SVC Events

Upstream Music Fest and Summit

Upstream Music Fest and Summit

May 11, 2017 | 4PM - 5PM

Dig into the most pressing opportunities and challenges currently facing the music industry and work to build a community that supports and uplifts artists at every level of their career. The Upstream Summit is a premier event if you are an emerging artist or a company wanting to find ways to collaborate with the music industry, especially here in the region. Pannels include: A Brave New World: What is XR and What Does it have to do with Music? and Arts + Advocacy: Powering a Sustainable Arts Community

The music festival features over 300 artists including Shabazz Palaces and Grace Love

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Infinity Mirrors by Yayoi Kusama

Infinity Mirrors by Yayoi Kusama

June 30, 2017 | 5PM

Spanning over five decades, Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors focuses on the evolution of the Japanese artist’s immersive, multi-reflective Infinity Mirror Rooms. This exhibition will explore how Kusama’s Infinity Mirror Rooms developed from a more material engagement with sculptural forms to ethereal mirror rooms in which light and reflections extend in all directions, allowing the visitor to seemingly float in a magical space.

Exhibition opens on Friday, June 30 until Sunday, September 10, 2017. For more information, click here.

Art and Life Along the Northwest Coast

Art and Life Along the Northwest Coast

December 31, 2017 | 5PM

Over their long habitation of the Pacific Northwest, First Peoples have shaped their lifeways around the resources of the water, forests, valleys, and mountains. In tandem, they have developed rich oral traditions and ceremonies that link inextricably to this region. With this new installation of SAM’s collection of Northwest Coast art, visitors will encounter the creative expressions of generations of artists who created forms for daily life, for potlatch ceremonies, and for spiritual balance. The presence of contemporary arts, shown alongside historical forms, highlight the vitality of traditions that are being re-envisioned for present times.

This collection is currently open and has been on display since 2014. Be sure not to miss out! For more information, click here.