Women artists reflect on “Infinity Mirrors,” Yayoi Kusama’s legacy

Yayoi Kusama's influence and legacy is larger than playful colors and whimsical patterns.
Jul 19, 2017

Central District artist wants to raise “Black privilege”

What is Black privilege and how do you pass it on to your daughters? Rapper Yirim Seck is figuring it out.
Feb 8, 2017
A rendering of museum goers in a glassed in area planned for the renovated Seattle Asian Art Museum. (Courtesy photo)

Seattle Asian Art Museum gets an overhaul (but Asian art isn’t going anywhere)

The iconic art deco building in Volunteer Park will soon be shuttered for a two-year renovation. But Seattle Asian Art Museum directors say it will be worth the wait.
Oct 25, 2016

SAM TALKS: Tumelo Mosaka discusses Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic on Thursday April 14

SAM TALKS: Tumelo Mosaka discusses Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic on Thursday April 14, 7-8pm at the Seattle Art Museum's Nordstrom Lecture Hall.
Apr 12, 2016
Man's shirt, ca. 1850, Niimiipu (Nez Perce), Oregon or Idaho, Hide, porcupine quills, horsehair, wool, glass beads, pigment, 32 11/16 × 60 2/3 in., Diker no. 666 Courtesy of American Federation of Arts

‘Indigenous Beauty’ features 2,000 years of native art at Seattle Art Museum

'Indigenous Beauty' opens at Seattle Art Museum and highlights American Indian Art from North America and the Pacific Northwest.
Feb 23, 2015

Pop-art from post-tsunami Japan comes to SAAM

The Japanese artist Mr. brings his first solo museum exhibition in the United States , a series titled “Live On,” to the Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM) beginning Friday Nov. 22nd.
Nov 21, 2014
A still from The Light in Her Eyes, a film about women practicing conservative Islam, which screens in Tacoma next week. (Courtesy of Sundance Institute)

Traveling film fest in NW to spark conversation on global issues

Film Forward, a touring program that will show movies from around the world at various venues in Seattle and Tacoma next week, aims to start conversations about complex global topics.
Aug 30, 2013
(Photo by Hailey Way)

Origami, shadows, and Hello Kitty: Japanese fashion hits SAM

The Seattle Art Museum’s new exhibit is a study in the cultural exchange between Japan and the US through fashion.
Jul 22, 2013

Women (not zombies) take over SAM: Elles exhibit pairs spectacular art with cynical marketing

Oh my god! Run! Women are taking over the Seattle Art Museum! SAM is currently running two related exhibitions devoted to female artists from around the globe. The first Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris is a selection of the 200 works that were exhibited at Centre Pompidou in France since 2009. This […]
Oct 23, 2012