There’s no better way to immerse yourself in Seattle’s art scene than by visiting some of the city’s most charming and Instagrammable art installations and murals. Here are some of the best spots to stop by and document your artsy finds across the Pacific Northwest.
Arts & Culture
The sixth Bellevue Arts Museum biennial exhibition, BAM Biennial 2021: Architecture & Urban Design, is set to open Nov. 5. The exhibition offers an in-depth look at the fields of architecture and urban design, with a winning maker being named mid-November.
Seattle Rep is back this December with in-person performances, live theater experiences and hybrid films. The season will run from December 2021 to June 2022 at the newly remodeled Bagley Wright Theater and the Leo K. Theater.
htings Film Festival, presented by Seattle’s Northwest Film Forum, is back for its 24th year with a lineup showcasing productions from as far north as British Columbia and as far east as Montana. The festival will take place from Sept. 16 to Sept. 26, both virtually and in person.
Celebrating its 75th anniversary, Bellevue Arts Museum Arts Fair is back for the summer and has gone virtual to ensure the safety of its participants. The event will be held from July 21 through August 4.
Returning for its 16th season, the Seattle International Dance Festival (SIDF) is back–and after a year of virtual performances–will be held live and in person at a reduced capacity starting June 12 and running through June 19.
With more than 70 original pieces on display, Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture announces its newest exhibit, Heroes and Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume. It is set to open June 6, showcasing costuming never before seen outside of the Disney Fan Club Expo.
Featuring four days of breathtaking jazz performances at 10 different wineries and venues, the third-annual Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival is set to celebrate Washington’s good tunes and grapes May 20 to May 23.
Seattle is often the muse for many television shows and movies—everything from the “Sleepless in Seattle” to “Grey’s Anatomy” have relied on the city as a backdrop for developing compelling stories and character arcs. For tourists looking to immerse themselves in the pop culture haven, here are some of the most quintessential Seattle experiences to indulge in on your next trip to the Pacific Northwest.
With many aspects of our daily lives moved behind a screen, Visit Seattle has compiled a selection of downloadable Zoom backgrounds to make each video session for work, school or time with loved ones more fun and real again.