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Art: Museum
Natives Exhibit
Celebrate the diversity of North American trees and the unique terrains that shape them. Natives reestablishes the connection between bonsai and their natural habitat, pairing them with dramatic American landscape paintings by contemporary artist Iuna Tint...
Pacific Bonsai Museum
Federal Way, WA

Thu 8/17/17 - Sun 10/8/17
Art: Art Show
Solo Art Show - Federal Way Gallery Program
Oil and watercolor paintings by award winning artist, Anne Doane, are on display at City Hall (2nd floor). Celebrate the beauty of the Pacific Northwest, misty costal beaches, bright tulip fields, and more! Experience a moment in time where light, weathe...
Federal Way City Hall
Federal Way, WA

Thu 8/17/17 - Tue 9/12/17 at 9am-5pm
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 8/17/17 - Sun 2/18/18 at 10am-5pm
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 8/17/17 - Sun 2/18/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show
Zachary Burns Art Exhibition at Auburn Community & Event Center Gallery
Zachary Burns creates unique photographic works using soda, beer, or energy drink cans found on the street to speak about consumerism and our “throw-away culture.” The tintype process he utilizes “allows the cans themselves to be used as both film and came...
Auburn Community & Event Center
Auburn, WA

Thu 8/17/17 - Thu 8/24/17 at 9am-7pm
Art: Mixed Media, Painting
Thomas Nguivoum, Artist and Painter
Thomas Nguivoum uses a wide spectrum of styles, painting cultural and geometric abstractions, florals and landscapes. Thomas’s talent reaches across mediums, with impasto, mixed media, watercolor, acrylic collage, oil and color pencil. His culturally sign...
Catholic Community Services
Tacoma, WA

Thu 8/17/17 - Thu 8/31/17 at 8am-5pm
Art: Art Show
"Seasons": Women Painters of Washington exhibit at Childhood's End Gallery
Women Painters of Washington juried exhibit of 50 works by 38 artists.
Childhood's End Gallery
Olympia, WA

Thu 8/17/17 - Sat 9/16/17 at 10am-6pm
Art: Art Show
"Seasons": Women Painters of Washington exhibit at Childhood's End Gallery
Women Painters of Washington juried exhibit of 50 works by 38 artists.
Childhood's End Gallery
Olympia, WA

Thu 8/17/17 - Sat 9/16/17 at 10am-6pm
Art: Art Show
Seasons: Women Painters of Washington
A Women Painters of Washington juried exhibit "Seasons" with 50 paintings by 38 artists.
Childhood's End Gallery
Olympia, WA

Thu 8/17/17 - Sat 9/16/17 at 10am-6pm
Art: Art Show
Guest Artist Series July - August 2017, Town of Steilacoom
FINE ARTS EXHIBIT: Watercolor and Multimedia works by local Artist, Werner Dillenburger, are on display from July 5th to August 31, 2017 at The Steilacoom Community Center Fireside Gallery. Werner is a member of Pacific Gallery Artists.
Steilacoom Community Center
Steilacoom, WA

