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Lectures and Events
Jennifer McNeely Gallery Talk The artist will speak about her latest exhibit " . . . And Another Thing!" at Platform Gallery. McNeely's new art weaves a tapestry from various discarded objects of women's lives. 1 p.m. Sat. Oct. 29. Platform Gallery, 114 Third Ave. S., 206-323-2808.
Tiffany Lecture Martin Eidelberg, Professor Emeritus of Art History at Rutgers University, will discuss the role of individual crafts people who made leaded lamps, enamels, jewelry, and pottery at Tiffany Studios in the early 1900s. Eidelberg will present original drawings, correspondence, unknown company publications, workers' records, and rare vintage photographs from the studio. Seattle Art Museum and Historic Seattle co-sponsor this lecture. 2 p.m. Sat. Oct. 29. Plestcheeff Auditorium, Seattle Art Museum, 100 University St., 206-654-3100.
Artcore Studios "Citizens in Hell" is a collection of sculpture, prints, and paintings by eight local artists. The works explore hell as a literal, personal, or allegorical place. Reception: 7-10 p.m. Thurs. Oct. 27. 5501-A Airport Way S., 206-767-2673. Noon-10 p.m. Tues.-Sat., Noon-7 p.m. Sun. Ends Dec. 9.
Bellevue Arts Museum The Northwest Designer Craftsmen retrospective show "Looking Forward, Glancing Back: Northwest Designer Craftsmen at 50" displays over 100 contemporary and historic works by NWDC artist members. Opens Thurs. Oct. 27. 510 Bellevue Way N.E., 425-519-0770. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tues.-Sat. (until 9 p.m. Thurs), 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sun. Ends Feb. 26.
Bluebottle Ed Kranick paints combinations of abstraction and rational, architecturally inspired forms. Opens Tues. Nov 1. 415 E. Pine St., 206-325-1592. 1-7 p.m. Tues.-Fri. Ends Nov. 30.
Jacob Lawrence Three UW alumni explore urban and natural environments. Margie Livingston's geometric color bars explore the ephemeral characteristics of nature. Leo Saul Berk highlights the covert dimensions of flat objects through a hybrid of computer technology and traditional photography. Robert Yoder constructs pop culture collages with architectural influences that imply construction and destruction. Panel Discussion: 6:30 p.m. Thurs. Oct. 27 in the Henry Art Gallery Auditorium. UW campus, School of Art, 206-685-1805. Noon-4 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Ends Nov. 19.
Kent Arts Commission Gallery Shelley Hedges makes vibrant, playful art out ofcandy wrappers, wine foils, cocktail umbrellas, and sugar packets. Opens Nov. 1. Kent City Hall, 220 Fourth Ave. S., fourth floor, 253-856-5050. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Ends Nov. 28.
Print Zero Studios Kim Van Someren's "Chickens & Other Strange Things" is the first in a series of one-night-only shows featuring work by local printmaking artists. Reception: 7-9 p.m. Thurs. Oct. 27. 323 N. 105th St. #A-2., 206-363-2997.
Triangle Gallery "Loving Peace" is a collection of works by youth from YMCAs in Pusan (Korea), Kobe (Japan), Chiangmai (Thailand), Tianjin (China), and Seattle. Each work represents the young artist's interpretation of peace. Three young Seattle artists will speak about the exhibit. Reception: 8 p.m. Wed., Oct. 26. YMCA, 909 Fourth Ave., first floor, 206-382-7899. Ends Nov. 5.
Artemis Gallery Preparing to close its doors permanently at the end of the month, Artemis Gallery's final show is an exploration of urban landscape through photography, assemblage, and oil on panel by veteran artist Rachel Maxi. 3107 S. Day St., 206-323-0562. By appointment only.
Baas Art Hand-printed collages based on cross-country road trips by local artist Wendy McMillan. 2703 E. Madison St., 206-324-4742. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Ends Oct. 29.
Ballard/Fetherston New work from New York painter Kathy Moss and Portland sculptor (and recent Neddy Award nominee) Lita Batho, who creates intricate works from welded steel wire. 818 E. Pike St., 206-322-9440. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Ends Oct. 29.
Bluebottle Hipster cartoons and illustrations by Studio Rama, a collaboration among artists Jen Rarey, Jon K. Green, and Hella Song. 415 E. Pine St., 206-325-1592. 1-7 p.m. Tues.-Fri.; noon-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Ends Oct. 30.
Cornish College Gallery This year's Cornish College faculty group show features work by instructors Gretchen Bennett, Su Job, Ron Lambert, David Nechak, and others. 100 Lenora St., 206-726-5011. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Ends Oct. 31.
