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Past Event

SAM Gallery Presents: Ascendant

Aug 31 – Oct 2 2022

Seattle Art Museum

SAM Gallery

10 AM – 5 PM

Explore the mountains and valleys of the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia in Ascendant at SAM Gallery. Ryan Molenkamp paints mountains and volcanoes, exploring the structure of the natural environment and the things we build upon it. Artworks by Kentree Speirs show his awe of the raw beauty, the drama, and the silence of untamed places.

Meet the artists at the Opening Reception on Sunday, September 11 from 2–4 pm.

Cascade 83, Ryan Molenkamp, 38 x 38 inches, acrylic on canvas

Seattle Art Museum respectfully acknowledges that we are on Indigenous land, the traditional territories of the Coast Salish people. We honor our ongoing connection to these communities past, present, and future.

Learn more about Equity at SAM