Anti-Museum

Banksyland Rejects the Art Gallery Convention

This unauthorized exhibit aims to capture Banksy's anti-establishment ethos in the way it presents the famed street artist's work.

06/15/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Day in the Life

A SAM Curator Reframes the Mysterious World of Fine Art

The Seattle Art Museum's first ever curator of South Asian art takes us along for a day of liaising with Christie's and local private collectors.

06/09/2022 By Sophie Grossman

Make Believe

What’s New at Seattle Children’s Museum?

The museum in Seattle Center has reopened to kids and families after a two-year closure, with refreshed exhibits including a vet clinic.

04/26/2022 By Sophie Grossman

Well Curated

Seattle's Essential Museums

Seattle Art Museum, Museum of Flight, Chihuly Garden and Glass, Museum of Pop Culture, and other cultural institutions that define the city.

01/31/2022 By Sophie Grossman, Zoe Sayler, Benjamin Cassidy, and Allison Williams

Short Stops

The Strange Twin Museums of the Columbia Gorge

A deep dive into twin interpretive centers near this popular Seattle road trip destination. Each museum offers its own blend of local and natural history.

01/14/2022 By Allison Williams

FAILING SLOW

This Month in Seattle Tech: Does a Startup’s Pizza Robot Leave a Bad Taste?

Amazon Web Services outages leave Netflix and Robinhood down; the Seattle NFT Museum opens January 14; another company adopts the four-day workweek.

12/30/2021 By Malia Alexander

Puck Drop

PacSci's Newest Exhibit Is a Crash Course on Hockey

Hockey: Faster Than Ever arrives just in line with the inaugural Seattle Kraken season.

11/10/2021 By Lucas Kaplan

Canadian Feast

Authentic Mexican Fare Blossoms in Vancouver

The big flavors at Alimentaria Mexicana and Chupito are legit. Plus quirky exhibits at the Museum of Vancouver.

11/09/2021 By Allison Williams

Live and Learn

Saturday Is Free Museum Day in Seattle and Beyond

Visit participating museums like MOHAI and MoPop for free this weekend, or find a free way to explore local attractions year-round.

09/16/2021 By Allison Williams

At Last

Museum of Museums Is Finally Open

The First Hill art center's long-delayed debut has arrived.

03/11/2021 By Stefan Milne

Honey I Shrunk the Klimt

The Outsize Pleasures of Seattle’s Tiny Art

The city now sports a miniature art gallery and a miniature museum.

02/09/2021 By Stefan Milne

On View

Seattle, Go See Some Art This November

So many new shows. Museum of Museums! National Nordic Museum! Wa Na Wari! SAM! MadArt!

10/30/2020 By Stefan Milne

Sponsored Content

COME BACK TO SAM

Seattle Art Museum is open again!

10/06/2020

outbreak outings

Visiting a Seattle Museum Feels Like the Old Normal

Walking through the newly reopened National Nordic Museum is strangely familiar.

09/08/2020 By Stefan Milne

Black Lives Celebrated

Some Ways to Honor Juneteenth in Seattle

Protests and marches join streaming events on the holiday commemorating the end of U.S. slavery.

06/18/2020 By Sam Luikens

WESTERN EXPANSION

Tiny Cody, Wyoming, Invented the Wild West

Buffalo Bill built the town, and it's since erected a museum to new views...five times over.

02/26/2020 By Allison Williams

Selfie & Other

I Visited the Seattle Selfie Museum, Then an Actual Museum

On the same day, two diametrically opposed "exhibitions" opened in Seattle.

02/12/2020 By Stefan Milne

Arts Notice

Burien's Latinx Museum Focuses on Migrant Experiences

My visit to the Sea Mar Museum of Chicano/a/Latino/a Culture was strikingly moving.

02/04/2020 By Charlie Lahud-Zahner

LET US PROPOSE A TOAST

A Perfect Party with a Star Soccer Coach and a Teenaged Climate Activist

Plus, the Pulitzer winner, museum trailblazer, and patient turned medical director who round out the month’s most distinguished locals and visitors.

12/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

Expecting Mom

The Museum of Museums Playfully Ponders Its Own Existence

First Hill’s new space overflows with exhibitions that question how we want to see art now.

12/23/2019 By Stefan Milne