Skip to main content

Don't Miss This!

When you experience the arts, you experience the world differently.

Check out our quarterly digest of rare and extraordinary arts opportunities on campus and beyond. To see more arts opportunities, visit ArtsUW Events.

Photo of 9 dancers on a stage

Jan. 22 - Jan. 26, 2020

UW Dance Presents

Showcasing original choreography by our internationally recognized faculty and visiting artists, this concert presents performances by the department faculty, students, and guests.

Learn More
Male dancer falling falling in front of an all grey background

Jan. 30 - Feb. 1, 2020

Brian Brooks Moving Company

Shattering conventional notions of human strength and endurance, this Brooklyn-based dance troupe premieres new work developed at the UW, and with Pulitzer prize-winner Caroline Shaw.

Learn More
Orlando-Consort standing in from of an audience

Feb. 4, 2020

Orlando Consort: The Passion of Joan of Arc

Carl Theodor Dreyer’s silent movie masterpiece comes vividly to life with a 15th century soundtrack sung live by Britain’s most celebrated early music vocal ensemble.

Learn More
Two actors on stage

Feb. 6 - Feb. 16, 2020

The Best of Everything

UW Drama faculty member Valerie Curtis-Newton directs this funny, candid, clear-eyed play, which offers an unselfconscious glimpse into the lives of working women in Mad Men-era New York.

Learn more
artist marisa williamson infront of a mural

Jan. 28 - Feb. 28, 2020

Marisa Williamson: 2020 Jacob Lawrence Legacy Residency Exhibition

Featuring work created during the 2020 Jacob Lawrence Legacy Residency. Marisa Williamson is a project-based artist whose work explores themes of history, race, feminism, and technology.

Learn more
Woman standing with arms out in front of a cathedral

Feb. 28, 2020

Niyaz: The Fourth Light Project

Electro-acoustic trance music, Persian folk songs and immersive projections create a shared experience, both sensual and devotional, in this musical tribute to the first female Sufi poet.

Learn More
Painted portrait of Beethoven writing music

Feb. 29, 2020

Beethoven Piano Trios: Craig Sheppard, Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir, and Rachel Lee Priday

School of Music faculty trio Craig Sheppard, Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir, and Rachel Lee Priday traverse the master’s complete cycle of piano trios over three Meany Hall performances.

Learn More
Students painting with many paint bottles on a table

Mar. 4, 2020

Opening Reception for As, Not For: Dethroning Our Absolutes

As, Not For: Dethroning Our Absolutes is an incomplete historical survey of work created by African American graphic designers over the last century, curated by Jerome Harris.

Learn more
book titled the reign of narcissism

Jan. 9 - Mar. 12, 2020

Critical Issues Lecture Series: Thursdays at 7pm

Sit alongside degree-seeking individuals studying fine art in order to share ideas and raise questions about contemporary art.

Learn more
Trio Meridian playing percussive instruments on a stage

Mar. 11 - Mar. 12, 2020

Concert and Master Class: Trio Meridian

Percussion trio Meridian's approach to music explores acoustic phenomena, rather than rhythm, gesture, or technique. Discover first-hand March 11 (concert) and 12 (free master class).

Learn More
Woman holding a pillow in the spotlight of a stage

Mar. 5 - Mar. 15, 2020

The Women of Lockerbie

A group of women fight the U.S. government to accomplish a stunningly simple, humane goal: washing the clothing of the victims of an airplane bombing and getting it back to their families.

Learn More
Student looking at paintings on a wall

Mar. 5 - Mar. 26, 2020

As, Not For: Dethroning Our Absolutes

As, Not For: Dethroning Our Absolutes is an incomplete historical survey of work created by African American graphic designers over the last century, curated by Jerome Harris.

Learn more