Your Guide to a Socially Distanced Weekend in Seattle: Museum Reopenings, a Balloon Festival, Women’s History Month, and More – Slog

The Wing Luke Museum of Asia-Pacific-American Experience reopens today!  Reserve your timed ticket online and read on for more ways to help the Seattle AAPI community.

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The rain is coming back this weekend, but so are other things that don’t rain like art museums and National Frozen Food Day. Read on to learn how to spend the weekend COVID-safe, from booking a timed visit to the Seattle Art Museum and Wing Luke Museum to Taste Washington and the Winthrop Balloon Roundup to the early celebration of the International Women’s days with books, films, music and goodies. For more options, check out our guides to this week’s best online events, this week’s best movies, and our complete, ever-evolving guide to personal things to do in Seattle.

Support local Asian Pacific islander communities. According to a study by the Center for Research on Hate and Extremism at California State University, racist violence against Asian Americans has increased by nearly 150% in major US cities in recent weeks. In the face of this injustice – and shortly after Japan-US Memorial Day last month – there are many things you can do to support the local AAPI community here in Seattle, from donating for local causes to making purchases from AAPI-owned companies to participating in art and cultural events.

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