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We have recently redesigned and moved ArtsUW (artsuw.org) to a new home (artsevents.washington.edu). You can still purchase tickets online as usual. If you have any questions or can't find what you're looking for, let us know.

Jun. 3, 2019

Gospel Choir

Phyllis Byrdwell leads the 100-voice gospel choir in songs of praise, jubilation, and other expressions of the Gospel tradition. 

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Jun. 4, 2019

Ethnomusicology Visiting Artist: Heri Purwanto

The master Javanese gamelan musician Heri Purwanto from Indonesia performs with his students in this evening of gamelan music and dance.

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Students at undergraduate graduation exhibition

Apr. 2 - Jun. 6, 2019

Undergraduate Graduation Exhibitions

Each year we celebrate graduating Art and Design undergraduate students with a series of exhibitions in the Jacob Lawrence Gallery

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Jun. 7, 2019

UW Symphony & Combined University Choirs: Benjamin Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66

Geoffrey Boers leads the combined UW Symphony Orchestra and combined University Choirs in a performance of Benjamin Britten’s rarely performed War Requiem, Op. 66. With members of…

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Jun. 5 - Jun. 9, 2019

Body Awareness

It’s Body Awareness Week on a Vermont college campus and Phyllis, the organizer, and her partner, Joyce, are hosting one of the guest artists in their home: Frank, a photographer famous for his…

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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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Promotional image of Garrick Ohlsson showing person playing a piano

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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Promo image for Sankai Juku showing dancers laying on their backs with feet and hands reaching upward

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

Flamenco Legends by Javier Limón

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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