While Pacific Northwest artists are strongly represented at Seattle Art Museum, its collections cover art from the four corners of the world, spanning from ancient history to modern times. Known to locals as SAM, the museum often hosts popular traveling exhibits. The museum's rich permanent collections include genres such as early Italian paintings. Because the museum is not too big, you can take your time to enjoy the works of art. Using our world travel planner, Seattle attractions like Seattle Art Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Seattle Art Museum reviews
The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) is a world class museum in a sleek and contemporary building in downtown Seattle. SAM’s digs are as artful as the works that inhabit it. As an institution of Seattle’s... more »
Due to time constraints, I had mostly given up on visiting the SAM. Happily, a gap of several hours opened up just before I was due to leave Seattle, allowing an after-office hours visit. I wasn't..... more »
Always great to visit! Wonderful place to relax and spend a few hours personal time. Enjoyed "Victorian Radicals", very well curated exhibit! Especially nice when able to make my visit on First Friday of the month when no entrance fee for seniors and special exhibit entrance is 1/2 price!!
Love the staff and the art work. They are truly amazing work they provide and the quality of food they produce is amazing. It is very much worth the drive, walk, or bus trip down. I love the seasonal soups they provide. Also taste does catering for weddings and events. They provide excellent quality and quantity control.
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