry of Mary Lee Hu.  Read More