Davidson Contemporary Davidson Galleries celebrates the move of its contemporary painting and sculpture department to the Tashiro-Kaplan complex—its print gallery will remain at Occidental—with a solo show by Washington painter Susan Bennerstrom. "Within," the result of Bennerstrom's recent residency in Ireland, features spare, realist interiors of empty rooms. (See spotlight). 310 S. Washington St., 206-624-7684. 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Ends Oct. 29.
Davidson Galleries A selection of woodblock prints from Japan's Sosaku Hanga movement of the 1960s, '70s, and '80s, plus nature-inspired woodcuts by Nebraska artist Karen Kunc. 313 Occidental Ave. S., 206-624-7684. 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Ends Oct. 29.
Foster/White Nearly abstract paintings of rural Eastern Washington landscapes by Allison Collins. Also, the Russian Constructivist sculptures of Louis Mueller and the Italian glass art of Benjamin Moore cultivate a streamlined geometry. 123 S. Jackson St., 206-622-2833. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; noon- 5 p.m. Sun. Ends Oct. 29.
Frame Up Studios New paintings in encaustic by Nan Wonderly. 3515 Fremont Ave. N., 206-547-4657. 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. daily. Ends Nov. 1.
Francine Seders "Maintenance" is a solo show by Diann Knezovich, who has performed a series of digital variations on a single image of a tightly pruned shrub. Also on display: sleek, stark ceramic vessels by local sculptor Anne Hirondelle. 6701 Greenwood Ave. N., 206-782-0355. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat.; 1-5 p.m. Sun. Ends Oct. 30.
Gallery 110 "What the Water Told Me" offers linoleum block prints of bathers and flowing colors by Betsy Best-Spadaro, plus satirical paintings on glass by Jessica Dodge. 110 S. Washington St., 206-624-9336. Noon-5 p.m. Wed.-Sat. Ends Oct. 29.
Gallery 4 Culture Inaugurating the King County art gallery's move to a more prominent home in the Tashiro-Kaplan building is this solo show of Seattle artist Linda Davidson's hundreds of small paintings collectively depicting a cloudy sky. 101 Prefontaine Pl. S., 206-296-7580. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Ends Oct. 28.
Grover/Thurston Sure, it's been done before, but we have a soft spot for Kenna Moser's romantic little collages combining botanical flower paintings, layers of beeswax, and antique letters. 309 Occidental Ave. S., 206-223-0816. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Oct. 29.
InfoHazard Magical-realist paintings by Seva Rzhondkovsky and disturbing photo collages by Michael Colello. 1716 E. Olive Way, 206-324-6630. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Ends Nov. 1.
Kent Arts Commission Painted and retouched aerial photos of human-modified landscapes by local artist Heather Joy. 220 Fourth Ave. S., Kent, 253-856-5050. 8 a.m-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Ends Oct. 28.
Linda Hodges Realist paintings by California artist Chester Arnold and new paintings incorporating woodworking inlay by Pullman-based artist Robert Helm. 316 First Ave. S., 206-624-3034. 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Ends Oct. 29.
Lisa Harris Symbolic/spiritual landscapes by Ed Kamuda in the tradition of Guy Anderson and other Northwest masters. Also: sculpture by Jerry Wingren incorporating Northwest materials like stone and red cedar. 1922 Pike Pl., 206-443-3315. 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. Ends Oct. 29.
Patricia Cameron Fine Art New abstract paintings and drawings by Cheryl Hahn incorporating natural materials like tree bark and wasp nest fragments. 234 Dexter Ave. N., 206-343-9647. 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Tues.-Fri.; noon-5 p.m. Sat. Ends Oct. 29.
SOIL A retrospective show commemorating the gallery's 10-year presence in the Northwest features works by over 30 past or present SOIL artist members. 112 Third Ave. S., 206-264-8061. Noon-5 p.m. Thurs.-Sun. Ends Oct. 30.
Solomon Fine Art In Claire Lieberman's "Naturally Artificial," the artist creates paintings inspired by camouflage designs and executed in fluorescent colors, as well as surprising juxtapositions of materials in sculpture (including alabaster and red Jell-O). 1215 First Ave., 206-297-1400. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Ends Oct. 28.
Stonington Gallery Colorful paper, beads, and buttons characterize fun collages by Thomas Stream. 119 S. Jackson St., 206-405-4040. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sat.; noon-5 p.m. Sun. Ends Oct. 31.
