This Weekend: August 10-12 Aug09

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This Weekend: August 10-12

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

 

Friday, August 10th

Three Dollar Bill Cinema’s Road Trip! Cinema in the Park, The Wizard of Oz, Cal Anderson Park, 8:30 pm, $3
South Lake Union Block Party, sponsored by Amazon, Discovery Center Lawn, noon – 11 pm, free
Seattle Tattoo Expo, Seattle Center, 2 pm -10 pm
Seattle Architecture Foundation Tour: Greatest Hits, 10 am-noon
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), 6:30 pm
Seattle Great Wheel, spend Friday night on Pier 57, $13 for adults and $8.50 for children, Tickets on sale now!

 

Saturday, August 11th

Neighborhood Precinct Picnics! 3 locations, “Talk Shop with Cops,” free hot dogs, 1 – 4 pm, free
Movies at the Mural, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,” Mural Amphitheater, Seattle Center, 9 pm, free
Seattle Tattoo Expo, Seattle Center, noon -10 pm
University District Farmers Market, 50th and University, 9am–2pm
Seattle Architecture Foundation Tour: Pike/Pine, 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 12th

Victorian Day: Volunteer Park Conservatory Celebrates 100! Volunteer Park Conservatory, 1-6 pm, free
12th Avenue Neighborhood Festival, 12th Avenue between E Madison and E Pike, Capitol Hill, 11 am -5 pm, free
Movies at the Mural, “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” Mural Amphitheater, Seattle Center, 9 pm, free
Tour a Frank Llyod Wright Home in Lakewood, The 1946 Usonian House, Contact: ecohome@mindspring.com
Seattle Tattoo Expo, Seattle Center, noon – 8 pm
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

 


South Lake Union Block Party, sponsored by Amazon, Discovery Center Lawn, noon – 11 pm, free

 



Victorian Day: Volunteer Park Conservatory Celebrates 100! Volunteer Park Conservatory, 1-6 pm, free. “Join us as we celebrate the Conservatory’s 100th year with an old-time celebration in Volunteer Park. Come dressed in your best finery from yesteryear or come as you are” And to top it all off, a birthday celebration with cake, punch and a champagne “toast” at 5 p.m.

 


Outdoor Movies in Capitol Hill on Fridays:
Cal Anderson — Three Dollar Bill Cinema’s Road Trip! Cinema in the Park
, Cal Anderson Park, 8:30 pm, $3 / Wizard of Oz: Follow the Yellow Brick Road over the rainbow with Dorothy, Toto, and the whole gang in this queer-beloved classic of timeless fantasy, catchy songs, and must-have shoes. (1939, 101 min.)



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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