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Art: Art Show
Zhi LIN: In Search of the Lost History of Chinese Migrants and the Transcontinental Railroads
Tacoma Art Museum is honored to present an exhibition from internationally acclaimed Seattle artist Zhi LIN. His works focus on the experiences of 19th century Chinese laborers, whose vital story is nearly absent from American history books. Lin’s painting...
Tacoma Art Museum
Tacoma, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Sun 2/18/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show
Mare Made: An exhibit of the work of local artist Mare Blocker
Seattle native Mare Blocker has been making limited edition and unique books since 1979 and established the M Kimberly Press in 1984 when she bought her first Vandercook 219. Her work can be found in over 85 public collections and museums including the Mus...
University of Puget Sound – Collins Memorial Library
Tacoma, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Fri 1/19/18 at 9am-9pm
Art: Art Show, Gallery
Spencer Finch: The Western Mystery
As the sun slips away and daylight turns into twilight, we become keenly attuned to the shifting colors of the sky and our surroundings. New York–based artist Spencer Finch has dedicated his practice to the study of light and color and the ways in which...
Olympic Sculpture Park
Seattle, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Mon 1/1/18 at 9am
Art: Gallery, Photography
City of Puyallup Art Show 5th Floor Gallery
Arts Downtown will be showing images of awarding winning photographer James Martinson Oct. 4 through December 2017. The show features dramatic shots of Street Photography and colorful images of Fine Art and Travel. Puyallup City Gallery is located at 333 ...
Puyallup City Hall
Puyallup, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Fri 12/29/17
Art: History/Science, Museum, Photography, Gallery, Art Show, Installations
Glastnost & Goodwill: Citizen Diplomacy in the Northwest
Glasnost and Goodwill: Citizen Diplomacy in the Northwest is a fascinating, in-depth exploration of how citizen diplomacy in Washington and the greater Northwest contributed to the thawing of the Cold War. Visitors will learn about people from Washington t...
Washington State History Museum
Tacoma, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Sun 1/21/18 at 10am till 5pm, 10am till 5pm
Art: Installations, Art Show, Mixed Media
Carnival of the Animals Mixed Media Installation
Mixed Media Installation by Becky Frehse.
Gallery 301
Tacoma, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Sun 12/31/17
Special Event: Community Event, Children, Benefit/Fundraiser, Holiday
Gingerbread Showcase
The Gingerbread Showcase is a community event presented by Rebuilding Together South Sound in the lobby of the Courtyard Marriott Downtown Tacoma. Displayed from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, gingerbread landmarks created by local bakers and culinar...
Courtyard Tacoma Downtown
Tacoma, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Mon 1/1/18 at 9am-10pm
Special Event: Community Event, Holiday
Intercity Transit Jingle Bus
Ride Intercity Transit's free Jingle Bus November 24 - December 29. It's our way to spread holiday cheer and say "thank you" for riding! Find the Jingle Bus on a route near you by visiting
Intercity Transit
Olympia, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Fri 12/29/17
Special Event: Holiday, Community Event
Christmas Tree Sale
Please take part in purchasing a tree for yourself or donating one to a family in need. El Centro de la Raza has been partnering with a small Latino-owned business operated by Adrain and Evencio Gonzalez, two brothers originally from Oaxaca, Mexico. The...
El Centro de la Raza
Seattle, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Wed 12/20/17 at 12pm-8pm
Special Event: For the Family, Gardening, Nature
Garden d’Lights at the Bellevue Botanical Garden
Garden d’Lights features over half a million sparkling lights formed into the whimsical shapes of plants, flowers, birds, animals, and cascading waterfalls set amid the natural beauty of the Bellevue Botanical Garden. Purchase advance tickets at www.garde...
Bellevue Botanical Garden
Bellevue, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Sun 12/31/17 at 4:30pm-9pm
