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Welcome to SAM’s press room, where you will find SAM-related news and press kits for our exhibitions and programs.

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Press Release​s

Victoria Haven: Blue Sun Opens at Olympic Sculpture Park Sat Apr 2
Release March 30, 2016

Mood Indigo: Textiles From Around the World Opens At Asian Art Museum Sat Apr 9
Release March 17, 2016

Paradox Of Place: Contemporary Korean Art Closes At The Asian Art Museum Sun Mar 13
Release March 2, 2016

Join A New Republic At SAM Remix, Friday March 11
Release March 1, 2016

Journey To Dunhuang: Buddhist Art Of The Silk Road Caves Opens At Asian Art Museum Mar 5
Release February 25, 2016

Seattle Art Museum Presents Programs and Events for Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic
Release February 2, 2016

Last Chance To See Intimate Impressionism From The National Gallery Of Art at Seattle Art Museum
Release January 5, 2016

SAM’S Asian Art Museum to Collect Legos in Support of Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei​
Release December 16, 2015​

SAM’s Olympic Sculpture Park Presents 2015–16 Series of Winter Programs​
Release December 7, 2015​

Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic Arrives Next Spring At The Seattle Art Museum
Release December 1, 2015​

Martha Rosler: Below The Surface Opens at Seattle Art Museum Dec 19
Release November 25, 2015​

The Cars Are Coming Down! Jan 18 is Last Chance to See Them at Seattle Art Museum​
Release November 18, 2015​

Seattle Art Museum Presents Prize-Winner Brenna Youngblood’s Solo Exhibition
Release November 3, 2015​

Make An Impression At SAM Remix, Friday November 6, 8 PM – Midnight
Release October 26, 2015​

Paradox Of Place: Contemporary Korean Art Opens at the Asian Art Museum Oct 31
Release October, 2015​

Jack Daws Wins the 2015 Betty Bowen Award
Release September 21, 2015​

Finalists Selected for 2015 Betty Bowen Award
Release August 31, 2015​

SAM Selects Regan Pro as Deputy Director for Education and Public Programs
Release August 28, 2015

Seattle Art Museum Presents Samuel Morse's Monumental Painting of Louvre Masterpieces
Release August 27, 2015

Last Chance To See Disguise: Masks & Global African Art at the Seattle Art Museum; Exhibition Closes Sep 7
Release August 21, 2015

Seattle Art Museum Presents Major Yves Saint Laurent Exhibition
Release July 31, 2015

Art On The Go, Seattle Art Museum and Emerald City Trolley’s New Package, Combines the Beauties of Art and Seattle this Summer
Release July 16, 2015

Intimate Impressionism From The National Gallery Of Art Opens At The Seattle Art Museum Oct 1, 2015
Release July, 2015

Celebrate Summer at SAM's Olympic Sculpture Park
Release June, 2015

Seattle Art Museum Presents Disguise: Masks and Global African Art
Release June, 2015

SAM Celebrates the Opening of Disguise: Masks And Global African Art with Night of Disguise on June 19
Release June 4, 2015

Seattle Art Museum Appoints Foong Ping as Curator of Chinese Art
Release May 14, 2015​

Calligraphic Abstraction Exhibition at Sam’s Asian Art Museum Opens May 9
Release May 6, 2015

Teen Night Out is Back at Seattle Art Museum
Release May 4, 2015

Chiho Aoshima: Rebirth of the World Opens at SAM's Asian Art Museum on May 2, 2015
Release April 20, 2015

Celebrate An Evening Of Contemporary Global Art At SAM’s Asian Art Museum 
Release February 9, 2015

Art Museums Wager Major Works Of Art On Super Bowl XLIX
Release January 27, 2015

Seattle Art Museum Presents Programs and Events For Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection Exhibition
Release January 20, 2015

Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection Premieres at the Seattle Art Museum in February 2015

Release December 30, 2014

Seattle Art Museum Returns Royal Seal of King Deokjong to Korea
Release December 15, 2014

Local Teens Design their Neighbor(hood) with Seattle Art Museum and Seattle Parks and Recreation
Release December 3, 2014

Spend an Evening at SAM with Artist Margarita Cabrera on December 10
Release December 2, 2014

Special Extended Holiday Hours at SAM and the Asian Art Museum
Release December 1, 2014

Teens Take Over SAM for Teen Night Out on December 5
Release November 20, 2014

SAM’s Olympic Sculpture Park Launches New Winter Programs
Release November, 2014

Gardner Center for Asian Art and Ideas Presents Saturday Lecture Series, SAM Talks and More this Fall and Winter
Release October 28, 2014

SAM Remix Returns November 14
Release October 28, 2014

Live On: Mr.'s Japanese Neo-Pop Opens at Asian Art Museum this Fall
Release October 16, 2014

Seattle Art Museum Presents Programs and Events for Pop Departures Exhibition
Release September 23, 2014

Pop Departures Explores Consumer Culture, Celebrity, and Media from the 1960s to Present
Release September 3, 2014

Seattle Art Museum Celebrates American Masterpieces, 1772–1917
Release October 9, 2014

Seattle Art Museum Honors Brenna Youngblood with the 2015 Gwendolyn Knight | Jacob Lawrence Prize
Release October 7, 2014

The Wright Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art Comes to Seattle Art Museum
Release October 2, 2014

Ralph Pugay is the 2013 Betty Bowen Award Winner
Release September 11, 2014

Seattle Art Museum Aquires Significant Collection of Early American Art
Release September 12, 2014

Finalists Selected for 2014 Betty Bowen Award
Release August 29, 2014

Seattle Art Museum's Olympic Sculpture Park Celebrates the Return of Salmon with Art, Music, Food, and Activities!
Release August 25, 2014

Upcoming Exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum Offers Insider's View of Contemporary Urban Life in India
Release July 28, 2014

SAM Remix Returns to the Olympic Sculpture Park Friday August 22; 8 PM–Midnight
Release July 25, 2014

Local Teens to Reinvent their School Spaces in Seattle Art Museum's "Design Your 'Hood" Summer Program
Release July 22, 2014

Celebrate Deco Night at SAM's Asian Art Museum
Release July 18, 2014

Seattle Art Museum Names Richard Beckerman as Chief Operating Officer
Release July 16, 2014

Seattle Art Museum Presents Mughal Painting: Power and Piety at the Asian Art Museum this Summer
Release July 15, 2014

Contemporary Chinese Artist Chen Shaoxiong Animates History and Social Movements at SAM's Asian Art Museum
Release July 14, 2014

Seattle Art Museum's 36th Annual Betty Bowen Award Call for Artist Entries
Release July 11, 2014

Seattle Art Museum's Curator of Decorative Arts Retires After Nearly 40 Years at the Museum
Release June 20, 2014

Seattle Art Museum Unveils New Installation at Olympic Sculpture Park by Internationally Acclaimed Sound Artist and Sculptor Trimpin
Release June 13, 2014

Seattle Art Museum Exhibition Offers In-depth Perspective On the Modern Art Movement Born in Seattle
Release June 9, 2014

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