In Focus: Wanda Nanibush

This series invites Native American and First Nations women artists and curators living and working in the United States and Canada to highlight their individual practices and share their experience as knowledge producers in the contemporary art world. The speakers will share their art- and exhibition-making processes and collaborations, as well as thoughts about their […]
Jul 26, 2019

Donald Byrd: A Life In Dance

In conjunction with current exhibition The America That Is To Be, Donald Byrd will be joined by his longtime associates Sylvia Waters of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Peter Boal of the Pacific Northwest Ballet to discuss Byrd’s creative inspirations and ambitions. Moderated by guest curator Thomas F. DeFrantz, this panel will offer insight […]
Oct 4, 2019

In Focus: Merritt Johnson

This series invites Native American and First Nations women artists and curators living and working in the United States and Canada to highlight their individual practices and share their experience as knowledge producers in the contemporary art world. The speakers will share their art- and exhibition-making processes and collaborations, as well as thoughts about their […]
Jul 26, 2019

Halloween Tour 2019

There’s a chill in the air and the leaves are falling. The days are getting shorter and the nights so much longer and darker. That can mean only one thing: it’s time once again for the Frye’s Halloween-themed tours! This tour explores current exhibitions with an eye to the darker, mystical recesses of the human […]
Sep 17, 2019

In Focus: Asia Tail

This series invites Native American and First Nations women artists and curators living and working in the United States and Canada to highlight their individual practices and share their experience as knowledge producers in the contemporary art world. The speakers will share their art- and exhibition-making processes and collaborations, as well as thoughts about their […]
Jul 26, 2019

Halloween Tour 2019

There’s a chill in the air and the leaves are falling. The days are getting shorter and the nights so much longer and darker. That can mean only one thing: it’s time once again for the Frye’s Halloween-themed tours! This tour explores current exhibitions with an eye to the darker, mystical recesses of the human […]
Sep 17, 2019

Donald Byrd: The America That Is To Be

Exhibition curator Thomas F. DeFrantz discusses the storied and celebrated career of iconic choreographer Donald Byrd and his decades-long movement towards creating dance that explores the terms of social justice in the United States. Sharing moving-image materials and photographs from the current Frye Museum show, as well as rarely-seen archival materials, DeFrantz will provide an […]
Sep 25, 2019

Manual of Photography

Please note: This program is open to participants age 21 and up. In conjunction with his exhibition Arbus Bonus, Pierre Leguillon presents a screening of his filmic anthology about how to frame, light, shoot, and develop photographs. Part of the artist’s long-running mobile project La Promesse de l’Écran (The Promise of the Screen), “Manual of Photography” samples from […]
Aug 23, 2019

The Confining Image of Femininity

In a discussion of themes addressed by Unsettling Femininity: Selections from the Frye Art Museum, exhibition curator Naomi Hume will explore how painters structured the viewer’s relationship to the depicted girls and women. Nineteenth-century European artists usually framed such encounters to reinforce socially accepted power dynamics between men and women. How do subtle painterly choices convey […]
Aug 27, 2019

Exhibitions Opening Reception

Please join us to celebrate the opening of the Frye Art Museum’s latest exhibitions: Dress Codes: Ellen Lesperance and Diane Simpson Pierre Leguillon: Arbus Bonus Unsettling Femininity: Selections from the Frye Art Museum Collection Enjoy a preview of the exhibitions and reception with cash bar.
Aug 26, 2019

In Focus: Marie Watt

This series invites Native American and First Nations women artists and curators living and working in the United States and Canada to highlight their individual practices and share their experience as knowledge producers in the contemporary art world. The speakers will share their art- and exhibition-making processes and collaborations, as well as thoughts about their […]
Jul 26, 2019

In Focus: Marianne Nicolson

This series invites Native American and First Nations women artists and curators living and working in the United States and Canada to highlight their individual practices and share their experience as knowledge producers in the contemporary art world. The speakers will share their art- and exhibition-making processes and collaborations, as well as thoughts about their […]

Gone are the goats: wedding dowries get a tech upgrade in DRC

As society modernizes, so too is the dowry system in DRC. A typical dowry can cost a groom-to-be between $1,500 and $5,000, which some local men say is financially destabilizing.
Nov 15, 2018

Uganda deforestation threatens traditional bark-cloth production

Ugandan Matuba tree bark is used for clothing, accessories and burials, but local traders struggle to find mature trees to sell because of deforestation.
Feb 7, 2018

Party Like A Bollywood Star

Bollywood Dreams Entertainment invites you to come dressed to bedazzle and ‘Party Like A Bollywood Star’! ________________________ Jai Ho! Dance Party in Seattle: SEVEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY Hosted by: DJ Prashant Saturday February 3, 2018 NECTAR LOUNGE 412 North 36th Street. Seattle, WA. With resident DJs: DJ Ki & DJ Skee – Shashi Featuring: Brittany Newton JAI HO! […]
Dec 27, 2017

Bollywood Masquerade in Seattle

Underneath the mask we are all one – just star stuff waiting for our time to shine. Let’s celebrate our unity in diversity as Jai Ho! Dance Party returns to Seattle one last time in 2017 after rocking Portland, Seattle, SF, LA, San Diego & New Orleans. Come uncover the mystique of Bollywood & revel […]
Nov 16, 2017

Sherpa Adventure Gear Store Grand Opening

Join us for the opening of our U.S. flagship store and partake in our grand opening celebration. After years of creating gear inspired by the legendary high-altitude climbers of Nepal, we are honored to bring a piece of the Himalayas right to your door. We will mark the arrival of our Seattle location with an […]
Nov 3, 2017

Everybody Dance Now: The Moore’s Global Party demos diverse dance cultures

Dance traditions from Benin to Brazil to Korea all on the same stage? It all must be STG's yearly Global Party at the Moore.
Nov 18, 2015

Claudia Castro Luna named as Seattle’s first civic poet

Claudia Castro Luna has masters degrees in poetry and urban planning and is a K-12 certified teacher.
Aug 4, 2015

‘The Unicorn Files’ busts the myth that girl geeks don’t exist

'The Unicorn Files' fights the sexist notion that girls can't be geeks with a Tumblr blog and a Kickstarter campaign for a book featuring women in geekdom.
Jun 18, 2015