PLEASE NOTE:

We are taking action to support public health efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the region, including social distancing.

The ARTS at SEATTLE U events calendar will be regularly updated with virtual events, exhibitions and performances as more information becomes available.

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Upcoming Virtual Events:

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Short Run Slideshow Series

Runs Online Summer- December 2021

Sponsored by the Hedreen Gallery

Artists Skeena Reece and Dean Hunt on zoom screen, Skeena Reece holding a blue mask

Favorites 2021: Skeena Reece and Dean Hunt

Runs Online June 2021-December 2021

Sponsored by the Hedreen Gallery

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BFA Photography Exhibition | Class of 2021

The projects created by Haley Dow and Gordon Wong in this exhibition were developed during the past academic year. Owing to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the BFA Photography Exhibition is being displayed online.

The Life of a Bus Driver | Gordon Wong

Inspired by the Silence | Haley Dow

 

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Advanced Studio Exhibition 2021

Junior and Senior Advanced Studio Students exhibit work created specifically for this exhibition during the Winter Quarter. A spasm of creation, a dance of emancipation, a ripe melon sticky with possibilities, a mindscape, an inward exploration, defying the viewer, and inverting the notion of public display. 

 

Sponsored by the Vachon Gallery

-free and open to the public

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Design Exhibition 2021: DIDS.ZIP

University Design exhibition reimagined into an online space. The 2021 senior cohort’s exhibition, DiDs.zip, is meant to showcase their shared creativity and diversity as a part of a larger design collective.

Sponsored by the Vachon Gallery

-free and open to the public

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Past Events

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She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms | by Qui Nguyen

May 19-23

A Virtual Production Directed by Sonia Martin and Jasmine Ritter

 

 

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Distance Dialogues

Online starting January 2021

Sponsored by the Hedreen Gallery

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Uncharted Waters 

March 11th – 14th

Two Virtual Productions in collaboration with Cornish College for the Arts and University of Washington Drama

Twelfth Night Directed by Rosa Joshi

An Original Devised work Directed by Sheila Daniels and Porscha Shaw

 

 Read about it in American Theatre

***TICKET SALES WILL CUT OFF TWO HOURS PRIOR TO SHOWTIME***

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Imagining Seattle: Social Values in Urban Governance | by Serin Houston

Discussion w/author and Q&A: December 9 at 12 PM

Mapping Seattle exercise: December 10 at 12 PM

Arts Leadership MFA Fall Quarter Book Club- led by Jasmine Mahmoud

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Three Sisters | by Anton Chekhov

October 29, 30 , 31 at 7:30 PM
November 1, at 2:00 PM

A Virtual Production Adapted and Directed by Ki Gottberg

Made Possible by the Pigott Family Endowment for the Arts

 

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Abstractions of Black Citizenship 

African American Art from Saint Louis

Curated by Dr. Jasmine Jamillah Mahmoud

Hedreen Gallery | Online at SU Summer 2020

**Visit External Exhibition Site

 

Photo BFA Exhibition 2020

Sponsored by the Vachon Gallery

-free and open to the public

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Design Exhibition 2020: Firebase

Sponsored by the Vachon Gallery

-free and open to the public

Abstractions of Black Citizenship| African American Art from Saint Louis

Conversations + Closing Reception | July 30, 2020 12pm PT

Sponsored by the Hedreen Gallery
Made Possible by the Pigott Family Endowment for the Arts

-free and open to the public

Abstractions of Black Citizenship| African American Art from Saint Louis

Virtual Youth Field Trip | August 1, 2020, 10am PT

Sponsored by the Hedreen Gallery
Made Possible by the Pigott Family Endowment for the Arts

-free and open to the public

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Marisol

by Jose Rivera | Directed by Rosa Joshi

May 29, 2020 7:00 PM
A zoom sharing presented and performed from the homes of Seattle University theatre students and faculty.

RSVP for Zoom Link

 

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Advanced Studio Exhibition 2020

 

Sponsored by the Vachon Gallery

-free and open to the public

String Chamber Concert

Directed by Dr. Quinton Morris

March 4, 2020 7:30PM

Pigott Auditorium

-Tickets available at the door: $5 students, $8 faculty/staff, $12 general admission

45 Plays for 45 Presidents

by Andy Bayiates, Sean Benjamin, Genevra Gallo-Bayiates, Chloe Johnston, and Karen Weinberg

Directed by Jane Nichols

Feb 19-23, Feb 26-March 1

Lee Center for the Arts
$6 students; $10 faculty/staff/alumni; $12 general admission

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DOUBLE CLEAR

E.T. RUSSIAN (High-Res Media Residency 2019)

Hedreen Gallery | December 7, 2019 – March 1, 2020

Directing Scenes

A workshop presentation of scenes and short plays presented by students in THTR 4200 Directing

