Welcome back and happy new year all!  See below for some events and exhibits in the area, including a film screening that we’ll be attending as a group.

Film and lecture – Broadway Performance Hall
Monday, January 12, 5:30-7 pm
1625 Broadway, Seattle, 98122
Tony Ogilvie and Alumni Association archivist Jeff Watts will introduce it their film project Broadway Pride: A Video History of Broadway High School. See more at the Historic Seattle website.

Film and discussion – History Cafe: Grays Harbor Happenings
Thursday, January 15, 6:30-7:30 pm
MOHAI Cafe
History discussion group sponsored by MOHAI, SPL, and HistoryLink.org.  This month’s event is a screening of Grays Harbor Happenings, a film put together from archival footage in the UW Special Collections.  UW Film Archivist Hannah Palin and Visual Materials Curator Nicolette Bromberg will discuss the making of the award-winning documentary.  For more information see the MOHAI website.
SAA-UW will be attending, so grab a cup of coffee or glass of wine at the cafe and join us for the film!

Film and lecture – Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America
Saturday, January 31, 2-4 pm
SPL Central Library, Microsoft Auditorium
Film screening and talk on the documentary Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America, which tells the story of American landscape architect Olmsted.  For more information, see the SPL website.

Exhibit – Mary Randlett Portraits: Artists, Writers and Arts Advocates of the Pacific Northwest
Ongoing, through January 20
Odegaard Library, 2nd and 3rd floors
Exhibit featuring photographic portraits of Pacific Northwest artists from UW Special Collection’s Mary Randlett collection.  For more information, see the UW Library website.

Exhibit – The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and “The Yellow Wall-Paper”
Ongoing, through January 24
Health Sciences Library T-334, Magnuson Health Sciences Center T
Exhibit from the National Library of Medicine.  From UW Library’s website: “This traveling exhibition explores the role of late nineteenth-century medical and scientific experts in using the idea of female weakness to discourage women from participating in professional, creative and intellectual life. Author and artist Charlotte Perkins Gilman was one of these women, and her numerous writings, including the famous story “The Yellow Wall-Paper” challenged these restrictive social conventions and the medical establishment.”  For more information, see the UW Library website.

Exhibit – Author, Poet and Worker: the World of Carlos Bulosan
Ongoing, through March 13
Special Collections, UW Library
Exhibit by the Labor Archives of Washington in Special Collections.  From UW Library’s website: “In commemoration of the centennial of poet and author Carlos Bulosan’s birth, the exhibit draws on the papers of Bulosan, the cannery workers union, and various Filipino American labor leaders and community members within the broader context of Seattle’s Filipino American community, the progressive political culture in which he participated.”  For more information, see the UW Library’s calendar.

 

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