Celebrate the opening of Calder: In Motion, The Shirley Family Collection with your peers at SAM!
Discover recent additions to the Seattle Art Museum's collection that will appeal to students of all ages. Enjoy the energetic and poetic works of Alexander Calder in the galleries, sign up for school tours, and pick up related K-12 classroom resources in the Educator Lounge.
SAM will provide appetizers, wine, and an art activity-all educators need to bring is enthusiasm for these dynamic artworks with project-based learning classroom connections across a range of subjects.
Free for K–12 educators, paraeducators, subject area coaches, administrators, teaching artists, and arts education advocates. Registration includes one educator and one guest.
Bird, 1968, Alexander Calder, 1898-1976, tin cans and wire, 9 7/8 x 8 1/4 x 7 3/4 in., Promised gift of Jon and Mary Shirley, © 2023 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo: Nicholas Shirley, Brightwood Photos.