Spring has sprung.
Dress Envy Exhibit
What: A group show focused on the garment (vintage photographs, collages, sculptures in paper and glass) by artists including Georges Dambier, James Allen, Tori Ellison, and Mielle Riggie.
Why: Roll models.
When: Thru Apr. 23. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Winston Wächter Fine Art, 203 Dexter Ave. N., (206-652-5855).
Wear in the World
What: The Art Institute of Seattle’s twelfth annual student fashion show emceed by Kendra Todd from The Apprentice.
Why: A 65-foot-long runway with a parade of 80 to 100 student-designed outfits.
When: Thurs., 5 & 8 p.m.
Where: Showbox SoDo, 1700 1st Ave. S., (206-652-0444). Tickets at 206-628-0888 or online at ticketmaster.com.
What: Design experts Piper Lauri Salogga and Sara Eizen of Sit + Sip offer affordable spring home makeover ideas using your photographs and artsy SAM Shop items.
Why: Wine and door prizes.
When: Thurs., 6-8 p.m.
Where: SAM Shop, at Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave. (206-654-3100).
Here Come the Waves
What: Four short animated films inspired by The Hazards of Love (last year’s acclaimed album by The Decemberists).
Why: Created by filmmakers Guilherme Marcondes, Julia Pott, Peter Sluszka, and Santa Maria.
When: Thurs., 8-10 p.m.
Where: Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave. (206-829-7863). Tickets online at brownpapertickets.com.
Photo: Georges Dambier, Ivy Nicholson, Musee de L’Orangerie, 1955. Courtesy of Winston Fine Art