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Through May 7

BAM displays the provoking work of celebrated sculptor Al Farrow, who makes cathedrals, synagogues, mosques, mausoleums and other devotional objects using guns and ammunition.

Through June 4

In this show, the Museum of Transgender Hirstory & Art is an imaginary gallery where artists question how a history of transgender culture might be structured.

Through September 30, times vary

This retrospective, phase 3 of a multiyear exhibition, explores how Bruce Lee’s methodical approach to his everyday life turned him into a cultural icon. Lee was a meticulous note taker, filling notebooks with thoughts about his diet, workouts, goals, affirmations, graphic designs and poetry. 

January 21 - October 1, times vary

A wearable-art advocate from the Rhode Island School of Design and Pilchuck, MacNeil finds her way to each piece she creates through a series of drawings, models and templates, cutting and forming parts.

February 11 - June 18, times vary

MacArthur “genius” Weems, “one of the most influential artists in America,” according to The New York Times, exhibits a haunting triptych depicting an enslaved South Carolina woman of the Gullah tribe who lived on islands off the coast of America, yearning for Africa. Weems turns dehumanizing history into an homage to the subject’s body and image. Abraham Lincoln said, “If slavery is not wrong, then nothing is wrong.” That’s what these pictures say in a visual way.

February 16 - May 23, times vary

This exhibit of 39 works on loan from Paul Allen’s exceptionally wide-ranging collection is a take on landscape painting—from a small window to the world to artists’ expansive experiences with their surroundings on land and sea. Organized by the Seattle Art Museum, the Portland Art Museum, and the Paul G. Allen Family Collection.

Through June 11, times vary

Ann Johnston’s show of 30 7-foot-tall quilts addressing our connection to nature and man’s influence on the landscape. 

Through September 10, times vary

How Seattle became one of America’s best places to eat is explored in this exhibit curated by double James Beard Award–winning writer Rebekah Denn. 

March 25 - June 11, times vary

A 90-minute musical-comedy whodunit with two actors, one who plays all the suspects in a crime, and one who solves it. And both play piano. A coproduction with The 5th Avenue Theatre, presented onstage at ACT.

March 29 - April 29, times vary

Katie Forgette, a distinguished Seattle Rep actor who reinvented herself as a nationally produced playwright, unveils her latest world-premiere drama, about alcoholism, suicide, imperfect contrition, the ivory-billed woodpecker and faith under pressure.