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Henry Art Gallery

  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 10/31/2014

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This large gallery is perhaps the best reason to take a side trip to the U-District and consistently presents sophisticated and thought-provoking contemporary work. Exhibits pull from many different genres and include mixed media, photography, and paintings. Richard C. Elliott used more than 21,500 bicycle and truck reflectors of different colors and sizes in his paintings that fit into the sculpture alcoves on the exterior walls of the museum; in another permanent installation,

Light Reign, a "Skyspace" from artist James Turrell, an elliptical chamber allows visitors to view the sky. More than a few people have used this as a meditation spot; at night the chamber is illuminated by thousands of LED lights.

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University of Washington campus, 15th Ave. N.E. and N.E. 41st St., Seattle, Washington, 98195, United States




Sight Details:

  • $10
  • Tues.–Fri. 8–4, weekends 10:30–2

Updated 10/31/2014


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