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This Weekend: Aug 3-5

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

 

Friday, August 3rd

It”s Time to Go Public, Western Bridge, SODO, 3412 Fourth Ave S 6-midnight, $25
Seattle Architecture Foundation Tour: Art Deco, 10 am-noon
Boeing Seafair Fleet Week Ship Tours, Seattle Waterfront, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm, free
US Navy Blue Angels Practice, Lake Washington, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Magnolia Summerfest & Art Show, Magnolia, 10 am – 8 pm, free
Bollywood Outdoor Film Series, Delhi Belly, Volunteer Park, 8:45 pm–midnight, free
Three Dollar Bill Cinema”s Road Trip! Cinema in the Park, Viva Las Vegas, Cal Anderson Park, 8:30 pm, $3
Suyama Space, Avantika Bawa: AT OWNERS RISK, 2324 Second Avenue, 9 am – 5 pm, free
The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl and In Ruin: Architectural Photographs, Henry Art Gallery, 11am–9pm
Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art, Seattle Art Museum, 10 am-9 pm
My Favorite Things: Highly Opinionated Public Tours, SAM (Simonyi Special Exhibition Galleries), 6:30pm
Seattle Great Wheel, spend Friday night on Pier 57, $13 for adults and $8.50 for children, Tickets on sale now!

 

Saturday, August 4th

Get Out! Summer at SAM!, Spend your Saturday at the Olympic Sculpture Park, 10 am – 3 pm, free
Seafair Weekend, Westlake Center and Seattle Center and Lake Washington, events all day, free
US Navy Blue Angels Performance, Lake Washington, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Magnolia Summerfest & Artshow &  Seafair Parade, Magnolia, 10 am – 8 pm, free
Movies at the Mural, “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer”s Stone,”Mural Amphitheater, Seattle Center, 9 pm, free
University District Farmers Market, 50th and University, 9am–2pm
Seattle Architecture Foundation Tour: Architecture 101, 10 am-noon
The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl and In Ruin: Architectural Photographs, Henry Art Gallery, 11am–9pm
Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art, Seattle Art Museum, 10 am–5 pm
Seattle Asian Art Museum,  Free Saturdays for Families (or $7 adult, $5 student), 10 am–5 pm

 

Sunday, August 5th

US Navy Blue Angels Performance, Lake Washington, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Movies at the Mural, “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,” Mural Amphitheater, Seattle Center, 9 pm, free
Tour a Frank Llyod Wright Home in Lakewood, The 1946 Usonian House, Contact: ecohome@mindspring.com
The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl and In Ruin: Architectural Photographs, Henry Art Gallery, 11am–9pm
Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art, Seattle Art Museum, 10 am–5 pm
Volunteer Park Conservatory, 1402 East Galer St., 10 am–4 pm, free (suggested donation $3)
Olympic Sculpture Park, view new work in the pavilion by Sandra Cinto, 2901 Western Avenue, free
Washington Park Arboretum, Free Weekend Tours, Graham Visitors Center, 1-2 pm, free

 

It”s Time to Go Public, Western Bridge, SODO, 3412 Fourth Ave S 6-midnight, $25 / We invite you to a high-energy, high-altitude, highly visual event to help us support a great new nonprofit in Seattle, Design in Public. 
Tickets on sale now: $25 at Brown Paper Tickets / Space is limited this party will Sell OUT! GO PUBLIC now!
6-8pm: Brief Speaker Program: Rico Quirindongo, Principal, DKA Architects and President Elect, AIA Seattle; David Kunselman, speaking for Design in Public; Steven McKay, Principal and national Design Forum leader, DLR Group; Marshall Foster, Seattle City Planning Director
8pm-midnight: It’s Time to Party: Captivating visuals and heavy dance grooves all night long with dj 100 PROOF. – Note to self: Bring dancing shoes! / Installations and lighting from the internationally known design talent of Graypants and a special exhibit from our venue host, Nube Green / Live hip hop performances and a special midnight appearance byaerial dancer Victoria England. It will all be a night to remember / Check out some illustrative images from the AIA and City’s Urban Design Element– identifying some of the most important design patterns from Seattle’s past, present and future.

 


Seafair Fleet Weekend
, August 1-5, Parade of ships, and public tours of a half-dozen visiting U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and Canadian vessels, various times, Seattle waterfront, free

 


Outdoor Movies in Capitol Hill on Fridays:
Volunteer Park — Seattle Asian Art Museum Bollywood Outdoor Film Series, Volunteer Park, 8:45 pm–midnight, free / Delhi Belly, directed by Abhinay Deo and Akshat Verma, 2011, 103 min /  Mis-delivery of a gangster’s package means big trouble for three guys sharing an apartment in this comedy thriller full of raunchy humor.Cal Anderson — Three Dollar Bill Cinema”s Road Trip! Cinema in the Park
, Cal Anderson online casino Park, 8:30 pm, $3 / Viva Las Vegas — Elvis Presley sings & dances his way through Sin City as racecar driver Lucky Jackson, with his eye on two prizes: red-hot swimming instructor Rusty Martin (Ann Margaret) and victory in the Las Vegas Grand Prix. (1964, 85 min.)

 


Magnolia Summerfest & Artshow &  Seafair Parade, Magnolia, 10 am – 8 pm, free


Suyama Space, Avantika Bawa: AT OWNERS RISK, 2324 Second Avenue, 9 am – 5 pm, free


The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl, Henry Art Gallery, organized by the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, is the first museum exhibition to explore the culture of vinyl records within the history of contemporary art. Bringing together artists from around the world who have worked with records as their subject or medium, this groundbreaking exhibition examines the record”s transformative power from the 1960s to the present.

 


Get Out! Summer at SAM! Spend your Saturday at the Olympic Sculpture Park
From mid-July through the end of August, the Olympic Sculpture Park will be full of activities for kids and adults alike, as well as brand new art experiences. It”s all free!
Activities this Saturday, July 14th:
Drawing in the Park 10 am
Yoga in the Park 10:30 am
Saturday Sketches 11 am
Public Tour noon
Public Tour 1 pm
Zumba in the Park 2 pm
Suyama Space, Avantika Bawa: AT OWNERS RISK, 2324 Second Avenue, 9 am – 5 pm, free


Tour a Frank Llyod Wright Home in Lakewood
, The Usonian house that Frank Lloyd Wright designed in 1946 for Mr. & Mrs. Chauncey Griggs in Lakewood. Tours are by reservation. Contact the EcoHome Foundation at ecohome@mindspring.com.

 


Sandra Cinto, now on display at the Olympic Sculpture Park

 


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.

 


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

 


Volunteer Park Conservatory, celebrating 100 years!

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