Community Day

Saturday, September 25, 2021
11:00am – 2:00 pm

Location
Frye Art Museum

Families and friends of all ages are invited to join us for an array of festivities. Come explore current exhibitions Duane Linklater: mymothersside and Human Nature, Animal Culture: Selections from the Frye Art Museum Collection through guided tours, hands-on art-making activities, and a chance to meet furry friends! Find the full schedule below.

Community Day is primarily an indoor event with an outdoor component. Guests will be required to wear masks as part of the event. Physical distancing is recommended for all activities, which are offered on a first-come-first-served basis. Participant numbers for indoor activities have been limited for the safety of visitors, volunteers, and staff. Submitting your contact information at the program​ for contact tracing is encouraged.

Questions? education@fryemuseum.org

Community Day Events

11 am–2 pm
Connect with Seattle Humane
Location: Foyer

As Puget Sound's leader in animal adoption, education, and welfare, Seattle Humane’s top priority is connecting animals in need with people who care and supporting the human-animal bond. Engage with the Education Team to learn about how Seattle Humane cares for animals in our community!

11 am–2 pm
Animal Meet-and-Greet with 24 Carrot Parties
Location: Cherry St between Boren Ave and Terry Ave (Frye Art Museum block)

Stop by and say hello to furry friends from 24 Carrot Parties! Learn about different breeds and characteristics of bunnies as well as interesting bunny facts while building empathy and compassion for animals.

11 am–2 pm
Drop-in Art-Making: Dyeing with Natural Materials featuring Kathy Hattori of Botanical Colors
Location: Art Studio

Come learn and experiment with some natural dyes! Inspired by works from the exhibition, Duane Linklater: mymothersside, educators from Botanical Colors will guide you through a bundle dyeing activity on a bandana using various native plants, as well as a painting activity with natural dyes!

11:30 am
Chair Yoga with Paul Tomita
Location: Auditorium

Join Paul Tomita, Sattva Yoga Master Teacher and Meditation Teacher, for an all-level chair yoga practice inspired by the exhibition Human Nature, Animal Culture. No previous yoga experience is required.

12 pm
Frye in Focus Tour: Human Nature, Animal Culture
Location: Tour meets in Rotunda

Join us for a tour of current exhibition Human Nature, Animal Culture. All ages are welcome!

12:30 pm
Chair Yoga with Paul Tomita
Location: Auditorium

Join Paul Tomita, Sattva Yoga Master Teacher and Meditation Teacher, for an all-level chair yoga practice inspired by the exhibition Human Nature, Animal Culture. No previous yoga experience is required.

1 pm
Frye in Focus Tour: Duane Linklater: mymothersside
Location: Tour meets in Rotunda

Join us for a tour of the Frye’s current exhibition Duane Linklater: mymothersside. All ages are welcome!

About the event partners

Kathy Hattori is one of the founders of Botanical Colors, a local business that supplies non-toxic and biodegradable dyeing supplies and supports the learning and production of natural dyeing techniques.

Seattle Humane is a 501(c)3 organization that has been rescuing animals since 1897. As Puget Sound's leader in animal adoption, education and welfare, their top priority is connecting animals in need with people who care and supporting the human-animal bond by keeping pets with the people who love them through their many community programs. Next year, Seattle Humane celebrates their 125th year of Saving Lives and Completing Families!

Paul Tomita has received his 500RYT from Sattva Yoga Academy and trained with spiritual teacher, Anand Mehrotra, who came from a lineage in the Himalaya foothills. Rooted in the Vedantic and Tantric traditions, Sattva Yoga is one of the most comprehensive approaches to yoga in the world today.


Support for Community Day is provided in part by 4Culture/King County Lodging Tax, Frye Foundation and Frye Members.


Community Day is primarily an indoor event with an outdoor component. Guests will be required to wear masks as part of the event except when actively eating or drinking. Physical distancing is recommended for all activities, which are offered on a first-come-first-served basis. Participant numbers for indoor activities have been limited for the safety of visitors, volunteers, and staff. Submitting your contact information at the program​ for contact tracing is encouraged.