August 28 / Curator's Talk and Slideshow

Please join AIGA Seattle and curator Daniel R. Smith for a sneak preview of The Seattle-Tehran Poster Show. In addition, designer Mamoun Sakkal will share his extensive knowledge of Arabic typography and calligraphic forms.

Doors 6:30pm, Lecture 7:00pm, Starbucks Corporate Offices, 2401 Utah Ave S., Seattle

Free for current AIGA Members : Email to reserve tickets.

$5.00 for non-members : Register at or at the event.


August 29 / Bumbershoot Visual Arts' Free Preview

Noon - 8pm, all Bumbershoot art exhibits will be free and open to the public. Look for us in the Seattle Center's Fidalgo Room, Seattle, USA


August 29 / Interview with curator Daniel Smith on KUOW
Listen to the interview live at 2:50 pm on KUOW, 94.9 FM Seattle, or on-line later by searching their archive for "Daniel Smith" at


August 30 - September 1 / The Seattle-Tehran Poster Show at Bumbershoot
11am - 8pm, Seattle Center's Fidalgo Room, festival admission required


September 4 - October 15 / The Seattle-Tehran Poster Show Remix at Design Commission

Bumbershoot just isn't big enough to hold all the incredible posters from Iran. Join us on first Thursday after Bumbershoot at Design Commission in the Tashiro-Kaplan Building in Pioneer Square for a revised presentation of The Seattle-Tehran Poster Show featuring Iranian posters and Seattle-Iran pairings not presented at Bumbershoot.

Opening: September 4, 6-8pm, 121 Prefontaine Place South, Seattle WA 98104
After September 4, viewable by appointment: 206-223-7709 or


September - November / Vérité Coffee World Tour
Posters selected from the full exhibit will rotate through all three Seattle Vérité Coffee locations. The Madrona show opens first, Sunday Sept. 7th.


2009 / Tehran, Iran
The Seattle-Tehran Poster Show will travel to Tehran in 2009. Details to be announced. If you are interested in traveling to Iran for the exhibit opening contact us