Arts in Nature is Seattle at its finest

Pastor Pat Wright of the Total Experience Gospel Choir will lead two performances at Arts in Nature before retiring later this year. Photo courtesy Northwest Folklife.

This weekend’s festival at Camp Long in West Seattle features headliners Nikkita Oliver and Total Experience Gospel Choir.

‘Ritual Objects’ hold meditations and intentions

Image courtesy of 'Black Imagination: Ritual Objects'

The third installment in this year’s Black Imagination series gathers together creations by 14 artists, writers, community members, activists at Virago Gallery in West Seattle. A blessing event takes place Saturday, Aug. 18.

AURA, a new home gallery, opens Friday

Emily Pothast opens a new gallery in the front room of her Central District home on Friday. Photo courtesy of Emily Pothast

Created and curated by Emily Pothast, the new space hosts ‘Thirst,’ a multimedia installation by Katie Schroeder, as its first exhibition.

Trevor Paglen is shooting a sculpture into outer space

Design concept rendering for Trevor Paglen's "Orbital Reflector," co-produced and presented by the Nevada Museum of Art.

The artist was in town for Seattle Art Fair, which exhibited his “Orbital Reflector.” He explains how outer space itself is political.

Elisheba Johnson Helms a New Pioneer Square Space

Elisheba Johnson at the 101 with Maury Diakite's painting “Appanage,” which shows in 'CHARCOAL', opening tonight. Photo by Margo Vansynghel

The 101, as the space is called, officially opens later this month but its first exhibition opens Friday, Aug. 3. ‘CHARCOAL’ features 19 Black or African Diaspora artists living in the Pacific Northwest.

Amplifier Infiltrates the Classroom

Amplifier staffmembers Isabella Sisneros, left, Aaron Huey and Cleo Barnett. Photo by Dan Westergren.

After a massively successful viral art campaign, Amplifier Foundation turns its attention to education.