Thu 8/17/17 at 9am-7:30pm
Fri 8/18/17 at 9am-4:30pm
Mon 8/21/17 - Thu 8/24/17 at 9am-7:30pm
Fri 8/25/17 at 9am-4:30pm
Mon 8/28/17 - Thu 8/31/17 at 9am-7:30pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
African Renaissances
Things Fall Apart may be the title of a famous novel about Nigeria, but it also sums up a mistaken notion that the African continent is afflicted with only bad news. This installation offers a realistic vision by recognizing cultural leaders who preside...
Seattle Art Museum Downtown
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 - Mon 8/21/17 at 10am
Tue 8/22/17 - Mon 8/28/17 at 10am
Tue 8/29/17 - Mon 9/4/17 at 10am
Tue 9/5/17 - Mon 9/11/17 at 10am
Tue 9/12/17 - Mon 9/18/17 at 10am
Art: Art Show, Museum
Common Pleasures: Art of Urban Life in Edo Japan
These paintings depict popular indulgences such as letting loose in the company of courtesans and seasonal events such as picnicking under cherry blossoms in the spring and dancing at festivals. The primary philosophical view of the time—“live for the mome...
Seattle Art Museum Downtown
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 - Sun 8/20/17 at 10am
Tue 8/22/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 10am
Tue 8/29/17 - Sun 9/3/17 at 10am
Tue 9/5/17 - Sun 9/10/17 at 10am
Tue 9/12/17 - Sun 9/17/17 at 10am
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 8/17/17 - Sun 8/20/17 at 10am
Tue 8/22/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 10am
Tue 8/29/17 - Sun 9/3/17 at 10am
Tue 9/5/17 - Sun 9/10/17 at 10am
Tue 9/12/17 - Sun 9/17/17 at 10am
Art: Art Show, Museum
Denzil Hurley: Disclosures
During recent visits to his birthplace of Barbados, Seattle-based painter Denzil Hurley started thinking about the history of provisional structures and the ingenuity required to build and mend things with only the available materials on the island. Hur...
Seattle Art Museum Downtown
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 - Mon 8/21/17 at 10am
Wed 8/23/17 - Mon 8/28/17 at 10am
Wed 8/30/17 - Mon 9/4/17 at 10am
Wed 9/6/17 - Mon 9/11/17 at 10am
Wed 9/13/17 - Mon 9/18/17 at 10am
Art: Art Show, Museum
Sam Gilliam
Sam Gilliam’s experimentations with paint in the 1950s and ‘60s opened doors to new possibilities within the innovative realm of abstraction. Inspired by a group of color-field painters who were active in Washington, DC, where he moved in 1962, Gilliam exp...
Seattle Art Museum Downtown
Seattle, WA

Thu 8/17/17 - Mon 8/21/17 at 10am
Wed 8/23/17 - Mon 8/28/17 at 10am
Wed 8/30/17 - Mon 9/4/17 at 10am
Wed 9/6/17 - Mon 9/11/17 at 10am
Wed 9/13/17 - Mon 9/18/17 at 10am
Art: Art Show
Amy Britsas & Darrell Honanie Art Exhibition at Auburn City Hall Gallery
Amy Britsas creates recycled-material collages that provide “deeper hidden meanings for the eye to find.” Darrell Honanie Jr. is a Navajo/Hopi Indian artist who explores many media to tell stories in his work.
Auburn City Hall
Auburn, WA

Thu 8/17/17 at 9am-5pm
Fri 8/18/17 at 9am-5pm
Mon 8/21/17 at 9am-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 at 9am-5pm
Wed 8/23/17 at 9am-5pm
Art: Installations, Museum, Art Show
Free Third Thursday
Final Days to see IN THE SPIRIT before it closes.
Washington State History Museum
Tacoma, WA

Thu 8/17/17 at 2pm-8pm
Art: Art Show
Promoting the West: Abby Williams Hill and the Railroads
From 1903 to 1906, Tacoma artist Abby Williams Hill (1861-1943) painted the Pacific Northwest landscape and Yellowstone National Park for the Great Northern and Northern Pacific railroads. She was one of only a few women artists hired for railroad commissi...
Tacoma Art Museum
Tacoma, WA

Thu 8/17/17 at 10am-8pm
Fri 8/18/17 at 10am-5pm
Sat 8/19/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Ceramics/Pottery
D Street Pottery Sale
New stoneware and porcelain pottery handcrafted by area potters as well as seconds.
D Street Pottery Sale
Tacoma, WA

Fri 8/18/17 - Sat 8/19/17 at 10am till 6pm, 10am till 4pm
Art: Children's Arts/Crafts
Tillie's Craft Time
A make-it-and-take-it, hands-on crafting program. All supplies and instruction included. All ages; under 3 with an adult. Register at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.
Key Center Library
Lakebay, WA

Fri 8/18/17 at 1:30pm-2:30pm
    

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