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Visual Art

Audacious Accessibility Reigns in 'Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic'

Seattle Art Museum's survey of the Brooklyn-based artist's career to date showcases an in-your-face and engaging take on blackness in modern society.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 03/22/2016

Snap Judgment

No More Cars at SAM

After nearly nine years greeting visitors in the entryway of Seattle Art Museum, Cai Guo Qiang’s 'Inopportune: Stage One'—aka the one with the flying, exploding cars—will be removed in January. Pump the brakes or hit the gas?

  • By Joanna Sappenfield
  • Published 12/28/2015

Visual Art

Aesthetic Origins: 'Intimate Impressionism' at Seattle Art Museum

While not the most captivating collection, the National Gallery of Art's touring exhibit offers a good overview of essential impressionism.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 11/12/2015

Visual Art

Finding Truth Behind the Masks of SAM's 'Disguise'

There's a lot hiding in this arresting exploration of global African art.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 08/11/2015

Slideshow

Slide Show: Party in the Park

  • Published 06/27/2015

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: June 2015

Carla Körbes takes her final bow with PNB, EMP showcases the animation legacy of Looney Tunes’ Chuck Jones, and Seattle Symphony plays Fantasia.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 06/04/2015

Open Letter

Dear Seattle Art Museum

Um, why did you have to ban selfie sticks?

  • By Ambyr Tenanbaum
  • Published 04/27/2015

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Art Museum's Barbara Brotherton

The native art curator discusses the musuem's new exhibit Indigenous Beauty.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 02/12/2015

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: December 8–14

Late-night holiday theater, Smell-O-Vision, and Olympic Sculpture Park gets lit up: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

  • By Darren Davis
  • Published 12/08/2014

Habitat

Seattle Art Museum’s Chris Manojlovic

The museum’s director of exhibition design chatted with us about how an exhibit is born.

  • By Angela Cabotaje
  • Published 11/17/2014

Visual Art

The Power of Pop Art at Seattle Art Museum's Pop Departures

From Warhol to the modern masters of the medium, the new exhibit looks at pop art's timeline and the consumerism that's at its core.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 10/09/2014

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: October 6–12

Anti-football debates, pop art at SAM, and neo soul jams: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

  • By Darren Davis
  • Published 10/06/2014

Visual Art

SAM's City Dwellers Explores the Cultural Pressures of Modern India

A collection of Indian artists confronts the conflicts brought on by societal modernization and years of colonialism

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/11/2014

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: August 25–31

The National Park Service turns 98 and a chance to chat with renowned concert poster artists: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

  • By Conor Romack
  • Published 08/25/2014

Slideshow

Slide Show: Summer at SAM Opening Night

  • Published 07/11/2014

Slideshow

Slide Show: Party in the Park

  • Published 06/28/2014

Visual Art

The Playful Diversity of Miró at SAM

Seattle Art Museum's Miró: The Experience of Seeing showcases the vibrancy and variety of the Spanish artist's late works.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 02/13/2014

Sports Meets Fine Art

Seattle and Denver Art Museums Make a Super Bowl Wager

SAM and DAM bet loans of symbolic art pieces representing the Seahawks and Broncos.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 01/27/2014

Well Read

Seattle Art Museum Book Sale

Save big bucks on books featuring Warhol, Picasso, Anthony Van Dyck, and more.

  • By Meredith Barrett
  • Published 01/20/2014

What Are You Waiting For?

Six Sure-Thing Last Minute Gift Shopping Stops

Your guide to where to get the things you need and they want before Christmas Eve hits like a ton of bricks.

  • By Laura Cassidy
  • Published 12/24/2013
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