The University of Washington hosts a variety of free and ticketed arts events, performances, lectures and exhibitions. To purchase tickets, click on the buy ticket link on any arts calendar event posting or view ticket information by unit in the list on the left.
Arts events, lectures, performances, and exhibitions happen daily at a variety locations across the UW Seattle campus, which is also host to an extensive outdoor art collection. Come explore the unfamiliar!.
Getting to UW’s Seattle campus is easy! Walk, bike, take the bus or drive; there are a variety of options to get here. Parking fees at the UW vary depending on the date and time of your visit, but are free after noon on Saturday and all day Sunday. Come experience the unexpected!
We are ArtsUW. From museums, to digital and fine art, to stage performances, ArtsUW offers you a world of creative experiences you won’t find anywhere else, all in Seattle’s own backyard. Come see what’s going on.
Become a part of the ArtsUW community! While we hope you visit us in person often, you can still stay up to date with the arts at the University of Washington by connecting with us virtually.
The Arts at the University of Washington are always fresh and exciting. From impromptu student performances to touring shows by the world's foremost artists, you can always find something unexpected to experience on campus. Join us for art, drama, dance, music, and exhibitions right in Seattle’s own back yard.
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo is a company of professional male dancers, performing the full range of the ballet and modern dance repertoire. They achieve high comedy by incorporating and exaggerating the foibles, accidents and underlying incongruities of serious dance, while enhancing the spirit of dance as an art form. See “The Trocks” on stage at Meany Hall, May 16-18. Learn more and buy tickets.