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Art in Seattle

May 1, 2006  I run one of them myself
2.5 of 5 stars based on 3 votes

Museums, galleries, artist coops, public art

  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: Seattle
  • Category: Best of
  • Traveler type: Culture
  • Appeals to: Couples/romantics, Singles, Students, Budget travelers, Tourists
  • Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
  • 1. Henry Art Gallery
    Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Washington

    Contemporary art museum on the University of Washington campus. Has hosted ambitious solo exhibitions of Maya Lin, James Turrell, and Ann Hamilton, and has Seattle's best photography collection.

  • 2. Seattle Art Museum
    Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington

    The closest thing Seattle has to an encyclopedic art museum. Currently undergoing expansion.

  • 3. Frye Art Museum
    Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington

    Suddenly relevant museum dedicated to the heavily 19th century collection of Charles and Emma Frye, with provocative temporary exhibitions of contemporary art.

  • 4. Western Bridge
    http://www.westernbridge.org

    Contemporary art space dedicated to the collection of Ruth and William True. Video, photography, installation art.

  • 5. James Harris Gallery
    http://www.jamesharrisgallery.com

    Contemporary art gallery, dominated by Seattle artists but also including a select few from other North American cities.

  • 6. Howard House
    http://www.howardhouse.net

    Contemporary art gallery, showing some of the best younger Seattle artists, and ambitious group shows.

  • 7. Greg Kucera Gallery
    Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, Washington

    The best large gallery in town, showing artists from the Northwest and beyond, with a focus on prints from ULAE.