STRIKES!
Calendar of Events

This calendar is included to show what took place during the commemoration. All of these events occurred in 1999.

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February 10 Symposium: Black Workers and Organized Labor: History and the Ongoing Struggle, 11:30 a.m., Port of Tacoma Adminstrative Building, East 11th Street. For information, call 253 692-5655.
February 10 Opening Reception for Fish Story, Henry Art Gallery, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Free, open to the public.
February 11 - May 16 Exhibit: Fish Story, Documentary photography project by Allan Sekula. Henry Art Gallery, south gallery.
For additional information, consult the exhibition catalog in the UW Libraries.
February 18 Educator Evening: The Port Story and Fish Story in the Classroom. 4:00 - 7:00 p.m., Henry Art Gallery. For information, call the Henry Art Gallery at 206 543-2280.
February 20 Educator Workshop: Exploring Fish Story and Oral Histories in the Classroom. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Henry Art Gallery. Registration required and $15 materials fee. For information, call the Henry Art Gallery at 206 616-2091.
February 25 Lecture: Fish Story and After: Imaginary Economics and the Maritime World. Allan Sekula gives a slide presentation and discusses his work in light of labor issues and the rich history of Seattle's maritime industry. Sekula's documentary photo exhibit, FISH STORY, offers a compelling examination of the physical and economic transformation of ports and of the culture of waterfront workers around the globe. 7:30 p.m., Henry Gallery Auditorium. $6 general, $4 Henry members. For information, call the Henry Art Gallery at 206 543-2280.
February 28 Open Studio: Fish Story. 1:00 - 4:00 p.m., Henry Art Gallery Education Studio. Free with museum admission. For information, call the Henry Art Gallery at 206 543-2280.
February - May Henry Art Gallery tours of Fish Story. Second Saturday and third Thursday of the month at 2:00 p.m. Free with museum admission.
February - May Port of Seattle tours. Every Wednesday between Feb. 17 and May 16. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 206 728-3258.
March 4 Symposium: The Workers of the Waterfront: An Historical and International Perspective. 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Henry Gallery Auditorium. Free. For information, call UW Center for Labor Studies at 206 543-7946.
March 5 Lecture: World Crisis and Worker Response: 1919 and 1999 by Jeremy Brecher, author of Strike! 7:30 p.m., Allen Library Lobby, UW Libraries. Free. For information, call UW Libraries at 206 543-1760.
March 6 Conference: STRIKES! Past and Future. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Savery Hall, University of Washington. A conference and workshops on past strikes, present strikes, possible future labor actions, the role of academics and cultural workers, alternative dispute resolution and the right to organize and strike with representatives of unions, industry, community and universities. Free. For information, call UW Center for Labor Studies at 206 543-7946.
March 31 - April 5
April 7 - April 8
Global Mariner tours. Free tours available in Seattle from March 31 through April 5 and in Tacoma on April 7 and 8. For information, call 206 706-4730.
April 7 Symposium: Human Rights and Labor in the Global Economy. 7:00 p.m., Port of Tacoma on board the Global Mariner. For information, call 253 692-5655.
April 22 Films: An Evening of Film with Allan Sekula. 7:30 p.m., Henry Gallery Auditorium. $6 general, $4 Henry members. For information, call the Henry Art Gallery at 206 543-2280.
April 25 Open Studio: Fish Story. 1:00 - 4:00 p.m., Henry Art Gallery Education Studio. Free with museum admission. For information, call the Henry Art Gallery at 206 543-2280.
May 5 Symposium: The Port of Tacoma in the 1934 Strike. 11:30 a.m., Port of Tacoma Administrative Building, East 11th Street. For information, call 253 692-5655.
May 6 Art Dialogue: Ian Kennedy ILWU Local 52. 7:00 p.m., Henry Art Gallery, south gallery. Free.
May 12 Lecture: Filipino Communities and Labor Organizing: ILWU 37 and the Alaska Cannery Industry. 7:00 p.m., Ernie Tanner Center, 1710 Market St., Tacoma. For information, call 253 692-5655.
May 13 Art Dialogue: David Olson, professor of political science, University of Washington. 7:00 p.m., Henry Art Gallery, south gallery. Free.

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