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Welcome to SAM’s press room, where you will find SAM-related news and press kits for our exhibitions and programs.

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Press Release​s

Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect Opens at Seattle Art Museum October 19
Release Aug 8, 2017

Remix Returns for Summer Edition at Olympic Sculpture Park Friday, August 11
Release Aug 1, 2017

SAM Presents Programs And Events For Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors
Release June 22, 2017

SAM’s Olympic Sculpture Parks Hosts Pop-Up Café, La Panadería
Release June 21, 2017

Summer At SAM Returns To Olympic Sculpture Park July 13–August 31, 2017
Release June 19, 2017

Seattle Art Museum Premieres Major New Exhibition Featuring Robert Colescott, Kerry James Marshall, and Mickalene Thomas
Release June 6, 2017

Blockbuster Exhibition Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors Opens at Seattle Art Museum June 30
Release May 3, 2017

Olympic Sculpture Park Debuts New Installation by New York-Based Artist Spencer Finch
Release Mar 28, 2017

SAM Remix Returns for Spring Edition at Seattle Art Museum Friday, March 24
Release Mar 13, 2017

Seattle Art Museum and Northwest African American Museum Announce Participants for Complex Exchange
Release Mar 3, 2017

17th-century Screens from Seattle Art Museum Collection to Undergo Major Conservation
Release Mar 2, 2017

Seattle Art Museum Debuts Largest Iteration Of John Grade’s Sculpture—Middle Fork
Release Feb 23, 2017

Seattle Asian Art Museum Closes To Prepare For Renovation Of Its Historic Building
Release Feb 16, 2017

Seattle Art Museum Presents An Evening With Congressman John Lewis, Author Andrew Aydin, And Artist Nate Powell
Release Feb 8, 2017

Tabaimo: Utsutsushi Utsushi Closes At Seattle Asian Art Museum February 26
Release Feb 2, 2017

Seattle Art Museum Presents Programs and Events for Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series
Release Jan 24, 2017

Seattle Art Museum Honors Sondra Perry with the 2017 Gwendolyn Knight and Jacob Lawrence Prize
Release Jan 12, 2017

Seattle Art Museum (SAM) Announces Cindy Bolton As Chief Financial Officer
Release December 21, 2016

Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection Opens At Seattle Art Museum February 16
Release December 7, 2016

SAM’s Olympic Sculpture Park Presents 2016-17 Series Of Winter Programs
Release November 30, 2016

Seattle Art Museum Commissions Site-Specific Installation By Los Angeles Artist Jennifer West
Release November 3, 2016

Tabaimo: Utsutsushi Utsushi Opens at Asian Art Museum November 11
Release October 17, 2016

SAM's Asian Art Museum Reveals Plans For Renovation And Expansion Of Its Historic Building
Release September 29, 2016

SAM Presents Programs and Events for Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style
Release September 28, 2016

Artist Wendy Red Star Wins the 2016 Betty Bowen Award
Release September 20, 2016

Finalists Selected For the 2016 Betty Bowen Award
Release August 22, 2016

Graphic Masters Closes at Seattle Art Museum August 28
Release August 11, 2016

SAM Remix Returns for Summer Edition at Olympic Sculpture Park Friday August 26
Release August 9, 2016

Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series opens at Seattle Art Museum January 21
Release August 4, 2016

Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style opens at Seattle Art Museum October 11
Release August 2, 2016

Improving a Masterpiece: King County and SAM Celebrate Funding for Green Upgrades
Release July 21, 2016

Big Picture: Art After 1945 opens at Seattle Art Museum July 23
Release July 6, 2016

SAM Announces Domenic Morea as its New Director of Communications
Release June 30, 2016

SAM Presents Visions of Landscapes in Two Installations This Summer
Release June 24, 2016

Summer at SAM Returns to Olympic Sculpture Park July 7 – August 27, 2016
Release June 15, 2016

Journey To Dunhuang: Buddhist Art Of The Silk Road Caves at the Asian Art Museum closes June 12
Release June 3, 2016

John Grade's Middle Fork to be Installed in Seattle Art Museum's Brotman Forum
Release May 23, 2016

Graphic Masters: Dürer, Rembrandt, Hogarth, Goya, Picasso, R. Crumb opens At Seattle Art Museum June 9
Release May 5, 2016

Victoria Haven: Blue Sun opens at Olympic Sculpture Park Sat Apr 2
Release March 30, 2016

Mood Indigo: Textiles From Around the World opens At Asian Art Museum Sat Apr 9
Release March 17, 2016

Paradox Of Place: Contemporary Korean Art Closes At The Asian Art Museum Sun Mar 13
Release March 2, 2016

Join A New Republic At SAM Remix, Friday March 11
Release March 1, 2016

Journey To Dunhuang: Buddhist Art Of The Silk Road Caves Opens At Asian Art Museum Mar 5
Release February 25, 2016

Seattle Art Museum Presents Programs and Events for Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic
Release February 2, 2016

Last Chance To See Intimate Impressionism From The National Gallery Of Art at Seattle Art Museum
Release January 5, 2016

SAM’S Asian Art Museum to Collect Legos in Support of Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei​
Release December 16, 2015​

SAM’s Olympic Sculpture Park Presents 2015–16 Series of Winter Programs​
Release December 7, 2015​

Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic Arrives Next Spring At The Seattle Art Museum
Release December 1, 2015​

Martha Rosler: Below The Surface Opens at Seattle Art Museum Dec 19
Release November 25, 2015​

The Cars Are Coming Down! Jan 18 is Last Chance to See Them at Seattle Art Museum​
Release November 18, 2015​

Seattle Art Museum Presents Prize-Winner Brenna Youngblood’s Solo Exhibition
Release November 3, 2015​

Make An Impression At SAM Remix, Friday November 6, 8 PM – Midnight
Release October 26, 2015​

Paradox Of Place: Contemporary Korean Art Opens at the Asian Art Museum Oct 31
Release October, 2015​

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