November 3

Fall 2023 Arts Preview

SLU is alive with cultural opportunities.

New York Classical Players
November 10, Emerald City Music,

Indulge in the rich musical tapestry of the Romantic-era chamber orchestra. This special West Coast presentation of the New York Classical Players features three soloists: 2017 Cliburn Piano Competition gold medalist Yekwon Sunwoo, violinist Kate Ardndt, and cellist Samuel DeCaprio. $10 for students, $40 without open bar, $55 with open bar.

“Mega Pixels”
Through November 12, The Understory,

Local artist Jane Richlovsky presents her innovative art activation, “Mega Pixels,” at the Understory at Amazon’s Spheres. The hands-on project highlights intersections among the mechanical, the hand-made, and the organic. Create your own patterns from her hand-made “pixels” and they’ll be photographed for use in a crowd-sourced film, which will later be cast on a nearby widescreen. Check out “Mega Pixels” every Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 6pm and meet Jane on-site on Thursdays from 10am to 6pm. Free.

A giant mega pixels art display.

“A View from the Bridge”
November 16–19, Skinner Theater at Raisbeck Performance Hall,

“A View from the Bridge” is a tragedy about an Italian American longshoreman named Eddie Carbone whose obsessive love for his niece leads to his downfall when he becomes jealous of her relationship with one of the illegal immigrants they have harbored, culminating in a dramatic confrontation that destroys the family and ultimately leads to his own demise. Free for students, $15 general admission.

Through December 23, Winston Wachter Fine Art,

Winston Wachter Fine Art presents its sixth solo exhibition with Japanese painter Hiro Yokose. The oil paintings in Tributary present variations on an indeterminate landscape, stretching into hazy horizons, marshland and softly rendered tree groves. Free by appointment, Tuesday–Friday 10am to 5pm, Saturday 11am–5pm.

The Mural Project
December 2023, MadArt Seattle,

MadArt Studio is bringing back its popular Mural Project this December. A new triptych mural by Mario Layne Fabrizio will showcase a vibrant, anime-inspired winter scene with tarot and starry symbolism. The Mural Project was developed to provide accessible, street-viewable art to the community that also supports underrepresented BIPOC artists. Free.

Colorful sketch drawings in a two notebooks.

“Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge. Shared Science”
Through March 3, MOHAI,

This new exhibit intends to elevate Indigenous voices and perspectives and promises to bridge the gap between traditional Indigenous knowledge and modern scientific methods.

“Roots of Wisdom” presents a rare opportunity to delve into the rich tapestry of Indigenous wisdom that has often been sidelined in mainstream narratives about science and technology. Included with regular MOHAI admission of $22 for adults; $18 for senior citizens ages 65 and over; $17 for students and military; free for youth (ages 14 and under, accompanied by a chaperone, maximum five youth admitted per chaperone), and MOHAI members.

Looking for more art to admire? There’s plenty in South Lake Union. Check out this outdoor walking guide to all of the public art in the neighborhood.

Story by Ethan Chung and photos courtesy Amazon, MadArt Seattle, and Winston Wachter Fine Art.

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