Spring Arts Preview: Top Seven Strategies Seattle Arts Should Copy

We proudly salute arts organizations around the world using creative approaches to reach new audiences.

01/21/2011 By Laura Dannen


Spring Arts Preview

A primer to the spring arts season, starring Nick Cave, Marco Goecke and his upcoming Pacific Northwest Ballet premiere Contemporary 4, Catherine Cabeen and her new dance Into the Void, and more.

01/14/2011 By Laura Dannen


Spring Arts Preview: 21 Can’t-Miss Events

We canvas the coming months to find the 21 best things to do. What’s on tap? Billy Elliot at the Paramount, Chop Shop Dance Festival, Shabazz Palaces and TheeSatisfaction, Hugo Literary Series’ Brief Encounters, a Jeff Bridges film fest at Sea

01/14/2011 By Laura Dannen, Clancey Denis, and Sarah Hirsch


American Spirit

Through May, more than 300 of Norman Rockwell’s covers for The Saturday Evening Post and 44 paintings will be on display at Tacoma Art Museum.

01/14/2011 By Laura Dannen


Secrets Forged in Steel

The Seattle Monolith—and its theft—is still a mystery, 10 years later.

12/13/2010 By Matthew Halverson


Arts Crush

Here are our top picks for Theatre Puget Sound’s month-long Arts Crush.

09/14/2010 By Alexandra Notman


Hello, Picasso

Seattle Art Museum welcomes more than 150 Picasso masterpieces on loan from the Musée National Picasso in Paris.



Lost in the Shadows

Patricia Rovzar Gallery displays Z.Z. Wei’s stirring perspectives on rural Americana.



A Tasting Menu of Fall Arts

The Flaming Lips, Pablo Picasso masterpieces, Lucia di Lammermoor, Daniel Handler, and more in our preview of the best fall arts events.

08/12/2010 By Laura Dannen With Tiffany Wan and Douglas Bair


Artists Gone Wild

Winners of this year’s International Conservation Photography Awards hang like thrilling stills from Planet Earth at the Burke Museum.

07/20/2010 Edited by Laura Dannen


Renoir in Our Backyard

From now through October 10, the Tacoma Art Museum exhibits The Movement of Impressionism: Europe, America, and the Northwest, which includes works by Pissarro, Renoir, Degas, and American painter William Glackens.



Risky Business

Bolstered by the new leadership of Derrick Cartwright, Seattle Art Museum is in the mood for a fresh coat of paint. Coming this month: Kurt, a mixed-media study of the Nirvana rocker, and Love Fear Pleasure Lust Pain Glamour Death, a collection of lesser-

04/21/2010 Edited by Laura Dannen


Neighborhood Watch

The vacant lot at 23rd Avenue and East Union Street transforms into an interactive art installation. The Corner: 23rd and Union is the creation of KUOW producer Jenny Asarnow and records the changing nature of the Central District neighborhood.

07/15/2009 By Steve Wiecking

On the Town

Puppet People

An exhibit at the Frye Art Museum includes notables like Nathalie Djurberg, William Kentridge, and Dennis Oppenheim. Sculptures, videos, and photographs examine themes of manipulation and control through puppetry.

04/22/2009 By Christopher Werner


Show and Tell

Lehrman Cameron Studio mixes theater, design, and whatever works to turn exhibits into living stories.

01/15/2009 By Francesca Lyman


The 15 People to Know for Spring Arts

Let us introduce you to the artists making headlines—and entertaining audiences—in the new season.

01/07/2009 By Steve Wiecking With Michaelangelo Matos, Sarah Anderson, and Wilson Diehl


Spray It, Don’t Say It


Passing Through

Picture Perfect

Annie Leibovitz photographs well.

01/05/2009 By Steve Wiecking


Task Master

An artist turns ordinary chores into improvisational art.

12/28/2008 By Nate Lippens


Northern Exposures

A Seattle photographer turns moribund bears into high-demand stars.

12/28/2008 By Eric Scigliano