“Queering the (Art) Museum” Events in Seattle and Tacoma

10 May

“Coding/Uncoding”: new work by Holly Senn.

Don’t miss the opening reception for Hide//Seek//Difference//Desire//Northwest, a group exhibition opening at The Space (720 Court C in Tacoma) on Saturday, May 12, 7:30-10 pm. This show is a local-level response to the acclaimed and controversial traveling exhibition HIDE/SEEK: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture currently on display at the Tacoma Art Museum. Curated by Erin Bailey, the exhibit features 19 local artists from the Pacific Northwest including Holly Senn, Amy Ryken, Rafael Soldi, Sabina Sun, Julia Barbee, Erin Oly, T-Town Transgender Neighbors, Clyde Petersen, Sharon Styer, Cody Blomberg, Leigh Riibe, Ric Hall/Ron Schmitt, Abby Lazerow, Steffen Minner, #1 Must Have Zine, Rebecca Maxim, Zephyr Elise, Lauren Faulkner. The result is a thought-provoking portrait of Pacific Northwest queer culture.

Hide//Seek//Difference//Desire//Northwest is part of Queering the (Art) Museum, a weekend of associated events from the Tacoma Art Museum and the Henry Art Gallery in Seattle. Opening reception at The Space will feature performances by Tender Forever; show runs May 12 – July 30, 2012. Other events include a presentation by HIDE/SEEK co-curator Dr. Jonathan Katz at the Henry Art Gallery on Friday night, as well as a symposium plus gallery tour at TAM at 2:30 on May 12. More information at queeringthemuseum.org.

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