Kelly Akashi: Encounters

Henry Art Gallery 15th Avenue NE & NE 41st Street, Seattle

Material tactility, its possibilities, limitations, and transformation form the core of Kelly Akashi's practice. Originally trained in photography, Akashi brings the medium's concern with questions of time and truth to her sculptural work across a diverse array of media, including wax, bronze, glass, rope, and video.

Free – $20

Calder: In Motion

Seattle Art Museum 1300 First Ave., Seattle, United States

Perhaps the most comprehensive public exhibit of mobiles and stabiles by prolific 20th-century American artist Alexander Calder.

Free – $30

Jessica Jackson Hutchins’ Wrecked and Righteous

Frye Art Museum 704 Terry Ave., Seattle

Is perhaps the most complete collection by the Portland, Ore.-based artist ever presented. The show showcases Jackson Hutchins’ provocative sculptures that combine everyday household items, found objects, and fine art techniques.


Washi Transformed

Bellevue Arts Museum 510 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004, Bellevue, WA, WA, United States

New Expressions in Japanese Paper. Unique for its strong natural fibers and its painstaking production techniques, washi stands out as a nexus of tradition and innovation. Its continuing, and ever-evolving, importance as an artistic medium is due primarily to the ingenuity of Japanese contemporary artists, who have pushed washi beyond its historic uses to create highly textured two-dimensional works,…

Free – $35

Woven Together: Stories of Bruma/Myanmar

Wing Luke Museum 719 S. King St., Seattle

This Burmese community shares the rich and diverse stories of who they are, where they came from, and their emerging identity as Burmese Americans. Although their ancestral homeland is known as Burma or Myanmar, their stories have more than just two sides – their diversity defies a simple definition of who they are as Burmese…

$10 – $17

The Fantasticks

Francis J. Gaudette Theatre 303 Front St. N., Issaquah

Full of buoyant humor and charming tunes, The Fantasticks tells the story of a boy and a girl who fall madly in love, and the two meddlesome fathers who try to keep them apart. This production promises a lush new approach to this beloved classic. Don’t miss this magical and witty tale about young love, wild…

$20 – $108

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Skagit Valley 60 miles north of Seattle along I-5 and 70 miles south of Vancouver, BC, Canada

The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, running April 1-30 in Washington state, spans multiple locations without a single address, featuring tulip fields, events, and attractions across the area, detailed on an interactive map and event calendar. Admission requires separate, non-refundable tickets for each garden, with bloom times subject to weather—updates available online. Visitors should prepare for…

Free – $20

Spring Fair

Washington State Fair & Events Center 110 9th Ave. S.W., Puyallup, WA

Spring is in the fair. Break out of the winter chill with two full weekends in Puyallup, blooming with rides, fuzzy critters, and local flavor. Gather the family, bring a date, or break brews with buddies starting April 11. APRIL 11-14 & 18-21, 2024 Thursdays: 2pm - 10pm Fridays & Saturdays: 10am - 10pm Sundays: 10am - 8pm

$11 – $15

The Seasons’ Canon

PNB - McCaw Hall 301 Mercer St., Seattle

This mesmerizing work features 54 dancers moving as one organism to Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons, recomposed by Max Richter. Perfectly complemented by Twyla Tharp’s Shaker-inspired Sweet Fields and Jessica Lang’s stunning solo work The Calling. Dates April 12, 7:30 p.m. April 13, 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. April 18, 7:30 p.m. April 19, 7:30 p.m. April…

$30 – $210

Fat Ham

Bagley Wright Theater 155 Mercer St., Seattle

Juicy, a young queer Black man, has a lot on his plate. His mother just married his uncle after the untimely death of his father, whose ghost appears at a family barbecue demanding that Juicy avenge his murder. Sound familiar? Fresh from its Broadway debut, this Pulitzer Prize-winning play inspired by Shakespeare’s Hamlet is a…

$20 – $105

Seattle Restaurant Week 

Various locations Seattle

For two weeks, Seattle Restaurant Week invites diners to explore our diverse and innovative local food scene, through curated menus for $20, $35, $50, and $65 at restaurants, bars, cafes, food trucks, and pop-ups across greater Seattle. 

$20 – $65

Massive: The Power of Pop Culture

Museum of Pop Culture - MoPOP 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle

Massive: The Power of Pop Culture will explore the impact of global pop culture on our daily lives across 2,400 sq. ft. of exhibition space, offering visitors the tools to ask their own questions as they deep-dive into their role as creators and consumers of modern pop culture.

$26 – $33.75

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