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Past Event

Teen Night Out

Fri May 5 2017

Seattle Art Museum

Entire Building

7 PM – 10 PM

For teens by teens! Make the museum yours during this action packed night for high school-age teens only.

This not-to-be-missed evening is inspired by the exhibition Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection and showcase creativity and complex cultures alongside incredible DJs, teen art tours, and art-making workshops led by Seattle’s hottest contemporary artists.

Join and share our Teen Night Out Facebook event.



  • Inspired by the popular SnapChat floral crown filter, create your own crown or corsage with artist Tariqa Waters.

  • Join artist Wyly Astley to create a decorative felt pin.
  • Consider and sketch humans in a built environment of downtown Seattle with a live figure drawing session with Gage Academy of Art .
  • What do you hope to see differently or changed about how we relate to nature? Answer these questions by contributing to a larger landscape mural with Powerful Voices .
  • Create your own landscape painting with artist Janet Fagan.
  • Learn about and sign up for Teen Tix!
  • Join artist Izzie Klingels. and add to a collective diorama with a unique landscape design for a photo opp!
  • Get creative making natural prints with the MOHAI Youth Advisors.
  • And more!

Explore SAM

  • Hear the perspectives of SAM's Teen Arts Group in their audio guide tour of SAM's collection.
  • Join SAM’s Teen Arts Group members for My Favorite Things tours of the galleries. These highly opinionated tours will feature works in SAM’s Collection and our special exhibitions.
  • Don’t miss incredible teen art in the 2017 Naramore Seattle Public Schools Middle & High School Art Show in SAM’s Community Gallery.
  • and more!


BOLD & GOLD, YMCA Leadership
Henry Teen Collective
Gage Academy of Art
MOHAI’s Youth Advisors
Powerful Voices
Teen Tix
Free for all high-school aged teens.
Photo: Jenn Ireland