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“Universal Signs of Life” goes up in Ethnic Heritage Art Gallery

On April 17th, Universal Signs of Life goes up in the Ethnic Heritage Art Gallery in the Seattle Municipal Tower! This exhibit will feature new and selected paintings by Rajaa Gharbi. Rajaa Gharbi, a multidisciplinary artist, was raised in Tunisia, and has also lived in Morocco. She moves between Tunis and Seattle, where she creates […]

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City Hall exhibition features photos from Seattle Police Department archives

The Seattle Police Department (SPD) will present an exhibition of two different employee development projects sponsored by the Seattle Police Foundation, on view at City Hall May 2 through June 28. An opening reception for the exhibition will be held 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, May 16, at City Hall. Technological Transitions: Historical Artifacts from […]

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Artwork by Native American artists at Seattle Municipal Tower

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) recently purchased 12 artworks by eight Native American artists for its Portable Works Collection. The recent purchase, along with eight other artworks by six Native American from a previous purchase, will be on view at the Seattle Municipal Tower in the exhibition Native American Artwork in Seattle Public Utilities’ Collection, April […]

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City exhibition features ‘Women’s Stories’

Women’s Stories, on view through April 1 at Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery, features 20 artworks by 11 female artists in a variety of media, including watercolor, paper batik, oil on canvas, collograph, fabric appliqué and quilting, gouache on silk, acrylic on paper, photography and mixed media. Shefrin’s Food Drops in Afghanistan depicts women collecting food […]

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City Hall features Ethiopian art

Head over to City Hall and see 45 paintings by 10 Ethiopian artists through March 4. The artists, some professionally trained and some self-taught, hail from Seattle; Washington, D.C.; and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In Ethiopian Art: Tradition, Assimilation and Change, a wide range of painting styles, both traditional and contemporary, highlight Ethiopian art, artists and […]

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City Hall exhibition explores Haiti before and after 2010 earthquake

Haiti’s January 2010 7.0 earthquake left more than one million people homeless, 220,000 killed and 300,000 injured.  The country, people, culture and struggle are captured through the work of three Pacific Northwest artists in the exhibition Remember Haiti. The show opens at a reception, 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6 and is on view […]

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City exhibition features photographs by local Somali youth

Seattle is home to the United States’ second largest Somali population. See photographs by teen members of this community and photographers/mentors Claire Garoutte and Saheed Adejumobi from Seattle University in the exhibition Our Children, Our Voices. The exhibition is on view in the City Hall  Lobby Gallery and Anne Focke Gallery (located on the L-2 […]

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City exhibition features artists working with recycled materials

Ever wonder what happens to old pull tabs from aluminum cans, the wire off champagne corks, or that old lathe from a room remodel? Well, wonder no more. You’ll find these and many other objects reclaimed by several artists and put to good use in the exhibition Reclaimed: Artists Working with Recycled or Repurposed Materials. […]

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Reception for exhibition documenting family homelessness, April 4

Looking into Light, on view at City Hall through April 27, documents the experience of family homelessness in America.  The National Center on Family Homelessness and its Campaign to End Child Homelessness present this exhibition of 50 photos from its archive of more than 20,000 images.  Looking into Light also includes photos by local photographer Dan Lamont, […]

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City exhibition documents family homelessness

Looking into Light, on view at City Hall through April 27, documents the experience of family homelessness in America. The National Center on Family Homelessness and its Campaign to End Child Homelessness present this unique exhibition of 50 photos from its archive of more than 20,000 images. The exhibition is touring the United States through […]

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