Arts Roundup: Jacob Lawrence, 3D4M Grad Exhibition, A Final Look at the Wild Nearby, and Dido and Aeneas

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April 5, 2017

This week in the arts, get one final look at the Burke’s Wild Nearby; see student’s capstone in ceramics, glass, and sculpture; celebrate the centennial of Jacob Lawrence; experience an experimental performance using a mind-driven instrument; and hear voice students in a monumental Baroque opera.

Music of Today: DXARTS7:30 p.m., April 6| Meany Theater
The University of Washington School of Music and The Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXARTS) co-sponsor this series featuring groundbreaking new works and modern classics by faculty and guest composers. More info.
JACOB LAWRENCE: EIGHT STUDIES FOR THE BOOK OF GENESISApril 8 through October 1| Henry Art Gallery
Organized in celebration of the centennial of the birth of revered American artist and University of Washington professor Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000), this exhibition features a suite of silkscreen prints that tell the Genesis narrative of creation through the artist’s recollected memories of time spent witnessing sermons in the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem. More info. 
3D4M: CERAMICS + GLASS + SCULPTURE SHOWThrough April 15| Jacob Lawrence Gallery
View the graduation show for students receiving bachelor’s degrees from 3D4M: ceramics + glass + sculpture. More info. 
BURKE MUSEUM: WILD NEARBYThrough April 9 | Brechemin Auditorium

In Wild Nearby, immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and stories of one of the largest wildlands in the U.S. Step into a full-scale replica of a fire lookout. Hold wolverine, deer and coyote skulls. Examine ancient artifacts from the Upper Skagit Tribe. Learn what woodpeckers, wildflowers and frogs can tell us about how the region is changing, and map your next Northwest outdoor adventure. More info.

OPERA THEATER: DIDO AND AENEAS2 p.m., April 9| Meany Theater
Artists-in-Residence Stephen Stubbs and Cyndia Sieden lead UW voice students in staged scenes from Henry Purcell’s monumental Baroque opera Dido and Aeneas. With staging by Anna Mansbridge. More info.

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