December 11&12 @ 7:30PM

Lee Center for the Arts
-Donations support student run productions

String Chamber Concert

Directed by Dr. Quinton Morris

December 4, 2019 7:30 PM

Pigott Auditorium
-Tickets available at the door: $5 students, $8 faculty/staff, $12 general admission

The Misanthrope

by Moliere | Directed by Ki Gottberg

Nov 13-17 & Nov 20-23

Lee Center for the Arts
$6 students; $10 faculty/staff/alumni; $12 general admission

FOR THE RECORD

Carol Rashawnna Williams 

Hedreen Gallery | August 16- Sept 14, 2019

Vachon Gallery (SUVAIR) | Sept 23- October 11, 2019

 

 

Romson Regarde Bustillo| publication release + closing conversation with publication writers

Thursday, August 8, 2019 6:00-8:00 PM
Conversation starts at 6:30 PM

Hedreen Gallery
-free and open to the public

Performing Arts and Arts Leadership Honors Showcase

June 14, 2019 6:00 PM

Chapel of St. Ignatius | Lee Center for the Arts

Spring Student Chamber Music Concert

June 5, 2019, 7:30pm

Pigott Auditorium
-Tickets available at the door: $5 students, $8 faculty/staff, $12 general admission

Seattle University Choirs present the Faure Requiem

Monday, May 20, 2019 7:30 PM

Chapel of St. Ignatius | Seattle University
-$10 suggested Donation

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Love and Information

by Caryl ChurchillDirected by Brennan Bunn (19) and David Cumpston (19)

May 9 - 12 & 15 - 19, 2019

Lee Center for the Arts
-$6 students; $10 faculty/staff/alumni; $12 general admission

Winter Student Chamber Music Concert

Wednesday, March 12, 2019 7:30pm

Pigott Auditorium
_Tickets available at the door: $5 students, $8 faculty/staff, $12 general admission

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You on the Moors Now

By Jaclyn BackhausDirected by Erin Murray

February 21 - 24 & 27 - March 3, 2019

Lee Center for the Arts
-$6 students; $10 faculty/staff/alumni; $12 general admission

Faculty Recital: Dr. Quinton Morris and Guests

Friday, February 22, 2019 7:30PM

Pigott Auditorium
-Tickets: $5 students, $8 faculty/staff, $12 general admission

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SALVAGE RITUALS

Tim Smith-Stewart | Jeffrey Azevedo 

Vachon Gallery (SUVAIR) | October 15- November 25, 2018

Exhibition view with two video artworks installed at Hedreen Gallery

GRAVITY JOKES

Dewa Dorje, Andy Fallat, Philippe Hyojung Kim, Mario Lemafa, E.T. Russian and Khadija Ann Tarver

Hedreen Gallery | September 8- November 17, 2018

 

Irina Muresanu, violin

“Four Strings Around the World”

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 7:30pm

Pigott Auditorium
-Tickets available at the door: $5 students, $8 faculty/staff, $12 general admission

Choir Talent Show

May 30, 2018, 8:00 PM

Pigott Auditorium
-Tickets $5, fundraiser for the Daughters of Mary, Uganda

 

Chamber Choir Farewell Concert

May 21, 2018 7:30PM

Chapel of St. Ignatius
-freewill offering

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Prehistory of a Museum of Capitalism

FICTILIS, Museum of Capitalism

RED MAY @ Hedreen Gallery | May 20, 5:30pm 

How to End Poverty in 90 Minutes

with Sojourn Theatre

May 10-20, 2018

Lee Center for the Arts

-$6 students; $10 faculty/staff/alumni; $12 general admission

Fuse: a Digital Design Exhibition

 

April 20 - May 10, 2018

Reception: April, 2018 4:30-7:30 PM

 

Vachon Gallery
-free and open to the public

Advanced Studio Exhibition

March 15 - April 5, 2018

Reception: March 15, 2018 5:00-9:00 PM

Vachon Gallery
-free and open to the public

THE INSTRUMENTAL STRINGS PROGRAM PRESENTS TWO SPECIAL RECITALS: 

 

Student Chamber Muisc Recial with Special Guests Chloé Trevor & Jonathan Tsay

March 1, 2018 7:30 PM 

Guest Artist Music Recital with Chloé Trevor, accompanied by Jonathan Tsay

March 2, 2018 7:30 PM 

 

Pigott Auditorium

-Students $5 | Staff/Faculty/Alumni $8 | General Admission $12

The Madwoman of Chaillot, By Jean Giraudoux

Directed by Jane Nichols

February 22- March 4, 2018

Lee Center for the Arts
-$6 students; $10 faculty/staff/alumni; $12 general admission

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FAVORITES 2018

D.K. Pan, Christopher Paul Jordan, RYAN! Feddersen

Hedreen Gallery | January 24-March 3, 2018