William Traver Gallery Masami Koda's "Beneath" explores man's relationship to nature through sculptures combining bronze, glass, copper, wood, and silver. Also: Preston Singletary's "From the Pit of the Canoe People" fuses modern elements with Native American artistic tradition. 110 Union St., 206-587-6501. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tues.-Fri.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.; noon-5 p.m. Sun. Ends Oct. 30.
Winston Wächter Pigment-tinted glass, steel, and concrete by Ann Gardner. 203 Dexter Ave. N., 206-652-5855. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Ends Oct. 29.
Woodside/Braseth A collection of works by that pugnacious and durable Northwest painter William Cumming, who got his start in the WPA years of the Depression and continues to create colorful, figurative works. 2101 Ninth Ave., 206-622-7243. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Ends Oct. 29.
Arthead "In Puget Flow" showcases the art and poetry of Ballard native Denny Palmason, highlighting his paintings and block prints. Palmason is the former owner of Acropolis Gallery in Ballard and served as director of Artinteralia, the Art Club, and the Meridian Gallery. Reception: 5-8 p.m. Oct. 22. 5411 Meridian Ave. N., 206-633-5544. Noon-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Ends Nov. 12.
Art/Not Terminal New, huge, and very trippy photo collages of cars, skyscrapers, and seascapes by local artist John Schuh. Also: Featured artist Keene Crews explores surface control in "Pioneer Sunrise." 2045 Westlake Ave., 206-233-0680. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; noon-5 p.m. Sun. Ends Nov. 3.
BallardWorks Eric Todd explores iconic representations of death through watercolor; Alemendra Sandoval's black-and-white photographs illustrate the Day of the Dead. 2856 N.W. Market St., 206-784-9987. Noon-4 p.m. Sat. Ends Nov. 5.
Carolyn Staley Selections of intricate cut-paper Japanese stencils from the late Edo, Meiji, and Taisho periods. 314 Occidental Ave., 206-621-1888. 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Ends Nov. 19.
Catherine Person Abstract-symbolic collages by local artist Laura Castellanos. 319 Third Ave. S., 206-726-1836. 11 a.m-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Ends Nov. 12.
Columbia City Gallery Guatemalan painter Abraham Batzin Navichoc's folk-style paintings of festivals and markets in his home country, all from a bird's-eye perspective; plus a group show by local artists William A. Herberholz, Karin Jaques, Shari Kaufman, and Lisa Lamoreaux. 4864 Rainier Ave. S., 206-760-9843. Noon-7 p.m. Wed.-Sat.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Ends Nov. 13.
Consolidated Works Continuing a yearlong celebration of works by local kinetic artist Trimpin, ConWorks opens an installation of the German-born artist's piece Sheng High, a musical creation employing 25 flutes played by a series of mechanically controlled suspended buckets. 500 Boren Ave. N., 206-860-5245, www.conworks.org. 4-8 p.m. Thurs.-Fri.; 1-8 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Ends Nov. 27.
Crawl Space Diana Falchuck is an artist fascinated with decay and preservation. In "Zebra Skin Cake Knife," her latest exploration of the subject, Falchuck portrays similarities between decaying food and crumbling facades. 504 E. Denny Way (#1), 206-322-5752. Noon-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Ends Nov. 13.
Eastside Association of Fine Arts An annual exhibition of multimedia art. The Key Center, 601 108th Ave. N.E., 425-486-1763. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sat. Ends Nov. 10.
Floating Leaves Tea Paintings inspired by Chinese calligraphy and oracle bone inscriptions by Meredith McPherson. 2213 N.W. Market St. (#100), 206-529-4268. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; noon- 8 p.m. Sun. (closed Tues.). Ends Nov. 4.
G. Gibson Ruth Bernhart's sleek, elegant photographs of the human form are displayed in rotation to celebrate her 100th birthday. 300 S. Washington St., 206-587-4033. 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wed.-Fri.; 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sat. Ends Nov. 26.
Gallery 63 Eleven Randi Starup's "Tree of Life" is the painter's first solo show. 6311 N.W. 24th St., 206-478-2238. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Ends Nov. 9.
Garde Rail New mud-based works by Alabama outsider artist Jimmy Lee Sudduth, who's still painting, whooping, hollering, and joking at the ripe age of 95. 110 Third Ave. S., 206-621-1055. 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wed.-Fri.; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Ends Nov. 12.
Global Art Venue Soft, billowy landscapes by Liang Wei and patterned encaustic on glass work by Tim Chilina. 314 First Ave. S., 206-264-8755. 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; noon-5 p.m. Sun. Ends Nov. 3.
