Free and open to the public.
Opening Reception, March 23
Please join us on March 23rd to celebrate all of the artists in the show and the culmination of our year-long project series!
10 a.m. Indigenous Community Breakfast - Artists in the exhibition along with their guests, and Indigenous community members, are invited to join us for a special welcoming breakfast and get a first look at the show.
12 p.m.-7 p.m. Public Opening
Welcome on the Plaza
12:00 p.m. Remarks with Randy Engstrom, Ken Workman, and Mayor Jenny A. Durkan
Performance by Lummi Black Hawk Singers & Dancers
Procession into ARTS at King Street Station
ARTS at King Street Station, top floor
1:30 p.m. Curator Remarks, and storytelling from Jill & Sasha LaPointe
4 p.m. Curator Remarks, and storytelling from Jill & Sasha LaPointe
4:30 p.m. Performance from artist Tsēmā Igharas
5:30 p.m. Performance from Christine Babic
Installations and art activities throughout the day from Raven Juarez and Priscilla Dobler.
yәhaw̓ is a year-long Indigenous community-based project culminating in the inaugural exhibition at Seattle Office Of Arts & Culture’s ARTS at King Street Station from March 23 - August 3, 2019. The exhibition is accompanied by a mentorship training cohort, satellite shows, residencies, vendor opportunities and partner programs. yәhaw̓ will feature the work of 200+ Indigenous creatives at over 20 sites across Seattle and beyond. Curated by Tracy Rector (Choctaw/Seminole), Asia Tail (Cherokee), and Satpreet Kahlon, yәhaw̓ celebrates the depth and diversity of Indigenous art made in the Pacific Northwest. Learn more at yehawshow.com.
ARTS at King Street Station, which incorporates a new 7,500-square-foot gallery, plus meeting and presentation areas available to the general public, a studio for an artists-in-residence and offices for staff of the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, was conceived to create opportunities for people of color and; to reflect and foster the creativity and talents of people that continue to create the fabric of Seattle.