Through December 9
A Partnership for Youth exhibition, the works in Bench Mark were developed by teens during a nine-week workshop led by teaching artists from the UW School of Architecture and Olson Kundig. Students employed design-thinking strategies to explore public architecture as a lens through which to perceive the city.
Through January 6
Centering on interactive projects and immersive installations, Group Therapy convenes works by twelve international contemporary artists that comment on and/or adapt strategies of alternative medicine, psychotherapy, and the wellness industry.
Through February 3
For his first museum solo exhibition, Seattle-based poet Quenton Baker creates an immersive text environment exploring the wake of the 1841 slave revolt aboard the brig Creole. The exhibition draws on an in-process collection of poems that amplify a sense of loss or un-speakability within fragmented historical narratives.
Through September 22
Frye Salon features nearly one hundred fifty paintings from the Founding Collection with selected works acquired since the Museum opened in 1952. The installation approximates the dramatic viewing experience enjoyed by visitors to the art gallery in Charles and Emma Frye’s Seattle home in the first decades of the twentieth century.