This Weekend: August 17 – 19 Aug16

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This Weekend: August 17 – 19

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

 

Thursday, August 16th

Canton Alley Party + JamFest, stop by historic Canton Alley for the third alley party of the summer, 5:30 – 9:30 pm, free
Get Out! Summer at the SAM!, Thursdays at the Olympic Sculture Park, 5:30 – 8 pm, free

 

Friday, August 17h

Three Dollar Bill Cinema’s Road Trip!The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Cal Anderson Park, 8:30 pm, $3
World Championship of Sand Sculpting, Federal Way, 1928 S. Commons Way, free
Sunset Supper, Pike Place Market, 7.30pm-11pm
Seattle Architecture Foundation Tour: Design Detais, 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 18th

Movies at the Mural“Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix,” Mural Amphitheater, Seattle Center, 9 pm, free
Viking Days,  Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 N.W. 67th St, 10 am – 5 pm, free
World Championship of Sand Sculpting, Federal Way, 1928 S. Commons Way, free
Indigenous Cultures Day, Mural Amphitheatre, Seattle Center, 10 am
MOHAI Movies in the Park, Lake Union Park 860 Terry Ave N Seattle, 8:30-10:30
University District Farmers Market, 50th and University, 9am–2pm
Seattle Architecture Foundation Tour: Greatest Hits, 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 19th

Movies at the Mural, “Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince,” Mural Amphitheater, Seattle Center, 9 pm, free
Viking Days,  Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 N.W. 67th St, 10 am – 5 pm, free
Lake Union History Tours with MOHAI, 10:30-11:30 am, free
World Championship of Sand Sculpting, Federal Way, 1928 S. Commons Way, 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

 


Canton Alley Party + JamFest, Thursday, August 16th, 5:30 to 9:30 – stop by historic Canton Alley for the third alley party of the summer! Weinstein A|U and Nakano Associates collaborated to create a schematic plan for improving and activating Canton and Maynard alleys in Chinatown/ID, and it’s great to see the alley transform! 

 


Get Out! Summer at the SAM!, Thursdays at the Olympic Sculture Park, 5:30 – 8 pm, free

 


Cal Anderson — Three Dollar Bill Cinema’s Road Trip! Cinema in the Park, Cal Anderson Park, 8:30 pm, $3 / The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – Three outrageous drag queens from ‘down under’ embark on an unforgettable outback journey of a lifetime, with the music of ABBA to guide their way through thick and thin. (1994, 104 min.)

 


Viking Days,  Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 N.W. 67th St, 10 am – 5 pm, free 

 


World Championship of Sand Sculpting, Federal Way, 1928 S. Commons Way, free



Sunset Supper, Pike Place Market, Sunset Supper at the Market celebrates Northwest cuisine and local libations in the unique setting of the country’s oldest continuously operating farmers’ market. Sip and sample delicious food and beverages, chat with chefs, mingle with your friends, take a chance on the raffle, and dance under the stars to live music performed by 4 More!.

 


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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