All SAM members are invited to the preview of both John Akomfrah: Future History and Georgia O’Keeffe: Abstract Variations.
Weaving a tapestry of empathy through the moving image, John Akomfrah’s films create an exhibition unlike any before at SAM. Future History puts three examples of his video art in conversation to present a provocative vision of the past, present, and future.
Georgia O’Keeffe’s early abstract works reveal her beginnings as a major force in American Art. Abstract Variations brings Music, Pink and Blue, No. 1—a masterpiece in SAM’s collection—and Music, Pink and Blue, No. 2 together in Seattle for the first time, alongside loans from across the country.
12:30 pm & 6 pm
12:30 pm: Georgia O’Keeffe overview with Theresa Papanikolas, Ann M. Barwick Curator of American Art
6 pm: John Akomfrah, Future History artist
Seating for the exhibition overviews are on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets are not required.
Celebrate the opening of Future History and Abstract Variations with music and a cash bar with beer, wine, and a specialty cocktail, for purchase from TASTE.
Entry to the exhibition is free for members. Guests of members are welcome and will be asked to pay full admission price unless using a Patron-level guest pass or discount pass.