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Coming Events in CAS

Big things are happening in the College of Arts & Sciences in October! Check out some of the many events offered this month, and find more at ArtsUW


Burke Museum exterior
New Burke Grand Opening

At this grand opening event for the new Burke Museum, the Burke Yard outdoor space will be transformed into a festival with multicultural music and dance performances, family-friendly activities, and food trucks. With admission to museum, you can be among the first to view the new Burke’s exhibitions as well.
October 12-14, 2019

Frontiers of Physics Lecture: The Many Worlds of Quantum Mechanics

An increasing number of physicists have come to an astonishing conclusion: the world we experience is constantly branching into different versions, representing the different possible outcomes of quantum measurements. California Institute of Technology research professor Sean Carroll explains why.
October 9, 7:30 pm. Free. 130 Kane Hall.


Hans Christian Andersen – Fairy Tales and Science Fiction

Scandinavian Studies professor Marianne Stecher will discuss Hans Christian Andersen’s futuristic fairy tales, which were inspired by science and technology. Stecher’s talk is the latest in the Scandinavian 30 series at the Nordic Museum, featuring 30-minutes talks by UW Scandinavian Studies faculty.
October 10, 7:00 pm. Free.
Nordic Museum, 2655 NW Market Street, Seattle



Halloween Organ Concert

Current and former students of the UW Organ program present this annual favorite — an evening of spooky organ classics including Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor on the UW’s Littlefield Organ.
October 27 – 7:30pm. Free. Walker-Ames Room, Kane Hall