Special Event: Religious, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Vajrasattva Retreat
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat, we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and ha...
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center
Olympia, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Sat 12/16/17 at 8am, 10am, 4pm and 7pm
Art: Gallery
46th Annual Holiday Exhibit
Holiday exhibit featuring Chris Maynard, feather art; Judith Smith, pastels and Dave & Boni Deal, raku ceramics.
Childhood's End Gallery
Olympia, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Sun 12/31/17 at 10am-7pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect
On the 100th anniversary of the artist’s birth, Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect examines the American master’s 75-year career.
Seattle Art Museum Downtown
Seattle, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Sun 12/17/17 at 10am
Tue 12/19/17 - Sun 12/24/17 at 10am
Tue 12/26/17 - Sun 12/31/17 at 10am
Tue 1/2/18 - Sun 1/7/18 at 10am
Tue 1/9/18 - Sun 1/14/18 at 10am
Art: Art Show, Museum
Beauties and Talents: Art of Women In Japan
This installation from SAM’s collection features the art of women in Japan, including paintings of The Tale of Genji, an 11th-century novel written by a woman and the most influential piece of literature in Japan, as well as prints, kimonos, and lacquerwar...
Seattle Art Museum Downtown
Seattle, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Sun 12/17/17 at 10am
Tue 12/19/17 - Sun 12/24/17 at 10am
Tue 12/26/17 - Sun 12/31/17 at 10am
Tue 1/2/18 - Sun 1/7/18 at 10am
Tue 1/9/18 - Sun 1/14/18 at 10am
Art: Art Show, Museum
Everyday Poetics
The objects of daily life often go unnoticed, but if they are transformed we can begin to observe their distinct aesthetic qualities. Many contemporary artists in Central and Sourth America draw on everyday materials for their assemblages, sculptures, and ...
Seattle Art Museum Downtown
Seattle, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Sun 12/17/17 at 10am
Tue 12/19/17 - Sun 12/24/17 at 10am
Tue 12/26/17 - Sun 12/31/17 at 10am
Tue 1/2/18 - Sun 1/7/18 at 10am
Tue 1/9/18 - Sun 1/14/18 at 10am
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Intermediate Boat Lofting Workshop
In this workshop we’ll continue lofting the dinghy we started in the introductory workshop. This time we’ll lay out stem rabbet, transom bevels, and bulkheads. We’ll also develop construction details such backbone construction and fastening. Wednesday, ...
Gig Harbor Boat Shop
Gig Harbor, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Fri 12/15/17 at 6pm-9pm
Music: Americana/Roots
American Roots Music at Willapa Hills Farm Featuring Bart Budwig
Bart Budwig opens this monthly American Roots Music series at Willapa Hills Farm. Rustic & real, the farm's historic barn loft serves as an intimate "listening room" where local and regional artists share music and song inspired by an eclectic mix of Ameri...
Willapa Hills Farm
Chehalis, WA

Thu 12/14/17 at 6pm-9pm
Thu 1/11/18 at 6pm-9pm
Thu 2/8/18 at 6pm-9pm
Thu 3/8/18 at 6pm-9pm
Special Event: Living History
Around the Artifact: Mosquito Night Run Up
Join us as we perform the first night engine run up of the FHCAM Mosquito. Bring your camera and capture amazing photos of flames arcing out of the twin inline engines. And if the weather doesn’t cooperate and doesn’t allow us to take the Mosquito out that...
Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum
Everett, WA

Thu 12/14/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Thu 12/14/17 at 7pm-8:30pm
Theater: Musical
Auburn Community Players: Scrooge, The Musical
Miserly Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes a profound experience of redemption over the course of a Christmas Eve night, after being visited by the ghost of his former partner Jacob Marley and the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future. Scrooge, The Musica...
Auburn Avenue Theater
Auburn, WA

Thu 12/14/17 - Sat 12/16/17 at 7pm
Music: Experimental (Incl. All Music Forms), Jazz, Rap/Hip Hop
Badbadnotgood is an innovative jazz trio whose fresh sound incorporates elements of hip-hop and other genres.
The Showbox
Seattle, WA

Thu 12/14/17 at 8:30pm

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