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Tag: Burke Museum


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

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,

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Tacoma photographer Dayton Knipher in Burke Museum



Congratulations to Tacoma photographer Dayton Knipher, who has won an honorable mention in an exhibit opening this Friday at Seattle’s Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. The International Conservation Photography Awards is an Art Wolfe-sponsored exhibit of conservation photographs from around the world.

Knipher, whose usual work involves digitally-altered images metamorphosed into abstract, almost painterly symmetries, took an honorable mention with “Who’s Looking After the Shore?,” a picture of the unfinished Asarco superfund cleanup site on Commencement Bay.

The show opens with an artist reception from 7-9 p.m. June 18, and is then open through Sept.

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