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SAM has been the center for world-class visual arts in the Pacific Northwest since 1933. Visit SAM to see a museum carved into the city, as much a part of Seattle's landscape and personality as the coffee, rain, mountains, Pike Place Market, and the...more
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Beautiful facility with interesting collections to view, particularly those of the Pacific Northwest. Did a double-take on the Institute of Empathy exhibit......but then I remembered I was in Seattle........
I visited on a rainy afternoon while waiting for a flight, perhaps I just wasn’t in the right mood but I found the Seattle Art Museum to be an odd mixture of stuff with American art of the 19th C in one gallery round the...More
I went there on the first weekend of the month, so this was a free visit for me. I absolutely loved it. I enjoy abstract art and every visit to a museum is an occasion to learn something new. I discovered the indigenous australian artists...More
Much of this tiny museum display area is occupied with the<"modern," type art (Ie; canvas with lots of squares) If I'm paying I expect to see more paintings that I could never dream of reproducing. Fortunately I got in for free.
Went here on the First Thursday of the month when admission is free. Wandered around the exhibits and loved the feeling of space in the galleries & the variety of art styles & mediums. But the best bit was the discover tour led by one...More
The collection is not deep but go for the northwest First People items and, at the moment, a beautiful show of Australian Anoriginal paintings. The gift shop here has wonderful scarves and well-designed decorative items. Some galleries are now under construction/ installation
The museum is nice and they have very different type of art in different sections. We really liked the contemporary parts and the African and Native American parts of the museum.
The layout is a bit confusing, sometimes there are several openings and corridors so...More
It had diverse cultural display. But what really get my attention the display of some arts and documentary film on the floor instead on the wall. The documentary film about artist was projected from ceiling to the floor. This was very interesting way of utilizing...More