1300 First Ave
HOURS: wed 10am-5pm; thu 10am-9pm; fri-sun 10am-5pm
ADMISSION: (suggested) adults $24.95, seniors (62 and over) and military (with ID) $22.95, students (with ID) and teens (13-19) $14.95, children 12 & under free, SAM members free.
To May 13
Figuring History: Robert Colescott, Kerry James Marshall, Mickalene Thomas, featuring bold, monumental paintings by three leading American artists from three different generations whose work challenges a Western painting tradition that historically erases or misrepresents people of color.
Opening Apr 21
Jono Vaughan: 2017 Betty Bowen Award Winner, with work from the artist’s ongoing series Project 42 that commemorates 42 murdered transgender individuals.
Opening May 5
Walkabout: The Art of Dorothy Napangardi, with paintings crated from 2000-2013 by the well known Aboriginal artist.
Basquiat-Untitled, offering a rare opportunity to see American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat’s famed work, Untitled (1982).
Lessons from the Institute of Empathy, an immersive installation highlighting a new acquisition of the museum by contemporary artist Saya Woolfalk and works from SAM’s African art collection.
OLYMPIC SCULPTURE PARK
2901 Western Ave
HOURS: open daily, opens 30 minutes prior to sunrise, closes 30 minutes after sunset. Free to the public.
CLOSE-UP: NICHOLAS DORMAN, CONSERVATOR EXTRAORDINAIRE
FIGURING HISTORY: ROBERT COLESCOTT, KERRY JAMES MARSHALL, MICKALENE THOMAS