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For Families

Discover the world of art and spark your and your little one’s imaginations. Explore the galleries, create your own artworks, learn through movement, and watch artists at work! With three locations, there are plenty of adventures to be had with your family at SAM.

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Stay up to date

Get on our families email list and be the first to know about SAM Camp, Family Saturdays, Community Celebrations and more!

Upcoming events

Join the SAM family

Become a member with your family and everyone can come for free. Family membership covers two adults and all children 19 and younger.

Learning resources

Continue your creativity at home with art activities, videos, and more!

Find your way

The Seattle Art Museum features dedicated spaces for families. All SAM locations allow strollers and breastfeeding everywhere. Specific areas are designated for bottle feeding. Kids 14 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

SAM teens

Find out what’s on at SAM to continue enriching the lives of the teenagers in your life.


SAM strives to provide an enriching experience for all visitors at all of our locations. We may require advance notice to provide certain accommodations for you and your family. We encourage you to contact us for specific questions or needs.

SAM Stories

Find creative enrichment for the whole family on SAM’s blog.