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

09/11/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Art Walk

Where to Go This First... Friday: September 2014

First Thursday has been bumped back a day to avoid the Seahawks' home opener

09/03/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Visual Art

Frye Art Museum Lets You Be the Curator with #SocialMedium

Crowd-curate the Frye's Founding Collection for the fall via Facebook, Instagram, and more social media sites

08/19/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Guide to the San Juans

Helen Loggie, the San Juans' Most Famous Artist

A house-turned museum on Orcas Island, dedicated to island art.

08/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Art Walk

Where to Go This First Thursday: July 2014

Exhibitions open and galleries stay open late. So many choices...

07/01/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld


Francine Seders, Accidental Art Dealer

Francine Seders showed some of the region’s premier artists at her Greenwood Avenue art gallery. In December 2013, after 47 years, she closed its doors, leaving an indelible mark on Northwest art history.

07/01/2014 By Sheila Farr

Visual Art

Japanese Art Deco Takes Over the Asian Art Museum

Deco Japan offers a fascinatingly detailed look at the country's Western-influenced art boom in the early 20th century.

06/26/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Art Walk

Where to Go This First Thursday: June 2014

Museums are free, galleries stay open late. So many choices...

06/03/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

On The Town

Japan: The Deco Years

05/01/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Art Walk

Where to Go This First Thursday: May 2014

Museums are free, galleries stay open late. So many choices...

04/30/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

On the Town

Lovely As a Tree

Shimmering Tree takes advantage of TAM’s dimensions to explore natural spatiality.

11/01/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld


How the Feds Found a Prolific Peddler of Fake Chihulys

It might not have ever happened if it weren’t for the help of one of the artist’s old colleagues.

09/17/2013 By Matthew Halverson


SAM’s Future Beauty

A contemporary Japanese fashion exhibit is bathed in Northwest light.

05/22/2013 By Laura Cassidy


Meet Catharina Manchanda, SAM’s Modern Art Curator

The native German brings a good eye and smart ideas to the city’s biggest museum.

03/20/2013 By Sheila Farr


Italian Design and Photography Take Over BAM

Studio Ballo travels to the Bellevue Arts Museum with 300 images and 70 iconic design works from the 1950s on.

02/20/2013 By Laura Dannen


New Work by Akio Takamori

The celebrated Seattle artist shows new figurative ceramics at James Harris Gallery.

01/23/2013 By Laura Dannen


Affordable Art Fair Arrives in Seattle

Fifty galleries will sell their wares at Seattle Center’s Exhibition Hall, with prices ranging from $100 to $10,000. Trust funds not required.

10/12/2012 By Laura Dannen


Slide Show: Fall Arts 2012



A Mask for Every Occasion

Examine eight colorful Carnival traditions from around the world at a new exhibit at the Burke Museum.

09/21/2011 By Laura Dannen