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This Weekend: June 29 – July 1

Things to look out for this weekend, some architecture related, mostly just summer in Seattle related:

 

Tonight, Thursday, June 28

Text Garage, Suyama Space, 2324 Second Ave (Belltown), 7 pm, free
Text Garage and Suyama Space co-present a site-specific reading event, in which Portland and Seattle poets Nico Vassilakis, James Yeary, Lisa Radon, and David Abel—performing concurrently and in the round—read work devised, arranged, and/or repurposed in response to the current gallery installation, At Owners Risk (by Avantika Bawa).

 

Friday, June 29

Seattle Great Wheel Opening, Pier 57, $13 for adults and $8.50 for children, Tickets on sale now!
Seattle Architecture Foundation Tour:  Greatest Hits
, 10 am-noon
Volunteer Park Conservatory, 1402 East Galer St., 10 am–4 pm, free (suggested donation $3)
In Ruin: Architectural Photographs from the Permanent Collection
and Garry Hill: glossodelic attractors, Henry Art Gallery, 11am–9pm
Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art
, Seattle Art Museum, 10 am-9 pm
My Favorite Things: Highly Opinionated Public Tours, Seattle Art Museum (Simonyi Special Exhibition Galleries), 6:30–7 pm

 

Saturday, June 30

36th Annual Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival, Lake Union Park and The Center for Wooden Boats, 10 am–6 pm
University District Farmers Market, 50th and University, 9am–2pm
Seattle Architecture Foundation Tour: High Ambitions, 10 am-noon
In Ruin: Architectural Photographs from the nbso online casino reviews Permanent Collection and Garry Hill: glossodelic attractors, Henry Art Gallery, 11am–4pm
Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art
, Seattle Art Museum, 10 am–5 pm
Seattle Asian Art MuseumFree Saturdays for Families (or $7 adult, $5 student), 10 am–5 pm

 

Sunday, July 1

In Ruin: Architectural Photographs from the Permanent Collection and Garry Hill: glossodelic attractors, Henry Art Gallery, 11am–4pm
Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art, Seattle Art Museum, 10 am–5 pm
Olympic Sculpture Park, 2901 Western Avenue, free
Washington Park Arboretum, Free Weekend Tours, Graham Visitors Center, 2300 Arboretum Drive E, 1-2 pm, free

 

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The Seattle Great Wheel  from Elliott Bay. The nearly 175 foot-tall Ferris wheel being constructed at the end of Pier 57 on the Seattle waterfront will begin operation by June 29th. Each car has heating and air conditioning and the wheel can be operated year round.

 


The 2012 Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival will be the biggest and best The Center for Wooden Boats has held yet. The 36th annual festival opens Saturday June 30th and runs every day through the 4th of July. Come see the boats, build a toy boat, go for a ride on a classic piece of Northwest maritime history and stick around for fireworks.

 


Suyama Space: current gallery installation, At Owners Risk, by Avantika Bawa: on view till August 10th

 


Seattle Art Musem, Australian Aboriginal Art, painting: Awelye (Ceremony), 1994

 


Volunteer Park Conservatory, celebrating 100 years!

 

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