Anne Folke gallery at City Hall, photo by Naomi Ishisaka.
Anne Folke gallery at City Hall, photo by Naomi Ishisaka.

Galleries

Information
Blake Haygood
Curator & Collections Manager
Deborah Paine

King Street Station Gallery

BorderLands
August 3 – October 29, 2017
This summer the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture will enliven the third floor of King Street Station with 2D- and 3D works from the City’s collection and site-specific installations.

City Hall Lobby & Anne Focke Galleries

Location

Seattle City Hall Lobby
600 Fourth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104
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Gallery Hours

Monday - Friday
7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Current Exhibition

Cityscape
September 19 - October 27, 2017
Features artwork inspired by Seattle's skyline and rapidly changing shape culled from Geometica, an artist collective from Seattle with a common aesthetic of geometric abstraction, inspired by architecture, nature, physics, design and technology.

Flight Path
May 5 - June 30, 2015
Features 25 regional artists who created bee-inspired artwork in the form of sculpture, painting and multi-media installation.
The Vera Project: 14 years of True and Sincere Friends
July 2 - August 28, 2015
An exhibition featuring visuals and stories from The Vera Project community, including posters, photographs and ephemera.
The Artist Within
January 7 - February 26, 2016
The first exhibition of its kind in Seattle; the Art of Alzheimer’s presents "The Artist Within: A Different View of Dementia" features 50 fascinating artworks, by individuals’ ages 60 to 101 years old, living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
Celebrate Public Power
September 1 – October 30, 2015
An exhibition featuring historical photos from the archives of City Light as well as photographs by the Artist in Residence Lyn McCracken completed in 2001.
Sound Impressions
November 3, 2015 – January 5, 2016
A group show featuring more than 100 posters from over 20 of the area’s best poster artists past and present.
Real Change Agents Portrait Project
March 2 – May 2, 2016
Series of portraits of Seattle newspaper vendors, many of whom are either homeless, living in shelters or living in low-income housing.
We Are All Here
May 3 – July 5, 2016
Featuring artwork from all disciplines and mediums created by students in the Path with Art program.
The Yesler Terrace Summer Youth Media Project
July 7, 2016 – September 2, 2016
The exhibition includes 40 photographs documenting the community and redevelopment of Yesler Terrace.
The Eclectic Collection
September 9 – October 28, 2016
The Eclectic Collection: Artwork by former Artists-in-Residence at the James and Janie Washington Foundation
Super Cooper 10
November 1 – December 21, 2016
Super Cooper 10 will feature the work of more than 20 artists past and current tenants of Cooper Artist Housing and the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center.
Architecture of the Pacific Northwest
January 5 – February 28, 2017
City Hall Gallery currently features Architecture of the Pacific Northwest – a playing card artwork project. The exhibition, running through February 28, showcases the artistry and creativity of Seattle architects who design the Pacific Northwest’s built environment, while bringing together the architecture community in a unique way.
Into the Pixel
Thru May 16, 2017
Into the Pixel features the art of the video game.
Coming of Age II
Thru July 5, 2017
Coming of Age II features the 30th anniversary of the Contemporary QuiltArt Association

Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery

Location

Level 3 Concourse
Seattle Municipal Tower
700 Fifth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104
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Gallery Hours

Monday - Friday
7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Current Exhibition

Your Body of Water, Part II
April 5 – July 3, 2017
"Your Body of Water," Seattle Public Utilities’ (SPU) newest additions to their portable works collection, are a visual exploration of our connections to water and how it is protected and cared for by SPU.

Seattle Simplified
October 1, 2015 - April 3, 2016
Two part exhibition encompasses Seattle City Light’s recent artwork purchases which portray Seattle and its surrounding landscape.
Recent Acquisitions of Native American Art for Seattle Public Utilities Portable Artwork Collection
July 1 - September 29, 2015
Highlighting 25 works from Native American artists acquired for Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) Portable Artworks Collection.
Play
April 2 - June 30, 2015
Features a number of works that inspire and delight visitors with images featuring play and recreation.
Cultural Perspectives Part 1 & 2
April 7 - September 30, 2016
Featuring 66 recently purchased artworks from 45 artists by Seattle Public Utilities.
Cultural Perspectives, Part III
October 4 – December 28, 2016
The focus of the purchase was to select artworks that represent experiences and social concerns of and from communities of color.
Your Body of Water, Part I
January 11 – April 4, 2017
The Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery now features Your Body of Water Part I, an exhibition drawn from a recent purchase of 33 artworks by 31 artists from the Pacific Northwest for the Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) portable works collection. The exhibition aims to visually explore our connections to water and how it is protected and cared for by SPU.

Seattle Presents Gallery

Location

Seattle Municipal Tower
Corner of 5th Avenue and Columbia Street
700 Fifth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104

Gallery Hours

Open to the publicTuesdays from 12 to 2 p.m.

 

 

Current Exhibition

Dialogues in Art: Exhibitions on Homelessness
Thru December 14, 2017
A four-exhibition series in which artists and artist teams develop artistic projects on the topic of homelessness. Each two-month exhibition in the city’s Seattle Presents Gallery will demonstrate artists thinking expansively about what shelter and stability mean to diverse populations, and examining the systemic causes of homelessness

Paradise Under Reconstruction in the Aesthetic of Funk
Thru February 10, 2017
Paradise Under Reconstruction in the Aesthetic of Funk: A Quantum Leap, Starting From The Top…!!!Thru February 10, 2017 at Seattle Presents Gallery in the Seattle Municipal TowerOpen Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12 – 2 p.m. and by appointment
Dialogues in Art: Exhibitions on Racial Injustice
January - December 2016
A yearlong series of exhibitions that explore artists’ and curators’ interpretations of racial injustice and systemic racism impacting Black and African-American people throughout America.
Countless
July 13 - September 11, 2015
An installation project featuring handmade beads that will transform the gallery through color from Seattle artist Carolina Silva
Under Earth/Below Sea
May 19 - June 10, 2015
An exhibition featuring drawings exploring nature through Seattle artist Sara Osebold's unique lens.
Low Res (Exhibition)
March 23 - May 15, 2015
Waterfront Seattle and the Office of Arts & Culture present work from Low Res: artists respond to the waterfront.
Joseph (wahalatsu?) Seymour, Jr.
September 14 – November 13, 2015
An exhibition of works by Joseph (wahalatsu?) Seymour, Jr. in the Coast Salish form, the style of art of the people of Puget Sound.
Disconnected Towers
November 16, 2015 - January 15, 2016
Reimagines temporary power posts used to tie-off electricity in the demolition and construction of homes, as beacons that portend gentrification and scaffolds that uphold societal ideology and duplicity.
The Nightmare Quilt (Revival) 1988-2017
Thru April 14, 2017
Seattle Presents Gallery will be open to the public on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12 – 2 p.m. and by appointment

Ethnic Heritage Gallery

Location

Third Floor Arcade Level
Seattle Municipal Tower
700 Fifth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104
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Gallery Hours

Monday - Friday
7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Current Exhibition

Danie Allinice
July 12 - October 16, 2017
The Ethnic Heritage Art Gallery features artwork by Danie Allinice.

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