(includes Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris and Elles: SAM—Singular Works by Seminal Women Artists)
First Thursday Ticket Prices
Free for teens from 5–9 pm on the 2nd Friday of each month
Tickets to Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris include a FREE audio guide while supplies last and admission to the related exhibition Elles: SAM—Singular Works by Seminal Women Artists. Your ticket also gets you FREE admission to the Seattle Asian Art Museum within one week. Coat and bag check is also offered as a complimentary service.
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Groups of 10-29
Groups of 30+
SAM members and children 12 and under are free but need to reserve a ticket with the group. Please include member name and membership number in your order.
Private tours are also available for any size group and are a great way to enhance your visit. Call 206.344.5260, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or view the Group Visits section of the SAM website for fees and more information.
Your ticket to Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris includes a FREE audio guide with commentary about selected works in the exhibition.
The audio guide is offered on multiple platforms:
When you enter the Elles: Pompidou exhibition on the 4th floor, look for the audio guide icon near select works of art. Enter the audio stop number on the app keypad or audio wand.
Special Guide for Low and No Vision Visitors
There is a second guide on the audio wand that offers extended visual descriptions of the same objects for visitors who are blind or partially-sighted (or anyone seeking an in-depth guided looking at the objects). To use this guide look for the text that says “low or no vision” near select works of art. Enter the number next to this text and then press the green play button.
The best way to enjoy Elles is as a SAM member! Enjoy exclusive benefits such as:
Most importantly, your annual membership dues help provide the reliable support SAM needs for world-class exhibitions like Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris, dynamic programming, and daily operations.
Free Public Tours
For public tour schedules, visit our Elles calendar. Public tours are free with museum admission.
SAM's on-site school tours and school-based programs are designed for grades K–12 and can be tailored to specific curriculum needs.
Private and Group Tours
Private tours are a great way to enhance your visit! SAM offers docent-led tours for private groups. Each tour can accommodate up to 30 people. The tour fee is $150 plus tickets. The non-profit and school discount tour fee is $75 plus tickets. Tours are 60 minutes and need to be scheduled at least three weeks in advance.
1300 First Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101-2003
I-5 to Seneca Street exit (#165), west on Seneca Street to First Avenue, and turn right (North)
I-5 to Union Street exit (#165B), west (toward Puget Sound) on Union Street to First Avenue
Heading West, merge onto I-5 North, take Madison Street (#2C). Turn left on Madison and right on First Avenue
3rd and Stewart Garage Parking Discount:
Up to 4 hours for $6
Request a discount voucher at the SAM Ticketing Desk to apply as you leave the garage. The garage is 4 blocks from SAM’s 1st Ave. and Union St. entrance, with entrance on Stewart St., between 2nd and 3rd Ave.