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Upcoming Events

Many upcoming events are being held/hosted online. Please visit museum and gallery websites for updates and visitor guidelines.

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Welcome to the Arts at the University of Washington!

We take pride in being the front porch of the University of Washington. Here you can partake in a wide range of rich artistic experiences side-by-side with students, faculty, and staff -- every single day.

Resources for Visitors

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    Artists rendition of updated (2019) facade of Burke museum

    Burke Museum

    The Burke is a research- and collections-based museum with over 16 million objects. Opening in fall 2019, the New Burke will be a flagship facility for the Washington State Museum of Natural History and Culture. With 12 visible labs and an artists’ workshop, the New Burke will turn the museum “inside-out,” breaking down traditional museum barriers and inviting visitors to be part of a working research facility. Explore the Burke

    Exterior of Henry Art Gallery

    Henry Art Gallery

    The Henry is internationally-recognized for bold and challenging exhibitions, for pushing the boundaries of contemporary art and culture, and for being the first to premiere new works by established and emerging artists. Visit Henry Art Gallery

    Interior of Jacob Lawrence Gallery

    Jacob Lawrence Gallery

    The Jacob Lawrence Gallery isan exhibition space within the UW School of Art + Art History + Design, committed to education, social justice, and experimentation. Visit the Jacob Lawrence Gallery

    Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center - Exterior View

    Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center

    Founded upon student activism and empowerment, ECC is the largest and longest-standing cultural center on a college campus in the nation. Visit ECC

    View of Meany Hall seating from stage

    Meany Center for the Performing Arts

    Through innovative performances, Meany Center advances public engagement, cultural exchange, creative research, and learning through the arts. Visit Meany Center

Upcoming Events

Ahamefule J. Oluo

Jun. 25 - Jul. 2, 2021

ONLINE — Ahamefule J. Oluo

Meany On Screen: Feature Performance

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Ahamefule J. Oluo; Meet the Artist

Jun. 25, 2021

ONLINE — Ahamefule J. Oluo: Watch Party and Q&A with Charles Mudede

Meany On Screen: Creative Process Conversation — Meet the Artist

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Camille A. Brown

Jun. 18 - Jun. 25, 2021

POSTPONED — Camille A. Brown & Dancers

Meany On Screen: Feature Presentation (Postponed. Date TBD)

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Awards of Excellence

For more than 50 years, the UW Awards of Excellence have celebrated outstanding faculty, staff, students and alumni whose achievements exemplify the…

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Husky 100

The 2021 Husky 100, a group of 100 students making the most of their time at the UW, have been announced.

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Dedicated to Dialects

Through the study of dialects, Elijah Pasco has combined his love of linguistics and theater.

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