My Favorite Things tours bring some of the most opinionated and fascinating artists, cultural producers and community figures into the galleries to discuss their favorite works of art. During Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Kaplan & Levi Collection, guests will illuminate works in the special exhibition and permanent collection for these engaging tours. This week's tour features local artist, Gala Bent.
Gala Bent is a drawing-centric painter who works on paper, in installed spaces, and with animation. She was born in Michigan, raised in Indiana, schooled in New York and now makes her home in Washington. Gala lives with her husband (fellow-artist Zack Bent) and her three sons in Ballard, and shows with G. Gibson Gallery.
Free with museum admission. Tour meets in the fourth floor galleries, at the entrance to Ancestral Modern.
SAM is a recipient of The Wallace Foundation Excellence Award, created to support exemplary arts organizations to pioneer effective practices to engage more people in high-value arts activities.