Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 8–11

An antiques enthusiast talks Prohibition in the PNW, Addo transforms into a fish and chips dive, and SAM celebrates summer at the Olympic Sculpture Park.

07/08/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Arts Notice

At SAM’s Victorian Radicals Emphasis Lands Heavily on the Victorian

As history, the museum’s new exhibit is fascinating—so much so that the text can overwhelm the art.

06/19/2019 By Stefan Milne

Changing Art Guard

Seattle Art Museum Announces Its Next Director

Amada Cruz will leave the Phoenix Art Museum and replace Kimerly Rorschach at SAM.

06/10/2019 By Stefan Milne

Monthly Planner

10 Seattle Events to Catch This June

Our conductor says farewell, Tacocat’s back, and Hannah Gadsby follows up Nanette.

05/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do May 3–5

Multimedia historical tributes, and modern twists on 18th century Baroque and traditional mariachi.

05/03/2019 By Gennette Cordova

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work April 29–May 2

A lawyer’s take on Lizzie Borden, an indigenous fashion show, and a nostalgic concert at the Crocodile.

04/29/2019 By Lily Hansen

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do April 5–7

Fraternal sounds hit Chop Suey, a major novelist completes her trilogy, and drag queens mock an epically bad movie.

04/05/2019 By Stefan Milne

Top Five

The Top Things to Do in Seattle April 2019

A traveling jazz festival, a Pharrell-certified pop star, and a good-natured local comedian.

03/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Season Preview

14 Seattle Events to Catch This Spring

A guide to getting your arts and culture fix in March, April, and May.

02/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do January 18–20

A heartfelt anime with rave reviews, a Tom Jones–take on Broadway, and a first in Seattle festivals.

01/17/2019 By Gwen Hughes

Sales & Events

Wear What When December 3–9

This week: Sell Your Sole Consignment hosts a holiday donation drive and cocktail soiree, Prairie Underground blesses us with another sample sale, and the Se...

12/03/2018 By Elizabeth Podlesnik

Light a Fire 2018: Extraordinary Executive Director

Kimerly Rorschach Helps Keep SAM Out of the Red and Into the Infinity Mirrors

Rorschach brought a new vision to the museum at a critical point in time.

05/22/2018 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work April 30–May 4

Podcasting in person at SAM, a cartoonist tackles bipolarism, and epidemic survivors remembered through dance.

04/30/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Visual Art

Seattle Art Museum Awarded $3.5 Million for Asian Paintings Conservation Center

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation challenge grant goes towards establishing the new center inside the Seattle Asian Art Museum.

10/27/2017 By Jaime Archer

Infinite Selfies

Prepare Your Social Media Feeds for 'Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors'

The Infinity Mirror Rooms at Seattle Art Museum's new blockbuster exhibition allow little time for intimate engagement but more than enough for a photo op.

06/29/2017 By Darren Davis

New Arrivals

Tickets for 'Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors' Now Available

The upcoming exhibition at Seattle Art Museum is flat out unmissable. And tickets are going fast.

05/30/2017 By Darren Davis

Haute Eats

Amandine Announces Special YSL-Inspired Macarons for December

Amandine macarons get a limited edition YSL makeover.

11/29/2016 By Colleen Williams

That's What She Said

W Hotels Kicks Off 'What She Said' with Seattle Art Museum's Chiyo Ishikawa

W Hotels 'What She Said' is a platform that features prominent women in fashion, music, design and fitness. Tuesday, November 1, the hotel brought the series to Seattle.

11/02/2016 By Colleen Williams

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.

03/22/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

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?

12/28/2015 By Joanna Sappenfield