Wow folks, here we are at the last full week of June. Who thought we’d be here so fast. Time flies when you’re having fun and living through a pandemic we suppose. Anyway, let’s have some fun, here are 10 socially distant things to do in Seattle this week.

Kit & Ace 20% off sale

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Photo via Kit & Ace

Boom, Flash, Pop! You can get 20% off sitewide at Kit and Ace this week for two days only. Kick summer off with some much-needed wardrobe replacements and take your warm-weather fits to the next level!

Where: Online and in-store
When: June 21st and June 22nd

Bingo Queens: A Boozy Drag Bingo

Enjoy a night of bingo that’s extra fun thanks to Seattle Cocktail Club, Queen Andrew, and Carla Marie & Anthony of The Carla Marie & Anthony Show. What’s great about this event is that you can pick up your bingo and drink kit and take it home to safely participate. Plus they even have options for out-of-towners!

When: June 22nd
Where: Online
Cost:  $24+

New Works by Ko Kirk Yamahira

This is Ko Kirk Yamahira’s second show at SOIL and is a continuation of his tactile explorations of deconstructed canvases and frames. His work is a meticulous form that encourages viewers to see these somewhat mundane objects in a new way. If you like minimalist art, it’s absolutely worth checking out.

When: Until June 26th
Where: 112 Third Ave S
Cost: Free

The Divine: Beyond the Bounds of Queerness

This show is all about representations of queerness that go beyond the typical rainbow flag. You can see works by 19 different artists and it’s only on for a week-long so we highly recommend that you check it out. It’s another great event to add to your calendar of Pride celebrations.

When: Until June 27th
Where: 9414 Delridge Way SW
Cost: Free

2021 University of Washington MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition

The end-of-year exhibition at the Henry is one of the best ways to see what recently graduated and local artists are creating. You’ll get to see fresh work and help support our local artists. Plus this year it’s even better because work will be included from 2020’s graduates as well.

When: Until June 27th
Where: 15th Ave NE and NE 41st St
Cost: Free

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2021 Sundance Institute Indigenous Short Film Tour

If you want to check out some new films this month then you absolutely have to check out the Sundance Institutes free Indigenous Short Film Tour. The tour is an “85-minute virtual program of seven short films directed by Indigenous filmmakers selected from recent editions of the Sundance Film Festival”. It’s a great way to learn and see new films.

When: Until June 30th
Where: Online
Cost: Free

Gregory Blackstock: The Incomplete Historical World, Part II & III

It’s time to get yourself on over to Greg Kucera Gallery to check out an amazing show by artist Gregory Blackstock. Blackstock’s illustrated pieces are always crowd-pleasers and you can see labeled and patterned pieces with buildings, animals, and more. Don’t miss this show.

When: Until July 10th
Where: 212 Third Ave S
Cost: Free

Queer and Dear

This is your opportunity to check out ceramic pieces by local LGBTQ+ artists. You can simply take a peek or you can go big and purchase a piece for yourself. Regardless of if you make a purchase or not, it’s a great way to learn about local LGBTQ+ artists.

When: Until July 31st
Where: 2206 N 45th St

PIANO O’CLOCK at Chophouse Row

Each Thursday, Friday, and Saturday you’ll be able to enjoy live music at Seattle’s Chophouse Row. It’s a great way to enhance your shopping experience or to simply come and enjoy. Either way, it’s a relaxing weekly event that you don’t want to miss, and be sure to bring your mask.

When: Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
Where: 1424 11th Ave
Cost: Free/Varies

Crossing Boundaries: Portraits of a Transgender West

It’s Pride Month and a brand new and amazing exhibition is opening at The Washington State History Museum. This new exhibition “highlights historical narratives of transgender people in the West”. You’ll hear stories from the 1860s until the 1940s. These stories tell the history of individuals who defied gender norms and communicate the show’s themes of visibility, identity, acceptance, and history.

When: Until December 12th
Where: 1911 Pacific Avenue
Cost: $14

You have tons of amazing art shows to see this week, festivals to tune into, tyou have lots to do. So get out there, have some fun and we’ll see you back here next weekend.