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SAM Gallery


SAM Gallery is the Seattle Art Museum's art sales and rental gallery, offering contemporary original works from Northwest artists.​ The gallery has hundreds of works including paintings, drawings, mixed-media works, limited-edition prints, and photographs. Throughout the year, SAM Gallery presents regular shows and opening receptions where you can meet local artists and be the first to preview new works.

What to know

Located on the street level of the Seattle Art Museum, on 1st Avenue between Union and University Streets.

Open Wednesday–Sunday, 10 am–5 pm, during museum hours.

Rent before you buy

Exclusively for SAM members, live with a favorite piece of art for three months before you decide if it’s right for your space.

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Get on the SAM Gallery email list to learn more about upcoming shows by local artists.


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