Greg Kucera Jeffrey Simmons' new series of abstract paintings glow like LEDs or flashing text on an antiquated computer screen. Also: minimal, weirdly comic vignettes of symbolic slapstick by L.A. artist Joe Biel. 212 Third Ave., 206-624-0770. 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Ends Nov. 12.
Howard House Mark Takamichi Miller's large-scale paintings based on found snapshots and local artist Yuki Nakamura's tribute to her late brother, a series of 36 porcelain soccer balls. 604 Second Ave., 206-256-6399. 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Ends Nov. 12.
Jack Straw New Media Gallery Navigate a sonic neighborhood created by artist Tania Kupczak. With attention to aural and visual aspects, Kupczak's work is intended to pique curiosity about the human impulse to preserve what we don't understand. 4261 Roosevelt Way N.E., 206-634-0919. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Ends Dec. 30.
James Harris Richard Rezac's second solo show at the gallery, composed of five minimalist sculptures using highly finished aluminum, cast polyurethane, and other materials, plus a series of preparatory sketches. 309A Third Ave., 206-903-6220. 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wed.-Sat. Ends Nov. 12.
Jeffrey Moose Spiritual dot paintings from the Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Association in Australia's Central Desert. 1333 Fifth Ave., Rainier Square, second level, 206-467-6951. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; noon-5 p.m. Sat. Ends Nov. 5.
Joe Bar Cornish grad Benjamin Hanawalt explores the collision between fully realized images and flat color patterns. Hanawalt's oil paintings reflect an interest in old Hollywood film stills, nature photography, and geometric patterns. 810 E. Roy St., 206-324-0407. 7:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Ends Nov. 30.
Kinsey Gallery Through reappropriation, Pat Conlon paints the "Seven Deadly Sins" on billboard vinyl. Seattle University, 900 Broadway, 206-296-5360. 10 a.m.-noon, 1-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Ends Dec. 2.
Kirkland Arts Center Gallery "pARTners" is an exploration of local and nationally renowned artist couples. Talented pairings include Jacob Lawrence and Gwen Knight, Peter Millet and Sherri Markovitz, and Claire Cowie and Leo Berk. 620 Market St. (Kirkland), 425-822-7161. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Ends Nov. 16.
Ming's Asian Gallery Frustrated by the industrialization of his native Korea, Kim Man Hee quit his job to become a painter. His art draws upon motifs from old Korean folk paintings in an effort to preserve and pass on his culture's artistic traditions. 10217 Main St., 425-462-4008. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Mon.-Sat., noon- 5 p.m. Sun. Ends Nov. 30.
Platform Works by Jennifer McNeely depict the upkeep or repair characterizing women's lives. Cultural and emotional influences fuel a constant maintenance, which McNeely symbolizes through a textile woven with objects once possessed by women. 114 Third Ave. S., 206-323-2808. 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. Ends Nov. 19.
Richard Hugo House Gallery at Belltown This inaugural show for the new gallery space features poems by Frances McCue and paintings by her esteemed colleague and friend Mohammed Daoudi. This is Richard Hugo House's second gallery space; it will not replace the original. 2721 First Ave., 206-322-7030. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; noon-5 p.m. Sat. Ends Dec. 31.
Roq La Rue"Bad Moon Rising" is the inaugural show in the gallery's new location. Dark, playful, appropriately spooky works by 24 artists set the tone for Halloween. 2312 Second Ave., 206-374-8977. 2-6 p.m. Tues.-Sat.; noon-4 p.m. Sun. Ends Nov. 4.
Seattle Academy of Fine Art A selection of relatively forgotten Northwest painters of the early 20th century, including John Davidson Butler, Roi Partridge, Louise Crow, and Lance Wood Hart. 1501 10th Ave. E. (Steele Gallery, Third Floor), 206-526-2787. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Ends Nov. 23.
Seattle Aquarium "Water's Edge" showcases aquatic-themed quilts by 20 artists from the Contemporary Quilt Arts Association. 1483 Alaskan Way (Pier 59), 206-386-4320. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Ends Jan. 31.
Sev Shoon Arts Center Intaglio-based works by Lorie Ransom and Sara Lord Bugbee Rush. Ransom conceptualizes storytelling through upbeat and dark imagery, while Rush explores a variety of print media. 2862 N.W. Market St., 206-782-2415. Noon-4 p.m. Sat. Ends Nov. 5.
