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Jun. 22, 2019

Transects & Diffractions

This exploration of the Portage Bay shoreline will plunge you into a field writing exercise that explores your own poetics of relation to local waters.

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  Reception: Friday, May 31, 7-9pm.   Join us in celebrating this year's group of graduating Master of Fine Arts and Master of Design students! Each year, the Henry presents the University of Washington's School of Art + Art History + Design MFA and MDes thesis exhibition. Throughout their programs, fine arts and graduate design students work with advisers and other artists to develop advanced techniques, expand concepts, discuss critical issues, and emerge with a vision and direction for their own work.

May 25 - Jun. 24, 2019

MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition

Reception: Friday, May 31 This exhibition celebrates the work developed by this year’s group of graduating Master of Fine Arts and Master of Design students.

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Oct. 1, 2019

Garrick Ohlsson

Seattle favorite Garrick Ohlsson returns to Meany Center with a program of Brahms and Chopin. In the decades since his legendary win at the International Chopin Competition,…

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Oct. 10 - Oct. 13, 2019

Chamber Dance Company

The Chamber Dance Company’s 2019 concert, Falling, investigates the nature of descending––from both literal and metaphoric perspectives. After exclusively performing and touring…

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Oct. 17 - Oct. 19, 2019

Sankai Juku

Declared “one of the most original and startling dance theater groups to be seen” by The New York Times, Sankai Juku is renowned as Japan’s finest example of contemporary Butoh…

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Oct. 29, 2019

The Paco de Lucía Project

Flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucía was widely considered the world’s premier flamenco guitarist and by some to be Spain’s greatest music ambassador. His influence on flamenco guitar…

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Nov. 5, 2019

Jonathan Biss - Celebrating Beethoven: Part I

Pianist Jonathan Biss is recognized as one of the world’s leading interpreters of Beethoven. In addition to having embarked on a nine-year project to record all 32 of the composer…

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Nov. 7, 2019

Danish String Quartet

The Danish String Quartet mesmerizes audiences with its impeccable intonation, integrated sound and infectious energy. These modern-day chamber music Vikings are acclaimed as one…

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Nov. 14 - Nov. 16, 2019

Pilobolus

This “mind-blowing troupe of wildly creative and physically daring dancers” (NY Newsday) tests the limits of human physicality, exploring the beauty and power of connected bodies…

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Nov. 23, 2019

Gabriel Kahane

The morning after the 2016 presidential election, composer, pianist and singer Gabriel Kahane packed a suitcase and boarded Amtrak’s Lake Shore Limited bound for Chicago. Over the…

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Dec. 11, 2019

Jonathan Biss - Celebrating Beethoven: Part II

In celebration of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, we continue our exploration of his piano sonatas, one of the most important collections in the history of music, with…

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Dec. 12, 2019

Jomama Jones

Developed by UW Creative Research Fellow Daniel Alexander Jones and starring Jones’s alter ego — legendary singer Jomama Jones — Black Light is a captivating musical journey that fuses the Black…

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