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Wa Na Wari

911 24th Ave (Central District)
Seattle, WA 98122
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It's called Wa Na Wari, which means "our home" in the Kalabari language of southern Nigeria where artist Inye Wokoma's father was born. The home has been in Wokoma's family for five generations. Assuming guardianship of the estate in 2016, he wanted to find a way to keep the house in the family "for perpetuity," in a historically black neighborhood that's increasingly gentrified, increasingly less black. Turning the house into a black arts space is the first step in that journey. Wa Na Wari—a collaborative project run by Wokoma and other artists including Elisheba Johnson, Rachel Kessler, and Jill Freidberg—opened in April. The team curates group shows of three to four black artists per month. (JASMYNE KEIMIG)
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Upcoming Events at Wa Na Wari

Tue, Aug 04

The History and Politics of Black Hair and Beauty

Multiple dates through Aug 4
6 pm
Central District
  • Free

Alchemy Poetry

Multiple dates
7:30 pm
Central District
  • $5
  • All Ages

Fri, Aug 07

Arts at Wa Na Wari

Fri - Sun, through Sep 27
Central District

Sat, Aug 08

Arts at Wa Na Wari

Fri - Sun, through Sep 27
Central District

Sun, Aug 09

Arts at Wa Na Wari

Fri - Sun, through Sep 27
Central District

Fri, Aug 14

Arts at Wa Na Wari

Fri - Sun, through Sep 27
Central District

Sat, Aug 15

Arts at Wa Na Wari

Fri - Sun, through Sep 27
Central District

Sun, Aug 16

Arts at Wa Na Wari

Fri - Sun, through Sep 27
Central District

Tue, Aug 18

Alchemy Poetry

Multiple dates
7:30 pm
Central District
  • $5
  • All Ages

Fri, Aug 21

Arts at Wa Na Wari

Fri - Sun, through Sep 27
Central District

Sat, Aug 22

Arts at Wa Na Wari

Fri - Sun, through Sep 27
Central District

Sun, Aug 23

Arts at Wa Na Wari

Fri - Sun, through Sep 27
Central District

Fri, Aug 28

Arts at Wa Na Wari

Fri - Sun, through Sep 27
Central District

Sat, Aug 29

Arts at Wa Na Wari

Fri - Sun, through Sep 27
Central District

Sun, Aug 30

Arts at Wa Na Wari

Fri - Sun, through Sep 27
Central District

Tue, Sep 01

Alchemy Poetry

Multiple dates
7:30 pm
Central District
  • $5
  • All Ages

Fri, Sep 04

Arts at Wa Na Wari

Fri - Sun, through Sep 27
Central District

Sat, Sep 05

Arts at Wa Na Wari

Fri - Sun, through Sep 27
Central District

Sun, Sep 06

Arts at Wa Na Wari

Fri - Sun, through Sep 27
Central District

Fri, Sep 11

Arts at Wa Na Wari

Fri - Sun, through Sep 27
Central District