Seattle Asian Art Museum, Seattle

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The Seattle Asian Art Museum (often abbreviated to SAAM) is a museum of Asian art at Volunteer Park in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, United States. Part of the Seattle Art Museum, the SAAM exhibits historic and contemporary artworks from China, Korea, Japan, India, the Himalayas, and other Southeast Asian countries. It also features an education center, conservation center, and library. The museum is located in the 1933 Art Deco building which was originally home to the Seattle Art Museum's main collection. In 1991 the main collection moved to a newly constructed Seattle Art Museum building in the downtown area. The Seattle Asian Art Museum opened in 1994.
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  • As soon as I knew my post-Covid return to Seattle coincided with the re-opening of this muse, I snagged a viewing time. I'd been waiting to view the wonders within for some time. And as my visit...  more »
  • The Seattle Asian Art Museum is a fabulous museum of Asian art located inside Volunteer Park in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle. SAAM is part of the Seattle Art Museum. SAAM occupies a...  more »
  • Cemetery located on the hill. Gorgeous views.
  • The remodeling is almost done, beautiful old building, plenty of parking, check it out after the face lift is done.

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