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Press Room

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

Artist Wendy Red Star Wins the 2016 Betty Bowen Award
Release September 20, 2016

Finalists Selected For the 2016 Betty Bowen Award
Release August 22, 2016

Graphic Masters Closes at Seattle Art Museum August 28
Release August 11, 2016

SAM Remix Returns for Summer Edition at Olympic Sculpture Park Friday August 26
Release August 9, 2016

Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series opens at Seattle Art Museum January 21
Release August 4, 2016

Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style opens at Seattle Art Museum October 11
Release August 2, 2016

Improving a Masterpiece: King County and SAM Celebrate Funding for Green Upgrades
Release July 21, 2016

Big Picture: Art After 1945 opens at Seattle Art Museum July 23
Release July 6, 2016

SAM Announces Domenic Morea as its New Director of Communications
Release June 30, 2016

SAM Presents Visions of Landscapes in Two Installations This Summer
Release June 24, 2016

Summer at SAM Returns to Olympic Sculpture Park July 7 – August 27, 2016
Release June 15, 2016

Journey To Dunhuang: Buddhist Art Of The Silk Road Caves at the Asian Art Museum closes June 12
Release June 3, 2016

John Grade's Middle Fork to be Installated in Seattle Art Museum's Brotman Forum
Release May 23, 2016

Graphic Masters: Dürer, Rembrandt, Hogarth, Goya, Picasso, R. Crumb opens At Seattle Art Museum June 9
Release May 5, 2016

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

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