Baked into History

SAM Channels The Great British Bake Off with a Victorian Confection Competition

Baked goods are totally a vehicle of radical arts movements—and a beautiful, tasty contest on August 29.

08/22/2019 By Sam Jones

The Directors

What Do New Directors Mean for Seattle's Artistic Future?

Seattle Art Museum, Symphony, and Opera all get new leaders this season.

08/20/2019 By Stefan Milne

Art Walking

6 Art Shows to See in Seattle This August

A new gallery digs into the Northwest School, Juventino Aranda blows up Golden Books, and Wa Na Wari adds four installations.

07/30/2019 By Stefan Milne and Sam Jones

Arts Notice

Seattle Art Fair 2019 Aims to Be a Room of Wonder

An earthquake simulator, an Instagram star who smashes her face into bread…

07/24/2019 By Stefan Milne

School of Thought

A Small-Town Schoolhouse Gets New Life as a Creative Arts Center

Artists and writers use vintage classrooms to uncover a new side of Rainier.

07/23/2019 By Allison Williams

Arts Notice

At SAM’s Victorian Radicals Emphasis Lands Heavily on the Victorian

As history, the museum’s new exhibit is fascinating—so much so that the text can overwhelm the art.

06/19/2019 By Stefan Milne

Changing Art Guard

Seattle Art Museum Announces Its Next Director

Amada Cruz will leave the Phoenix Art Museum and replace Kimerly Rorschach at SAM.

06/10/2019 By Stefan Milne

Loving Death

Jane Wong’s Work Brightly Haunts the Frye

The poet’s new museum exhibition invites you to the table to engage physically with history and its ghosts.

05/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

First Thursday

5 Shows to See at May Art Walk

A revered Seattle artist, some drawings of hallucinatory color, and Mount Analogue’s final show.

05/02/2019 By Stefan Milne

Art Walkout

Art Gallery Mount Analogue Is Becoming a Magazine

May is the Pioneer Square space’s last month as an art gallery. But the project will live on as a freewheeling print magazine.

04/10/2019 By Stefan Milne

First Thursday

5 Shows to See at April Art Walk

Contorted wires, stark Northwest landscapes, and a visual conversation between photographers and artists.

04/03/2019 By Stefan Milne

Train of Thought

ARTS at King Street Station’s First Show Arrives

The city’s new art space debuts with Yəhaw̓, an exhibit of work from over 200 Native artists.

03/21/2019 By Stefan Milne

Art Review

Get Yourself to the Frye. It’s Full of Excellent Exhibitions.

Four current shows have the art museum brimming with wit and energy.

03/20/2019 By Stefan Milne

First Thursday

6 Shows to See at March Art Walk

An introspective on bodice rippers, three-dimensional photographs, and interactive sculptures.

03/06/2019 By Aly Brady

Arts Notice

Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer Hits SAM Tonight

This survey of Gibson’s work, which includes 15 beaded punching bags, is stunning.

02/28/2019 By Stefan Milne

Presently Preserved

Kobo at Higo Marries Modern-Day Japantown with Its Past

Binko Chiong-Bisbee and John Bisbee reimagined the landmark Higo Variety Store as an art gallery and shop.

02/26/2019 By Rosin Saez

First Thursday

6 Shows to See at February Art Walk

A day-glow group show, jazzy cubism, and tapestries glazed in beeswax.

02/06/2019 By Stefan Milne

Arts Notice

What’s Inside the Weird White Boxes at Third and Virginia?

It’s called Light as a Common Thread and it says it’s an art exhibition.

01/09/2019 By Stefan Milne

First Thursday

5 Shows to See at January Art Walk

Found art and portraits galore.

01/02/2019 By Stefan Milne

Eat With Your Eyes

Froot Captures the Woes of Online Dating and Millennials' Penchant for LaCroix

Artist Genevieve St. Charles returns to the FoodArt Collection gallery on Capitol Hill.

12/18/2018 By Gwen Hughes