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Donna Huanca: MAGMA SLIT

Henry Art Gallery 15th Ave NE &, NE 41st St, Seattle, WA

Huanca’s installations encompass painting, sculpture, and live performance, and are characteristically created for, and integrated with, the specific architectural spaces in which they are presented.

Free

by Alison Knowles: A Retrospective (1960–2022)

Best known as a core member of Fluxus, the avant-garde art group founded in 1962, Alison Knowles has created groundbreaking experiments that have influenced contemporary art and artists for over fifty years. This is the first comprehensive exhibition of her work, spanning the entire breadth of her still-active career, from her intermedia works of the 1960s to participatory and relational art from the 2000s.

$14

Conversation Pieces: Contemporary Furniture in Dialogue

SFMOMA 151 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA

From a felted chair resembling mushrooms to a rocking chair made from 3-D printed recycled plastic, Conversation Pieces features 45 works of furniture that prioritize meaning and material choice over function and practicality.

$25

Alexis Smith: The American Way

MCASD 700 Prospect St., La Jolla, CA

Smith’s collages combine found texts, images, and objects to underscore and exaggerate how we are shaped by the media and culture that surround us.

$25

Kenji Ide: A Poem of Perception

In Kenji Ide’s installation, A Poem of Perception, the Kanagawa-based artist has created a constellation of found objects and small-scale sculptures that encourage viewers to heighten their sensitivity to their own experience of time, place, and imagination.

Free with admission to Portland Japanese Garden

yəhaẃ: this was a densely wooded hill

Henry Art Gallery 15th Ave NE &, NE 41st St, Seattle, WA

In 2021, yəhaẃ received funding to purchase a site in Seattle for transformative land-based arts programming. The organization’s continuing search for land during the planning of this was a densely wooded hill forms the basis of the installation. The ongoing displacement of Native and Indigenous peoples from their ancestral territories and the institutional preservation of this displacement in museums are its broader context.

Free

Chicano Park

Situated at the heart of Barrio Logan, Chicano Park contains a sizeable collection of outdoor murals, a playground, community gardens, a raised plaza, multi-purpose courts, and picnic areas set within gently sloping lawns.

Free

Jeffrey Gibson: They Come From Fire

Portland Art Museum 1219 SW Park Avenue, Porland, OR

An immersive, site-responsive installation by multimedia artist Jeffrey Gibson, They Come From Fire will transform the exterior windows on the facade of the museum’s main building as well as its two-story interior Schnitzer Sculpture Court.

$25

American Art: The Stories We Carry

Seattle Art Museum 1300 1st Ave, Seattle, WA

A key question at the heart of American Art: The Stories We Carry is, “who determines what American art is, and how?”

$20

Endless Knot: Struggle and Healing in the Buddhist World

BAMPFA 2155 Center Street, Berkeley, CA

Endless Knot: Struggle and Healing in the Buddhist World explores how artists and practitioners across two millennia have understood and utilized one of the core tenets of Buddhism—dependent arising, which posits that cycles of existence (saṃsāra) arise from past actions and that everything in the world can impact everything else.

Free