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Frye Art Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 - 17:00
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Fab visit

Me and my partner visited Frye Art Gallery a couple of weeks ago. It was a little of a treck, as we... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Kettering, United Kingdom
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Small museum worth the visit

This is a nice small museum worth the visit and it is free. It contains the collection of the Frye... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Richard S
Los Angeles, California
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A free art museum with a historical Founding Collection, showcasing cutting-edge contemporary art of the region and beyond.
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704 Terry Ave, Seattle, WA 98104-2019
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner visited Frye Art Gallery a couple of weeks ago. It was a little of a treck, as we decided to get there on foot but worth it. The gallery is small, but the paintings in it make it worth your visit....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

This is a nice small museum worth the visit and it is free. It contains the collection of the Frye family. Once you enter the main room be sure to get a brochure, find a seat (they're nicely placed) to move from one seated direction...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richard S
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Walk by this place on the way to work daily. Decided to stop in on a weekend. There is no charge which is wonderful. The exhibits are beautiful and historical. The docents are very helpful and kind. Impressive gift shop. Rotating exhibits, can't wait until...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LodiDazzles
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We quite enjoyed this ambitious little art museum, but you should check ahead to see what the current exhibit is, because the permanent collection is notable more for its staging than its quality. The "salon" is displayed as all museums and galleries used to be,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kelli K
Reviewed 31 July 2018

I was very disappointed. It was so dark and cold in the landscape exhibition that I could not see and enjoy the paintings, which were probably beautiful. It was a total waste of time.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 72stephanie
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

The main reason for visiting the Frye Art Museum is the Salon. It is worth thd detour. Wear something warm, the airco is working hard.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We called ahead and requested a private visit to the Museum holdings of Fechin paintings and drawings. This great collection is not always on display. Although our guide was not an interpreter she allowed us to linger and discuss each image as our group as...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Genie H
Reviewed 17 May 2018

This is a delightful art museum with a fascinating permanent exhibition of the Fryes collection together with changing contemporary art exhibits. Unfortunately my experience was marred by an officious, insensitive member of the museum staff which showed up a lack of training amongst the staff,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

The Frye is a unique little museum which has the personal art collection of the late Charles and Emma Frye. The museum has good rotating exhibits, but their highlight is the Frye Salon. The Salon is a large room with the Frye's collection completely covering...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Private art collection displayed on 4 walls...floor to ceiling...all conveniently explained in catalog available at doorways.....Many German paintings..19thCentury Several other rooms which have "traveling" artists...very "eclectic"...:one had "textile' artist work, 2 other rooms had on view work of Tavares Strachan, unique water-light displays.Admission is FREE...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank artlover24
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23 June 2018|
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Response from Genie H | Reviewed this property |
We parked across the street in May of 2018. But if this has been fenced off I imagine street parking is all that's close by. Sorry not to be more helpful.
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Response from Fav26V | Reviewed this property |
always closed on Mondays,