Seattle Art Museum
1300 First Ave
Hours: wed 10am-5pm thurs 10am-9pm fri-sun 10am-5pm. Suggested admission: adults $24.95, seniors (62 and over) and military (with ID) $22.95, students (with ID) and teens (13-19) $14.95, children 12 & under free, SAM members free. Olympic Sculpture Park (2901 Western Ave) hours: open daily, opens 30 minutes prior to sunrise, closes 30 minutes after sunset. Free to the public
One museum in three locations: the Seattle Art Museum downtown, the Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park, and the Olympic Sculpture Park on the downtown waterfront. Collection includes some 25,000 objects, primarily Asian, African, Northwest Coast Native American, modern art, and European painting and decorative arts. The Volunteer Park building houses the majority of the Asian art collection.
To Sep 10 Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors.
Oct 19-Jan 15 Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect examines the American master’s 75-year career and offers unexpected perspectives on his art and legacy.
To Nov 5 Denzil Hurley: Disclosures. By mounting his Glyph paintings on repurposed sticks and poles of various kinds, Hurley connects and critiques abstraction in painting and sculpture through his consideration of the practical uses of his materials.
Ongoing Big Picture: Art after 1945. This exhibition draws from the transformative gift of over 100 works given to SAM by Seattle collectors Virginia and Bagley Wright.