Pierre Leguillon: Arbus Bonus

Pierre Leguillon’s artwork-as-exhibition Arbus Bonus calls attention to the major role famed twentieth-century photographer Diane Arbus’s work has played in defining the image of American postwar popular culture. Bringing together every published magazine spread that features her photography, Leguillon’s project considers the ways in which cultural histories are assembled and disseminated, and proposes more inclusive counter-narratives.
May 15, 2019

Recent Acquisitions: Toyin Ojih Odutola

Toyin Ojih Odutola’s drawings, paintings, and prints question physical and sociopolitical identities as they pertain to skin color. This suite of three lithographs, recently acquired for the Frye Art Museum’s collection, demonstrates Odutola’s signature approach to portraiture, in which the sitter is seen obliquely or from multiple, unusual angles within one composition.

Frame of Mind: Storytelling Through Animation

A Partnership for Youth exhibition, Frame of Mind: Storytelling Through Animationshowcases the results of an eight-week workshop for teens led by teaching artists from Reel Grrls, during which students develop, animate, and edit their own stop-motion film projects.

Crush/Repeat 2019

Come see what we’ve brought to life this spring! Crush/Repeat 2019 will feature the work of nearly 100 artists, and you won’t want to miss it. In preparation for this annual community event, participants of all ages and experience levels chose a small project to repeat every day during the month of March. Mediums include […]
Apr 30, 2019

Boozy Terrarium Making!

WHAT’S INCLUDED: Terrarium experience with all supplies Glass of craft beer upon arrival Handmade terrarium to take home Sound Excursions staff to guide you THE DETAILS: Have you always wanted your very own terrarium? Here’s your chance to get crafty while enjoying some craft beer! We’ll walk you through the process, and you’ll walk home […]
Mar 6, 2019

Cambodia art journey reflects the nation’s modern hope

A tour of more than 20 artists in Cambodia reflects the long and complex history of the country and the resilience of its people.
Apr 3, 2019

Young Native artists break through in the yəhaw̓ Indigenous Teen Art Show

yəhaw̓ and Teens of Tacoma encouraged young people from all over Washington state who identified as indigenous to submit their artwork.
Feb 20, 2019

Artist fills 10,000 bottles with polluted water for exhibition

Brother Nut filled 10,000 emptied bottles of Nongfu Spring water, a well-known brand of bottled water in China, with the polluted water that villagers have been drinking.
Dec 4, 2018

Seattle filmmaker retraces steps of artist who painted a changing Melanesia

Society portraitist Caroline Mytinger bucked conventions of her day to venture to Melanesia to document the changing world of the South Pacific. A Seattle filmmaker retraced her journey.
Oct 3, 2018

Kirkland Arts Center Park Lane Sculpture Exhibit Launch

In coordination with the City of Kirkland and the Kirkland Cultural Arts Commission, King County Engineering for Kids, the Kirkland Arts Center presents a community exhibit that features a collection of six, colorful outdoor works by Ed McCarthy displayed along the Park Lane avenue to enhance the cultural vibrancy of Kirkland. The sculpture project explores […]
Jul 11, 2018

Lummi artist interprets traditions through glass

Dan Friday, of the Lummi Nation, honors the Coast Salish tradition of woven cedar baskets through a very different medium. He makes them in glass.
Apr 4, 2018

Taiwan’s Aboriginal cultures inspire Cloud Gate’s “Formosa”

The renowned Taiwanese choreographer Lin Hwai-min spoke to an audience at Meany Theater on his last tour before retirement.
Mar 28, 2018

Howie Echo-Hawk confronts Native genocide through comedy

Howie Echo-Hawk, a member of the Pawnee Nation, pulls no punches with his stand-up comedy act that tackles the realities of being Native American.
Feb 27, 2018

7th Annual Exhibit Honoring Black History Month!!!!

It is my pleasure to invite you to this year’s highly anticipated exhibition as we celebrate and explore “blackness” through art. Featured artist JeremyGBell.com explores personal growth expressed through metaphor. Using roses, he examines self worth and personal potential. What can powerful evocative art do for you and your organization? Let us build relationships with […]
Jan 29, 2018

Why “Black Imagination” is so necessary

"Black Imagination: The States of Matter" pictures a world where black issues, black love, black joy is at the center and the struggle is not the focus.
Jan 12, 2018

Women artists reflect on “Infinity Mirrors,” Yayoi Kusama’s legacy

Yayoi Kusama's influence and legacy is larger than playful colors and whimsical patterns.
Jul 19, 2017

Seattle author’s fiction blends her Filipino and Latino family influences

Seattle author Donna Miscolta took a winding road to creative writing.
Dec 7, 2016
Amandeep Singh, A British Sikh illustrator known known as Inkquisitive, brings his pop art to Renton this week. (Photo by Harjit Bhandal)

Pop culture and Sikh tradition meet in Inkquisitive illustrations

British artist Inkquisitive has developed a huge following with his illustrations of pop stars and Sikh gurus. He visits Renton this weekend.
Nov 18, 2016
Native artist Louie Gong with blankets he designed and will sell at his new store,"Eighth Generation"opening Saturday in the Pike Place Market. (Photo by Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times)

Pike Place Market’s new Native-owned shop promises “stereotype busting”

Louie Gong is opening the only Native-owned shop in the Pike Place Market and challenging a legacy of companies profiting off of "Native-inspired" art.
Aug 25, 2016

“What’s Done is Done” blends Bollywood with Shakespeare in touring show

Unique spin on "Macbeth" aims to appeal to audiences beyond Seattle's South Asian diaspora.
Jul 28, 2016