Visual Art

Sept 25 Is Museum Day

So what? Means FREE entrance to nearly 40 Washington state museums, that’s what.

By Laura Dannen September 22, 2010

Chris Antemann, The Slip (detail), on display at Bellevue Arts Museum through Jan 16, 2011. Photo courtesy Kendrick Moho/BAM.

For the past five years, Smithsonian magazine has sponsored a day of free art and culture across the country, and this Saturday, all you art-lovin’ Washingtonians will have free access to nearly 40 state museums. Did we mention it’s free?

In the Seattle area alone, you can visit:
Bellevue Arts Museum
Center for Wooden Boats
Frye Art Museum
Henry Art Gallery
Maryhill Museum of Art
Museum of Flight
Museum of Glass
Museum of History and Industry
Nordic Heritage Museum
Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture
Seattle Art Museum
Tacoma Art Museum
Washington State History Museum
Whatcom Museum
Wing Luke Museum

To download your Museum Day pass (which is good for two people), go to

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