Fall Arts Preview

Elles at SAM: "This Isn't a Feminist Exhibition"

Seattle Art Museum shows a century's worth of modern and contemporary art by women in its ambitious new exhibit, on loan from the Centre Pompidou in Paris.

10/08/2012 By Laura Dannen

Visual Art

Epic Indian Art: Paintings of the Ramayana at Seattle Asian Art Museum

SAAM's latest exhibits deliver something old (illustrations of the 2,000-year-old epic Ramayana) and something new (modern art by the women of Sita).

09/12/2012 By Sheila Farr


When Kusama Came to Town

Fashion's all over Yayoi Kusama and her Louis Vuitton collaboration; do you know the Seattle side of the story?

08/03/2012 By Laura Cassidy


Hurry, Win This Central Asia Trip from SAAM

You can figure out where Uzbekistan is later.

07/17/2012 By Allison Williams

Museum News

Kimerly Rorschach Is the New Director of Seattle Art Museum

The former head of Duke’s Nasher Museum starts work this fall.

07/16/2012 By Laura Dannen

Summer in the City

Brazilian Beats and Food Trucks at Olympic Sculpture Park

Seattle Art Museum launches its "Get Out" summer series this Thursday with a picnic in the park.

07/09/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Visual Art

First Look: Ancestral Modern – Australian Aboriginal Art at Seattle Art Museum

Sneak a peek at modern art from the world’s oldest living culture.

05/31/2012 By Laura Dannen

Ticket Alert

How to Speak Australian: SAM Remix

Go Down Under with the latest edition of SAM’s late-night art party.

05/24/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Freebie File

Free Museum Admission on May 18

It’s in honor of International Museum Day.

05/10/2012 By Laura Dannen

Night at the Museum

Easy Street’s Founder Reviews Theaster Gates’s Record Store as Exhibit

His appraisal? "For everything? About $200."

02/24/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Giveaway

Win Tickets to SAM’s Sold-Out Remix Party on February 24

Because there’s no better way to kick off Lent.

02/22/2012 By Laura Dannen

Visual Art Preview

Slideshow: Gauguin and Polynesia at Seattle Art Museum

The exhibit opens February 9—here’s a sneak peek.

02/08/2012 By Allison Williams

Ticket Alert

Gauguin and Polynesia Tickets On Sale at SAM

A troublesome artist goes tropical in this winter’s biggest exhibit.

11/14/2011 By Allison Williams

Trunk Show

The Row at Mario’s

The Olsens cited a trip to Seattle among their two inspirations for the spring line. You can see it here, just a few weeks after its New York City debut.

10/25/2011 By Laura Cassidy

Visual Art

Art After-Hours: Where to Go This First Thursday

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

09/01/2011 By Seattle Met Staff

Visual Art

Examine the Beauty and Bounty of America at Seattle Art Museum

Just in time for the Fourth of July, 19th-century landscape paintings that show all our purple mountain majesties.

06/30/2011 By Laura Dannen

Summer in the City

SAM Intros Picnic at the Park

This summer, Thursdays in Olympic Sculpture Park = food truck bonanza.

05/13/2011 By Christopher Werner