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Premier Member Reception: Jaune Quick-to-See Smith

Feb 29 2024

Seattle Art Museum

Entire Building

6 PM – 9 PM

Join us for the Premier Member Reception of Jaune Quick-to-See Smith: Memory Map at the Seattle Art Museum.

One of the most innovative and powerful artists of her generation, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith has broken barriers and forged new paths for contemporary American art. This exhibition brings together over five decades of Smith’s paintings, prints, drawings, and sculptures in an immersive journey through her singular blend of modern art motifs and Indigenous cultural practices.

The evening will include light hors d’oeuvres, wine, music, and access to all galleries. A short exhibition overview with take place at 6:30 pm with Laura Phipps, Associate Curator from the Whitney Museum of American Art, in Plestcheeff Auditorium.

Advance tickets are required and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Should this reception sell out, please email to be placed on the waitlist.

Member benefits are not transferable.

Premier members are also invited to see the exhibition at our Member Preview & Happy Hour on Wednesday, February 28 from noon to 8 pm.

This exhibition was organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

Generous support for Jaune Quick-to-See Smith: Memory Map is provided by the Henry Luce Foundation and the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Terra Foundation

The presentation in Seattle is made possible by

Presenting Sponsors
The Virginia Wright Future Fund

Lead Sponsors
Garth Greenan and Peter Kelly
National Endowment for the Arts logo
Seattle Art Museum Supporters logo

Major Sponsor
Roberts Family Foundation

Supporting Sponsor
Perkins Coie LLP

Memory Map, 2000, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, oil, acrylic, and paper on canvas, 36 × 48 in., OZ Art NWA, Bentonville, Arkansas, © Jaune Quick-to-See Smith

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.

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