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SAM has been the center for world-class visual arts in the Pacific Northwest since 1933. Visit SAM to see a museum carved into the city, as much a part of Seattle's landscape and personality as the coffee, rain, mountains, Pike Place Market, and the...more
Excellent and innovative displays
Great use of space
Art from ancient Egypt to Andy Warhol
Spent a great hour there. Highly recommend
Entry fee is a recommendation so if you are on a tight budget still go but all to pay less if you need...More
I make a point of trying to visit the art museum when I visit a new city
For me, this museum was a bit of a disappointment. The collection is small, I was through it very quickly.
There are a couple of nice pieces, like...More
It's a great museum, as what you would expect from a large city. Friendly and helpful staff, coat check room available as well as a cafe and gift shop. Be sure to check current exhibitions upon your available to Seattle.
My daughter loves art museums. We have visited SAM several times throughout the years. They offer military discounts. Great exhibits. When we have visited it has not been too crowded so we have been able to truly enjoy it.
I saw the Edward S. Curtis exhibit which was world-class for a world-class photographer! (Read Timothy Egan's book about him you won't be disappointed!) After spending about two hours in the special exhibit, we explored the rest of the museum. SAM has many artworks by...More
We found the different collections quite interesting. Some of the modern pieces
were not that great but that's j uh st my opinion. Glad that we didn't miss Double Exposure.
This was a great way to spend a few hours.
The special exhibit called "Double Exposure", featuring works mostly by Edward S. Curtis is a MUST do! It's also dubbed as "widening the lens on native culture". Very important to see the many historic and pioneering photographs. Not just portraits, but scenery and landscapes "before...More