The Week Ahead @ Henry

Yeah, it’s raining and it’s going to keep raining. Come to the Henry. We have art and coffee.

ArtBreak: Mindfulness Meditation
Thursday, Feb 12, 12:30 – 1:30 PM
Alleviate your stress in this calm meditation session.

Object Narratives: Plumage and Pillage–The Millinery Fashion Trade — SOLD OUT
Thursday, Feb 12, 7 – 8 PM
Milliner Wayne Wichern discusses the power and authority of bird plumage in this presentation in our Reed Study Center. Feather garments from the common S E N S E and feather hats from the Henry’s collection will be featured. Want to get on the waiting list? Email Emily Schmierer at emilys@henryart.org.

Critical Issues in Contemporary Art Practice Lecture: Mitch McEwen
Thursday, Feb 12, 7 – 8:30 PM
Mitch McEwen, principal of McEwen Studio and member of HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN? speaks as part of this winter lecture series in partnership with the University of Washington School of Art + Art History + Design and the Nebula Project.

Mitch McEwen. Study for Life in a Box. 2014. Courtesy of McEwen Studio
Mitch McEwen. Study for Life in a Box. 2014. Courtesy of McEwen Studio

SAL U Lectures: Thinking Animals–Species, Power, and the Politics of Care in the World
Friday, Feb 13, 7 – 8:30 PM
University of Washington instructor Kathryn Gillespie, whose research focuses on power dynamics and human/animal connections of U.S. animal agriculture, speaks on the dairy industry in the Pacific Northwest and the ways in which cows are intimately embedded in global structures of political economy and power.

Bang on a Can: Animal/Mineral
Saturday, Feb 14, 2:30 – 3:30 PM
Bang on a Can All-Stars David Cossin and Robert Black respond musically to the common S E N S E. A discussion with the audience follows.

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