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Critic’s Picks: “Picasso” at SAM, weaving at the Burke Museum, Dia de los Muertos at TAM and poetry workshop

Post by Rosemary Ponnekanti / The News Tribune on Oct. 22, 2010 at 6:39 am |
October 18, 2010 10:41 am

Picasso at SAM

Pablo Picasso comes to Seattle Art Museum in a big way over 150 paintings, drawing, sculptures and photographs for the first major survey of this artist in the Northwest. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday-Friday through Jan. 17, 2011. $20 adults/$20 seniors and military/$18 students and ages 13-17/free for under-12/discounts on first Thursdays and 5-9 p.m. Thursday-Friday, and for groups. Seattle Art Museum, 1300 1st Ave., Seattle. 206-654-3100, www.seattleartmuseum.org, www.picassoinseattle.org

Weaving at the Burke

The Burke Museum’s textile collection show, “Weaving Heritage,” showcases textile masterpieces from the museum’s international collection. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. first Thursday through Feb. 27, 2011. $$9.50/$7.50/$6/free for under-four, UW students/faculty/staff and on first Thursdays. University of Washington, NE 45th Street and 17th Ave. NE, Seattle. 206-543-5590, www.washington.edu/burke

Day of the Dead installs at TAM

Tacoma Art Museum kicks off its annual Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration with the artist creation of a traditional tapete (sand-painting) on the floor of the museum’s lobby area. School and community groups create ofrendas (altars for departed loved ones) upstairs. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 23. $9/$8/free for five and under. 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. 253-272-4258, www.tacomaartmuseum.org

Workshop on the poetry of pain

Tacoma’s poet laureate Tammy Robacker is holding a “Writing Deeply” workshop on writing poetry from the depths of pain and trauma. 2-4 p.m. Oct. 24. $10 suggested donation. Urban Grace Church room 208, 902 Market St., Tacoma. tamsugah@aol.com, www.urbangracetacoma.org

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