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

Galleries

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Deborah Paine
Curator & Collections Manager
City Hall Lobby & Ann 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

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.

Upcoming Exhibition

Past Exhibitions

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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

Cultural Perspectives Part 1 & 2
April 7 - September 30, 2016
Featuring 66 recently purchased artworks from 45 artists by Seattle Public Utilities.

Upcoming Exhibition

Past Exhibitions

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.
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 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.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions

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.
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.
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.
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.
Brenetta Ward, <em>Quilted Legacies</em> <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-new-window"></span>
July 12 - October 14, 2016
Brenetta Ward is a Seattle-based fiber artist and third generation quilter. Her work has been exhibited at the Tacoma Art Museum, Northwest African American Museum, Spellman College Museum of Fine Art; published in Spirits of the Cloth, and included in public and private collections.

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