Arts and Entertainment

  • Burke Museum Named 2022 IMLS National Medal Finalist

    The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced today that the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture is among 30 finalists for the 2022 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. 

  • Seattle music producer brings home the Grammys

    Seattle musicians had a couple of nominations but not many wins at last weekend’s Grammys. One producer who did bring home a Grammy is Steve Rodby, artist in residence in the UW School of Music.

  • Unmasking the Activism of Community Theater

    UW Drama professor Valerie Curtis-Newton (MFA, 1996), who will present the University Faculty Lecture on May 3, has been stirring up "good trouble" and courageously unmasking uncomfortable truths for decades. 

    April 2022 Perspectives
  • What you need to know about mask, vaccine rules at Seattle-area arts and music events

    JeeSook Kutz, director of finance and administration at the UW's Henry Art Museum, explains how COVID restrictions will impact visitors at the Henry Art Gallery.

    The Seattle Times
  • A Window into Art

    When exhibition spaces closed due to COVID, artist and alum Anna Mlasowsky found another way to share artists' work.

    March 2022 Perspectives
  • The Poetics of Barbara Earl Thomas

    In her work, artist and alum Barbara Earl Thomas "offers a lovingly tender elevation of Black people and their stories."

  • A Designer Reflects on "Making It"

    Industrial design alum Adam Kingman demonstrated skill and creativity on the TV show Making It.

    January 2022 Perspectives
  • The Perks of Being a UW Student

    Opportunities on campus and in the community that are free or discounted for UW students. 

  • What to do this Autumn

    As we return to in-person learning this fall, make connections and explore these opportunities on and off campus. Read on for student perks, community discounts, must-see events and more!

  • Dawg Daze Digest

    Dawg Daze is one of the University of Washington’s longest-standing traditions, with more than 250 events from more than 60 student organizations and UW departments. Kick off the fall quarter and celebrate a return to campus with these can’t-miss recommendations from the College of Arts & Sciences!

  • Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

    Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month this September 15 through October 15 by exploring work by College of Arts & Sciences faculty, students and alumni.

    September 2021 Perspectives
  • Your guide to in-person classes

    Catherine Cole, the divisional dean of the arts and a professor of English and dance, discusses her teaching philosophy as the UW returns to in-person classes.

    The Daily
  • ArtSci Roundup: Lux Aeterna, A Gee’s Bend Quilt, and More

    This week at the UW, attend Lux Aeterna, watch recorded events, and more.

    UW News
  • DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Art, friendship, music and nature

    Alfredo Arreguin and James Garlick, both former students at the University of Washington, are featured in this article about their work.

    Peninsula Daily News
  • Opportunities to Explore: August 2021

    Check out opportunities to explore the College of Arts & Sciences from your home and on campus.

    August 2021 Perspectives