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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.

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    Artists rendition of updated (2019) facade of Burke museum

    Burke Museum

    With working labs you can see into, one-of-a-kind objects all around you, and galleries filled with curiosity and conversation, at the Burke, you see—and feel—a world alive. The Burke Museum is located on the University of Washington campus in Seattle with a focus on dinosaurs, fossils, Northwest Native art, plant and animal collections, and cultural pieces from across the globe. 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

Robyn Orlin: And so you see…

Sep. 30 - Oct. 1, 2022

Robyn Orlin

A journey through the seven deadly sins in a “requiem for humanity”

Meany Hall—Studio Theatre More Info Buy Tickets
Photo of Drumheller Fountain

Oct. 4, 2022

Exhibition Opening – Standing Elsewhere

Email for an appointment to view the exhibition at another time. The exhibition runs through October 14.An exhibition of summer work by second year…

Sand Point Gallery More Info Learn More
Close up of petals on partially open flower

Oct. 4, 2022

Exhibition Opening – Standing Elsewhere

Email for an appointment to view the exhibition at another time. The exhibition runs through October 14.An exhibition of summer work by second year…

Sand Point Gallery More Info Learn More

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month is a celebration of what unites us all

Across our campuses, and far beyond, Hispanic and Latinx Americans with a UW connection are changing the world – through teaching, scholarship,…

University of Washington, Office of the President

Henry Art Gallery Director announces retirement

Sylvia Wolf has served in her role since 2008.  

UW College of Arts & Sciences News

Henry Art Liaisons Find Their Voice

Through the Henry Art Liaisons program, UW students explore Henry Art Gallery exhibitions with museum visitors.

UW College of Arts & Sciences News