Originally a storehouse and remodeled into a theater in 1930, the Floyd and Delores Jones Playhouse (originally called the Seattle Repertory Playhouse), was the very first state-sponsored theater in the nation and was home to WPA projects and the Negro Federal Theater Projects. It has a thrust stage and seats 210
On the Historic Register, the Penthouse was the first Theatre in the Round (arena) built in the United States. This 160 seat theater was completely renovated in 1991 when it was moved from its original south campus location. It also houses a rehearsal hall, faculty offices, and prop storage and is located near Hutchinson Hall.
The Henry Art Gallery is the University of Washington's Art Museum. Founded in 1927, it is the only museum dedicated to contemporary art in the region. Located on the west edge of the university's campus along 15th Avenue N.E. in the University District, it was founded in 1927 and was the first public art museum in Washington.
Excerpted from the UW School of Art website:
The Jacob Lawrence Gallery, also known as The Jake, is an exhibition space and laboratory for learning that seeks to deepen the educational experience of students of the University of Washington School of Art. In respect to its illustrious history, the Jacob Lawrence Gallery additionally seeks to... read more
Meany Hall for the Performing Arts is considered one of the region's finest performance facilities. It includes the 1,206 seat proscenium Meany Theater and the 238 seat Meany Studio Theatre.
Operated by the School of Drama, Meany Studio Theater is a multi-use facility presenting performances in music, dance, and theater.
The Observatory is an open, multi-use, flexible space, available to all DXARTS students, staff and faculty. The space is available for a variety of purposes, for example:
development of large scale works or installations
documentation of work
During unreserved hours, the space is generally meant to be kept open and available for the use of any student with access to the warehouse.
The space may be reserved for exclusive use.... read more