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Saturday, November 17, 2018


Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India

10:00 AM $20 Seattle Art Museum

Around 250 historic art works from Indian courtly life—many of which are leaving their palaces for the first time—come to SAM for a show that’s stunning both...

Georges Rouault's Miserere

Editor’s Pick Free Davidson Galleries

In the early twentieth century, a Parisian art dealer commissioned fauvist painter Georges Rouault to create 100 etchings. Rouault finished only 58, forming ...

Group Therapy

10:00 AM Free Frye Art Museum

Twelve artists and healers converge at the Frye for a show that both explores and proffers self-help. Maybe that’s Liz Magic Laser’s padded-room video projec...


10:00 PM Free Frye Art Museum

Seattle poet Quenton Baker’s Ballast examines the 1841 revolt aboard the Creole—the most successful on a U.S. slave ship. In the installation Baker strikes t...

We Are All Made of Light

Free MadArt

At her new MadArt instillation, local artist Maja Petric creates an interactive skyscape. An AI program tracks your location and then beams of light project ...

Heidi Oberheide

Free Linda Hodges Gallery

At first glance, Heidi Oberheide’s canvases appear as the flags of nations from some fantastic beyond, columns of color arrayed like crayons in a box...

12 Months Later

11:00 AM Free Statix Gallery

Over 40 artists—including Maj Askew, Wade Thompson, and Dakota Dean—converge for this group show, celebrating the first year of Statix, the clothing store an...


11:00 AM $15 Bellevue Arts Museum

Following a pair of solo shows at Oxbow gallery, and a Bumbershoot installation, Seattle artist Dylan Neuwirth lights up Bellevue Arts Museum with his neon r...

Between Bodies

11:00 AM $10 Henry Art Gallery

The Henry’s new group exhibition sees eight artists exploring the intersection of bodies: from corporeal forms to abstract (think “bodies of knowledge”). Ope...

Annie Morris

Free Winston Wachter Fine Art

Painter and sculptor Annie Morris loves to iterate. On paper that can mean hundreds of faces inked in jittering repetition, or perhaps nudes painted on woode...

Saul Becker

Free Greg Kucera Gallery

In Uneven Terrain, Burien-based artist Saul Becker uses watercolor, ink, and gouache to turn photographs of landscapes—rocks, barren trees—into minus...

Invitational Ceramics

Free Gallery IMA

This eight-artist group show is full of, yes, ceramics, including the exceptionally surreal work of Gunyoung Kim, whose pieces might blend together, say, hum...

Books & Talks

TEDxSeattle 2018

8:00 AM $80 McCaw Hall

TEDxSeattle returns for its ninth year, featuring speakers like Amy Ansel (founder of Titan Bioplastics and Titan Hemp), Judy Twedt (Seattle’s Civic Poet), a...



6:00 PM $20–$23 Chop Suey

That name, and song titles like “King of the Beach,” make you want to align Wavves with the surf resurgence that’s washed in lately. While beachy vibes do ab...

Freakout Festival 2018

Editor’s Pick 5:30 PM $35–$60 Tractor Tavern

Freakout Records's festival returns to Ballard for its sixth year with artists like All Them Witches, Stas Thee Boss, and Lisa Prank.  Various locations. Se...

Special Events

Pearl Jam: Home and Away

10:00 AM $28 Museum of Pop Culture

MoPOP's exhibit collects nearly 500 pieces of band memorabilia—perfect for superfans. (Note: The exhibition will run until early 2019, not January 1 specific...

WW1 America

10:00 AM $20 Museum of History and Industry (MoHAI)

Coinciding with the centennial of Armistice Day on November 11, MOHAI brings the nationally traveling exhibit to Seattle for its West Coast debut. WW1 Americ...


The Twilight Zone: Live

2:00 PM $27 Theater Schmeater

A Bright Room Called Day

7:30 PM $30–$50 Hillman City Collaboratory

Local theater company The Williams Project stages Tony Kushner’s play about a group of activists and artists in 1932 Berlin. When first produced, the work hi...

Parliament Square

$20 12th Avenue Arts

UK playwright James Fritz’s Parliament Square tackles how individual acts of political descent can incite change, following mother Kat who leaves her family ...