Looking South: Highlights from SAM’s Collection of Pre-Columbian Art
Barbara Brotherton / Curator of Native American Art
Art of the Ancient Americas first entered SAM’s collection in 1940 and includes important examples of ceramics, stone and shell carvings, metalwork, and textiles in our gallery dedicated to Native Art of the Americas. Hear about the art traditions from Mexico, Central America, and the Andes—including works from the Maya, Aztec, Inca—
in this look into cultural expressions south of the border.
Lectures are held the third Wednesday of the month at the Seattle Art Museum. Doors open at 6:30 pm for Happy Hour in the South Hall where you can enjoy complimentary wine. Curator talks begin at 7 pm in Plestcheeff Auditorium.