Jerry Chris Van Dyke claimed he was a member of the Nez Perce Tribe to sell his art.
The Most Endangered Historic Sites in the US
From Miami’s Little Santo Domingo to Chinatowns in Seattle and Philadelphia, a new list highlights places threatened by gentrification and climate change.
Refract Highlights the Seattle Glass Story
Discover what makes the Pacific Northwest the heart of the US studio glass art movement through over 70 local artists and art organizations at this October festival.
Embark on an Art Adventure at Seattle Art Fair
This destination for modern and contemporary art showcases the vibrant arts community of the Pacific Northwest alongside galleries from around the world, open July 21 through 24.
The University President Handed Students Diplomas, They Handed Him Back Pride Flags
Denouncing the school’s homophobic hiring practices, graduating students gave Seattle Pacific University’s president a rainbow banner instead of shaking his hand.
Seattle Launches New Deal-Style Jobs Program for Artists
The city will distribute $2 million to create jobs for unemployed and underemployed artists and cultural workers.
Seattle Art Museum Guards Are Trying to Unionize, But It Hasn’t Been Easy
Some workers at the museum say they’ve experienced “aggressive union-busting tactics” since organizing.
Beware, Mosquitoes Are Most Attracted to These 4 Colors
Whether a mosquito bites you might have a lot to do with the colors that you’re wearing, researchers say.
The Anarchist-designed DIY Heaters Saving Lives of Unhoused People
The Portland-based group Heater Bloc has created tent-safe heaters that cost only $7 to build.
In Seattle, Staff Call for a Boycott in Response to Museum’s Reaction to Unhoused Community
Decolonize SAM says the museum is “putting property over people” by implementing harsh measures against the unhoused community in lieu of alternative efforts.
Two Artists Charged With Faking Indigenous Heritage to Sell Art
Lewis Anthony Rath and Jerry Chris Van Dyke, who separately sold their work at two Seattle galleries, could face prison time for violating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act.
Refract Spotlights Glass Artists in the Pacific Northwest
This annual festival celebrating creative uses of glass returns to Seattle this October with more than 60 local artists.