Suyama Space Christine Waller builds 3-D abstract planes of light and form out of thousands of fine-gauge wires. 2324 Second Ave., 206-256-0809. 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Ends Dec. 9.
Two Bells Tavern New paintings by longtime art-scene figure Rolon Bert Garner, a visual-arts curator in the early days of Bumbershoot. 2313 Fourth Ave., 206-441-3050. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Ends Dec. 6.
Viveza Francesca Berrini constructs maps of imaginary places she longs to visit. 2604 Western Ave., 206-956-3584. Noon-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Ends Nov. 13.
Western Bridge "Crash, Pause, Rewind" explores disaster imagery generated by pop culture and the media. Includes works by Richard Barnes, E.V. Day, Tacita Dean, Christoph Draeger, John Haddock, Timothy Hutchings, Chris Larson, Euan Macdonald, and Robert Lazzarini. 3412 Fourth Ave. S. 206-838-7444. Noon-6 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. Ends March 4.
Zeitgeist "A Soldier's View: A Pictorial Reflection of the War in Iraq" offers an unvarnished photographic look at the war through the eyes of a young soldier from Olympia named Jeff de la Cruz. A portion of the proceeds from this show will raise money for the family of a murdered Iraqi interpreter. 171 S. Jackson St., 206-583-0497. 6 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Ends Nov. 2.
Bellevue Arts Museum "Two Hands, Twenty Years, and a Billion Beads" is a survey of David Chatt's intricately beaded sculpture and assorted jewelry, by turns goofy and satirical. Also, Fiberart International features textile works by 44 artists from around the world. 510 Bellevue Way N.E., Bellevue, 425-519-0770. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tues.-Sat. (until 9 p.m. Thurs.). 11 a.m-5:30 p.m. Sun. Ends Jan. 1.
Burke Museum Subhankar Banerjee's magnificent photos of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge are the result of a two-year expedition among caribou and tundra. Savor these images, before ExxonMobil and BP bring their "low-impact" drilling apparatus to ANWR. UW campus, Northeast 45th Street and 17th Avenue Northeast, 206-543-5590. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (until 8 p.m. Thurs.). Ends Dec. 31.
Frye Art Museum Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore were pioneering gender-benders in the freewheeling art world of 1920s Paris. These photographs from the two female photographers explore complex notions of sexuality and identity. Also:"William Cumming: The Image of Consequence" offers an authoritative retrospective of the 88-year-old Northwest painter's long career. Curated by local art critic Matthew Kangas, the show follows the evolution of Cumming's work from reform-minded realism to a more formal fusion of representation and abstraction. 704 Terry Ave., 206-622-9250. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat.; noon-5 p.m. Sun.; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thurs. William Cumming ends Jan. 1; Cahun & Moore ends Feb. 12.
Henry Art Gallery "150 Works of Art" is the title of a new project undertaken by chief curator Elizabeth Brown and Lead Pencil Studios architects Annie Han and Daniel Mihalyo. Showcasing an eclectic selection from the gallery's permanent collection, the show allows viewers to establish their own connections between a variety of photographs, paintings, and video pieces from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Also: An exploration of our culture's symbolic communication, "Sign Language" features the photography of John Gutmann, Walker Evans, Aaron Siskind, and Weegee, among others. UW campus, 15th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 41st Street, 206-543-2280. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun.; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thurs. "Sign Language" ends Jan. 29; Lead Pencil ends Feb. 26.
Seattle Art Museum "Louis Comfort Tiffany: Artist for the Ages" shows that the craftsman/entrepreneur—with his exquisitely detailed lamps and windows and luxurious sensibility—was actually an artist of his times (late 19th, early 20th century). This is a well assembled and beautifully lit show, but a bit cautious for the museum's swan song before it closes in January for renovation. "Africa in America" is a varied and complex exploration of slavery, displacement, and ethnic culture as portrayed in African-American art of the late 20th century, including work by James W. Washington Jr., Kara Walker, Ellen Gallagher, Oliver Jackson, and Marita Dingus. 100 University St., 206-654-3100. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun.; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thurs. African ends Dec. 11; Tiffany ends Jan. 4.
Tacoma Art Museum "Margaret Bourke-White: The Photography of Design" displays the 20th-century photojournalist's early work, focusing on formalist studies, industrial sites, and machinery. Also: "The Romantic Visions of Michael Brophy" offers 25 paintings of quintessentially Northwest images by the Portland artist. 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma, 253-272-4258. Every third Thursday free and open until 8 p.m. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat.; noon-5 p.m. Sun. Brophy ends Jan. 1; Bourke-White ends Jan. 15.